Promising Practices Transition Sites
Jefferson 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 - Madison
(850) 973-9675 or (866)367-4758
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
Suzanne Bradley, Supervisor Units 5B and 5C | email@example.com
Works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain, or retain employment and find meaningful careers
The ARC Big Bend, Inc.
Assists persons with disabilities to live and work within their communities consistent with their interests, dignity and self-respect
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 Independent Living Resource Center of Northeast Florida
Ivy Summey, Community Work Incentives Coordinator | firstname.lastname@example.org
Works with people with disabilities on Social Security Act benefits, eligibility and planning, work incentives, career development and job placement