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Funding cuts to our Choices and Crossroads Programs by DOC.

The Florida Department of Corrections recently informed 33 community based providers that their 2018/2019 budget was not sufficiently funded and as a result they have decided to cut community based substance abuse treatment programs. For additional information on the impact of these statewide cuts click here: Impact of Funding Cuts.

You can help reverse this action by:

Immediately contacting Julie Jones, Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections at jones.julie@mail.dc.state.fl.us or at 501 S. Calhoun Street, Tallahassee Fl. 32399-2500 to let here know we need to save these programs.

Additionally, please contact Governor Rick Scott at http://www.flgov.com/contact-govscott/email-the-governor/ or Executive Office of the Governor, 400 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Fl. 32399-0001

Write your State Senator and Representative and ask them to contact their leadership and encourage them to fix this under-funding.

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