LSF Health Systems is the second largest of seven not-for-profit behavioral health Managing Entities contracted by the Florida Department of Children and Families to oversee the state-funded system of behavioral health care for individuals with mental health or substance use disorders. We contract with more than 60 leading behavioral health organizations in a 23-county region in Northeast and North Central Florida to provide a comprehensive system of mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery support services.  Each year, our provider network serves more than 1.2 million uninsured or underinsured children and adults living in poverty in 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.  We are an arm of Lutheran Services Florida (LSF), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) human services agency with 40 years of experience helping people in need, regardless of religious affiliation, age, or national origin.


As a regional behavioral health leader, LSF Health Systems convenes and collaborates with local businesses, state and county officials, school districts, health departments, law enforcement and criminal justice agencies, foundation leaders, family members and other healthcare and social service stakeholders to:

  • solve problems and facilitate solutions to complex behavioral health issues
  • expand access to services and programs to improve the health and well-being of children, adults and families
  • provide behavioral health training and continuing education to professionals and the public at large
  • increase capacity and promote the sustainability of the behavioral health care infrastructure in our region


If you’ve been looking for a team where you are a part of something greater than yourself, consider joining LSF Health Systems today. 



Are you an innovative, compassionate, and thoughtful leader who is passionate about serving the most vulnerable among us at a macro level? If so, then you may be the next Adult System of Care Manager for LSF Health Systems. This position is responsible for supervising our internal care coordination department along with managing specialty mental health programs designed to serve DCF priority populations and fill service gaps in the community. The ideal candidate needs to have experience providing direct services to individuals with serious mental illnesses, analyzing program data and trends, along with previous supervisory responsibility. This person will be the subject expert in the field and be active among community stakeholders. If you fit this description, I invite you to apply. I look forward to reviewing your application! – Lauren Pilkinton, MA – Director of Adult Program Operations



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