Community Events and Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics


Access Florida

Florida Department of Children and Families Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS).

Alachua County Resource Guide – Child and Family

Color-coded guide to all the many different child/family specific resources.

Camp Boggy Creek

Ready to volunteer your time and learn a ton about metabolic and endocrine disorders?

Children’s Movement of Florida

The Children’s Movement of Florida is a citizen-led, non-partisan movement to educate political, business and civic leaders – and all parents of the state – about the urgent need to make the well-being and education of our infants, toddlers and all other children Florida’s highest priority.

Community Pediatrics

Community pediatrics is the practice of promoting and integrating the positive social, cultural and environmental influences on children’s health.

Community Resource Guide – Families with Special Needs

Resource guide specifically for families with special needs.

Community Tool Box

The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities.

The Commonwealth Fund

Check out the most recent data on Gainesville, Florida

Division of Community-Based Initiatives – Funding Opportunities

Information on funding opportunities from the American Academy of Pediatrics Community Pediatrics and other organizations, as well as links to key funding resources and agencies. Please visit the AAP website for more information and click on “Monthly Funding Announcement”.

FAAN Listserve

Become a member and email kids1st@aap.org to become a key contact.

Residency Advocacy Listserve

The AAP Community Pediatrics Training Initiative invites residents to join the new Residency Advocacy e-mail Listserv. This resident-led Listserv connects pediatric residents who are passionate about community health and advocacy. Join to network, share successes, ask questions, and learn how to strengthen your training in advocacy.

Email cpti@aap.org to join today! Medical students and fellowship trainees are also welcome.

Guardian Ad Litem

Program for children in the legal system.

HealthStreet Gainesville

Community-based program for reducing disparities in healthcare and research.

IFH Health Wheel

The Health Information Wheel is a representation of a person’s overall health using spokes to convey a number of important aspects of wellness. Individuals can use these aspects and their extensions to help evaluate and improve their overall health and wellness.

Legislative Conference

An AAP conference will give pediatricians the opportunity to attend interactive workshops and in-depth training sessions, while networking with more than 100 pediatricians from across the country who share a passion for advocacy.

Legislative Interactive Learning Modules

Developed for students as well as the general public, these interactive learning activities are designed to give you a fresh perspective on how the United States Congress works, your role in the process, and peoples’ perceptions about Congress.

Mobile Outreach Clinic

The aim is to reach out to neighborhoods in Alachua County suffering health disparities and offer free or reduced priced primary care to individuals in these communities. Services offered are: Health Screenings and Education, Family Medical Services, Family Planning, and Resources and Referrals.

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Our mission is to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.

Partnerships for Strong Families

Site dedicated to connecting families to resources.

Surrounding Counties Resource Guide

Resource guide for Alachua and surrounding counties.


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