Advocating for Seminole County’s children

Seminole System of Care

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The Seminole System of Care (SSOC) Expansion is a four-year, four million dollar project to expand the System of Care on behalf of transition-aged youth (13-21) with mental health and/or co-occurring disorders (mental health/substance abuse), improving the bridge between child and adult-serving systems.



For information call: 407.688.9650 or visit


}  Our Mission

      Seminole System of Care (SSOC) provides a family-driven, youth-guided and culturally competent system of care for youth and young adults with emotional health needs and their families.  Community partnerships and shared responsibility are the foundation of a service delivery model that is comprehensive, easily accessible and respectfully preserves the dignity of every family served.

}  Our Vision

      A community of children and families that are well equipped to deal with the stressors of life and live empowered, independent, healthy and productive lives. 

Priority populations include:

  1. Youth with current or former involvement in the Child Welfare System, Juvenile Justice System, Criminal Justice System or Special Education System
  2. Youth with physical disabilities and/or chronic illness
  3. Runaways
  4. Homeless Youth
  5. Victims of Human Trafficking
  6. LGBTQI2-S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, and/or two-spirit)


The six primary objectives SSOC will work toward are:

  1. Increase availability of and access to quality treatment and recovery services to transition-aged youth for mental health and/or co-occurring disorders (mental health and substance abuse).  This will include related services for their caregivers.
  2. Increase the prevalence of community providers offering services in line with evidence-based or evidence-emerging practices to ensure sustainability.
  3. Increase collaboration among child-serving and adult-serving mental health and substance abuse providers and systems.
  4. Increase youth engagement in the creation, implementation and management of their own recovery plan.
  5. Improve youth outcomes across multiple life domains, including family relationships, living environment, social functioning, recreational, job functioning, developmental, legal, medical, physical health and education. 
  6. Decrease placements in restrictive or institutional settings.


2921 S. Orlando Dr., Sanford, FL 32773