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UCP Of Central Florida Steps Up To Save Beta Center

Photo from BETA Center's Facebook.

It appears the BETA Center serving teen moms in Orlando will stay open after all.

The center was scheduled to close this summer because it’s running out of money.

But UCP of Central Florida will be taking over the 44 year-old BETA Center. In a statement UCP said some details and legal issues still have to be worked out but that this agreement means some BETA services will continue under the auspices of UCP.

UCP is an organization providing education and therapy to children and teens with and without disabilities.

The two agencies have signed a memorandum of intent to ink the commitment.


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Crystal Chavez

About Crystal Chavez

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Crystal Chavez comes to WMFE from Texas Public Radio in San Antonio, Texas. She served as the Morning Edition host in the Alamo City for the past three years. Crystal also produced a weekly radio program called Fronteras, providing in-depth reporting on U.S.-Mexico border issues, immigration and changing ... Read Full Bio »

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