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Preventing Child Abuse by Strengthening Families

The Exchange Club Family Center of Northeast Florida, located in Jacksonville, Florida, offers free Parent Aide
services to at-risk families across the First Coast to help deter child abuse and strengthen families.

The mission of the Exchange Club Family Center, Northeast Florida is to help parents learn to provide safe, healthy and
nurturing home environments in which their children may thrive. We focus our efforts on prevention and treatment
through a voluntary in-home program entitled Parent Aide.

Dedicated Staff

The staff at our organization is dedicated and specially trained to handle family issues and help parents replace abusive behaviors with effective skills for nonviolent, nurturing parenting.

About Us

In 1979, the Exchange Club Family Center of Northeast Florida adopted Parent Aide as its national project. By working hands-on with families in a consistent way, we have successfully helped families break the cycle of abuse. Meet our Board.

Constant & Consistent

Constant and consistent service is maintained through home visits which occur one to two times per week for a period ranging from four months to one year. Once a family connects with one of our compassionate Parent Aides, they no longer need to worry about feeling overwhelmed or alone. Our Parent Aides will help guide them every step of the way.

Breaking the Cycle

Our Parent Aide model is based on research and concepts first introduced by Dr. Ray Heifer and Dr. Henry Kempe, who were pioneers in the field in the 1960s, Their leading research on battered children's syndrome expressed the belief that most abusive parents grew up without a positive parenting role model. Here at the Exchange Club Family Center of Northeast Florida, we are working to break that cycle by providing at-risk parents the tools they need to be successful and to inspire their own children. Learn more about how we help families through our Parenting Services.

Happy Mother and Daughter

24th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Luncheon & Conference

Learn More About Our 2017 Child Abuse Prevention

Luncheon & Conference:

Health Minds Healthy Families

To Prevent Child Abuse 

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Jacksonville Marriott

4670 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256

For Tickets & Information, Click The Image On Left:

 Earn CEUs, Sponsor A Luncheon Table & More! 

Chip In For Youth & Support The Exchange Club Family Center

Now through April 28, 2017, when you purchase a $50 one day ticket to The PLAYERS Championship, May 9-14, 2017, $25 will go to The Exchange Club Family Center! Click the Chip In For Youth logo to purchase your tickets and use the code EXCHANGECLUB when prompted.

Donate To The Exchange Club Family Center

Our Parent Aide Program provides professional facilitators to work one-on-one with families at risk of child abuse. Click the logo to support the Parent Aide Program at The Exchange Club Family Center, Northeast Florida. 

Help The Family, Help The Child.

Contact Us

Are you interested in learning more about what we do to prevent child abuse in Northeast Florida? Want to be on our email list for the latest news? Are you interested in becoming a Board Member? Feel free to call us or fill out the form for an email response.

Hours of Operation

9-5 Mon-Fri


(904) 306-9318


3119 Spring Glen Road, Suite 111
Jacksonville, FL 32207-592