Year: 2017

Starting on November 17, the farmers market will be accepting SNAP EBT & you can double your benefits with Fresh Access Bucks!

With Fresh Access Bucks, it’s easy to stretch your food budget AND feed your family fresh fruits and vegetables. Go to the EBT booth at the Artisan Alley Farmers Market. Swipe your SNAP card and receive double the amount in

Prepare for Disasters Using These Quick Links

With recent hurricanes devastating the south and ongoing wildfires in the west, preparing for the unexpected can make the difference between just surviving or thriving in the face of disaster. Resources for health professionals and families: CDC (Center for Disease

FEMA Assistance Information

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE If you need emergency help call 9-1-1. HELP FOR SENIORS If you know of a senior who needs assistance call 9-1-1 and contact the Florida Department of Elder Affairs hotline at 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337). To report elder abuse, call

Placement From The Heart

Placement from the Heart is a local birth parent support group providing peer support and mentoring to all birth parents. We have tailor-made events for any individual that has been touched by adoption placement. One of our most successful on-going

My Family United

No family will ever enter the foster care system without support. Every family deserves the tools to promote reunification, empowerment and a secure future. My Family United is a community protective factor created to support families.  www.MyFamilyUnited.com

CI&R Teams Celebrate Progress & Plan for Peer Support at Final Learning Session

Community teams working to plan and pilot Coordinated Intake & Referral (CI&R) were encouraged to “look back and leap forward,” as they celebrated their progress at the final meeting of the 16-month learning collaborative in Daytona Beach. Keynote presenter Kenn

Paid Family Leave

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received 6/13/17.) Paid Family Leave The Urban Institute published a brief that illustrates the patchwork of public and private policies that do not meet the needs of working mothers. The

Parenting Matters: The Role of Parents in the Lives of Young Children

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received June 13, 2017.) Parenting Matters The National Academy of Sciences published a report on the role of parents in the lives of young children. The report reviews research on

What is Health Equity and What Difference Does a Definition Make?

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received June 13, 2017.) What is Health Equity and What Difference Does a Definition Make? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published a report to stimulate discussion and promote greater consensus

AECF: Not enough is being done to help children overcome “toxic stress”

US: AECF: Not enough is being done to help children overcome “toxic stress” WKRC – June 05, 2017 Maria Piombo of Central Clinic Behavior Health said that 80 percent of the kids they see have had “toxic stress” and instead