Community Resources Links

  • Community Resources:

    ​United Way of North Central Florida - 2-1-1 Information & Referral

    North Central Florida Alliance - Need Homeless Services Assistance

  • Seniors Resources:

    Eldercare - Senior care resource website 

    ElderCare of Alachua County  (352) 265-9040 
    The Mission of ElderCare of Alachua County is to be an advocate for the elderly and provide services that will build capacity, maximize independence, and enrich the quality of life for the seniors in Alachua County and north central Florida.

    Elder Options (352) 378-6649
    Elder Options offers a variety of unique programs and services.

    SHINE - (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders)
    SHINE is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential.

  • Shelter Resources:


    3055 NE 28th Drive

    Gainesville, FL 32609

    (352) 792-0800


    St. Francis

    413 Main Street

    Gainesville, FL 32601

    (352) 378-9079

    Family Promise

    (352) 378-2030

    Veterans Only:

    Honor Center

    1604 SE 3rd Avenue

    Gainesville, FL 32666

    (352) 548-1800