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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

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) Gainesville

People with certain disabilities may apply for services from APD.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) may offer the following services:

  • Medicaid HCBS Waiver through iBudget Florida
  • Placement in an intermediate care facility for those with developmental disabilities
  • Supported employment services
  • Supported living services
  • Consumer Directed Care Plus (CDC+)
  • IFS funding for non-waiver customer expenses

Please call for more information.

Answers for Parents Resources & Referrals

Answers for Parents is a free hotline that may be able to help parents with a troubled teen or young adult.

They may be able to help through the following programs:

  • Residential Treatment Centers / Programs
  • Therapeutic Boarding Schools
  • Residential Youth Development Programs / Schools
  • Transitional Boarding Schools
  • Regular / Traditional Boarding Schools
  • Wilderness and/or Outdoor Therapeutic Programs
  • In-Home Intervention Programs
  • Boot Camps
  • Military Schools

Please call or visit website for more information.

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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Department of Children and Families - Child Welfare Services

Florida Department of Children and Families provides Child Welfare Services to children and families in need.

Services Include:

  • Adoption
  • Becoming a Foster Parent
  • Child Care
  • Children's Legal Services
  • Community-Based Care
  • Family Safety
  • Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children
  • Youth & Young Adults

Please call 904.723.2000 or visit website for more information.

Department of Corrections - Victim Services (VINE)

This program helps victims of crimes committed by Florida inmates. Through the VINE program, victims can sign up for an automatic notification service. Anyone may call the toll-free number to get an inmate's current location and release date. You may also register to learn when an inmate is released, transferred, escapes or dies. The VINE service is confidential. It is available 24 hours a day. Please see the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.877.884.2846