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Administration - SW

3615 SW 13th St. Suite 4

Gainesville, FL 32608

​​Tel: (352) 244-0628

Fax: (352) 244-0668

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Interface Central 

1400 NW 29 Rd. 

Gainesville, FL 32605

Tel: (352) 244-0618

Fax: (352) 244-0699

Interface East

2919 Kennedy St.

Palatka, FL 32177

Tel: (386) 385-0405

Fax: (386) 385-0410

Interface Northwest

1884 SW Grandview St.

Lake City, FL

Tel: (386) 487-0190

Fax: (386) 487-0195

Administration - NW

1218 NW 6th St.

Gainesville, FL 32601

​​Tel: (352) 244-0628

Fax: (352) 334-3817

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SHELTER

Youth aged 10-17 who are runaways, experiencing homelessness, truant, or not getting along with their family or guardians at home stay at our shelters, usually for 3-5 weeks at a time. While there, they participate in a social skills development program and counseling while also maintaining their routine of attending school. This a positive, often life-changing experience for both youth and their families. 

OUR SHELTER LOCATIONS

Interface Youth Program - Central

1400 NW 29th Road
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 244-0618

Interface Youth Program - East

2919 Kennedy Street
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 385-0405

Interface Youth Program - Northwest

1885 SW Grandview Street
Lake City, FL 32025
(386) 487-0190

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Regional Coordinator

Central - Gainesville

CASSANDRA EVANS-MCCRAY

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Regional Coordinator

East - Palatka

CINDY STARLING

ZEKE WHITTER

Residential Supervisor
Central - Gainesville

L'KESCHA MACK

Residential Supervisor
East - Palatka

SABRIENA

WILLIAMS-EUGENE

Residential Supervisor
East - Palatka

IN 2018, 

422 YOUTH

received residential services at three CDS Interface Youth Shelters (Gainesville, Palatka, and Lake City). 

99% OF YOUTH successfully completed the program.

99% OF PARENTS

who completed surveys expressed overall satisfaction with the program.