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First Coast Recovery Advocates

advocacy. recovery-focused education. outreach.

peer-based recovery support services.

Support for the recovery community 

First Coast Recovery Advocates (FCRA) was formed to end stigma surrounding substance abuse and to support multiple pathways towards recovery through recovery-focused policy advocacy activities, education and outreach programs and peer-based recovery support services (P-BRSS). We utilize our knowledge and skills to educate our communities and surrounding areas on topics involving addiction and we strive to be effective change agents for those in recovery.

Centro de la Esperanza

was founded to strengthen and serve the Latino community with health and mental health services. We are a safe, non-judgemental source offering help in the following areas:

Advocacy l Addiction l Food l Legal l Immigration l Employment l Recovery l Medical l Insurance l Vision/Hearing l English Classes

With You One Day at a Time

From education, support, outreach, health and mental health services to our food pantry, our goal is to create healthier stronger communities.

Alternative Peer Group

Alternative Peer Group (APG) is a community-based, family-centered, staffed, positive peer support program that offers prosocial activities professionally, counseling, and case-management for adolescents who struggle with substance use disorders or self-destructive behaviors.

Make A Difference Food Pantry

It is the mission of Make A Difference Food Pantry to provide nutritious foods to those it would be otherwise unattainable; to educate clients about nutrition and life skills in hopes it improves their lives and our communities as a whole and provide a welcoming environment filled with love and compassion.


Our Programs Help Our Community

“Excellent … very nice atmosphere the people who are there treat you with great affection and respect … what they do you can see that they do it with love.”

Gladis Flores

Thanks, very nice atmosphere there, thanks for the help.

Juan Carlos Hdez

How Can We Help You? Please call or email and let us know how we can be of service

23 West 8th Street 
Jacksonville, FL 32206