Bullying – Duval County Public Schools, Contact–Heather Watson, firstname.lastname@example.org , 904-390-2215, September 2014
ID A Kid—-Amber Alerts, Contact—Matt Campbell, Matt.email@example.com, September 2014
Self Defense, Michael & David, firstname.lastname@example.org , VI Garage, Mike and Kristellys Zolondek, 11855 North Main Street, Suite 3, Jacksonville, FL 32218 September 2014
The Players–Safe Kids, Lesley Seaton, Lesley.email@example.com, September 2014
Walk Safe, Contact–Lisa Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org, 904-396-9549, September 2014
General Children Links
Family Resources National Standards for Family-School Partnerships
Jacksonville Children’s Commission (JCC) is an autonomous entity of the City of Jacksonville serving the needs of children and their families throughout Duval County. We partner with local non-profit organizations and sponsor a continuum of research-based programs to help ensure children from birth to age 18 have stable, nurturing families; are prepared to enter kindergarten and succeed in school; have support and guidance after-school and in the summer; and receive special help when they need it. The Commission works hand-in-hand with local nonprofit organizations, carefully tracking each program¹s effectiveness and outcomes.
Real$ense Jacksonville – Offering workshops on money matter FREE.
Low Cost Internet Access If your child receives free or reduced price school lunches, you may quality for Internet Essentials from Comcast. Call 1-855-846-8376
School Related Links
Alliance for Excellent Education – great site for the latest information and resources about Common Core, Digital Learning, and Advancements in Education New.
School Facts Jax, a free tool created by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, to make public school information easily accessible to parents and citizens.
Real Talk Podcasts Duval Public School podcasts on various topics, including: Bullying, Assessments, Attendance, and many more
School Lunches, Snacks, and Nutrition
MySchoolBucks.com – School Payments Made Easy. Pay for school meals and more, anytime, anywhere from your computer or smartphone. Create your FREE account to get started.
Smart Snacks for PTA Activities
Take a look at this video from DCPS’ School Lunch food service provider, Chartwell’s, about their Farm to Table program. February 10, 2015
Daily food guide from the US Department of Agriculture at www.choosemyplate.gov. There are daily tips, recipes, cookbooks and menus, resources for teachers and educators, graphics, links to other resources and partners, etc. Many features are available in Spanish too. October 31, 2014
Whole Foods–San Jose Blvd., Donation—Cereal Bars and Coupons, Jennifer Johnston, 10601 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, Fl. 32257, 288-1100, email@example.com
Mental Health & Addiction Links:
Drug Addiction Bonding-and-Addictions PowerPoint
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7
United Way 2-1-1 Phone System Offers Community Access to Health, Social and Human Services. United Way 2-1-1 is nationally accredited by the Alliance of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS), the highest regarded information and referral accreditation program in the United States. United Way 2-1-1 is also nationally accredited by the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) and certified statewide by the Florida Alliance of Information and Referral Services (FLAIRS).
Community Asthma Partnership at Wolfson Hospital, http://www.communityasthmajax.org/, Lesley Seaton, Lesley.firstname.lastname@example.org, September 2014
From Drug Free Duval , Susan Pitman, presented Drug Free Duval Presentation on Parent Engagement at our October 2014.
Underage Drinking Drug Free Duval Teen Alcohol Booklet order copies for your school from Sally Finn at Sally@drugfreeduval.org.
JPEF Mental Health Resources The Jacksonville Public Education Fund has graciously allowed us to share with our members the attached information flyer of Mental Health Resources available in Jacksonville. Please feel free to post on your own school and/or PTA websites and distribute to your school’s families. August 21, 2015
Tobacco-Free Jacksonville Coalition, http://www.tobaccofreejacksonville.org/ , Dr. Robert Thomas, Robert.email@example.com, Florida Department of Health in Duval, Division of Nutrition and Chronic Disease, Chair—Harry Reagan – firstname.lastname@example.org, September 2014
DCPS Vision Services Program by Dot Mathias June 2015 DCPS Vision Screening Program History by Dot Mathias June 12, 2015
Florida KidCare – Insurance, http://www.floridakidcare.org/, Lesley Seaton, Lesley.Seaton@bmcjax.com , 904-202-4052, September 2014
Chiropractor – Sports Heath, Dr. Jake Marshall, Marshall Family Chiropractic, http://maximizedlivingdrmarshall.com/ , email@example.com, September 2014