A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.
Duval County Health Department 515 West 6th Street Jacksonville FL 32206 904-630-3336
Florida State Health Department 1833 Boulevard Jacksonville FL 32206 904-253-1110
Mayport Health Department 2440 Mayport Road Jacksonville FL 32233 904-253-1525
Pearl Street Health Department 5322 North Pearl Street Jacksonville FL 32208 904-253-1505
West Jacksonville Health Department 1830 West 45th Street Jacksonville FL 32209 904-253-1287
A Mental Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides social services to people with mental health and substance abuse issues. Mental Health Departments offer a range of services, including housing assistance, employment programs, and services for people with developmental disabilities. Mental Health Departments may also offer substance abuse treatment services and counseling services for individuals, groups, and families. Many also offer programs to help people with behavioral health issues to avoid jail and hospital visits.
Jacksonville Florida Mental Health Department 900 University Boulevard North Jacksonville FL 32211 904-766-1720
A Victims Assistance Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance to the victims of crimes. In many locations, the Victims Assistance Office is run by the local Prosecutor’s Office. Victims Assistance Offices provide a range of support services to the victims of crimes, including crisis intervention services, support groups, mental health services, and medical advocacy. Victims Assistance Offices can also assist the victims of crimes with obtaining compensation.
Jacksonville Florida Victims Assistance 3107 Spring Glen Road Jacksonville FL 32207 904-398-8667
Jacksonville Victims Assistance 403 West 10th Street Jacksonville FL 32206 904-630-6300