Our Goal: 

Children and adults live a healthy lifestyle, live in and maintain a safe and healthy environment, and have access to healthcare and services.


We partner to promote wellness and prevention programs, substance abuse and mental health services, as well as increased access to healthcare and nutritious food.

Program Support: 

Our Community Investment Fund is currently supporting the following Impact Partner programs to achieve our health goals. They are listed below:

Funded Health Programs


Program What They Do
ACORN Clinic

Dental Home for Low-Income, Rural Children and Families

This program provides comprehensive and preventative care for our target population (rural, low income, uninsured residents) including: preventive (oral hygiene & education); restorative (extractions, fillings, crowns, root canals) and more.

Child Advocacy Center

Reducing Trauma to Abused Children Therapy Program This program provides therapy services to children who have been physically abused, mentally or emotionally injured, and/or sexually abused; severely neglected; commercially sexually exploited and/or trafficked; drug endangered; and/or exposed to domestic or community violence.

ElderCare of Alachua County

Older Americans Act (Meals on Wheels) This program provides clients nutritionally sound meals that they may otherwise not be able to access to reduce hunger and food insecurity, a major factor in overall health.

Episcopal Children's Services

Nutrition & Wellness This program provides high quality, healthy meals and snacks every school day that meet the cultural, developmental, and nutritional needs of children.
Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association (GACTA)

AIM Full Strength

This program provides middle and high school students--and their families--with direct access to mental health services by providing a part-time in-house mental health professional, in partnership, with Kids Count of Alachua County. 

Girl's Place

BrainPower This program provides access to mental health assessment and treatment in a familiar out of school environment for children who often struggle with anxiety, depression and conduct disorders. The goal is to provide early intervention to build the capacity to cope with potentially harmful situations and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Project YouthBuild

Crisis Intervention Program This program supplies support services to Project YouthBuild students who need help addressing immediate needs such as, but not limited to: food/nutrition, medical/dental/vision care, hygiene supplies, mental healthcare, clothing, transportation, and temporary housing assistance.
Kids Count Kids Count Mental Health This program provides elementary-aged participants and their families with direct access to mental health services through an in-house mental health professional in partnership with Aces in Motion.
Pace Center for Girls Exhibit Courage: On-site Mental Health Counseling for At-Risk Teen Girls This program provides counseling and social services to more than 100 girls annually, including bi-weekly individual counseling, weekly group counseling, monthly family counseling and crisis counseling 24/7.

Strategic Partnerships:

To turn the curve in North Central Florida we must collaborate with key players in our community. Our health programs and collaborations include: