Other Agencies Organizations Page 7

These resources are in order alphabetically and span more than one page.

Page 1 . . . 1st Choice Behavior Solutions –> Center for the Visually Impaired
Centers for – Florida Center . . . Centers for Independent Living –> Easter Seals Camp
Center – Easter . . .
Elementary & Middle – IEP FAQs. . . Elementary & Middle Schools TAC –> IEP FAQs
Elderly
Independent Living – Pasco County . . . Independent Living Research –> Pasco County
Pasco County Paratransit – United Way. . . . . . .
United Way – Youth Crisis

Resource United Way of Northeast Florida
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Social Services
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Nassau
Long Description MISSION: United Way provides leadership, resources and focus to change lives in our community by creating sustainable improvements in education, income and health.VISION: United Way of Northeast Florida is a leader in ensuring:Children enter kindergarten ready to succeed and students stay in school through graduation; Individuals and families have the opportunity to achieve financial stability; People have the opportunity to lead healthy and engaged lives
Address Line 1 1301 Riverplace Blvd., Ste. 400
City Jacksonville State FL Zip 32207
County Duval CFPC Region Northeast
Website 1 URL http://www.unitedwaynefl.org/
Phone 1 Number 904.390.3200
Email mail@uwnefl.org
Resource United Way of Northeast Florida
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Social Services
Short Desc. Serving Northern St. Johns county.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served St. Johns
Long Description MISSION: United Way provides leadership, resources and focus to change lives in our community by creating sustainable improvements in education, income and health.VISION: United Way of Northeast Florida is a leader in ensuring:Children enter kindergarten ready to succeed and students stay in school through graduation; Individuals and families have the opportunity to achieve financial stability; People have the opportunity to lead healthy and engaged lives
Address Line 1 1301 Riverplace Blvd., Ste. 400
City Jacksonville State FL Zip 32207
County Duval CFPC Region Northeast
Website 1 URL http://www.unitedwaynefl.org/
Phone 1 Number 904.390.3200
Email mail@uwnefl.org
Resource Very Special Camps
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Summer Camps
Short Desc. Very Special Camps is an online resource
Area Served National
Long Description Very Special Camps is an online resource for individuals – with one or more of a wide range of special needs – to effectively obtain information about related summer camp programs and special needs camps
Website 1 URL http://www.veryspecialcamps.com
Resource Virtual Museum to Showcase the History and Achievements of People with Disabilities
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Area Served National
Long Description The Museum of disABILITY History, located in Buffalo, N.Y., has launched an innovative and interactive website to showcase the historical contributions of Americans with disabilities.
Website 1 URL http://www.museumofdisability.org/
Resource VSA Arts of Florida
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Short Desc. VSA arts provides educators, parents, and artists with resources and the tools to support arts programming in schools and communities.
Area Served Florida
Long Description VSA arts is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1974 by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to create a society where all people with disabilities learn through, participate in and enjoy the arts. VSA arts provides educators, parents, and artists with resources and the tools to support arts programming in schools and communities. VSA arts showcases the accomplishments of artists with disabilities. Each year millions of people participate in VSA arts programs through a nationwide network of affiliates and in more that 60 contries around the world. VSA arts is an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.vsafl.org
Phone 1 Description main Phone 1 Number 813-558-5095
Resource WaiverProvider.com
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty * Disabilities – General
Short Desc. WaiverProvider.Com is a directory of medicaid waiver providers.
Area Served Florida
Long Description WaiverProvider.Com is a directory of medicaid waiver providers. We provide much more than just names and phone numbers. We provide detailed information about each provider including: services provided, areas covered, special skills, and experience. Website offers a message board, as well as a Live Discussion Room every Thursday night.
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.waiverprovider.com
Resource We Connect Now
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Post-Secondary Education
Area Served National
Long Description Created by a college student to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment. The We Connect Now website has been up and serving college students with disabilities since April of 2008.
Website 1 URL http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com/
Resource We Connect Now
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Post-Secondary Education
Short Desc. Uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.
Area Served National
Long Description One of the goals of this site is to help college students with disabilities to succeed in their studies by getting the information and support they need, both through resources, links, blogs latest news, studying existing laws and regulation and through personal contacts.
Website 1 URL http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com/
Website 2 Description Facebook
Website 2 URL http://www.facebook.com/pages/We-Connect-Now-National/136925609714725?sk=wall
Resource What can YOU do? The Campaign for Disability Employment
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Employment
Short Desc. Awareness campaign for disability employment
Area Served National
Long Description The Campaign for Disability Employment is a collaborative effort between several disability and business organizations that seek to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers and others to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace as well as the dividend to be realized by fully including people with disabilities at work. Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment.
Website 1 URL www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org
Resource Whole Child Manatee
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Early Intervention
Short Desc. Links families to available services for children birth to 5 years old.
Area Served Specific Florida County Specific County Served Manatee
Long Description Offers web based questionnaire that link fammilies with young children to their choice of needed community services. Families with children are encouraged to complete a Whole Child Profile on line. Families can expect easier access to community services for families with children birth to 5 years old.
City Bradenton State FL
County Manatee CFPC Region Southwest
Website 1 URL www.wholechildmanatee.com
Phone 1 Number 941-749-3059
Resource Wrightslaw
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty * EDUCATION
Short Desc. Excellent resource for special education law.
Area Served National
Long Description Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
Website 1 URL http://www.wrightslaw.com/
Resource Yellow Pages for Kids
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty * General Information
Area Served National
Long Description Find educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities on the Yellow Pages for Kids for your state.
Website 1 Description main
Website 1 URL http://www.yellowpagesforkids.com/help/fl.htm
Resource Youth Crisis Center
Resource Type Other Organization / Agency
Topic or Specialty Social Services
Area Served Unknown
Long Description YCC�s Residential Program provides short-term shelter and counseling to troubled youth ages 10-17 who are referred by law enforcement, schools or other agencies or because they have run away or been locked out of their home.
Address Line 1 3015 Parental Home Rd.
City Jacksonville State FL Zip 32216
County Duval CFPC Region Northeast
Phone 1 Description Local Phone 1 Number 904-720-0002
Phone 2 Description Hopeline Phone 2 Number 1-877-720-0007