Community Resources

Website Links for local United Way branches and 2-1-1 providers 

United Way of Citrus County

United Way of Hernando County

United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties

United Way of Marion County

2-1-1 Tampa Bay is the 2-1-1 provider for Citrus and Hernando Counties.


Community Alliances

In each county, community leaders, providers, and citizens created community alliance groups to discuss local issues effecting community children. To contact your local community alliance, see the information below.



Marion County Community Alliance 
For more information, Program Coordinator, Nancy Castillo, can be reached at (352) 438-5992 or, and Family Violence Prevention Coordinator, Monica Bryant, can be contacted at (352) 438-5993 or for more information.



Citrus County Community Alliance
The Community Facilitator, Renea Teaster, can be reached at for more information.






Hernando County Children’s Alliance
The Community Facilitator can be reached by email at ​  for more information


Lake County Shared Service Network
Lori A. Humphrey,  Project Manager Lake County Shared Services Network, can be contacted at (352) 742-6941 or .


Sumter County Children’s Alliance
Bruce Jordan, SCCA Facilitator, can be reached at for more information.

Child Safety News

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