Child Care Information and Referral Services

Southwest 17th Road Location

2300 Southwest 17th Road, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 369-2315

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 https://caressearch.myflfamilies.com/PublicSearch

Description: Assist families with locating child care and early education programs.

Description: Assist families with locating child care and early education programs.

Family Portal School Readiness Subsidy Child Care

Southwest 17th Road Location

2300 Southwest 17th Road, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 369-2315

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 https://familyservices.floridaearlylearning.com

Description: Provides financial support for early childhood education and childcare to become financially self-sufficient so their young children can succeed in school.

Description: Provides financial support for early childhood education and childcare to become financially self-sufficient so their young children can succeed in school.

Family Portal VPK Registration

Southwest 17th Road Location

2300 Southwest 17th Road, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 369-2315

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 http://www.elc-marion.org

Description: Provides a voluntary prekindergarten education program (VPK) that prepares them for school and improves their reading, math, language and social skills.

Description: Provides a voluntary prekindergarten education program (VPK) that prepares them for school and improves their reading, math, language and social skills.

Help Me Grow

Southwest 17th Road Location

2300 Southwest 17th Road, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 369-2315 Ext: 225

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 http://www.elc-marion.org/help-me-grow/

Description: Provides a statewide system designed to address the need for early identification of developmental and behavioral concerns.

Description: Provides a statewide system designed to address the need for early identification of developmental and behavioral concerns.

Read Aloud

Southwest 17th Road Location

2300 Southwest 17th Road, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 369-2315

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 http://www.elc-marion.org

Description: Provides a literacy initiative to increase parents' and caregivers' knowledge of enhancing their children's development.

Description: Provides a literacy initiative to increase parents' and caregivers' knowledge of enhancing their children's development.

Safety Resources

Southwest 17th Road Location

2300 Southwest 17th Road, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 369-2315

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 http://www.elc-marion.org

Description: Assists in installing and inspecting car seats to ensure proper installation.

Description: Assists in installing and inspecting car seats to ensure proper installation.

Success By 6 Initiative

Southwest 17th Road Location

2300 Southwest 17th Road, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 369-2315

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 http://www.elc-marion.org

Description: Provides parenting information, baby items including diapers, workshops, educational activities, and support.

Description: Provides parenting information, baby items including diapers, workshops, educational activities, and support.

Counseling Services

Southwest 1st Avenue Location

2801 Southeast 1st Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 512-0631

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Website

 http://www.fghealthcenter.com

Description: Provides faith-based Christian counseling services.

Description: Provides faith-based Christian counseling services.

Marion County YMCA

Southeast 17th Street Location

3200 Southeast 17th Street, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

Description: Provides information on nutrition, diet, medication, the importance of regular glucose or blood pressure screening, etc.

Description: Provides information on nutrition, diet, medication, the importance of regular glucose or blood pressure screening, etc.

Birth and Death Certificates

Southeast 32nd Avenue Location

1801 Southeast 32nd Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 629-0137

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://marion.floridahealth.gov/certificates/index.html

Description: Provides certified copies of birth and death certificates.

Description: Provides certified copies of birth and death certificates.

Dental Clinic

West Silver Springs Boulevard Location

1501 West Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 622-2664 Ext: 5

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://marion.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/dental/index.html

Description: Provides dental services including exams, x-rays, cleanings, , extractions, emergency treatment, etc.

Description: Provides dental services including exams, x-rays, cleanings, , extractions, emergency treatment, etc.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

Southeast 32nd Avenue Location

1801 Southeast 32nd Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 629-0137

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://marion.floridahealth.gov

Description: Provides pediatric education on managing diabetes, including information on nutrition, diet, medication, the importance of regular glucose or blood pressure screening, and more.

Description: Provides pediatric education on managing diabetes, including information on nutrition, diet, medication, the importance of regular glucose or blood pressure screening, and more.

Family Planning Clinic

Southeast 32nd Avenue Location

1801 Southeast 32nd Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 629-0137

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Website

 http://marion.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/family-planning/index.html

Description: Provides gynecological exams, birth control, pregnancy testing, teen pregnancy prevention, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment.

Description: Provides gynecological exams, birth control, pregnancy testing, teen pregnancy prevention, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment.

Mobile Health Unit

Southeast 32nd Avenue Location

1801 Southeast 32nd Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 629-0137

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://marion.floridahealth.gov

Description: Provides preventative care, immunizations, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and hepatitis testing.

Description: Provides preventative care, immunizations, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and hepatitis testing.

School Health and Immunizations

Southeast 32nd Avenue Location

1801 Southeast 32nd Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 629-0137

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://marion.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wellness-programs/school-health/index.html

Description: Provides immunizations for the genral public or school-aged children for back-to-school

Description: Provides immunizations for the genral public or school-aged children for back-to-school

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

Southeast 32nd Avenue Location

1801 Southeast 32nd Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 629-0137

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://marion.floridahealth.gov

Description: Provides supplemental food vouchers, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support.

Description: Provides supplemental food vouchers, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support.

Dental, Optical, and Medical Services

Southwest 1st Avenue Location

1056 Southwest 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 421-5510

Contact Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Website

 http://www.freedomclinicusa.org/services

Description: Provides medical, dental, and eye care services.

Description: Provides medical, dental, and eye care services.

Homeownership Program

SE 25th Loop Location - Ste 103

1321 SE 25th Loop, Ste 103, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 351-4663

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Website

 http://www.habitatocala.org

Description: Provides local families with access, opportunity, and guidance on attaining an affordable home.

Description: Provides local families with access, opportunity, and guidance on attaining an affordable home.

Residential Housing Construction and Rehabilitation

SE 25th Loop Location - Ste 103

1321 SE 25th Loop, Ste 103, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 351-4663

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Website

 http://www.habitatocala.org

Description: Provides new construction of homes through sweat equity.

Description: Provides new construction of homes through sweat equity.

Adult and Pediatric Dentistry

Southwest 1st Avenue Location

1025 Southwest 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471

3 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 732-6599

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.myhfhc.org

Description: Provides X-rays, dental exams, cleanings, periodontal care and maintenance.

Description: Provides X-rays, dental exams, cleanings, periodontal care and maintenance.