Promising Practices Transition Sites
Sumter 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
(352) 360-6280 ext. 6400
Sumter Career & Adult Education on the Lake-Sumter State College Campus
1425 CS 526A, Room 3103, Sumterville, FL 33585
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
Danielle Delgado, Supervisor
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. Training accommodations are available. Students are usually matched with programs in their interest areas and near their residences.
Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)
Contracted through Abilities Inc. of Florida
Sharon Willman, Community Work Incentives Coordinator
(866)-538-7370 ext. 365 | (866) 831-4559 ext. 238
Works with people with disabilities on Social Security Act benefits, eligibility and planning, work incentives, career development and job placement