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Disability Services
This section addresses various aspects for people with special needs. These services include blind / visually impaired, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and hearing and speech-impaired.

Blind/Visually Impaired

American Council of the Blind / Information Line 800-424-8666

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 305-326-6000

Easter Seal Society / Vocational Department 305-325-0470

Florida Division of Blind Services / Evaluation and Rehabilitation 305-377-5339

Florida Lions Eye Bank 305-324-4340

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind / Residential and Day Program 800-344-3732

Little Havana Activities and Nutrition Centers 305-858-0887

Low Vision Group South 305-284-8525

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Rehabilitation Unit / Social Group Activity 305-856-2288

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Vocational Training 305-856-3347

Miami-Dade Public Library System / Talking Books 305-751-8687

National Eye Care Project 800-222-3937

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic 305-666-0552

WLRN / Radio Reading Service 305-995-2218

Developmental Disabilities

Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities Information and Referral Unit 800-342-0823

Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities Technology Assistance Program 800-350-4566

Association for Development of the Exceptional / Developmental Training Residential Services 305-573-3737

Association for Development of the Exceptional / Developmental Training South 305-257-2600

Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) South Florida Group Homes / Robert T. Knight Centers 305-883-8720

Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) South Florida Guardianship / Information and Referral / Project Thrive 305-759-8500

Autism Society of America / Saturday Therapeutic Recreation 305-969-3900

Autistic Advocates Group 305-758-5912

Best Buddies International / Volunteer Opportunities 305-374-2233

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder 800-233-4050

Children's Craniofacial (CCF) Association Information Line 800-535-3643

Children's Home Society of Florida / Developmental Services 305-254-9759

City of Miami Beach / Margaret M. Swett Social Club 305-673-7224

City of Miami Beach Log Cabin Training Center 305-993-2008

City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department / Disabilities Programs 305-461-7201

Community Committee for Developmental Handicaps / Public Education 305-596-1160

Community Habilitation Center / Developmental Training 305-279-7999

Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center 305-271-9000

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Allapattah Unit 305-643-7600

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Hialeah Unit 305-513-7880

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Jackson Memorial Hospital Unit 305-325-3237

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Kendall Unit 305-275-1950

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Mental Health Unit 305-643-7650

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Northeast Unit 305-795-2285

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Northwest Unit 305-628-7244

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Southeast Unit 305-442-6970

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Transition Unit 305-643-7640

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services West Dade Unit 305-442-6885

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles 850-922-9000

Easter Seal Society Child Development Center / Culinary Arts Program 305-325-0470

Easter Seal Society National Information and Referral Hotline 800-221-6827

Easter Seal Society Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation / Vocational Department 305-325-0470

Faye Clark's New Horizons 305-887-1535

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) 888-788-9216

Florida Department of Children and Families Adult Protective Services 305-377-5559

Florida Department of Children and Families Medicaid Waiver 305-377-7129

Florida Department of Children and Families Residential Planning Developmental Disabilities Program 305-377-7269

Florida Department of Children and Families Social Services 305-377-5040

Florida Department of Health / Children's Medical Services (CMS) North 305-325-2830

Florida Department of Health/Children's Medical Services (CMS) South 305-270-5050

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind / Residential and Day Program 800-344-3732

Florida's Voice on Mental Retardation 954-975-5159

Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida / Program for Girls with Disabilities 305-253-4841

Goodwill Industries of South Florida Comprehensive Adjustment Training 305-326-4156

Goodwill Industries of South Florida Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation / North 305-326-4166

Goodwill Industries of South Florida Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation / South 305-255-5123

Goodwill Industries of South Florida Supported Employment 305-326-4205

Goodwill Industries of South Florida Vocational Training 305-326-4159

Goodwill Industries of South Florida Work Activities Center 305-326-4156

Goodwill Industries of South Florida Work Services 305-326-4156

Hope Center / Adult Day Training 305-545-7572

Jewish Community Services of South Florida / Education and Training 305-899-1587

Linda Ray Intervention Center of University of Miami Early Childhood Development 305-325-1818

Mactown Residential Intermediate Care Facility / Work Activities Center 305-758-4485

Mactown Residential Intermediate Care Facility Dolphin Group Home 305-940-7795

Mactown Residential Intermediate Care Facility Marlin Group Home 305-354-2101

Mactown Residential Intermediate Care Facility Panther Group Home 305-899-9980

Mactown Residential Intermediate Care Facility Skill Acquistion Center 305-754-4062

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 305-477-1192

Mentor Florida / Developmental Services Program 305-670-0729

Miami Children's Hospital / Dan Marino Center 866-558-6510

Miami-Dade Community College / Homestead Campus Disabled Student Services 305-237-5036

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Adults with Disabilities Program 305-995-1856

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) 305-274-3501

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services Disability Services and Independent Living (DSAIL) 305-547-5445

