Community Service

Working together for the benefit and betterment of community, one step at a time.
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Founder, Dr. Montgomery’s mission of commitment to community lives on today through these valued partnerships:

Keystone Heights SafetyNet Alliance: Through them we connect with and serve our local community. It was established in October 2019 as a clearinghouse for services in southern Clay County. This group of faith-based, nonprofit and local government organizations meets monthly to share resources and avoid duplication of services. 

Mayor Karen Lake helped us open our doors for the Senior Champions Fellowship, Inc. One of the most affected  groups of people by the COVID-19 pandemic. This group meets in our safe and healing outdoor spaces 3 times a week for fellowship, activities, and meals.

FLYCA (Florida Youth Challenge Academy) has become a key volunteer group. Their mission is to provide a highly disciplined and motivational environment, free from outside distractions. The program fosters academics, leadership, development, personal growth, self-esteem and physical fitness for qualifying high school dropouts.

Operation Barnabas – A combat veteran-founded non-profit, committed to assisting fellow veterans, first responders, and their families. We offer transitional housing to some of the veterans that they help.

Lake Region Kiwanis Club meets weekly at Montgomery Center. It is a non-profit service organization, a member club of the Florida District of Kiwanis, and Kiwanis International. The club is part of a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.

Teens-at-Risk Camp, BOOST (Building On Opportunities to Strengthen Teens). The mission of this camp is to assist students who have the potential to drop out and give them tools to keep them in school. They are provided mental health counseling, health education, and hands-on academic learning. They participate in all kinds of camp activities and are provided with supplies. 

Answers Health and Resource Facility offers transitional housing through facilities like ours to women and families in crisis. It is an organization of women helping women. They offer confidential counsel, emotional support, testing, life skills and a safe space for women. 

Holiday Helpers is a community program that serves many low-income children and their families through different holiday activities, with the help of the Knights of Columbus, Camp Montgomery, Mission of the Dirt Road, Answers, Kiwanis, Trinity Baptist Church, St. Williams Church, St. Marks in Starke, The Anglican Church, the business community and other supporters. 

Developing Partnerships:

  • Wilderness Scholars – A Homeschool Co-op
  • After school care for low-income families
  • Native American Heritage Group
  • Twisted Oaks Rescue; Helping pets and people stay together
  • Keystone Heights Airport