District Resources

Walton County resources related to the transition of students with disabilities are provided in multiple categories in the box to the right. Some resources may be included in more than one category.

Employment Program Resources

Agency for Workforce Innovation, JobsPlus One-Stop Center - DeFuniak Springs
(850) 892-8668 Provides a full array of employment and training related services for job seekers, workers, youth and businesses. May include Disability Program Navigators, Vocational Rehabilitation counselors and Veterans Services on site

Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) - Unit 2A
John Mirra, Supervisor | john.mirra@vr.fldoe.org
(850) 833-9114
Works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain, or retain employment and find meaningful careers

Job Corps Centers in Florida
Provide comprehensive residential education and job training for youth ages 16 through 24; the upper age limit may be waived for applicants with disabilities. Training accommodations are available. Students are usually matched with programs in their interest areas and near their residences

Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)
Contracted through Goodwill Industries of North Florida - Jacksonville
Carmen Sheppard | csheppard@goodwilljax.org
Arnette Jacobs | ajacobs@goodwilljax.org
(352) 335-1311 | (877) 346-3349
Works with people with disabilities on Social Security Act benefits, eligibility and planning; work incentives; career development; and job placement

Florida District Map
Northwest Florida - Yellow Region - 1