Leon Advocacy and Resource Center

Address

1949 Commonwealth Lane
Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 422-0355

http://www.leonarc.com

AKA:

LARC

Description:

*Four primary programs to enable people with developmental disabilities to participate in community life
*Residential: seven group homes with specialized living services and supported living counselors on call 24 hours per day
*Supported Employment: training and assistance to both employee and employer during sustained employment
*Supported Living: training and assistance to live in and maintain a home or apartment of participants' choosing; may include: personal hygiene and grooming skills, household chores, meal preparation, shopping, personal finances, and social and adaptive skills; some participants also receive services of paid roommate (In Home Supports) who provides personal care
*Community Training and Other supports: transportation, companion, community inclusion, and trial competency training
*LARC also works with Leon County Schools' Exceptional Student Education program to provide vocational training so students can find and maintain competitive employment
*Branch in Taylor County serves clients; call LARC office for referral
*Offers Kiwanis Aktion Club program, a service club for people with disabilities

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

May 24, 2021

Address Listings

Mailing

1949 Commonwealth Lane
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Physical (Primary)

1949 Commonwealth Lane
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number

(850) 422-0355

Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs

Description

*Four primary programs to enable people with developmental disabilities to participate in community life
*Residential: seven group homes with specialized living services and supported living counselors on call 24 hours per day
*Supported Employment: training and assistance to both employee and employer during sustained employment
*Supported Living: training and assistance to live in and maintain a home or apartment of participants' choosing; may include: personal hygiene and grooming skills, household chores, meal preparation, shopping, personal finances, and social and adaptive skills; some participants also receive services of paid roommate (In Home Supports) who provides personal care
*Community Training and Other supports: transportation, companion, community inclusion, and trial competency training
*LARC also works with Leon County Schools' Exceptional Student Education program to provide vocational training so students can find and maintain competitive employment
*Branch in Taylor County serves clients; call LARC office for referral
*Offers Kiwanis Aktion Club program, a service club for people with disabilities

Hours

8am-5pm, M-F, Office hours; 24/7, residential

Required Documents

Authorized service plan

Eligibility

Clients of Agency for Persons with Disabilities (over 18 years of age and developmentally disabled or vocational rehab)

Fees

Medicaid accepted

Intake Procedure

Referral by Agency for Persons With Disabilities only; call 487-1992

Languages

English

Service Area

Gadsden County, Jackson 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 coverage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Gadsden County
      • Jackson County
        • Leon County
          • Madison County
            • Taylor County
              • Wakulla County
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-6500.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.
              Home/Community Based Developmental Disabilities Programs

              Description

              *Four primary programs to enable people with developmental disabilities to participate in community life
              *Residential: seven group homes with specialized living services and supported living counselors on call 24 hours per day
              *Supported Employment: training and assistance to both employee and employer during sustained employment
              *Supported Living: training and assistance to live in and maintain a home or apartment of participants' choosing; may include: personal hygiene and grooming skills, household chores, meal preparation, shopping, personal finances, and social and adaptive skills; some participants also receive services of paid roommate (In Home Supports) who provides personal care
              *Community Training and Other supports: transportation, companion, community inclusion, and trial competency training
              *LARC also works with Leon County Schools' Exceptional Student Education program to provide vocational training so students can find and maintain competitive employment
              *Branch in Taylor County serves clients; call LARC office for referral
              *Offers Kiwanis Aktion Club program, a service club for people with disabilities

              Hours

              8am-5pm, M-F, Office hours; 24/7, residential

              Required Documents

              Authorized service plan

              Eligibility

              Clients of Agency for Persons with Disabilities (over 18 years of age and developmentally disabled or vocational rehab)

              Fees

              Medicaid accepted

              Intake Procedure

              Referral by Agency for Persons With Disabilities only; call 487-1992

              Languages

              English

              Service Area

              Gadsden County, Jackson 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 coverage are listed in black.

              • Florida
                • Gadsden County
                  • Jackson 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

                          *Four primary programs to enable people with developmental disabilities to participate in community life
                          *Residential: seven group homes with specialized living services and supported living counselors on call 24 hours per day
                          *Supported Employment: training and assistance to both employee and employer during sustained employment
                          *Supported Living: training and assistance to live in and maintain a home or apartment of participants' choosing; may include: personal hygiene and grooming skills, household chores, meal preparation, shopping, personal finances, and social and adaptive skills; some participants also receive services of paid roommate (In Home Supports) who provides personal care
                          *Community Training and Other supports: transportation, companion, community inclusion, and trial competency training
                          *LARC also works with Leon County Schools' Exceptional Student Education program to provide vocational training so students can find and maintain competitive employment
                          *Branch in Taylor County serves clients; call LARC office for referral
                          *Offers Kiwanis Aktion Club program, a service club for people with disabilities

                          Hours

                          8am-5pm, M-F, Office hours; 24/7, residential

                          Required Documents

                          Authorized service plan

                          Eligibility

                          Clients of Agency for Persons with Disabilities (over 18 years of age and developmentally disabled or vocational rehab)

                          Fees

                          Medicaid accepted

                          Intake Procedure

                          Referral by Agency for Persons With Disabilities only; call 487-1992

                          Languages

                          English

                          Service Area

                          Gadsden County, Jackson 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 coverage are listed in black.

                          • Florida
                            • Gadsden County
                              • Jackson 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.
                                      Older Adult/Disability Related Supportive Housing

                                      Description

                                      *Four primary programs to enable people with developmental disabilities to participate in community life
                                      *Residential: seven group homes with specialized living services and supported living counselors on call 24 hours per day
                                      *Supported Employment: training and assistance to both employee and employer during sustained employment
                                      *Supported Living: training and assistance to live in and maintain a home or apartment of participants' choosing; may include: personal hygiene and grooming skills, household chores, meal preparation, shopping, personal finances, and social and adaptive skills; some participants also receive services of paid roommate (In Home Supports) who provides personal care
                                      *Community Training and Other supports: transportation, companion, community inclusion, and trial competency training
                                      *LARC also works with Leon County Schools' Exceptional Student Education program to provide vocational training so students can find and maintain competitive employment
                                      *Branch in Taylor County serves clients; call LARC office for referral
                                      *Offers Kiwanis Aktion Club program, a service club for people with disabilities

                                      Hours

                                      8am-5pm, M-F, Office hours; 24/7, residential

                                      Required Documents

                                      Authorized service plan

                                      Eligibility

                                      Clients of Agency for Persons with Disabilities (over 18 years of age and developmentally disabled or vocational rehab)

                                      Fees

                                      Medicaid accepted

                                      Intake Procedure

                                      Referral by Agency for Persons With Disabilities only; call 487-1992

                                      Languages

                                      English

                                      Service Area

                                      Gadsden County, Jackson 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 coverage are listed in black.

                                      • Florida
                                        • Gadsden County
                                          • Jackson County
                                            • Leon County
                                              • Madison County
                                                • Taylor County
                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-8400.6000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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