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Children’s Home Society of Florida - Independent and Transitional Living

Children’s Home Society of Florida provides Independent and Transitional Living. This program helps youth in foster care and young adults exiting foster care. Youth between ages 13 to 23 may be helped through independent living. Youth and young adults ages 18 to 23 may be helped through transitional living. Please call or visit website for more information.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center - Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan Program

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center offers equipment on long-term loan with Florida residents. Residents must be hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, or speech challenged. The equipment is offered at no charge to the consumer.

Equipment offered include:

  • TTY's
  • Volume/Tone Control Phones
  • Volume/Visual Phone Signalers

Please call for visit website for more information.

Disabled American Veterans - Services for Veterans

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) helps America’s disabled veterans and their families.

Assistance includes:

  • Community outreach
  • Counseling
  • Death benefits
  • Filing claims for VA disability compensation and pension
  • Health care
  • Home loan guaranty
  • Information seminars
  • Life insurance
  • Represent veterans and active duty military personnel before Discharge Review Boards, Boards for Correction of Military Records, Physical Evaluation Boards and other official panels
  • Vocational rehabilitation and employment, education

Please call for or visit website for more information.

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

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.