Department of Children and Families, Substance Abuse Program  


  • The Department of Children and Family Services has conducted a survey to determine the need for new medication (methadone) treatment service providers, pursuant to Section 397.427, Florida Statutes, and administrative rules adopted thereunder. The specific service to be added is outpatient methadone maintenance treatment. The results of the survey indicate that the need for additional outpatient methadone maintenance treatment has been established in the following Department of Children and Family Services jurisdictional area:

    District 9

    Prospective applicants for a license to operate outpatient methadone maintenance treatment in District 9 may direct requests for an application to the following:

    District 9

    Department of Children and Family Services

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office

    111 South Sapodilla Avenue

    West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

    Attention: Cathy Claud, Substance Abuse Service Director

    (561)650-6860

    Applications for a license will be subject to review by District 9 and rated in accordance with specific criteria established for that purpose.

    The closing date for submitting applications to District 9 is Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

    Copies of the assessment may be obtained from:

    Department of Children and Family Services

    Substance Abuse Program Office

    1317 Winewood Boulevard

    Building 6, Room 305

    Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0700

    Telephone: (850)413-6708

    Attention: Susan B. Sweeney

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