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Access Florida - Florida Medicaid

Access Florida provides a plan that offers:

  • All of the basic Florida Medicaid benefits
  • Choice of doctors to be your Primary Care Provider (PCP)
  • Drugstores you can use
  • Network of doctors, hospitals, and clinics

Florida Medicaid Options and the choices available:

  • Answers to many of your questions on our Q & A page
  • Health care plans offered in each county AND MORE
  • Steps you can use to choose a plan and a doctor

Please call for more information.

Access Florida - Food Stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid

The Food Stamp Program helps people with low income to buy healthy food. The application can be done online. Please see the website for your local service center. The application is also used for Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid, and all other Dept of Children and Families services.

You can view the application in English, Haitian-Creole, or Spanish.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired:
Florida Relay 711 or
TTY: 1.800.955.8771

CARC - Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. - Adult Day Training

CARC – Advocates for Citizens provides Adult Day Training. The following services and activities are available to support each individual and to help them achieve their goals:

  • Adult Basic Education provided by the Columbia County School Board
  • Arts and crafts
  • Assistance with personal care activities is provided on a one-to-one basis in the individual’s own home or family home or while individual is engaged in a community activity
  • Community activities and field trips
  • Outdoor sports
  • Personal Care Assistance
  • Social activities such as parties and dances
  • Specialized training in the activities of daily living, adaptive and social skills, and self-advocacy
  • Vocational training and paid work through the manufacture and sale of various products, retail work, and lawn maintenance (examples of assistance are meal preparation, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and other self care activities)

Catholic Charities Gainesville Regional Office - Family Assistance

Catholic Charities provides many services to those in need without regard to race, religion, ethnic group, etc.

Services include:

  • Adoption
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Holiday Assistance
  • Homeless Prevention
  • Housing Opportunities Program (HOP)
  • Mobile Outreach Food Program
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Utility Bill Assistance

Please see the website for more information.

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida - Employment Services

This agency helps people with disabilities with a broad range of services. The goal is to enable them to live as independently as possible. Sign language interpreting services are available. Some Medicaid recipients may be eligible to transfer from a nursing home to their own home.

Services include:

  • ADA Paratransit Screenings
  • Advocacy
  • Disability Travel Training
  • Employment Services
  • Equipment Loan Closet
  • High School High Tech Enrichment Program
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Information and Referral
  • Nursing Home Transition Services
  • Peer Support
  • Sign Language Interpreting
  • Travel Training

Please call for more information.

Locations:
Main Location
222 SW 36th Terrace
Gainesville, Florida
32607
352.378.7474

7361 Forest Oaks Boulevard
Spring Hill, Florida
34606
877.232.8261

3774 West Gulf-to-Lake Highway
Lecanto, Florida

Columbia County Health Department

Columbia County Health Department provides a range of services to the community. Some services are free, or based on a sliding scale fee. Please call or visit our website for more info.

Services include:

  • Adult Health
  • Children’s Health
  • Chronic Disease Services
  • Communicable Disease Services
  • Florida Healthy Start Program
  • Fort White Clinic
  • H1N1 Clinic Schedule
  • HIV/AIDS Services
  • Immunizations
  • Primary Care
  • School Health Coordination
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • WIC (Women, Infant and Children)
  • Women’s Health

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