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A Quick Guide for Kids and Families Vacationing in the Florida Keys

FLORIDA KEYS CHILDREN'S SHELTER


 

SHELTER, GUIDANCE, AND COUNSELING FOR KIDS IN NEED IN THE FLORIDA KEYS  

This web page is provided as a service to the Florida Keys Children's Shelter and to children in need of shelter, guidance, and counseling in Monroe County in the Florida Keys.

Make a tax deductible contribution and support the Children's Shelter of the Florida Keys.

Send a check together with your name or business name, address and phone number to:

Florida Keys Children's Shelter Inc.
73 High Point Road
Tavernier
Florida 33070
Make checks payable to:

Florida Keys Children's Shelter

 

A SAFETY NET FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES IN CRISIS

Since its founding in 1989, thousands of children and families have received services from Florida Keys Children's Shelter, Inc. Available to children and families in distress are emergency shelter, short term shelter, community-based counseling, and 24-houir crisis intervention services.

 

EMERGENCY SHELTER

The Florida Keys Children's Shelter p[rovides emergency shelter to children and youth 10 to 17 years of age who have been removed from their homes due to allegations of abuse, abandonment or neglect, or who are awaiting foster placementor adoption. Emergency shelter may be long or shot term depending on the needs of the child and is determined by the court.

 

TEMPORARY SHELTER

Shelter services provide a safe and supportive environment for youth in distress. Youth and families in crisis are provided with temporary shelter, an opportunity for a cooling off period and time for counseling support and safe discussion of issues, options, and outcomes in order to prevent destructive behavior..

The Florida Keys not only attracts touring families but sadly, runaway youth from across the country.The Florida Keys Children's Shelter provides temporary shelter for young people who are homelessor runaways and waant to return homre. The Shelter ptovides a safe place for them to stay while staff members work toward reuniting families or to find other appropriate placement.

 

COMMUNITY-BASED COUNSELING

In addition to its providing counseling at its Shelter, the Florida Keys Children's Shelter provides counseling at six locations in the Florida Shelter the Florida Keys thus providing easy , ongoing and accessible counseling service to at-risk students and families throughout the Keys.

Counselors may be contacted in the following areas:

Key Largo 305-453-0603

Tavernier 305-852-0221

Marathon 305-743-9654

Sugarloaf 305-745-0601

Key West 305-296-5511 - Elementary and Middle School

Key West 305-292-7720 - High School

Or Contact the Coordinator of Community-Based Counseling Program at the Florida Keys Children's Shelter 305-852-4246

Inquiries:

1-305-852-4246

FAX 1-305-852-6902

E-mail FKCS@email.com

 


 

 
ACTIVITIES and PLACES TO VISIT for CHILDREN and FAMILIES
in the
FABULOUS FLORIDA KEYS 

To find out more about Kids' activities and places to see to make your children's visit to the Keys a rewarding and worthwhile experience, CLICK on the links in the navigtion bar to the left or provided below.

. GUIDE INTRODUCTION . KIDS AND RESORTS . BEACHES . NATURE WALKS .
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MUSEUMS . WATER SPORTS . MOVIES . DOLPHINS . KAYAKS . GOLF .
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BOATS TOURS . SNORKEL . DAY PROGRAMS . ATTRACTIONS .
. BIKING AND SKATING . FISHING . CHILD HEALTH TRAVEL .
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ICE CREAM . READING .

 

 
GIVE TO A FLORIDA KEYS' CHARITY

The links below are for charity organizations providing services for children in the Florida Keys.


[ CHILDREN'S SHELTER ]
[ FLORIDA KEYS KIDCARE ] [ KIDS IN SPECIAL SIUTUATIONS ]
[ GUARDIAN AD LITEM GUILD ]
[ OPERATION BRAVE KIDS ]

 

 

 
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