​ACTS is one of the largest and most comprehensive community behavioral health organizations for youth in the Tampa Bay area offering a continuum of services and best practices to individuals and families in a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient detox, residential rehabilitation, outpatient treatment and recovery support services.  Programs offer individualized, person-centered care and have specialized staff to meet the needs of youth, families and more. Our focus is on equipping to those we serve to achieve optimum health and well-being.​


ACTS manages the Juvenile Assessment Centers in Hillsborough and Polk County, are central receiving, processing, assessment, and intervention programs that bring community services for young offenders and truants in a multi-agency collaborative at single locations. Youth are brought to the JAC by law enforcement, but we also offer a Friendly Door Policy. Click here to learn more about ACTS JAC program. 

Tampa / Hillsborough County
8605 N. Branch Ave.  
Tampa, FL 33604 
P 813.936.9099     F 813.936.2630

Bartow / Polk County
1090 Highway 17S 
Bartow, FL 33830
P 863.519.3655     F 863.519.3655


8620 N. Dixon Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604            
P. 813.933.4446 

The JARF is  a 24-hour, secure substance abuse receiving facility providing emergency assessment, detoxification, stabilization, and short term (1-5 days) residential treatment for male and female adolescents 12-17 years old. Click here to learn more about ACTS JARF program. 


ACTS has two youth residential programs that provide treatment services for male and female adolescents who have abused alcohol and or other drugs. Residential treatment may be short term (28 days) or long term (3-6 months) based on individual circumstances. Alternative education is provided by local school system teachers on site.​ One is located in Hillsborough County, while the other is in Polk County. Click here to learn more about ACTS youth residential treatment. 

11309 Tom Folsom Rd. 
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
P. (813) 986-5966   F. (813) 986-9718 

6980 SR 37 S 
Mulberry, FL 33860 
P. (863) 428-1520    F. (863) 428-2204


4612 North 56th St.
Tampa, FL 33610            
P.813.246.4899  F.813.621.6899

The program is designed to provide treatment and supportive services for substance abuse and co-occurring related disorders to help individuals and their families through the recovery process. Components of outpatient treatment include aftercare, which is offered to all before discharge from other treatment programs in order to continue recovery gains and prevent relapse, and recovery support services, which includes individual and group counseling and linkage to community resources. This program is particularly good for persons who are in the early stages of substance misuse, and those who have had good recovery but relapsed. Click here to learn more about outpatient services. 


4604 North 56th St.
Tampa, FL 33610            
P. 813.246.4899  

ACTS provides urine screening for walk-ins and treatment programs in order to validate self reported drug use. Collection Site for Drug Testing Youth and Adults voluntary and offers court initiated drug testing for the purposes of assessment and monitoring. Click here to see the schedule for testing.


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