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By Finding Ways to Work Together 

We Can Make a Difference

Our Mission

Interface Youth Program

A short- term residential program

Is your child skipping school, sneaking out, having poor influences, poor communication skills, defiant, or running away?

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SNAP Program


Do you want your child to learn impulse control, anger management and more valuable skills?

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Family Action Program

A short-term 



Is your child experiencing poor influences, behavior problems, unexplained anger, defiance, conflicts at home, disrespect, or refusal to follow household rules?

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Prevention Program

Evidence Based Prevention Programs

Our Prevention programs: "Too Good for Drugs," "Too Good for Violence," and "Project Success" is hosted in Elementary and Middle schools throughout Alachua County and Levy County.

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Safe Place 

CDS sponsors the Safe Place program that provides youth with a Safe place to go in time of need. Are you a school looking to teach kids about available safe place resources in the area or an organization/ company looking to become a Safe Place site?

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AGES 6- 11


"Empowering Youth & Building Strong Families for a Brighter Tomorrow"


Helping families achieve resilience & wellbeing.

CDS continues to help youth and families in our communities. Our mission has only been possible due to or dedicated top industry professionals with over +35 years of experience.

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