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Mentoring Program in Levy receives grant

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The Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, has recently awarded a local non-profit organization, Unity Family Community Center, Inc., grant funds in the amount of $200,000 to provide mentoring services to children ages 4-18 in Levy and Marion counties. 

The program will serve youth whose parents are incarcerated in local, state or federal correctional institutions.  

The program will create quality, lasting one-to-one relationships that provide children of offenders with caring role models for future success.  

If you are interested in becoming a mentor or would like to refer youth to the program, please contact the following staff: 

Joyce Wilson, Program Director, at 352-528-3556 or by e-mail at unityfamilycc@aol.com. 

 Ivy Gordon, Mentor Coordinator (Levy), ivyufcclevycountymcp@gmail.com