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Access Florida - Food Stamps(EBT), Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid

The Food Stamp Program(EBT) 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

Arnette House, Inc. - Emergency Shelter & Residential Services

Arnette House, Inc. provides Residential Services. Shelter is for children ages 10 to 17 years old. For those who are runaways, lockouts, homeless, truant, or experiencing parent/child conflict.

The emergency shelters offer:

  • A safe haven for eligible kids, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Activities such as arts, crafts and music, to promote positive youth development
  • Family reunification services and case management
  • Health care coordination services to insure access to medical treatment
  • Life skills groups to promote responsibility and independence
  • Mental health counseling
  • Structured daily living programs employing positive behavior modification techniques
  • Substance abuse prevention services

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Arnette House, Inc. - Group Homes/Transitional Living

Arnette House, Inc. provides Group Homes/Transitional Living. They operate two Foster Care group homes for six boys and six girls. They focus on the physical and emotional well-being of individual clients. They teach methods for sustaining basic life skills aimed at fostering self-sufficiency.

Youth ages 13 to 17 are provided a healthy and supportive living environment. They meet the basic needs such as food and shelter. They will help in their goal to become self-sufficient once they age out of foster care when they turn 18.

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Braille and Talking Books Library

The Division of Blind Services offers the Braille and Talking Book Library. It provides information and reading materials. In Braille and recorded audio formats. The available services are for Florida residents. Those who are unable to use standard print. As a result of visual, physical, or reading disabilities. The equipment needed for the service is loaned to customers. And includes digital players and accessories. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.226.6075

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities - Support Services

UF CARD offers services in 14 Florida counties. They are a team of professionals. That serve children and adults with autism and related disabilities. The services offered are free of charge. For someone to receive services, documentation of a qualifying diagnosis is needed. Please call or visit then website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.754.5891

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Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida - Resource Center

The agency is a disability resource center. They help individuals with disabilities exert their rights to live as independently as possible. The group gives people the tools to be their own best resource. This is done by offering a wide range of programs and services. Please call or visit the website for more information.

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