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CARC - Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. - Client Services

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)

Florida Health Columbia County - Services

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

Healthy Start of Central & North Florida Coalitions - The Connect Program

The Connect Program is a referral program. They provide many programs and resources. Some programs include infant safety, family planning, child development, nutrition, and more. Resources may include food, housing aid, employment, and more. This program is for pregnant women, infants, and families with young children. Eligibility is based on a screening. Call or visit the website for more information.

Healthy Start of Central & North Florida Coalitions - The MIECHV/Parents as Teachers Program

MIECHV/Parents as Teachers is a free program for parents with infants and young kids in stressful life situations. They teach parents and caregivers skills to help their children be healthy, safe, and ready to succeed in school. This program is for families with kids up to age 3 in Alachua and Marion counties. In Bradford, Columbia, and Putnam counties, this program is for families with kids up to age 5. Call or visit the website for more information.

North Florida Office of Public Guardian - Case Management

North Florida Office of Public Guardian helps disabled adults without family. They offer case management.

Services include:

  • 24 hour, on-call availability
  • Securing and overseeing any public benefits each ward is entitled to receive
  • Managing finances
  • Securing and oversight of support and supplemental services
  • Evaluating the personal, familial, medical and care needs of the ward
  • Maintaining communication with the ward’s family, if any, based on availability and receptiveness
  • Evaluation and placement in an appropriate residential setting (e.g. own home, assisted living facility, nursing home)
  • Authorization of medical treatment after medical consultation
  • Arranging Do Not Resuscitate, Termination of Life Support orders and burial arrangements when necessary

Please call or visit website for more information.