Special Needs Resources in Dunnellon

Marion county

Dunnellon Support

Dunnellon Support

At Tender Care, our goal is to enhance the development of each and every one of our children in every aspect possible. With our collaborative relationships between families, physicians, nurses, and therapists, we know that we can make a difference in your child’s life.

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BayCare’s mission is to improve the health of all it serves through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.

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At AdventHealth Ocala, they provide you with the best medical care available and to identify the most appropriate setting and level of care for you. Every staff person at AdventHealth Ocala is committed to restoring your health as quickly and comfortably as possible.

Heart of Florida

Heart of Florida provides quality health care with compassion and respect to the communities we serve.



UF North Central Early Steps (UF NCES) collaborates with diverse families and caregivers to build upon their strengths by offering culturally informed coordination, equitable supports, and inclusive resources to promote children’s learning, development, and participation in society through everyday activities and routines.

Breastfeeding Warmline

The WIC Program of Marion County offers breastfeeding support for pregnant and breastfeeding families. That includes access to peer counselors, certified lactation counselors and lactation consultants, breast pumps through our loan program and breastfeeding classes.   

Early Steps

Florida’s Early Steps Program provides early intervention services toeligible infants and toddlers, from birth to 36-months, with developmental delays, disabilities and at-risk conditions.

FDLRS Springs Child Find

FDLRS/SpringsChild Find offers information and FREE SCREENINGS for children birth to 5 years of age with medical issues or who may have difficulty with learning, speaking, behaving, seeing, walking, listening and/or sensory issues.

United Way of Marion County
United Way of Marion County works to create a thriving community where adults and children achieve their full potential with access to a solid education, good health, safe neighborhoods and jobs that pay a living wage.
Community Legal Services

Community Legal Services provides no-cost legal services to the most vulnerable in Central Florida and help them protect their families, health, and livelihood.

Marion County Children's Alliance
The alliance provides communication, collaboration and coordination among agencies and individuals who work with children and youth. A voice for children with local and state government representatives and agencies. Assistance to parents and youth to help secure needed resources and services.
The Pearl Project
The Pearl Project’s dream is to create a trauma-informed community, where every child is surrounded by loving adults.
Guardian Ad Litem

The Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office represents abused, abandoned and neglected children in court and the community. 


Nursecore provides homecare services to children with life-long health conditions. Tender Care works with Nursecore so your child can stay at our center during the day and use Nursecore at night for 24 hour care. 

Stirrups 'n Strides

Stirrups ‘n Strides mission is to provide therapeutic horseback riding and carriage driving to individuals with physical, mental, or emotional challenges, and to improve their quality of life through the opportunity for emotional, educational, and physical growth through horsemanship and competition.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Marion County, a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is a part of a global nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities, and hope.

Interfaith Emergency Services<br />

Interfaith Emergency Services provides a full range of services and assistance for residents of Marion County. Individuals and families look to us for food, clothing, shelter, housing, medication and other basic human needs.   Interfaith was created by the local faith-based community to ensure that our community is caring for those in distress.

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