Providing help to the at-risk and undeserved

Jones Alternative Inc.

About Jones Alternative

Jones Alternative, Inc. (“Jones Alternative”) is a Florida-based 501(c)(3) organization created as trauma-informed and focused therapeutic group home. Our organization’s mission is to provide healing care and educational services to female victims of sexual trauma, including molestation, rape, incest, and human trafficking.

Jones Alternative provides Therapeutic Residential Group Home services to female victims of sexual trauma, including molestation, rape, incest, and human trafficking, who are under the care of the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF). Through the deliverance of services, Jones Alternative intends to decrease the recidivism rate amongst program participants, increase academic performance, and assist residents in developing the skills needed to live productive lives within their communities.

Our Team

Since 2016 we’ve been working hard to create meaningful impact and compelling experiences that change lives.

Marilyn Jones

Marilyn Jones

Founder & Executive Director

“I am obsessed with seeing young women heal from trauma, helping them live fantastic lives and reunite with their families”

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Tawnia Blain

Tawnia Blain

Office Administrator

“It’s about the girls and helping them reach their goals and live fulfilled lives”

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Dinorah Medina

Dinorah Medina

Facilities Administrator & Chef

“Be the type of woman who cheers on others, compliments young ladies, and encourages them to be themselves”

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Doretha Crawford

Doretha Crawford

Behavioral Technician

“Young ladies are the key to our future. Let’s take care of them!”

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Our approach

we deliver rigorous actionable therapeutic solutions and educational programs to address complex problems.

Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors

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