Funded Agency Information

The Indian River County Hospital District is dedicated to improving the health of our community and provides funds to assist in the provision of the following essential services for IRC residents in need:

University of Florida Health Psychiatry and Addiction

Serves the Vero Beach community and Indian River County with a diverse array of clinical services and the most up-to-date and effective treatment programs

District funded Services:

  • Outpatient medication management, mentoring, psychiatric and evidence-based treatment protocols for those in need of behavioral health or addiction services.

Treasure Coast Community Health

A Federally Qualified Health Center with locations in all areas of the county.

District funded Services:

  • Medical, Dental and Behavioral health services for adults and children, preventing more costly, unnecessary emergency department visits.

New Horizons

Primarily serves the severely and persistently mentally ill population in Indian River County

District Funded Services:

  • Comprehensive psychiatric evaluations
  • Brief behavioral health status examinations
  • Medication management
  • Treatment planning/reviews
  • Outpatient therapy services assessments

Visiting Nurse Association

The VNA provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing private care, home health, hospice, and community health services. Together, we provide the highest quality patient care.

District funded Programs:

  • Home health services, allowing patients to return home from the hospital with assurance that their clinical needs are met.
  • Hospice care in the home and at the Hospice House, delivering palliative, comforting end-of-life care.
  • Mobile, immediate, non-emergent care services.

Mental Health Association

The Center provides crisis intervention and individual therapy services to children, adults, and families as well as psychiatric evaluations and medication management services to adults.

District funded Services:

  • Outpatient behavioral health screenings, individual and group therapy, and psychiatry and case management services for those struggling with situational and life-altering events.
  • School Violence Prevention Program

Childcare Resources of Indian River County
Their mission is to elevate and promote the highest quality early childhood development and education in Indian River County, focusing on economically challenged children and families.

Provides: Wellness and Early Intervention Program.  This program is operated by the Director of Wellness and Intervention, who is a registered nurse with a background in social work.  She coordinates care across the wellness spectrum for program families to ensure that every child’s wellness needs are met. From scheduling basic vision and hearing screenings for all students, up to and including working with families to navigate the health care system to ensure needed therapies are covered.


Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital

IRCHD currently provides funds to assist for the provision of acute medical and psychiatric inpatient care, emergency services, and outpatient services and diagnostics, for IRC residents in need.

Indian River Healthy Start Coalition
Provides health education and support for mothers, babies and families in Indian River County.

District funded programs: These include the existing services of Newborn Home Visitation, Nurse Family Partnership and Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women.


Hope for Families Center
Hope for Families Center supports the transition of families from homelessness to sustainable permanent housing by providing safe shelter, food, and supportive services.

District funded program: Use of a Patient Navigator who assists the clients in obtaining Medicaid, health insurance, financial assistance, and/or other social services they are eligible for. The Patient Navigator will maintain ongoing tracking on referrals and registrations.  Patients would be referred to appropriate services for follow-up care.


MHC & McCabe Connections Center

The Mental Health Collaborative provides a seamless delivery of mental health care services in Indian River County. The McCabe Connections Center is a screening and navigation agency who assists community members in search of mental and health services

Senior Resource Association

Senior Resource Association promotes independence and dignity in our community by providing services to older adults and transportation for all. Provides programs and services that support and advocate this mission, including nourishment, supervised socialization, transportation, in-home services, and information referral services for adults 18+ and their caregivers.

Substance Awareness Center

Mission is to lead the county towards a healthier lifestyle by reducing the incidences of substance abuse through prevention, treatment and recovery support.

District funded Programs: Supports the work of the peers in both the Recovery Assistance program and in their role of outreach and engagement. The program is a recovery-based program that uses peers to help educate, engage and retain persons with substance use disorders into treatment and recovery.

Tykes & Teens

In partnership with the Indian River County School District, Tykes & Teens is committed to address the unique social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students identified as having an emotional or behavioral disturbance (EBD), an at-risk exceptional student education (ESE) population in Indian River County.

District Funded Programs: Services include individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, parent/guardian and family interventions, and interventions targeting social and emotional learning skills.   Therapists will participate as a multi-disciplinary team member and advocate for their student clients during IEP, 504, or other student planning meetings.

Whole Family Health Center

Whole Family Health Center offers a full range of primary care and internal medicine services to adults and children of all ages including wellness visits, well-child services, immunizations, diabetes care, hypertension, behavioral health, diagnostic laboratory, screenings, volunteer family planning, gynecological care, preventative dental, health education, outreach, transportation and translation.