News & Events


CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services received grants from three Darden restaurants in Lake City!  These funds are designated to help youth aging out of foster care with tools or supplies they need to attend higher education and/or obtain employment.  Thank … Continue reading


11-19-13  PFLAG* of Gainesville members collected items to donate to the CDS Interface Youth Shelter during their November meeting.   For the whole story and photo, please click here. If your group is interested in supporting CDS Interface Youth Shelters … Continue reading

Helping Homeless LGBTQ Youth

CDS is working with PFLAG (Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) to address the over representation of youth on the streets who identify themselves as LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, questioning).  Some studies show that up to 40% … Continue reading

Community Programs

Community Programs
CDS fulfills its mission by offering a wide variety of programs to the community. Most programs fall into one of three areas:
Youth Shelters | Counseling | Prevention

About CDS

About CDS
CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit social services agency that has provided service in North Central Florida for over 40 years. Learn more >

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