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services Farmworkers with Disabilities Program 305-245-5865

Miami-Dade Health Department Special Needs Evacuation Center Registry 305-513-7700

Miami-Dade Office of Youth and Family Development North 305-820-8505

Miami-Dade Office of Youth and Family Development South 305-271-2211

Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department Leisure Access Services Section 305-755-7848

Mt. Sinai Medical Center / Developmental Evaluation Center 305-674-2630

Parent to Parent of Miami / Children with Special Needs 305-271-9797

Parents of Children with Special Needs 305-271-9797

Peer Link Programs 305-448-1288

Rehabilitation Services / Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance 305-271-0012

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Allapattah 305-693-3125

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Carol City 305-620-8012

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Culmer / Overtown 305-571-0406

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah / Downtown 305-883-6925

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah / North 305-827-4018

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah Center 305-818-9818

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah Gardens 305-826-4011

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Homestead 305-242-5373

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Liberty City 305-638-6444

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Little River 305-759-6511

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami / Downtown 305-374-1987

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami / Edgewater 305-573-7301

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami / Little Haiti 305-758-2462

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami Beach 305-532-5350

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Naranja 305-245-4510

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers North East Dade 305-493-8405

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers North Miami Beach 305-654-7175

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Northside 305-693-2060

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Opa-Locka 305-687-2886

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Perrine 305-252-4440

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers West Dade 305-228-2300

South Florida Workforce/One-Stop Career Service Centers Key Largo 305-853-3540

South Florida Workforce/One-Stop Career Service Centers Key West 305-292-6762

South Florida Workforce/One-Stop Career Service Centers Marathon 305-289-3745

South Miami Hospital / Child Development Center 786-662-5080

Special Olympics Miami-Dade County 305-406-9467

Spina Bifida Association of Southeast Florida 800-621-3141

Sunrise Community 305-596-9040

Switchboard of Miami / Access Hotline 305-358-HELP
305-358-4357

The Possible Dream Foundation 305-252-2552

United Cerebral Palsy in South Florida 305-325-1080

University of Miami / Mailman Center for Child Development 305-243-6864

Physical Disabilities

Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities Information and Referral Unit 800-342-0823

Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities Technology Assistance Program 800-350-4566

American Red Cross Greater Miami and The Keys / International Services 305-644-1200

Amputee Support Group Baptist Outpatient Center 305-598-5981

Amputee Support Group Villa Maria 305-891-8850

Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) South Florida / Project Thrive 305-759-8500

Baptist Health South Florida / Stroke Club / Support Group 305-596-6578

Center for Bilingual Speech and Language Disorders 305-279-2428

Center for Independent Living of South Florida 305-751-8025

Chai Lifeline / Camp Simbha 305-956-9990

Children's Craniofacial (CCF) Deformities / Information Line 800-535-3643

Christopher Reeves Paralysis Foundation / Information Line 800-225-0292

City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department / Disabilities Programs 305-461-7201

Cleft Palate Foundation 800-242-5338

Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center 305-271-9000

Deaf Services Bureau / Deaf Group 'Shhh' Hard of Hearing 305-560-2866

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles 850-922-9000

Easter Seal Society / Child Development Center 305-325-0470

Elks Lodge Miami Children's Clinic 305-270-8283

Epilepsy Foundation of Florida 305-670-4949

Family Network on Deafness / Counseling and Advisement 305-666-7620

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) 888-788-9216

Florida Department of Children and Families Abuse Registry 1-800-96-ABUSE
800-962-2873

Florida Department of Children and Families Adult Protective Services 305-377-5559

Florida Department of Children and Families Home Care for Disabled Adults 305-377-5377

Florida Department of Children and Families Optional State Supplemental Program 305-663-2095

Florida Department of Health / Children's Medical Services (CMS) North 305-325-2830

Florida Division of Workers Compensation / Employee Assistance Office 305-377-5965

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind / Residential and Day Program 800-344-3732

Florida's Voice on Mental Retardation 954-975-5159

Get Out and Live (GOAL) / Disabled Young Adults 305-895-6377

Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida / Program for Girls with Disabilities 305-253-4841

Goodwill Industries of South Florida 305-325-9114

Goodwill Industries of South Florida - Comprehensive Adjustment Training 305-326-4166

Goodwill Industries of South Florida - Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation / North 305-326-4134

Goodwill Industries of South Florida - Job Development and Placement 305-326-4210

Goodwill Industries of South Florida - Work Activities Center 305-326-4164

Goodwill Industries of South Florida - Work Resources 305-326-4144

Goodwill Industries of South Florida - Work Services 305-326-4156

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust Deaf and Hard of Hearing Mental Health Outpatient Program 305-355-8059

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust Human Resource Health Center 305-638-6661

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust Perdue Medical Center / Nursing Facility 305-233-8931

