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Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 – The City of Jacksonville, Cover Jacksonville, Enroll America and the Health Planning Council will jointly host an open enrollment event Saturday, Dec. 13 at 9 a.m. at Regency Square Mall. Spanish-speaking Navigators will  [Read More]

Get Covered America

Local public-private coalition holding press conference to launch second Affordable Care Act enrollment period beginning November 15 JACKSONVILLE, FL – With the second Affordable Care Act open enrollment period just a couple days away, Get Covered America, Sen. Audrey Gibson, Cover Jacksonville, the  [Read More]

The Jacksonville Children’s Commission (JCC) and the City’s Information Technology GIS (Geographical Information Systems) group have created an online Afterschool Program Locator Tool to help families identify a conveniently located afterschool program. The Afterschool Program Locator Tool provides families with  [Read More]

Some parents and teachers want children to be able to ‘play’ all summer and just enjoy themselves. But research tells us that when children, even young children, are not engaged in educational activities in the summer they can experience  [Read More]

Jacksonville, FL was one of eight cities selected by the National League of Cities (NLC) to participate in the Cities Expanding Health Access to Children and Families (CEHACF) Initiative! CEHACF will help cities implement comprehensive campaigns to reduce the  [Read More]

The Jacksonville Children’s Commission has teamed up with the City’s Information Technology GIS (Geographical Information Systems) group to create a new site! This site is a tool for families with children who are looking for summer camps or Summer  [Read More]

Summer Camps

Mayor Alvin Brown recently signed a bill that will increase Summer Camp Programs by 460 additional seats. This bill, introduced by Council Member Kimberly Daniels, was passed unanimously by City Council on Tuesday, June 24. The funding will be  [Read More]

JCC is now offering free Child I.D.’s to the community as a result of a partnership with New York Life’s Jacksonville General Office. The equipment and materials to run the program were donated to JCC by William Grub, managing partner of  [Read More]

Jessica Broadway

Recently, the Jacksonville Children’s Commission was highlighted in The Florida Times Union as a key component to the success of a young lady living in Jacksonville. Children are given a chance to succeed due to the great work of  [Read More]

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