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Contact
Information

Services Provided

ACE - Agency for Community Empowerment, Inc.

511 North Washington Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Ph: 904-551-0760
Fax: 904-745-3793
Sherma.Katz@ace-empowerment.org

Person centered services in the areas of: Casemanagement, Supported/Independent Living/Life Skills Training, Employment training and coaching, Behavioral Health Management and others.

Add To Life Adult Daycare Inc.

5877 Old Timuquana Road
Jacksonville, FL 32210
Ph: 904-779-1777
Fax: 904-779-1711
daycareadult@yahoo.com
www.addtolifeadultdaycare.net

Add to life serves senior citizens and disabled adults with a comfortable home-like setting. They recieve incontinence care, bathing, Two dietician planned meals , continued basic education by an instructor, community outreach, employment oppurtunities, and all day activities.

Angelwood, Inc.

4674-2 Hood Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Ph: 904-288-7259
Fax: 904-288-7260
www.angelwoodjax.org

The mission of Angelwood, Inc. is to improve the quality of life for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Angelwood provides Supported Employment Services, Adult Day Training, Behavior Services, Residential Group Homes, Residential Respite and a Summer Day Camp. The goal of all Angelwood services is to assist individuals with disabilities attain their personal goals.

ACT Corporation

1220 Willis Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Ph: 386-947-3600
Fax: 386-226-0492
www.actcorp.org

Act Corporation is a community mental health center serving Volusia and Flagler counties. Act has three major lines of business -- services to adults with serious mental illnesses, services to adults with addictions and criminal involvement, and services for children, those at risk for delinquency and those with serious emotional disturbances.

Action Disability Advocates, Inc.

8 Echo Woods Way
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Ph: 386-677-0653
Fax: 386-677-5632

 

ARC Nassau

1105 Hamilton St.
Yulee, FL 32097
Ph: 904-225-9355
Fax: 904-225-9262

ARC/Nassau meets the needsof people with disabilities who reside in Nassau County. The programs of ARC/Nassau include Adult Day Training Program, Supported Living Services, Supported Employment, In-Home Supports, Personal Care and Respite Care.

ARC of Bradford County

1351 South Water St.
Starke, FL 32091
Ph: 904-964-7699
Fax: 904-964-7215

The ARC advocates for persons with developmental disabilities. They provide direct services including adult day programs, supported employment and supported living services.

ARC of Jacksonville

1050 North Davis St.
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Ph: 904-355-0155
Fax: 904-355-9616
www.thearc
jacksonville.org

The ARC of Jacksonville serves residents with developmental disabilites. Services available include group home services, community based employment, supported living, personal care, community/specialized enclaves, respite, in-home supports, companion services and house maker services.

ARC of Putnam County

1209 Westover Dr.
Palatka, FL 32177
Ph: 386-325-2249
Fax: 386-325-3527

The Arc of Putnam County currently provides services for adults in Putnam County, Florida who have developmental and physical disabilities, autism, hearing impairments, epilepsy and mental health issues. Services include facility based residential services (group homes and supervised apartments), supported living (individualized supports provided in private homes), employment services (job development, job placement, and job coaching), and adult day training (sheltered employment, self-care, daily living, and community access training.)

ARC of St. Johns

2101 ARC Dr.
St. Augustine, FL 32095
Ph: 904-824-7249
Fax: 904-824-8063
www.arcsj.org

The ARC of St. Johns serves individuals with different levels of abilities and enables each person to live up to their potential. Services provided include adult day training, personal, social and community skills training, behavioral management, employment program, supported independent living and a therapeutic learning center.

ARC Volusia

PO Box 9658
Daytona Beach, FL 32120
Ph: 386-274-4736
Fax: 386-274-1222

 

Baptist Association for Special Children & Adults

841 Plainfield Ave.
Orange Park, FL 32073
Ph: 904-381-8323
Fax: 904-363-6971

BASCA offers disabled children and adults an opportunity to socialize, participate in sports activities, and make new friends in a wholesome environment. A few of the BASCAía programs include Highrollers II, an organized bowling league; Camp Promise and Camp Dare, a summer camp for adolescents age 14 and over; and quarterly socials for the family.

Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Library

420 Platt St.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Ph: 386-239-6000
Fax: 386-239-6069

The Bureau of Braille and Talking Books Library serves more than 31,647 Florida residents who cannot use standard print reading materials as the result of a visual, physical, or reading disability. It is the largest library of its kind in the U.S., with a collection of more than 2.4 million items in Braille and audio format, and annual loans exceeding 1.99 million items.

