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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
(352) 244-0618

Interface Youth Program - East
(386) 385-0405

Interface Youth Program - Northwest
(386) 487-0190

ZEKE WHITTER

Residential Supervisor
Central
Regional Director
Central

CASSANDRA EVANS-MCCRAY

L'KESCHA MACK

Residential Supervisor
East
Regional Director
East

CINDY STARLING

SABRIENA

WILLIAMS-EUGENE

Regional Director
Northwest

CARLOS LOPEZ

Residential Supervisor
Northwest

IN 2019, 

378 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.

 

Contact

Administration - SW

3615 SW 13th St. Suite 4

Gainesville, FL 32608

​​Tel: (352) 244-0628

Fax: (352) 244-0668

Administration - NW

1218 NW 6th St.

Gainesville, FL 32601

​​Tel: (352) 244-0628

Fax: (352) 334-3817

Interface Central 

Tel: (352) 244-0618

Fax: (352) 244-0699

Interface East

Tel: (386) 385-0405

Fax: (386) 385-0410

Interface Northwest

Tel: (386) 487-0190

Fax: (386) 487-0195

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