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Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Social Services

People with certain disabilities may apply for services from APD.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) may offer the following services:

  • Medicaid HCBS Waiver through iBudget Florida
  • Placement in an intermediate care facility for those with developmental disabilities
  • Supported employment services
  • Supported living services
  • Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+)
  • IFS funding for non-waiver customer expenses

Please call for more information.

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

Florida Division of Blind Services - Vocational Rehabilitation

The aim of this agency is to create a barrier free environment for Floridians with visual disabilities. There are services for children and adults.

Services include:

  • Blind Babies Program
  • Business Enterprise
  • Children's Program
  • Employer Services
  • Independent Living
  • Rehabilitation Center
  • Talking Books Library
  • Transition Services

Please see the website for more information.

Levy County Health Department - Healthy Start of North Central Florida

Healthy Start is a statewide voluntary and free service. It is for eligible pregnant women, infants and children to age three. Services include care coordination and specialized Healthy Start services for pregnant women and infants.

Services:

  • Assessment of infant/child’s growth and development
  • Breastfeeding support and education
  • Care coordination
  • Childbirth education
  • Information about how you can plan future pregnancies for better health
  • Interconceptional education and counseling
  • Nutrition/healthy eating information for improved infant health
  • Parenting support and education
  • Psychosocial counseling
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress reduction techniques

Call for more information.

St. Francis House - Food & Shelter

This ministry provides food, shelter, and case management in a safe environment for people in Alachua County. They also run Arbor House for homeless women. Please see the website for more details.

Services Include:

  • Arbor House
  • Case Management
  • Daily Showers
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Personal Hygiene Items & Clothing
  • Referrals
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Sunrise Residence Inn
  • Transitional Housing
  • Veterans Affairs

Additional Locations:
Hamilton County
2618 NW 6th Street
Gainesville, FL. 32609
352.505.3521

St. Johns County
70 Washington Street
St. Augustine, FL. 32084
904.829.8937

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