LSF Health Systems (LSFHS) is one of seven Managing Entities who work in partnership with the Florida Department of Children and Families to ensure access to evidence-based behavioral health care services for people facing poverty who do not have health insurance.
LSF Health Systems serves a 23-county region in Northeast and North Central Florida, which includes Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lake, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Union and Volusia counties.
State-funded behavioral health services help people and families who don’t have insurance gain access to much-needed mental health and addiction programs. Through this system-wide approach, people at risk for or diagnosed with mental health and/or substance use disorders are able to find the help they need. Services provided through contracted behavioral health care providers include prevention, intervention, treatment and care coordination to support optimal recovery.
Dawn Gilman | Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Changing Homelessness
Chet Bell, Provider
Lise’ Everly, Community Leader
Vicky Basra, Provider
Leslie Jean-Bart, Attorney / Business Leader
Sheriff Mike Williams, Law Enforcement
Peggy Schiffers, Community Leader
Judge Joseph Will, Local Government
Melissa Witmeier, Family Member / Suicide Prevention Expert / Provider
Jenn Petion, CBC/Child Welfare Provider
Dr. Christine Cauffield
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Vice President – SAMH
Anne K. Madsen
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Integration Officer
Sponsored by the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, appropriate auxiliary aids and services are provided at no cost to deaf and hard-of-hearing clients and companions. Persons needing special accommodations to participate in any meeting/hearing should contact Fatou Mbaye at (904) 900-1075 for assistance.