2-1-1 United Way Helpline - Calls to the helpline are answered by Community Resource Advisors who search a comprehensive database of listings and provide practical information about how to get help from government programs and community agencies in the callers area.
Wireless Hotspots in Citrus County - local establishments making temporary WiFi available.
Citrus County Government
Citrus County Chamber of Commerce - Information, calendar of events, and tourism information.
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park - Manatee information, upcoming events.
ManateeCam.com - Digital images from Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park's underwater observatory.
Rails to Trails of the Withlacoochee - A 46-mile stretch of railroad track that was converted to a paved recreational trail suitable for hiking, biking, and skating. Horseback riding is available on a separate trail along side the paved trail.
Recreation Guide and Maps - From the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
VisitCitrus.com - Find out what's happening in Citrus County. Includes a photo gallery, event calendar, and a printable brochure.
Withlacoochee State Forest - Declared as one of the "10 Coolest Places You've Never Been in North America" by the World Wildlife Fund.
Suncoast Parkway 2 - Florida Department of Transportation's web site for the Suncoast Parkway, Project 2.
Citrus County School District
Evacuation Zones - FloridaDisaster, Florida Division of Emergency Management. These county-wide evacuation route and zone maps are based upon the most up-to-date regional evacuation studies and are intended for general reference.
Shelters - Citrus County storm shelters.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - From the U.S. Department of Education.
FinAid - Comprehensive guide to scholarships, loans, savings, military aid, and more.
American Homeschool Association (AHA) - Include an online news and discussion list which provides news, information, and resources for homeschoolers, media contacts, and education officials.
Florida Home Schooling
Florida Parent-Educators Association - Provides support for the legal right to homeschool, local school board education and interaction, support group networking, a state convention, local conferences and events, informative communications, and by giving individual encouragement.
READING LISTS FOR CITRUS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Elementary Schools & Middle Schools
Read the Books ~Accelerated Books & Reading Counts
Internet Public Library - Library services for Internet users. Activities include: finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating information resources, and direct assistance to individuals through the "Ask A Question" Service.
Awesome Library - Organizes the Web with 31,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
EduHound - Everything for education K-12.
FCAT Explorer - Interactive practice site available for all students in Citrus County. Log in is required. Student sign-in name is their last name and first initial; password consists of the first four letters of their last name and their month and day of birth.
For example: John Smith born April 26 would sign-in as Smithj and use the password smit0426.
Khan Academy - A personalized learning resource for all ages.
Learning Network Blog - Teaching and Learning with The New York Times.
Students.gov - An official U.S. government web site designed for college students and their families, providing easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government.
Citrus County School District - Citrus County K-12 public schools.
Distance Learning - From About.com.
Florida Private Schools
Greatschools.net - A national, independent nonprofit organization committed to helping parents choose schools, support children's education, and improve community schools.
National Association of Independent Schools - Locate schools, access a free career center, and browse thousands of items by topic.
School Districts in Florida
Search for Public Schools - From the National Center for Education Statistics.
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
Braintrack University Index - A worldwide university-index on the Internet. Contains information about universities, polytechnics, colleges and other higher educational institutions from all over the world.
College of Central Florida (CCF) - With campuses and centers located throughout Marion, Citrus and Levy counties.
CollegeNET - Over 1500 customized Internet admissions applications built for college and university programs. When applying to more than one program, save redundant typing since common data automatically travels from form to form.
Edward Waters College
Florida Community Colleges & Workforce Education
New College of Florida
Saint Leo University
University of Miami
Withlacoochee Technical College
UNIVERSITIES IN FLORIDA (State University System)
Florida A&M University - Tallahassee
Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton
Florida Gulf Coast University - Ft. Myers
Florida International University - Miami
Florida State University - Tallahassee
University of Florida - Gainesville
University of Central Florida - Orlando
University of North Florida - Jacksonville
University of South Florida - Tampa
University of West Florida - Pensacola
Florida Heritage Collection - An ongoing cooperative project of the State University System of Florida to digitize and provide online access to materials broadly representing Florida’s history, culture, arts, literature, sciences and social sciences.
Florida Historical Society - The only statewide historical society in the Sunshine State.
Florida Memory Project - A selection of historical records that illustrate significant moments in Florida history, educational resources for students of all ages and archival collections for historical research.
Museum of Florida History - Focuses on artifacts and eras unique to Florida's development and on roles that Floridians have played in national and global events.
Office of Cultural and Historical Programs - Within the Department of State, this program is the state agency responsible for promoting the historical, archaeological, museum, arts, and folk culture resources in Florida.
Florida Association of Museums - Includes a searchable database of the cultural, historic, and scientific resources found in more than 340 museums in the state.
RECREATION & TOURISM
Florida's Springs - Experience the magic of Florida's springs and learn about threats to their future and how to protect nature's gems.
Florida Online Park Guide - Find parks, camping and lodging, maps and directions, photos, things to do, and much more.
Florida Greenways and Trails Guide - Provides recreational maps and descriptions of greenways and trails throughout the state.
Visit Florida - The State of Florida's official travel planning website.
Solutions For Your Life - UF/IFAS Extension Service collection of materials on "profitable and sustainable agriculture, our environment and natural resources, 4-H and other youth programs, Florida-friendly landscapes, communities that are vibrant and prosperous, and economic well-being and life quality for individuals and families."