Now there is TXT 4 HELP

Youth can text the word SAFE and their location (address/city/state) to 4HELP (44357) for help. Learn More

Arnette House continues to be recognized by the Florida Network of Youth and Family Services as a leader in serving Runaway, Ungovernable, Truant and Homeless youth. Arnette House is the shelter providing services to Marion, Lake, Sumter, Citrus and Hernando Counties.

Thank you to our Donors, In-Kind Donors, Corporate Donors, Foundation Supporters, and Interagency Partners for your commitment to our mission.


Help Is Here

We offer emergency shelter services, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and referrals to youth and families in the Ocala area.

If you, or someone you know, are in need of help, a safe place to stay, or counseling, call us anytime, day or night.

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