CARC

512 S.W. Sisters Welcome Rd.
Lake City, FL 32025
Ph: 386-752-1880
Fax: 386-758-2031
www.lakecity-carc.com

The CARC (Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities) serves Columbia county residents at least 14 years old with disabilities. CARC’s services include personal care assistance, job training, socialization and self-help skills, transition training and group homes.

Center for the Visually Impaired

1187 Dunn Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Ph: 386-253-8879
Ph: 800-227-1284
Fax: 386-253-9178
www.cvicentralflorida.org

Center for the Visually Impaired serves visually impaired individuals in Volusia, Flagler, Putnam and Brevard counties. CVI's core services include independent living classes, adjustment to blindness counseling, orientation/mobility, low vision services and computer instruction.

Community Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

623 Beechwood St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
Ph: 904-358-1211
Fax: 850-358-1551
www.communityrehabcenter.org
crcjax@communityrehabcenter.org

CRC's mission is to create a comprehensive multicultural mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS services and psychosocial programs that are effective and responsive to the needs of consumers in Duval, Nassau and Clay counties. CRC's programs include Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Medication Management, HIV/AIDS Testing and Case Management Services, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Social Rehabilitation and Counseling, HIV/AIDS Counseling, Individual and Group Therapy, Vocational Assessment via Apticom and Transportation.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Please call 1-800-451-4327 or visit www.rehabworks.org for local offices in your area.

The Florida Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is an employment program assisting individuals with disabilities, including Floridians with the most severe disabilities, to pursue meaningful careers commensurate with their abilities and capabilities. Their services include counseling, job coaching, medical services, therapy services, adaptive aids, vocational assessment and training, employment services, supported employment, transition services, referral source and mental health services.

Easter Seals

1219 Dunn Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Ph: 386-255-4568 x 306
Video Phone: 866-676-7477
Fax: 386-258-7677
Website

Since 1982, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of Volusia and Flagler Counties, Inc. has been helping to bridge the communication gap between the hearing world and the Deaf world acquainting hearing impaired people with the opportunities available to them in the areas of education, culture, recreation, political and social activities. Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services provides information and referral services, interpreting, advocacy and education, special needs services and specialized telephone equipment services.

Epilepsy Foundation of Florida

Please call 1-877-553-7453 or visit www.epilepsyfla.org for local offices in your area.

Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) serves as the lead advocate for the rights and needs of people with epilepsy and seizure disorders at the local, county and state level. They provide many valuable services to individuals and their families, regardless of their financial situation, including: Advocacy, case management, information, referral and support, medical services, prevention and education, individual and family counseling, research, development and fundraising, resource materials, support groups and children’s camp. EFOF has five major offices located in Miami-Dade, Ft. Lauderdale, Gainesville, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach. It serves 35 counties throughout Florida: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Indian River, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, Putnam, Santa Rosa, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Suwannee, Union, Volusia and Walton.

Florida Association for the Deaf and Blind, Inc.

119 W. 8th St.
Jacksonville, FL 32206
Ph: 904-356-1437
Fax: 904-356-3359

This organization provides advocacy to persons who are multi-sensory impaired with additional disabilities, and to their families. Direct services include but are not limited to specialized supportive living, community accessibility and supports, and functional communication. Services are developed on an individual basis so that consumers may attain their personal goals.

Florida Lions Conklin Center for the Blind

405 White St.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Ph: 386-258-3441
Fax: 386-258-1155
www.conklincenter.org

The Conklin Center provides services to multi handicapped blind adults and children. Their programs include Adult Basic Education, Daily Living Skills, Residential Training, Vocational Evaluation and Training, Orientation and Mobility, Supported Employment, Supported Living, Community Access, and an Early Intervention Program.

Florida Rehabilitation Association

4221 North Hines Ave.
Tampa, FL 33607

 

Goodwill Industries of North Florida

4527 Lenox Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Ph: 904-384-1361
Fax: 904-387-3204
www.goodwilljax.org

Goodwill of North Florida serves over 10,000 individuals with disabilities and special needs annually and over 5,000 of these individuals are placed into employment. Goodwill not only employs individuals with disabilities, but they also provide programs such as School-to-Work, Job Placement Assistance, Ticket-to-Work, Supported Employment, Adult Basic Education, Soft Skills Workshop, Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach Services, Office Skill Training, Career Counseling and Mobility Training.

