The American Cancer Society may be able to provide transportation. Rides may be available to cancer patients to and from treatment. Medical air transport may also be available. Please call or visit website for more information.
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Children’s Home Society of Florida provides Independent and Transitional Living. This program helps youth in foster care and young adults exiting foster care. Youth between ages 13 to 23 may be helped through independent living. Youth and young adults ages 18 to 23 may be helped through transitional living. Please call or visit website for more information.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center offers equipment on long-term loan with Florida residents. Residents must be hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, or speech challenged. The equipment is offered at no charge to the consumer.
Equipment offered include:
- Volume/Tone Control Phones
- Volume/Visual Phone Signalers
Please call for visit website for more information.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) helps America’s disabled veterans and their families.
- Community outreach
- Death benefits
- Filing claims for VA disability compensation and pension
- Health care
- Home loan guaranty
- Information seminars
- Life insurance
- Represent veterans and active duty military personnel before Discharge Review Boards, Boards for Correction of Military Records, Physical Evaluation Boards and other official panels
- Vocational rehabilitation and employment, education
Please call for or visit website for more information.
The program offers relevant personal, social, therapeutic, and work skill training to adults with disabilities through community and center-based resources. The activities are designed to advance individual independence and expand participants’ life choices at work, home, school, and in the community.
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FTRI has special telephone equipment for people who are hearing or speech challenged. Clients can call other people who use a standard phone. There are also services available for those who speak Spanish.
FTRI has a variety of amplified phones, TTY, Voice Carry-Over (VCO), Hearing Carry-Over (HCO) and CapTel phones. Please see the website for all available equipment.
To qualify, client must be a permanent Florida resident, at least 3 years of age, has a certified hearing loss or speech difficulty and a working landline.
To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1 or use one of the phone numbers below:
Island Coast AIDS Network provides social services including:
- Behavioral modification training
- Care management
- Client food pantry
- Free HIV testing
- Free HIV/AIDS training for non-profit organizations, schools, and community groups
- General HIV/AIDS prevention education
- Individual training provided to HIV/AIDS infected individuals
- Minority outreach
- Nutrition program
- Peer teen HIV/AIDS educators
- Probation program
- Support groups
Please call or visit website for more information.
This program helps family members reunite with each other. They conduct searches using a variety of different methods. Please be advised that their resources are limited and they cannot always conduct a search for all clients. Please see the website for more information.
Click here for useful information: http://salvationarmyusa.org/usn/missing-persons