Franklin
District Resources

Franklin 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, One-Stop Center - Panama City (serves Franklin)
(850) 872-4340 ext. 100 | (800) 955-8771
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.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Michael Nobles, Supervisor | michael.nobles@vr.fldoe.org
(850) 482-9600
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
(352) 377-2555 | (800) 733-5627
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 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
Work with people with disabilities on Social Security Act benefits, eligibility and planning; work incentives; career development; and job placement.

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