Escambia
District Resources

Escambia 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 - Pensacola
(850) 607-8748
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.

Career Source EscaRosa
(850) 607-8752

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation  
Vicki Jones, Supervisor Unit 1D | vicki.jones@vr.fldoe.org
(850) 484-1660
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. Accommodations are available during training. Participants are usually matched with their interest areas in Job Corp Centers near their residences.

Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)
Contracted through Goodwill Industries of North Florida - Jacksonville   
Josh Wadsworth, WIPA Leader
(352) 335-1311 | (877) 346-3349
Lisa Bloodworth, Coordinator
(877) 827-2372
Works with people with disabilities on Social Security Act benefits, eligibility and planning; work incentives; career development; and job placement.

Florida District Map
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