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CARC - Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. - Adult Day Training

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)

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

Columbia County Health Department

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

March of Dimes - Advocacy

March of Dimes speaks out for laws that improve health care for women and children. Volunteers and staff reach out to government officials in response to Florida action alerts. Topics of interest may include health care coverage, research and public policy studies. Local volunteers are always welcome. Please call for more information.

March of Dimes - Baby Advice

March of Dimes offers advice for new mothers. You can type in questions online and get answers right away. The website has information about a number of interesting topics. Please see the website for more information.

Topic Include:

  • Caring for your baby
  • Complications and loss
  • Preparing for your baby
  • Your baby’s health

Pregnancy Care Center

Pregnancy Care Center provides a range of free and confidential services. Services are provided to women who may be pregnant. Please call or visit our website for more info.

Services include:

  • Adoption Help
  • After Abortion Support
  • Community Service Referrals
  • Material Aid
  • Maternity & Baby Needs
  • Medical Referral Service
  • Options Information
  • Parenting Classes
  • Parenting Support
  • Peer Counseling
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Shelter & Housing Referrals
  • Ultrasound

24-hour helpline: 1.800.712.4357