Jewish Community Services of South Florida Adult Day Care 305-270-2979

Jewish Community Services of South Florida Education and Training Department 305-899-1587

Jewish Community Services of South Florida Homemaker Referral Service 305-899-8303

Jewish Community Services of South Florida Masada Home Care 305-672-2651

Jewish Community Services of South Florida Project Task 305-324-4455

Jewish Community Services of South Florida Training and Employment Council Project 305-899-8309

Little Havana Activities and Nutrition Centers / Blind Services Meals Program 305-858-2610

Miami Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) 305-751-8626

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind Rehabilitation Unit / Social Group Activity / Support Group 305-856-2288

Miami-Dade Community College Homestead Campus / Disabled Student Services 305-237-5036

Miami-Dade Community College Wolfson Campus / Meed Program 305-237-3397

Miami-Dade Community College Wolfson Campus / Open College 305-237-3123

Miami-Dade County Office of Americans with Disabilities Act Coordination 305-375-3566

Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department / Leisure Access Services Section 305-755-7848

Miami-Dade County Public Library System / Talking Books 305-751-8687

Miami-Dade County Public Library System/Connections for the Homebound 305-474-7251

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Adults with Disabilities Program 305-995-1856

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) 305-274-3501

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services Boarding Home Program 305-446-3311

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services Boarding Home Program / Northwest Office 305-547-4960

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services Disability Services and Independent Living (DSAIL) 305-547-5445

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services Farmworkers with Disabilities Program 305-245-5865

Miami-Dade Health Department Special Needs Evacuation Center Registry 305-513-7700

Miami-Dade Transit / Special Transportation Service 305-264-9000

Miami-Dade Transit / Special Transportation Service TDD 305-263-5475

Mt. Sinai Medical Center / Developmental Evaluation Center 305-674-2630

Multiple Sclerosis Society / South Florida Chapter 305-599-0299

National Eye Care Project 800-222-3937

National Parkinson Foundation / Adult Day Care 305-243-6666

Parents of Children with Special Needs / Support Group 305-271-9797

Post-Polio Association of South Florida / Support Group 305-652-6216

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic 305-666-0552

Shake-A-Leg Miami 305-858-5550

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Allapattah 305-693-3125

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Carol City 305-620-8012

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Culmer / Overtown 305-571-0406

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah / Downtown 305-883-6925

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah / North 305-827-4018

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah Center 305-818-9818

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Hialeah Gardens 305-826-4011

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Homestead 305-242-5373

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Liberty City 305-638-6444

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Little River 305-759-6511

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami / Downtown 305-374-1987

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami / Edgewater 305-573-7301

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami / Little Haiti 305-758-2462

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Miami Beach 305-532-5350

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Naranja 305-245-4510

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers North East Dade 305-493-8405

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers North Miami Beach 305-654-7175

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Northside 305-693-2060

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Opa-Locka 305-687-2886

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers Perrine 305-252-4440

South Florida Workforce / One-Stop Career Service Centers West Dade 305-228-2300

South Florida Workforce/One-Stop Career Service Centers Key Largo 305-853-3540

South Florida Workforce/One-Stop Career Service Centers Key West 305-292-6762

South Florida Workforce/One-Stop Career Service Centers Marathon 305-289-3745

South Miami Hospital Child Development Center 305-663-5080

Spina Bifida Association of Southeast Florida 800-621-3141

Sunrise Community 305-596-9040

Switchboard of Miami / Access Hotline 305-358-HELP
305-358-4357

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis 305-243-6001

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1-800-669-4000

United Home Care Services In-Home Elderly and Disabled / Psychotherapy 305-477-0440

Urban League of Greater Miami / Housing Development Division 305-696-4450

Speech-Impaired and Hearing

Alliance for Families with Deaf Children 954-370-1145

Bertha Abess / Day Treatment / Hearing-Impaired 305-893-7400

Community Health of South Dade Doris Ison Community Health Center 305-253-5100

Community Health of South Dade Martin Luther King Jr. Clinica Campesina 305-248-4334

Deaf Services Bureau American Sign Language Interpreter Service 305-560-2866

Deaf Services Bureau Client Services Program 305-560-2866

Deaf Services Bureau Deaf Group 'Shhh' Hard of Hearing 305-560-2866

Department of Education / Vocational Rehabilitation Services Deaf and Hard of Hearing Unit 305-560-2866

Easter Seal Society / Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation 305-325-0470

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind / Residential and Day Program 800-344-3732

Hearing and Speech Center of Florida - Speech/Language/Audiology/Occupational Therapy 305-271-7343

Hearing and Speech Center of Florida Leisure City Satellite Office and Miami Lakes Satelllite Office 305-271-7343

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Audiology Clinic 305-585-6746

Mercy Hospital / Home Health Agency 305-860-5260

Visiting Nurse Association of Miami-Dade 305-477-7676

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