Resource Providers for Families, Guardians & Caregivers

 

We wouldn’t be who we are without the amazing community of resource providers in Northeast Florida. Explore the links below for events and information to help you care for your loved ones.

PLEASE NOTE: The links below go to sites that are not owned or controlled by DiFranza Law. We are not responsible for content on the sites or social media pages.

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. is a non-profit law firm providing free legal help with offices in Gainesville, Jacksonville and Lake City, Florida. They are dedicated to the provision of quality legal assistance to the poor, abused, disabled and elderly, and to empowerment through preventive legal education. They provide free civil legal help to low income families in seventeen counties.

Website:
https://www.trls.org/

Phone:
(866) 256-8091

Email:
info@trls.org

Address:
3225 University Blvd S
Jacksonville, FL 32216

The Arc Jacksonville

The Arc Jacksonville serves and advocates for individuals with intellectual and developmental differences to achieve their full potential and to participate in community life. From their grassroots beginnings, they have flourished into a respected community partner that serves more than 500 individuals a day—offering a full range of education, employment and advocacy services that empower individuals to achieve their full potential.

Website:
https://arcjacksonville.org/

Phone:
(904) 355-0155

Email:
info@arcjacksonville.org

Address:
1050 N Davis Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209

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The Arc of the St. Johns

The Arc of the St. Johns chapter was founded in 1972 and is committed to working hard to promote and protect human rights and to help people with I/DD achieve full and satisfying lives in their own community. They currently operate 2 charter schools, multiple adult day programs, continuing adult education classes, residential programs and employment programs.

Website:
https://www.arcsj.org/

Phone:
(904) 824-7249

Email:
info@arcsj.com

Address:
2101 Arc Dr.
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Brights Feats

Brights Feats’ mission is to provide a publication and platform for Families and Loved ones of those with special needs to find the resources they need to have optimal success with health improvements and independence.

Jax, St. Augustine, Flagler:
https://www.brightfeats.com/jacksonville

Phone:
(407) 951-6117

Email:
admin@brightfeats.com

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ElderSource

ElderSource offers programs for Medicare Help, Adults with Disabilities, Veterans Support, and Long Term Care. It is their mission to:

  • Identify the needs of elders and caregivers in our service area;
  • Develop plans to meet these growing needs of our aging population;
  • Contract with local agencies to deliver services to clients who need help; and
  • Provide oversight of the contracts, ensuring good stewardship of funds and quality services.

Website:
https://myeldersource.org/

Phone:
(904) 391-6600

Address:
10688 Old St Augustine Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32257

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Family Care Council – Area 1

Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton:
https://www.fccflorida.org/area-1-fcc.html

Family Care Council – Area 4

Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, and St. John:
https://www.fccflorida.org/area-4-fcc.html

Henderson Haven

Henderson Haven is a non-profit organization located in Orange Park, Florida that offers support and advocacy services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. They provide intensive behavioral intervention, early autism intervention, developmental disability services, autism service dogs and resource services for parents and caregivers.

Website:
https://hendersonhaven.org/

Phone:
(904) 264-2522

Email:
info@HendersonHaven.org

Address:
772 Foxridge Center Dr
Orange Park FL 32065

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA)

Established in 1937, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm focused on delivering economic, social, and housing justice to low-income and at-risk individuals and families on the First Coast. JALA helps residents in each of the 17 counties in North Florida including: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy,  Madison, Nassau, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, and Union. Depending on the legal problem, JALA offers different kinds of help.

Website:
https://www.jaxlegalaid.org/

Jacksonville – Duval & Nassau Counties
126 W. Adams St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 356-8371

St. Johns County Legal Aid
222 San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 827-9921

Clay County Legal Aid
825 N. Orange Avenue, Rm 308
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
(904) 284-8410

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Jacksonville School for Autism

Jacksonville School for Autism (JSA) is dedicated to helping individuals with autism and their families by tapping into all available resources to provide “outside of the desk” thinking. With a focus on whole child development and individualized programs that encourage both family and community involvement, JSA is able to nurture each student to reach his/her full potential. Not just a place for learning, JSA creates an environment where relationships grow and lives are changed.

Website:
https://www.jsakids.org/

Phone:
(904) 732-4343

Email:
info@jsakids.org

Address:
9000 Southside Blvd
Bldg. 900
Jacksonville, FL 32256

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Mainspring Academy

Mainspring Academy’s mission is to provide quality, individualized education in a safe learning environment where children with intellectual and developmental differences can thrive. Centrally located off of JTB and I95, their campus includes large classrooms, a vocational training room, a sensory room, computer lab, art studio and playground. In addition to these common spaces, there are two 1:1 quiet rooms for individualized programming and testing.

 

Website:
https://www.mainspringacademy.org/

Phone:
(904) 503-0344

Address
6700 Southpoint Parkway
Suite 400
Jacksonville, FL 32216

North Florida School Of Special Education

North Florida School of Special Education serves students with intellectual and developmental differences in the greater Jacksonville area. The NFSSE students receive a quality education, work alongside our teaching professionals and resource therapies staff to improve their academic, vocational and social skills and participate as contributing members in the community. North Florida School of Special Education is a 501 (c)(3) organization and is fully accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS).

Website:
https://www.northfloridaschool.org/

Phone:
(904) 724-8323

Email:
info@northfloridaschool.org

Address:
223 Mill Creek Road
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Location

3840 Belfort Road, 

Jacksonville, FL 32216

Hours:

Monday – Thursday

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.