Ability1st, Center for Independent Living of North FL

Address

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 575-9621

http://www.ability1st.info

AKA:

CILNF

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

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

August 21, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Mailing

1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number

(850) 575-9621

ADA Implementation Assistance

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

Hours

8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

Fees

None for most services

Intake Procedure

Call for appointment

Languages

English, American Sign Language (ASL)

Service Area

Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Gadsden County
      • Jefferson County
        • Leon County
          • Madison County
            • Taylor County
              • Wakulla County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TP-4000.3250-050) and related services within the Service Tree.
              Assistive Technology Equipment

              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

              Hours

              8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

              Required Documents

              None

              Eligibility

              Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

              Fees

              None for most services

              Intake Procedure

              Call for appointment

              Languages

              English, American Sign Language (ASL)

              Service Area

              Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Florida
                • Gadsden County
                  • Jefferson County
                    • Leon County
                      • Madison County
                        • Taylor County
                          • Wakulla County
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-0600) and related services within the Service Tree.
                          Health/Disability Related Counseling

                          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

                          Hours

                          8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                          Required Documents

                          None

                          Eligibility

                          Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                          Fees

                          None for most services

                          Intake Procedure

                          Call for appointment

                          Languages

                          English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                          Service Area

                          Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                          • Florida
                            • Gadsden County
                              • Jefferson County
                                • Leon County
                                  • Madison County
                                    • Taylor County
                                      • Wakulla County
                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-300) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                      Health/Disability Related Support Groups

                                      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

                                      Hours

                                      8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                                      Required Documents

                                      None

                                      Eligibility

                                      Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                                      Fees

                                      None for most services

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Call for appointment

                                      Languages

                                      English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                      Service Area

                                      Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                      Geography Served

                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                      • Florida
                                        • Gadsden County
                                          • Jefferson County
                                            • Leon County
                                              • Madison County
                                                • Taylor County
                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                  Home/Community Based Developmental Disabilities Programs

                                                  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

                                                  Hours

                                                  8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                                                  Required Documents

                                                  None

                                                  Eligibility

                                                  Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                                                  Fees

                                                  None for most services

                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                  Call for appointment

                                                  Languages

                                                  English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                  Service Area

                                                  Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                  Geography Served

                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                  • Florida
                                                    • Gadsden County
                                                      • Jefferson County
                                                        • Leon County
                                                          • Madison County
                                                            • Taylor County
                                                              • Wakulla County
                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-3100) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                              Independent Living Skills Instruction

                                                              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

                                                              Hours

                                                              8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                                                              Required Documents

                                                              None

                                                              Eligibility

                                                              Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                                                              Fees

                                                              None for most services

                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                              Call for appointment

                                                              Languages

                                                              English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                              Service Area

                                                              Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                              Geography Served

                                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                              • Florida
                                                                • Gadsden County
                                                                  • Jefferson County
                                                                    • Leon County
                                                                      • Madison County
                                                                        • Taylor County
                                                                          • Wakulla County
                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-3200) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                          Mobility Aids

                                                                          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

                                                                          Hours

                                                                          8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                                                                          Required Documents

                                                                          None

                                                                          Eligibility

                                                                          Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                                                                          Fees

                                                                          None for most services

                                                                          Intake Procedure

                                                                          Call for appointment

                                                                          Languages

                                                                          English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                          Service Area

                                                                          Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                          Geography Served

                                                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                          • Florida
                                                                            • Gadsden County
                                                                              • Jefferson County
                                                                                • Leon County
                                                                                  • Madison County
                                                                                    • Taylor County
                                                                                      • Wakulla County
                                                                                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LH-0600.5000) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                      Ramp Construction Services

                                                                                      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

                                                                                      Hours

                                                                                      8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                                                                                      Required Documents

                                                                                      None

                                                                                      Eligibility

                                                                                      Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                                                                                      Fees

                                                                                      None for most services

                                                                                      Intake Procedure

                                                                                      Call for appointment

                                                                                      Languages

                                                                                      English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                      Service Area

                                                                                      Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                                      Geography Served

                                                                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                      • Florida
                                                                                        • Gadsden County
                                                                                          • Jefferson County
                                                                                            • Leon County
                                                                                              • Madison County
                                                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-3000.3500-700) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                                  Sign Language Instruction

                                                                                                  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

                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                  8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                  Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                  None for most services

                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                  Call for appointment

                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                  English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                  Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                  • Florida
                                                                                                    • Gadsden County
                                                                                                      • Jefferson County
                                                                                                        • Leon County
                                                                                                          • Madison County
                                                                                                            • Taylor County
                                                                                                              • Wakulla County
                                                                                                              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LR-8000.0500-800) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                                              Youth Employment Programs

                                                                                                              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

                                                                                                              Hours

                                                                                                              8:30am-5pm, M-Th; 8:30am-3pm, F

                                                                                                              Required Documents

                                                                                                              None

                                                                                                              Eligibility

                                                                                                              Any disabled individual and immediate family or caretaker of disabled

                                                                                                              Fees

                                                                                                              None for most services

                                                                                                              Intake Procedure

                                                                                                              Call for appointment

                                                                                                              Languages

                                                                                                              English, American Sign Language (ASL)

                                                                                                              Service Area

                                                                                                              Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                                                              Geography Served

                                                                                                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                              • Florida
                                                                                                                • Gadsden County
                                                                                                                  • Jefferson County
                                                                                                                    • Leon County
                                                                                                                      • Madison County
                                                                                                                        • Taylor County
                                                                                                                          • Wakulla County
                                                                                                                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.9800) and related services within the Service Tree.

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