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Services and Programs

SWAG Family Resource Center offers a wide variety of services, resources and programming.  A brief description of a few of our ongoing services and programs is below.  Please view our calendar for information about active programming.

Daily Services:

Computer/internet access
Printing and copying for 10 cents/sheet (resume printing is free)
Free faxing
Job board containing dozens of current job openings
Playroom for children ages 0 – 5 (Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Room availability based on programming needs.)
Lending library for adults and children

Additional Services:

Resume & Application Assistance
Resume and application assistance is available on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or by appointment. 

Food stamp, Medicaid and Medicare Application Assistance
A staff member from the Department of Children and Families ACCESS program is available to provide assistance to patrons each Monday and Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Clothing Closet
The resource center’s clothing closet is open each Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clothing closet offers gently used items ranging from shoes, clothing and accessories to small household items.

Food Pantry
The food pantry is available to patrons on an emergency basis and can be accessed once every six months.

Programs

Community Dinner
Join us for our monthly community dinner to enjoy a free, warm meal and chance to win a raffle prize!
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Thursday, January 19

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Thursday, February 23

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 30

Back to School Supplies
Limited school supplies, including backpacks, are available prior to the fall semester. Registration for school supplies will begin during the summer. Please contact the resource center if you have an emergency need. 

After School Enrichment Program
The resource center offers a free after school enrichment program for K-12 students. The program focuses on homework assistance, spelling and reading and includes occasional enrichment activities such as crafts or guest speakers. Enrollment for the current After School Enrichment Program has been completed. Applications for the wait list are available from the reception desk at the resource center.

Thanksgiving Food Share
Each November, the resource center and dedicated partners provide families residing in the SWAG neighborhoods with all of the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal. Registration begins in October.

Christmas Assistance
Eligible families in the SWAG neighborhoods will be invited to participate in a Holiday Party that will include a visit from Santa and distribution of gifts. Please visit SWAG Family Resource Center to learn more.

Retain, Apply, Play (RAP) Summer Program
The resource center offers a free summer program to children K-6. Information for the 2017 Summer Program will be released in April.

Contact Us

Partnership for Strong Families' Headquarters Location
5950 NW 1st Place, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32607

Phone: (352) 244-1500
Toll Free: (866) 310-7326
Fax: (352) 244-1647

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