Find Okaloosa County Florida social services and programs related to families. Social services for families are provided by Child Support Offices, Child, Youth and Family Services, and Child Abuse Prevention Centers.
A Child Abuse Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Offices investigate reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and provide services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also coordinate with local school districts to provide training, support, and assistance in reporting and preventing child abuse.
Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center 401 McEwen Drive Niceville FL 32578 850-833-9237
Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.
Crestview City Youth Center 100 Hathaway Street South Crestview FL 32539 850-682-4715
Niceville Youth Center 204 Camellia Place Niceville FL 32578 850-729-0758
A Child Support Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance in processing child support payments. Child Support Offices provide a number of services, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who is eligible for child support payments.
Crestview Child Support & Social Service Office 2810 Richbourg Lane Crestview FL 32539 800-622-5437