District Resources

Clay 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.

Local Agency Resources

Agency for Persons with Disabilities 
Helen "Renee" Cooke | 
(352) 955-6061 
Supports persons with developmental disabilities (intellectual disabilities, down syndrome, spina bifida, autism, cerebral palsy and Prader-Willi syndrome) in living, learning and working in their communities. 

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) - Gainesville  
Valerie Stanley, Team Coordinator | 
(904) 633-0300 
Offers programs for children and young adults with special needs including health services, child protection and safety, child and family information, early intervention and child development and newborn screening provided by highly qualified physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare providers 

Department of Children and Families   
Patricia Medlock, Regional Director 
(904) 723-2000 | 1-866-762-2237 
Supports persons with developmental disabilities (spina bifida, autism, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome and intellectual disabilities) in living, learning and working in their communities. 

Division of Blind Services - Jacksonville District Office  
Robert Lewis, District Administrator
(904) 348-2730 | (800) 226-6356
1809 Art Museum Drive, Suite 201, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Provides services to persons who are blind, have severe visual impairments and have disabling conditions that make it difficult to read regular print including early-intervention education to children from birth to 5 years of age, a school-to-work transition program, independent living services, job opportunities in food service and Braille and talking book library services.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Jacksonville Unit 08C  
Danielle Mata, Supervisor |
(904) 573-3910
330 Crossing Blvd., Unit 205, Orange Park, FL 32073  
Works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain, or retain employment and find meaningful careers

Florida District Map
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