This agency provides assistance in applying for Food Stamps, or getting approval. They provide job help, emergency food and emergency eye glasses. You can apply for cell phone assistance. Please see the website for other services.
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Florida Telecommunications Relay Service provides phones for those who qualify.
Phones are for those who are:
- Hard of Hearing
- Speech Challenged
Please call or visit website for more information.
Florida's Vision Quest provides on-site care to local schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, and other after-school programs. Children with a referral from a school or health department receive a free vision exam and eyeglasses to those who need them. Please call or visit the website for more information.
FTRI has special telephone equipment for people who are hearing or speech challenged. Clients can call other people who use a standard phone. There are also services available for those who speak Spanish.
FTRI has a variety of amplified phones, TTY, Voice Carry-Over (VCO), Hearing Carry-Over (HCO) and CapTel phones. Please see the website for all available equipment.
To qualify, client must be a permanent Florida resident, at least 3 years of age, has a certified hearing loss or speech difficulty and a working landline.
To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1 or use one of the phone numbers below:
GoodDays provides financial support to patients who cannot afford medication. They also offer help with transportation and other travel costs. Please call or visit website for more information.
SHINE volunteers help Seniors with health insurance questions. They provide free information and unbiased counseling. Get Help with questions about: Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicaid, Prescription assistance, Long-term care insurance, and Medicare fraud. Meet with a SHINE volunteer at area counseling sites or by telephone. We can do home visits for those who are housebound.
Please see the website for more information.
NIA offers information about long term care homes. You can get information about different types of homes and what to consider. You will also be able to compare options and resources.
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to provide programs and activities aimed at outreach, education, early intervention, and advocacy for all eating disorders.
The Alliance offers: