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FTRI - Special Telephones for the Hearing/Speech Challenged

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:
Voice: 1.800.955.8770
TTY: 1.800.955.8771
ASCII: 1.800.955.1339
VCO-Direct: 1.877.955.8260
STS: 1.877.955.5334
Spanish: 1.877.955.8773

Glades County Health Department - Healthy Start

Healthy Start offers screening for all Florida pregnant women and infants.

Services include:

  • Childbirth, Breastfeeding and Parenting Support and Education
  • Delivery
  • Home Visiting
  • Infant care
  • Information and referral
  • Ongoing care coordination and support to assure access to needed services
  • Postpartum care
  • Preconception Education
  • Preconception planning
  • Prenatal care
  • Psychosocial, nutritional and smoking cessation counseling

Call for more information.

Hope Connections - Support Programs (Buckhead Ridge)

Hope Connections provides Support Programs, such as:

  • Caregiver Support Groups, for individuals who are caring for a loved one
  • Crisis Support, help after a traumatic incident
  • Five Wishes, receive a free copy of Advance Directives
  • Healing Survivors of Suicide, for individuals who have lost a loved one through suicide
  • Hope at Work, local employers can connect with Hope’s services
  • Hope VALOR, services for veterans of the United States military
  • Hope Volunteers, giving back to Hope
  • Memorial Services, memorialize and honor a loved one
  • Mending Steps, grief support groups for adults

Call for more information.

Hope Connections - Support Programs (Moore Haven)

Hope Connections provides Support Programs, such as:

  • Caregiver Support Groups, for individuals who are caring for a loved one
  • Crisis Support, help after a traumatic incident
  • Five Wishes, receive a free copy of Advance Directives
  • Healing Survivors of Suicide, for individuals who have lost a loved one through suicide
  • Hope at Work, local employers can connect with Hope’s services
  • Hope VALOR, services for veterans of the United States military
  • Hope Volunteers, giving back to Hope
  • Memorial Services, memorialize and honor a loved one
  • Mending Steps, grief support groups for adults

Call for more information.

Island Coast AIDS Network - Social Services

Island Coast AIDS Network provides social services including:

  • Behavioral modification training
  • Care management
  • Client food pantry
  • Free HIV testing
  • Free HIV/AIDS training for non-profit organizations, schools, and community groups
  • General HIV/AIDS prevention education
  • Individual training provided to HIV/AIDS infected individuals
  • Minority outreach
  • Nutrition program
  • Peer teen HIV/AIDS educators
  • Probation program
  • Support groups

Please call or visit website for more information.

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