Ability1st, Center for Independent Living of North FL

Address

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 575-9621

http://www.ability1st.info

Description:

*Core services for persons with disabilities including independent living skills training, information and referral to other relevant organizations, and peer support
*Construction of wheelchair ramps or half-steps, durable medical equipment loans such as wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, shower chairs and disposable medical supplies (incontinence products) for low income persons with disabilities
*Assistance in applying for social security benefits for persons with mental health or substance abuse disabilities
*FTRI Amplified Phones (free) for persons with hearing or speech loss; beginning and intermediate American Sign Language classes open to any adult in the community
*Home Modification Program provides home improvements necessary to eliminate health, safety and architectural barriers. In addition to wheelchair ramp construction, other modifications may include installing handrails, widening doorways and replacing a bathtub with a walk-in shower
*Youth Transition: High School High Tech (HSHT) gives youth ages 14-22 with all types of disabilities the opportunity to explore jobs or post-secondary education leading to technology-related careers; open to youth from Leon, Gadsden or Wakulla counties. Activities include career counseling and workshops, industry and campus tours, summer internships, and community service projects
*Weekly mental health suppport group
*Special funding available for the purchase of equipment for those living with paralysis, there may be a wait list depending on the type of equipment needed

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

August 17, 2021

Address Listings

Mailing

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Physical (Primary)

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number

(850) 575-9621

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

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