Resources For Parents

www.jud11.flcourts.org This is the official web site of the 11th Judicial Circuit. Information is available regarding the Miami-Dade court, including court programs and services and administrative orders. www.aa.org/lang/en/meeting_finder.cfm?origpage=29 Search engine for alcoholic anonymous meetings www.211bigbend.org The Family Health Line is a statewide hotline providing supportive counseling, information and referrals on a variety of family planning, pregnancy, and young child concerns www.centraldirectory.org The Florida directory of early childhood services (central directory) provides services to families and providers seeking advocacy, education, training, resource and referral, and information on disability services available in their communities. www.nocourtdivorce.com/ The Coalition for Collaborative Divorce is dedicated to addressing divorce needs in a positive and collaborative manner www.familymediation.com Family Mediation Council’s practical advice and “faqs” regarding mediation and the divorce process www.doh.state.fl.us/alternatesites/kidcare/ Florida Kidcare is the state of Florida health insurance offered to children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. www.proudtoparent.org Interactive site for never married parents. Excellent library of resources www.switchboardmiami.org Help pages for community resources, comprehensive telephone crisis counseling, suicide prevention, and information and referral services 24 hours a day www.dadecountybar.org/public_service The Legal Aid Society. The oldest legal services provider for the indigent in Miami Dade County www.ndvh.org National Domestic Violence Hotline provides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families www.kidshealth.org Kidshealth provides information about health, behavior, and child development from before birth through the teen years www.miamidade.gov/dhs/substance_abuse.asp Provides substance abuse assessments and referrals for placement into county-wide treatment programs www.sfrna.org The South Florida regional service committee of narcotics anonymous serves recovering addicts in eleven areas in Southern Florida www.uptoparents.org An interactive web site for separating and divorcing parents. Assists in developing responsible co-parenting plans. Excellent library of resources www.ourfamilywizard.com An interactive web site that organizes archives and helps parents manage communication regarding their children

Parental Separation/Divorce Education

www.divorceclass.info Sandcastles program for children – Classroom, Internet, Correspondence course available in English/Spanish www.divorce-resolution.com Classroom courses in English and Creole, Internet, Correspondence available in English/Spanish. Reduced fee with indigent documentation from court abasmediation@aol.com English language and Spanish/book available upon request. Available via correspondence. www.educationprograms.com Classroom, Online Course, and Correspondence English & Spanish available www.thepsychcenter.net Classroom, English and Spanish Languages