Resources - Parent Support, Work Incentives & Other

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Especially for Parents & Caregivers

Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.

Parent to Parent and Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
22196 Main St., Suite K
Dunedin, FL 34698

(727) 523-1130
(800) 825-5736 (In FL only)


Florida NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness

1030 E Lafayette St, Ste 10
Tallahassee, FL 32301-4587

Fax: (850) 671-5272


Family Care Council Florida

For people in the DD community


Parent to Parent of Miami, Inc.

Community Parent Resource Center
C/O Sunrise Community
7990 SW 117 Ave, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33173

(305) 271-9797


Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Florida Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
1747 Orlando Central Parkway
Orlando, FL 32809-5757

(407) 855-7604
Toll free: (800) 373-5782


Work Incentive, Planning and Assistance Organizations

Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPAs)

(Social Security beneficiaries only)

Statewide Toll Free Number: 1-800-772-1213


Abilities of Florida

2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, FL 33758

727-538-7370 ext. 365


Counties served: Citrus, De Soto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Levy, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, and Sumter

Brevard Achievement Center, Inc.

1845 Cogswell Street
Rockledge, FL 32955

800-467-4486 (Flagler & Volusia Co.)
888-310-6525 (Brevard & Indian Co)
321-632-8610 TTY


Counties served: Brevard, Flagler, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Putnam, Seminole, St. Lucie, and Volusia

Center for Independent Living in Central Florida

720 N. Denning Drive
Winter Park, FL 32789

877-891-6448 (Toll Free)
407-623-1185 TTY
407-623-1390 FAX


Counties served: Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee, Miami-Dade, and Monroe.

Goodwill Industries of North Florida, Inc.

4527 Lenox Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32205

877-346-3349 (Toll Free)


Counties served: Alachua, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Columbia, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Gilchrist, Gulf, Holmes, Lafayette, Liberty, Marion, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Walton, and Washington.

Independent Living Resource Center of NE Florida

2709 Art Museum Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207



Counties served: Baker, Clay, Duval, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Madison, Nassau, Wakulla, and St. John’s.

National Resources

Cornell University

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Program on Employment and Disability


Publication: Policy and Practice Brief Series: The Transition from School to Work (2002)

The National Assistive Technology Advocacy Project

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
237 Main Street, 4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 847-0650
Fax: (716) 874-0227
TTY: (716) 874-1322


Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Boston University
940 Commonwealth Avenue West
Boston, MA 02215

Phone (617) 353-3549
Fax (617) 353-7700


Virginia Commonwealth University - Benefits Assistance Resource Center

Resources for Students, Caregivers, and Faculty
1314 West Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23284-9063

Phone: 804-828-1851
Fax: 804-828-2193


Publication: The Supplemental Security Program and Employment for Young Adults with Disabilities: An analysis of the National Health Survey on Disability (2000)

Institute on Community Integration

National Transition Network (NTN) provides technical assistance and evaluation services to strengthen the capacity of individual states to improve school-to-work transition policies, programs, and practices

University of Minnesota
102 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis MN 55455



National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

1825 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20009

(800) 695-0285 v/tty
(202) 884-8441 fax


Other Resources and Organizations