SERVING  THE  COMMUNITY  SINCE  1970

ABOUT US
 

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 52 years. CDS has different programs and serves a wide variety of community needs. Our goal is to provide the best wrap-around services, but we are also a great point of contact for many partners. If our services cannot assist your particular case, we can connect you with a partner in our community who can. 

 

All of our programs fall under the umbrella of the organization's mission statement, " Strengthening Communities by Building Strong Families."

We accomplish this through our prevention, counseling, and youth programs. In our programs, youth learn valuable social and cognitive-behavioral skills, manage their emotions, and handle situations better at home and school.


CDS has offices in Gainesville, Lake City, and Palatka. Depending on the program we cover Alachua, Bradford, Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor and Union. CDS is the sole provider of many of its services, such as our runway short-term residential program, in North Central Florida.

A TIMELINE OF CDS

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TRACEY OUSLEY

Interim CEO

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PHILIP KABLER

Project Director

CEO Effective July 2022

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CINDY STARLING 

Chief Operations Offer

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DIANA SANCHEZ

Comptroller

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LIZ TSCHUMY

Data Systems Manager

OUR  LEADERSHIP  TEAM

1970

The Corner Drug Store opens its doors as a community service agency

1987

1990

1995

1997

2003

Independent Living Program added to services

2007

2013

2016

Family Action is added to Prevention and Interface as a program within Corner Drug Store

Interface expands its services to 11 counties

2019

The Corner Drug Store procures the new facility for Interface Youth Program

Jim Pearce joins Corner Drug Store, Inc. as Executive Director

Corner Drug Store changes its name to CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services

2022

CDS moves to strengthen prevention programs and moves away from substance abuse treatment and prevention

CDS continues to serve thousands of youth and their families per year and hopes to build a new youth shelter to fit our current needs

CDS adds the SNAP program - funded by the Florida Network

Philip Kabler joins CDS as CEO effective Julne

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JAMES A. GRIFFIN

PHILIP N. KABLER

BECKY HUNT

KEVIN THORPE

JOSEPH E. SMITH

JIM SURRENCY, Ed.D

REGINALD WILLIAMS

CHIEF JASON L. SHAW

JOYCE STECHMILLER

FRANK WILLIAMS


 

TOMMY LANE 
President

DANIEL CRAPPS
Vice President

DR. RICHARD MANKIN
Secretary

ROBERT PAGE
Treasurer

LOUIS KALIVODA
Immediate Past President & Board Member 1985-2020

THANKFUL TO OUR GREAT PARTNERS

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