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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.

Main Location
222 SW 36th Terrace
Gainesville, Florida

7361 Forest Oaks Boulevard
Spring Hill, Florida

3774 West Gulf-to-Lake Highway
Lecanto, Florida

Client Service Center

Services Include:

  • Alzheimer's Disease Initiative
  • Assisted Living Medicaid Waiver
  • Community Care for the Elderly
  • Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP)
  • Home Care for the Elderly (HCE)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Medicaid Waiver
  • Transportation Services

Please see the website for all services.

Florida Department of Elder Affairs - Aging and Disability Resource Center

This agency helps Florida's seniors. It is their one-stop shop for all elder services. They can get referrals for services such as Food Stamps or Medicare.

Services Include:

  • Long term care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders - SHINE Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)

Please see the website for more information.

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc.

JALA has a team of 30 lawyers that provides civil legal aid to those in need. JALA covers many areas of the law. It does not discriminate in respect to race, sex, national origin, religion, disability, or age. Please see the website for all services.

Legal Areas Served Include:

  • Consumer law
  • Community counsel
  • Child & youth advocacy
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing services
  • Elder law
  • Employment/Unemployment
  • Fair housing unit
  • Family law
  • Health & public benefits
  • Mental Health Advocacy Project
  • Mortgage Rescue Project
  • Prisoner Re-Entry Project
  • Refugee immigration
  • Ryan White-HIV/AIDS Unit

Additional Locations:
Boulevard Comprehensive Care Center
515 West 6th Street
Jacksonville, FL

Clay County
825 N. Orange Avenue, Room 308
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

SHINE-Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders

SHINE provides health insurance counseling to Florida's elders. Their caregivers and families can also access this information. All services are free. Please see the website for more information.

SHINE can help with:

  • Long-Term Care Planning
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Prescription Assistance

Website: http://www.FLORIDASHINE.org
Phone: 1.800.963.5337

Bradford County Locations:
ACORN Clinic
23320 N State Road 235
Brooker, FL
By appointment only
352.285.2926 or 352.285.1133
(serves Alachua, Bradford and Union Counties)

Bradford County Health Department
1801 N Temple Avenue
Starke, FL
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Bradford County Public Library
456 W Pratt Street
Starke, FL
2nd and 4th Thursday of each month; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bradford County Senior Center
1805 N Temple Avenue
Starke, FL
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM