District Resources

Pasco 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 Persons with Disabilities (APD)
Jeff Smith, Suncoast Region Manager
(800) 615-8720
1313 North Tampa Street, Suite 515, Tampa, FL 33602
Serving DeSoto, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota counties, APD works in partnership with local communities and private providers to assist people who have developmental disabilities and their families. APD also provides assistance in identifying the needs of people with developmental disabilities for supports and services. The agency serves more than 50,000 Floridians with the following disabilities: People severely impaired by Autism, Cerebral palsy, Spina bifida, Intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome.

CareerSource Pasco Hernando  
(352) 200-3020 
7361 Forest Oaks Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34606 
Career Source New Port Richey
(727) 484-3400
4440 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, FL 34652
Career Source Dade City
(813) 377-1300
15000 Citrus Country Dr. Suite 303, Dade City, FL 33523
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 Blind Services
Nancy Brown, Supervisor  
(863) 499-2385  
Division of Blind Services, 402 S. Kentucky Avenue, Suite 340, Lakeland, FL 33801  
The Florida Division of Blind Services helps blind and visually impaired individuals achieve their goals and live their lives with as much independence and self-direction as possible

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Spring Hill Unit 16A 
Kevin Bargerstock, Supervisor 
(352) 610-5212 
7361 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34606 
Works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain, or retain employment and find meaningful careers

Florida District Map
West Central Florida - Blue Region - 4