Programs and Services

Empowering People with Disabilities

Accessibility Programs and Services

ASL Sign Language Interpreting Services

CART Real-Time Captioning Services

CORE Interpreter Mentoring Program

ASL Sign Language Interpreting Program

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The ASL Sign Language Interpreting Program provides effective communication for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Interpreting services assists both individuals and businesses communicate.

CART Real-Time Captioning Program

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The Temporary Loan Closet provides a large selection of medical equipment to help people gain and maintain independence. Short and long-term loans are available.

CORE Interpreter Mentoring Program

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CORE provides a six-month mentoring experience for sign language interpreters to improve their skill sets and effective communication.

Assistive Technology and Equipment Programs

Brooks Temporary Loan Closet

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

Florida Telecommunication Relay, Inc.

Computer Loan Program

Brooks Temporary Loan Closet (TLC)

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The Temporary Loan Closet provides a large selection of medical equipment to help people gain and maintain independence. Short and long-term loans are available.

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)

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FAAST provides device loans, demonstration, reutilization, training, information and assistance, and a statewide financing program.

Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI)

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FTRI provides specialized phones and other telecommunication devices to individuals with hearing and speech disabilities.

Computer Loans


CIL provides computers to individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19 and are working towards their independent living goals.

Community Based Programs

Deaf Empowerment Program

Disability Victims Advocacy Program

Housing Assistance and Referral Program

Deaf Empowerment Program (DEP)

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DEP provides services to people who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing to assist individuals reach their goals for independence.

Disability Victims Advocacy (DVA) Program

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DVA provides support to individuals with disabilities who have been victims of crime to find independence, safety, and justice.

Housing Assistance and Referral Program (HARP)

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HARP refers qualified individuals to apartment complexes throughout Northeast Florida.

Employment Programs

Careers 360 Employment Services Program

James Patrick Personal Assistance Services

Work Incentives Planning and Assistance

Careers 360 Employment Services Program

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Careers 360 provides employment support to individuals and businesses to help prepare, find, and keep a job. Services are available to job-seekers, employees, and businesses.

James Patrick Personal Assistance Services (JPPAS)

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JPPAS provides monthly stipends to adult Floridians with significant disabilities who require personal assistance services to attain and maintain competitive and integrated employment.

Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)

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WIPA educates Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries on how work could impact benefits.

Youth Programs and Services

Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program

Youth Career Camps

On-the-Job Training

Youth Career Camps

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The Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) is a high-tech, career-focused mentoring program for youth involved with or at risk of becoming involved with the juvenile justice system

Youth Career Camps


Career Camps provide youth who are active with Vocational Rehabilitation with work-readiness, job exploration, and work-based learning experiences. Camps are fun, free, and hosted throughout the year.

On-the-Job Training

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In partnership with Vocational Rehabilitation, CIL provides the opportunity for youth and adults to experience careers in different industries.

Five Core Services

Information and Referral

Advocacy


Advocacy services provide individuals the tools to advocate for themselves and makes systems change in the community.

Advocacy

Information and Referral


Information and Referral Program is the clearing house for disability related information. The program connects individuals with and without disabilities to local, state, and federal resources.

Independent Living Skills Training

Independent Living Skills Training


Independent Living Skills Training provide individuals and groups with critical skills to gain and maintain independence.

Peer Mentoring and Support

Peer Mentoring and Support


Peer Mentoring and Support connects people with disabilities to build social and support networks.

Transition

Transition


Transition assists individuals leaving or avoiding institutional settings to gain and maintain community-based living.

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