District Resources

Putnam 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" Cook | helen.cooke@apdcares.org
(352) 955-6061
Supports persons with developmental disabilities (spina bifida, autism, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome and mental retardation) in living, learning and working in their communities

Children’s Medical Services (CMS)
Maine Office
Valerie Stanley, Team Coordinator | valerie.stanley@flhealth.gov
(904) 633-0300
4539 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Satellite Office
Nicole Heise
507 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-1140
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 - Circuit 7
Patricia Medlock, Regional Director
(904) 723-2000
Provides information and/or services for adoption, child care, family safety, financial assistance, foster care, refugee services and mental health.

Division of Blind Services - Daytona Beach Office
Phyllis Heath, District Administrator
(386) 254-3800 | (800) 329-3801
1185 Dunn Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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 - Unit 08E
T. Wheeler Clemons, Supervisor
(904) 797-6250
25 Deltona Blvd., Suite 3, St. Augustine, FL 32086
Works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain, or retain employment and find meaningful careers.

Florida District Map
Northeast Florida - Orange Region - 2