Q: Where do I go for help with my disability, money, medical and family issues?

The Clearinghouse on Disability Information – for all disability-related services, programs and resources in the State of Florida – 1-877-232-4968

Congressman :
Working for Florida’s Sixth District since 1989
2370 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone (202) 225-5744
Fax (202) 225-3973
Ocala
115 S.E. 25th Ave.
Ocala, FL 34471
Phone 352-351-8777
Gainesville
5700 SW 34th St., Suite 425
Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone 352-337-0003
Orange Park
1726 Kingsley Ave., Suite 8
Orange Park, FL 32073
Phone 904-269-3203
United States Senate, 356 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510
Main: (202) 224-3041, Toll free: (866) 630-7106
Fax: (202) 228-5171, TTY: (407) 254-5548

DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION-(may provide assistance for job retraining and sometimes medical care):
2002 Old Saint Augustine Road, Building #A
Tallahassee, Florida 32301-4862
Phone: 800-451-4327
Ocala 352-732-1750 ext. 120 or 352-237-2111 ext. 41530
Gainesville 352-395-5641 or 352-955-2019 (work related injuries)
www.RehabWorks.org 800-451-4327
UNITED WAY CALL FOR HELP 211 www.uwmc.org
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.
352-629-6257 (Marion County)
800-363-2357 (toll-free)

ABUSE. ADULT, CHILD AND DOMESTIC
Hotline Report Abuse or Neglect 800-962-2873
Arnette House Intervention Services for Youth 7 Families 352-622-4432    http://arnettehouse.org/
Children’s Abuse Prevention Services for Abused or Neglected Children 352-334-1330
Children’s Advocacy Center Services for Abused or Neglected Children 352-873-4739
Guardian Ad Litem Volunteer Representative for Abused Children 352-369-2525 www.guardianadlitem.org
Rape Crisis & Domestic Violence Ctr. Adult, Child and Domestic 352-622-8495

ADOPTION
Dept of children & families Foster care licensing 877-822-1995    www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/childcare

AIDS AWARENESS
AIDS Hotline CDC National STD/AIDS Hotline 24/7 Hotline 800-342-AIDS
American Red Cross Health, Safety and Disaster Services 352-622-3457 www.daytonaredcross.org
Marion County Health Dept. Health Care, Immunizations & Other Serv. 352-629-0137
Mahogany Revue Research 352-671-1117 www.mahoganyrevue.com

CHILDCARE
Childhood Development Services Childcare Resource & Referral, Head Start 352-629-0055

CHILDREN’S HEALTH SERVICES

Childrens Medical Services for eligible Children w/special needs 352-369-2100  http://www.cms-kids.com/
Community Health Services Walk-In Clinic for Indigents 352-732-6599
Early Intervention Program/DEI Developmental Evaluations, Birth to 3 Years www.zerotothree.org
Healthy Start Program for Healthy Moms & Healthy Babies 352-629-0137 www.healthystartflorida.com
Marion County Health Dept. Health Care, Immunizations and other Serv. 352-629-0137

COUNSELING & MENTAL HEALTH
The Centers 352-291-5500
Meridian Behavioral Health 352-374-5600
Arnette House, Inc. Intervention Services for Youth and Families 352-622-4432 www.arnettehouse@geocity.com
Counseling and Resource Center Mental Health Services for All Ages 352-861-8044
Access to services Mental Health/Substance abuse 352-291-5500 www.thecenters.us/
Crisis Line- 24 hrs crisis hot line 352-629-9595 http://suicidehotlines.com/florida.html
Professional Counseling Center Counseling for Those Without Resources 352-402-9967
Rape Crisis & Domestic Violence 352-622-5919    http://ocaladvshelter.org
Save-A-Friend Hotline Anonymous Intervention 877-737-4363
Hope Hotline Suicide Prevention 800-784-2433 www.hopeline.com

DISABILITIES
Shands Indigent Care Program 352-265-0224
Advocacy Center for Persons w/ Disabilities 800-342-0823 www.advocacycenter.org
Association for Retarded Citizens Day Programs and Group Homes 352-387-2210 www.mcarc.com
Division of Blind Services Serves All Age Groups 800-443-0908 www.state.fl.us/dbs/index.shtml
Center for Independent Living Provides Skills for Independent Living 352-368-3788 www.cilncf.org
Developmental Services 352-732-1441 OR 352-732-1447
Disability Hotline Grants Program 888-838-2253
Epilepsy Services Gainesville/Ocala 352-378-4324
Florida Center for the Blind 352-873-4700 http://flblind.org/
FDLRS/Child Find Screening of Pre-School Children for Disabilities 352-591-4300 www.fdlrssprings.org
Isaiah Foundation Respite Care and Training for Care-Givers 352-804-6809
Social Security Administration Benefits to the Disabled 800-772-1213 www.socialsecurity.gov
Vocational Rehabilitation Help to Employ Physically or Mentally Disabled 352-629-1903
We Who Care of Marion County Additional Opportunities for the Mentally Retarded 352-629-1903 www.homesaleflorida.com/wewhocare.htm
Interfaith 352-629-8868

DISASTER AND PLANNING/RELIEF
American Red Cross 352-622-3457 www.daytonaredcross.org
referral 800-334-1447
info 352-671-6891
Free or Low Cost Medications web sites
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturer’s 800-762-4636
Partnership for Prescription Assistance 1-888-477-2669
http://www.myrxadvocate.com/
http://www.freemedicinerevolution.com/

Other services
Alcoholics Anonymous 352-867-0660
Arthritis Foundation information line 800-283-7800
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America 800-727-8462
Attention –Deficit Disorder- Feingold Association of the U.S. 800-321-3287
American Brain Tumor Association 800-886-2282
Florida Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Program 800-342-0778
Y-Me National Organization for Breast Cancer Information 800-221-2141
American Cancer Society- Cancer Support Groups 352-629-4727
American Cancer Society 100-ACS-2345
Fibromyalgia Network 800-853-2929
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Ocala Inc- 352-351-4663
Health and Rehabilitative Services 352-620-3000
American Heart Assoc. 800-242-8721
Hepatitis Information Line 888-4-HEPCDC
National Kidney Foundation 800-622-9010
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 800-955-4572
American Liver Foundation 800-223-0179
American Lung Association 800-586-4872
Lupus Foundation of America 800-558-0121
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America 800-532-7667
Muscular Dystrophy Association 800-572-1717
Salvation Army 352-629-2004

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