Hope Haven Children's Clinic and Family Center

4600 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Ph: 904-346-5100
Fax: 904-346-5111
www.hope-haven.org

Hope Haven Children’s Clinic and Family Center, a nonprofit organization, serves children, young adults and families with a variety of educational, developmental and mental health needs. Hope Haven provides care to a wide range of clients, including those with learning challenges and disabilities, such as dyslexia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, developmental needs, such as those related to autism, Down syndrome and other challenges, mental health issues such as depression, anxiety or repercussions of divorce. At Hope Haven, we believe every child can learn...and we can prove it!

Independent Living for Adult Blind Programs (ILAB)

101 W State Street, Rm A-2140
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Ph: 904-768-7159
Fax: 904-632-5107
bsimpson@fscj.edu

ILAB provides vision rehabilitation to residents of Duval and surrounding counties. Classes are held at Florida State College at Jacksonville Downtown Campus, and in outlying sites as needed. Transportation is provided to the Downtown Campus location. Home instruction is provided for those students who are too frail to attend group classes. Contact ILAB (904-633-8220) or the Division of Blind Services (904-248-2730) to complete an application.

Independent Living Resource Center of Northeast Florida

2709 Art Museum Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Ph: 904-399-8484
Fax: 904-396-0859
www.cilj.com

The ILRC assists consumers who have disabilities with skill development in areas such as money management, goal setting, accessing community transportation, utilization of equipment, and employment readiness. We can adapt skills training to meet the individual's goals and desires for achievement or continuation of independent living. Their programs include Peer Counseling, High School High Tech, Deaf Consumer Program, Temporary Loan Closet, Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach and Interpreter Services.

L'Arche Harbor House

700 Arlington Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32211
phone: 904-721-5992
fax: 904-744-4470
www.larchejacksonville.org

L'Arche Harbor House serves adults with developmental disabilities and operates four residential homes based on a Christian community model. A day workshop is also offered based on an arts and crafts model.

Lawrence Earley Construction Inc

1510 Jones Road
Jacksonville, FL 32220
Ph: 904-207-0255
Email: laearley@yahoo.com
www.jaxhandicapremodeling.com

Lawrence Earley Construction provides affordable and accessible home improvement services. We build and repair wheelchair ramps, install stair lifts, make doorways wider, install grab bars and safety railings,remodel bathrooms and kitchens to be wheelchair accessible, repair walkways to make them safer, and any other home improvement service.

Mental Health Resource Center

900 University Blvd. N.
Suite 700
address: 11820 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32216
phone: 904-642-9100

Comprehensive mental health services including emergency evaluation and crisis stabilization for children and adults, case management, social rehabilitation, medication management and other outpatient services for persons living in Duval County east of the St. Johns River including the beaches. MHRC also operates programs for the homeless (Quest/LINK) and two Florida Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Teams.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, North Florida Chapter

4237 Salisbury Rd.
Suite 406
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Ph: 904-332-6810
Fax: 904-332-0898
www.nationalms
society.org/fln

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society offers support services to indiviuals with MS and their families. Their services include information sessions, recreational activities, needs assessment, family support programs and a loan closet.

Pine Castle, Inc.

4911 Spring Park Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Ph: 904-733-2650
Fax: 904-733-2681
www.pinecastle.org
info@pinecastle.org

Pine Castle is an organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities. Pine Castle provides programs in Adult Day Training, Residential Services and Supported Employment Services. Programs consist of facility employment, community employment, group homes, senior services, adult basic education, activities in daily living skills and community inclusion activities.

Rehabilitation Center for the Blind

Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
address: 408 White Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
add phone: 1-800-741-3826

 

Renaissance Behavioral Health Systems, Inc.

10550 Deerwood Park Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Ph: 904-743-1883

 

The Spina Bifida Association of Jacksonville, Inc.

807 Children's Way
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Ph: 904-697-3686
Fax: 904-390-3466
www.spaj.org

The Spina Bifida Association of Jacksonville (SBAJ) currently assists 1,500 members throughout the state of Florida. Members consist of children and adults with spina bifida, their families, medical specialists and others interested in the cause. Ongoing programs of the SBAJ include monthly support group character meetings, resource libraries, monthly newsletters, social and enrichment functions, scholarships and financial assistance.

WORC/United Cerebral Palsy of East Central Florida

1100 Jimmy Ann Dr.
Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Ph: 386-274-6474
Fax: 386-274-6532

 

This information has been compiled by The Able Trust as a public resource about organizations providing services to Florida citizens with disabilities. The Able Trust does not investigate or endorse any agencies listed above and does not seek to exclude any agency not currently listed. If you are seeking additional information about disability services in Florida, contact the the Clearinghouse on Disability Information at 1-877-232-4968 Toll-free Voice and TTY or www.abilityforum.org.

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