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  DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES (DCF)

 

Description Services Recipient Qualifications Contact Info

The Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF) is a primary agency for funneling federal funds to partner agencies and programs that meet human needs over a wide range.  

 

Their mantra is to: 

 

Protect the Vulnerable, Promote Strong and Economically Self-Sufficient Families, and Advance Personal and Family Recovery and Resiliency

DCF Programs

 

ACCESS Florida:

Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Children, Youth & Families

Special Initiatives

 

Prevention & Referral Services

For ACCESS Florida Programs

 

Most households must pass a gross income limit at 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Households with a member disqualified for breaking Food Assistance Program rules, felony drug trafficking, running away from a felony warrant, or not participating in a work program must meet a gross income test at 130% of the FPL. Households with or without a disqualified member must have net income less than 100% of the FPL. Households with people who are, age 60 or older or disabled must only meet the net monthly income limit. Some household expenses may be subtracted from the total monthly income in the food assistance budget. The budget may subtract for shelter expenses, dependent care, medical, child support paid, standard deductions, and earnings.

 

Work Rules - Healthy adults, 18 to 50 years of age, who do not have dependent children or are not pregnant, can only get food assistance benefits for 3 months in a 3-year period, if they are not working or participating in a work or workfare program.

 

US citizen with SSN.

DCF Home Page

 

Marion County Partner Agencies

 

1-866-76-ACCESS or 1-866-762-2237

 

8 AM to 5 PM Mon. - Fri.

 

MARION COUNTY

Marion County Storefront
1601 NE 25 Ave, Suite 900
Ocala, FL 34470

 

(866) 762-2237
Fax: 1-866-886-4342


MAILING ADDRESS:
Department of Children and Families
P.O. Box 1
Wildwood, FL 34785

 

Note: Marion County falls into the Central Region, District 5 of the DCF Florida Structure. 

District 5 Office: 330-2177

 

Florida Abuse Hotline - 1-800-962-2873

 

Adult Medicaid/Nursing Home - 866-762-2237

 

Aging & Adult Services - 732-1478

21 N Magnolia Ave.

 

TANF - 866-762-2237

 

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