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Latest News Posts

  • Fall Feature 2021
    We have many reasons to be thankful this fall. First, SWAG’s visionary Joan Canton is the inspiration and first recipient of a new annual award from the Community Foundation of North Central Florida. We’re also very grateful for generous contributions individuals have made through the UF Campaign for Charities and the SWAG Family Resource Center … Continued
  • Community Connections and Joan Canton Way Road Naming Celebration
    On Saturday, August 28, 2021, SWAG paid tribute to our visionary Joan Canton. The day’s celebrations started with a Road Naming Ceremony in her honor, followed by a Community Connections resource fair. Read on for a summary and photos of the event!
  • Highlights From July 2021
    SWAG has been so happy to support our kids’ learning this summer. Summer Session was a success with food, fun, and field trips. Summer SOAR provided intensive academic support to students after a difficult school year. We installed new picnic tables behind the building. And finally, we got ready for our back-to-school backpack giveaway.
  • Back-to-School Day 2021
    One of our favorite times of the year is back-to-school. Annually, we work to get our kids off on the right foot for the school year with beautiful backpacks filled with school supplies. This year we once again took precautions against the spread of COVID-19. However, despite these challenging circumstances the event went very well!

Helpful Resources

A screenshot of the program announcement for Emergency Rental Assistance on the Alachua County website.

Available now: Emergency rental assistance for Alachua County residents

Are you an Alachua County resident having difficulty paying rent and/or utilities due to COVID-19? If so, visit this link to learn more about and apply for emergency rental assistance.

A notice of a federal benefit program to help people with low household incomes pay for broadband Internet access.

Available Now: Federal Program to Help Pay for Broadband Internet

Need help paying for monthly broadband Internet? If so, a new federal program may be able to help and is accepting applications. You likely quality if any of the following applies to your household:

  • SNAP/EBT
  • Free or reduced-price school lunch
  • Medicaid
  • Income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines
  • Lost substantial income during the pandemic
  • And more!

Before applying, check the full list of eligibility criteria here. Then, you can apply online here.

A screenshot of the Alachua County Council online survey about school rezoning

Provide Input About School Rezoning: PTA Survey

The Alachua County School Board is planning a district-wide, comprehensive rezoning for all school levels in the next few years. The goal is for the changes to take effect during the 2022/2023 school year. As a result, many families in Alachua County may be zoned for schools that are different from their current schools. Complete ACCPTA’s rezoning survey to share your thoughts confidentially.

Note: this survey is not affiliated with the Alachua County School District, although summary results will be shared with them.

Download a PDF of this flyer HERE.

For a limited time: FREE medical services for children at the SW Health Clinic

Does your child fall in the insurance gap? In other words, does your child neither qualify for Medicare/Medicaid nor receive private insurance coverage? If so, we have funding to provide basic physicals and basic dental checkups and services for children at the clinic. This funding is only for children, and the services must be performed at the SW Health Clinic. Undocumented children are eligible to receive these services! Visit the SW Health Clinic page to learn more.