Resources – USCG Station Marathon

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USCG Station Marathon

 
 

1800 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, FL 33050

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
Check the US News Health directory online at
https://health.usnews.com/doctors
to find the best doctor for your family.
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at www.findadentist.ada.org

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten. Students must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1 and have completed kindergarten to attend grade 1.

 

Stanley Switlik Elementary School
Marathon High School
GreatSchools.org

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Florida Department of Health – Monroe County (305) 293-7500
The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County serves the residents of and visitors to the Florida Keys. DOH-Monroe maintains seven sites from Key West to Key Largo, including four clinics, three community health services offices and an administrative center.

 

Wesley House Family Services (305) 809-5000
Wesley House Family Services is a nationally accredited not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting and nurturing children and strengthening families with services spanning Monroe County, Florida.

 

Florida Keys SPCA (305) 294-4857
The Florida Keys SPCA is dedicated to promoting the humane treatment of all animals through compassionate care, adoption, education, population control and humane law enforcement.

 

Florida Highway Patrol (305) 289-2383