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    Welcome to the All In for Safe Schools page.

    Here you will find information about LGBTQ+ specific resources and regularly updated tools to create safe spaces and environments for our entire DCPS community. 

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District Resources

  • Click Here to Access the LGBTQ+ Support Guide

    DCPS Office of Equity & Inclusion. This department is charged with the responsibility of monitoring, coordinating, and recommending action aimed toward the District’s policy of equal opportunity in education and employment. The department also assures the district’s compliance with Federal, State and District regulations pertaining to equal opportunity and equal access. Click to visit their site.   Student Discipline and Support Services. District specialists offer professional learning opportunities on the topic of bullying. This includes bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment and teen dating violence as defined by section 1006.147, Florida Statutes. Training topics include prevention, notification, jurisdiction, instruction, and counseling referrals. The Bullying Prevention Hotline phone number is (904) 390-2255 or text at 390Call@duvalschools.org. Reporting forms are at schools and on the District website. Click here to visit their site.

    Health Education and Physical Education. This department fosters a comprehensive health education and physical education program. The team works to enhance students' and the DCPS community's ability to maintain and enhance personal health and fitness, create safe environments, and manage personal and community resources. In addition to standards-based (Next Generation Sunshine State Standards) instructional support  the team also works to coordinate the implementation of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Bi-Annually and manage teen health centers throughout the district. Click here to visit their site.  The DCPS teen Health Centers provide STD testing and sexual health education information to all dcps middle and high school students. Click here to visit the site and learn more information.

Crisis Resources

  • The Florida Dept of Children & families abuse hotline 1-800-962-2873. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.   The national suicide prevention lifeline is 1-877-273-8255. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.

    The trevor project in a non-profit agency providing 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ Youth. Their number is 1866-488-7386. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.   The United Way of Northeast Florida Provides 24-hour comprehensive Helpline by dialing 2-1-1 or 904-632-0600. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.

    The Youth Runaway hotline keeps runaway, homeless and at risk youth safe and off the streets. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929) or click here to visit their site and learn more information.

Local Resources

  • Equality Florida Statewide agency dedicated to securing full equality for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) residents. Click here to visit their site and learn more information. The Florida Department of Health protects, prevents and improves the health of all people in Duval County. Call them at 904-253-1000 or click here to visit their site and learn more information.

    The Jacksonville Area Legal Aid or JALA provides high quality free civil legal assistance in Duval County. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.   Jasmyn is a local LGBTQ+ organization whose mission is to support and empower LGBTQ+ young people while bringing people and resources together to promote equality and human rights. Call them at 904-389-3857 or click here to visit their site and learn more information.

    Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays or PFLAG Promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Call them at 904-737-3329 or click here to visit their site and learn more information.

National Resources

  • The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida or ACLU Investigates and/or litigates civil liberties matters concerning individual freedom and constitutional rights. Division devoted specifically to LGBTQ+ issues. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.   The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network or GLSEN The leading national education organization focused on ensuring safety for all students. Provides resources, research, and model policies. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.

    The Gay Straight Alliance Network is A youth leadership organization linking GSAs to one another and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.   The department of Education Office for Civil Rights is the Regional office serving Florida; can be contacted in the event of a violation. Click here to visit their site and learn more information.

     

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