About CDS

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CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit social services agency that has provided services in North Central Florida for over 40 years. While CDS’s many individual programs serve a wide variety of community needs, they all fall under the umbrella of the organization’s mission statement, “Strengthening Communities by Building Strong Families.” The three main programs areas include:

  • Youth Shelters – Programs for youth in crisis
  • Counseling – Services for troubled youth and their families
  • Prevention – Educating the community, focusing on substance abuse and high-risk populations

CDS has offices in Gainesville, Lake City and Palatka and its services now cover an eleven county area, including: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Lafayette, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Suwannee, Levy, Putnam and Union. CDS is the sole provider of many of its services, such as runaway shelters, in North Central Florida.

View CDS’s HIPAA Notification of Privacy Practices
Board of Directors

ADA Statement:  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, auxiliary aids and services are available to deaf or hard-of-hearing clients and companions at no cost. Persons needing special accommodations to participate in any of CDS’s services or programs should contact CDS Human Resources for assistance (352) 244-0628 x3812.

Annual Reports – The CDS fiscal year runs from July 1 – June 30.  The annual report is named for the calendar year in which it is completed.  Please be patient as the files are large and will take a couple minutes to download when you click on the links.

Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2014
Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2012
Annual Report 2011
Annual Report 2010
Annual Report 2009


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