The HIV Cares Programs, run by WellCare Florida Council, offers the AIDS Drug Assistance Program. It is also known as ADAP. This program helps HIV-positive people stay healthy. Helps them by assisting with the purchase of HIV prescription medication. They also provide drug treatments for people who do not qualify or are awaiting eligibility for Medicaid. Those who cannot afford to purchase the medications are also eligible for this program. Please call or visit the website for more information.
The HIV Cares Programs, run by WellCare Florida Council, offers the Housing Opportunities Program. It is also known as HOP or HOPWA. This program helps HIV-positive people. Helps them with temporary assistance for their housing needs. And to prevent homelessness. Please call or visit the website for more information.
To Determine Eligibility Call:1.866.901.9646
The Department of Justice Elder Justice Initiative combats elder abuse and neglect. And fraud or other scams targeted at seniors. This is done through enforcement actions. As well as training and resources. Also through victim services and public awareness. The agency helps older victims and their families. Helps by connecting them with the right agency for their needs. As well as empowering them with information. Information about abuse and recovering from its effects. Please call or visit the website for more information.
The agency is part of the Department of Justice’s Project Safe Childhood Program. Their top priority is the protection of children. The protection against crimes of exploitation and abuse. They aggressively investigate, enforce, and prosecute crimes of this kind. Work is done to raise the public’s awareness of online sexual predators. They provide tools and information to educators. As well as parents and children. This is to reduce the likelihood of harm to children. And to encourage the reporting of possible violations.
Talking Books are books and magazines recorded for people who need to hear resources read to them. It is for people with a visual disability or a physical disability. Talking Books are played on special players provided free by the Library.
- Talking Books service is free for the user, including free delivery and return of machines and materials through the mail.
The Universal Service Fund oversees several programs including the Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program helps low-income houses pay for internet in their homes. Monthly discounts on service to those who qualify.
SV4Cs is in charge of the Head Start program. This program is a bridge between families and their community. It is designed to serve children ages 3 to 5. The 10-month program closely follows local school calendars. Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education and parent involvement services. As well as health and nutrition services. Please call or visit the website for more information.
Jennings Learning Center
- 1432 Turrett Ave
- Jennings Florida 32053
The Administration for Community Living or ACL for short. The group believes that services should be strong enough so individuals can be supported in their own home. Or other community-based settings. The group does not help people directly but has several programs to help connect them with services that do. These programs help older adults and people with disabilities. Helps them find supports and services that are needed to successfully live in their communities. Please call or visit the website for more information.
The Administration for Community Living was created around an idea. The idea that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live. Live where they choose. Live with the people they choose. And live with the ability to participate fully in their communities. The group advocates across the federal government for older adults and people with disabilities. They also advocate for their families and caregivers. ACL helps by funding services and support given mainly by networks of community-based organizations. Help is also given with investments in research.