Strengthening Communities by Building Strong




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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 51 years. CDS’s has different programs and serves a wide variety of community needs, all of our  programs fall under the umbrella of the organization’s mission statement, “Strengthening Communities by Building Strong Families.” We target familial strength through prevention, counseling, and youth shelters. 

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

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