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.
Florida State Health Department 475 Story Road Ocoee FL 34761 407-254-6822
Orange County Health Department 2304 Aloma Avenue Winter Park FL 32792 407-836-2577
Orange County Health Department 12050 East Colonial Drive Orlando FL 32826 407-249-6232
Orange County Health Department 1111 Rock Springs Road Apopka FL 32712 407-254-1054
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.
Orange County Florida Mental Health Department 3723 Vision Boulevard Orlando FL 32839 407-836-3094
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.
Orando Florida Victims Assistance 2111 East Michigan Street Orlando FL 32806 407-254-9415