Safe Place is a national organization that partners with local agencies to provide youth with a safe place to go in time of need. CDS is proud to be National Safe Place's local agency in Alachua and Putnam counties. Between the two counties, we have hundreds of Safe Place sites that include schools, libraries, businesses, and buses.



Alachua Safe Place Specialist

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Putnam Safe Place Specialist

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want to learn more?

Our team of Safe Place Specialists offers Safe Place training for new and current sites, presents in classrooms to inform youth of the services available, and maintains Safe Place  Sites. 
Interested in becoming a Safe Place site or know of a class that would benefit from a SAFE PLACE training? Reach out! 
Putnam County: [email protected] | (386) 385-0405 ext. 3404