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How to Make a Referral

Anyone may refer a child to UF North Central Early Steps as soon as there is a concern for a developmental delay. Our Intake Service Coordinators are here to assist you in learning about our program.

Use the links below to refer your child via the Florida Early Steps website.

Intake Service Coordinator

Angela Ankrom

Phone: (352) 273-8560
Fax: (352.) 294-8088
Service Areas: Marion Co.


Esperanza Velez

Phone: (352) 273-8556
Fax: (352) 294-8088
Service Areas: Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrest, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Suwannee, and Union

Our Service Area

Map of Florida

UF North Central Early Steps serves the following counties. To refer families outside of our service area call (800) 218-0001 and visit the Early Steps Directory.

  • Alachua
  • Columbia
  • Dixie
  • Gilchrist
  • Hamilton
  • Lafayette
  • Levy
  • Marion
  • Suwannee
  • Union