CCDH provides both individual and systems advocacy. Family Support Coordinators provide individual advocacy and case management to people with developmental, physical and sensory disabilities, their families, and professionals seeking to assist them. The primary goal of individual advocacy is to help identify and access needed supports and services. Systems advocacy refers to efforts to influence public policy, legislation, and service delivery systems to be more responsive to the...
7990 SW 117th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33183
Information and Referral Developmental Disabilities Case/Care Management Legislative Advocacy Issue Advocacy
The ALS Association Florida Chapter was co-founded by patient Ann Smith in-áAugust of 1987-áas the Tampa Bay Chapter to serve the needs of those living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) and their caregivers.-áIn 2001, the-áTampa Bay Chapter-áexpanded its services to all areas in the state of Florida and became known as the Florida Chapter. The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to-áthe...
3242 Parkside Center Circle, Tampa, FL , 33619
Issue Advocacy Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Disease/Disability Information Case/Care Management
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) is the nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people. It was founded in 1961 and incorporated in the District of Columbia. The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and...
1703 N Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA , 22311
Specialized Information and Referral Blindness Issue Advocacy
Disability Independence Group, Inc. (DIG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes recruitment, education and employment of persons with disabilities thereby improving their lives through competitive employment and financial stability; and through the changing of societyGÇÖs perception of persons with disabilities. DIG is a resource center for persons with disabilities, their families, lawyers, and other professionals regarding an individualGÇÖs rights in the legal...
2990 SW 35th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33133
Issue Advocacy Physical Disabilities Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities Special Needs Job Development Employment Related Advocacy Groups Health Related Advocacy Groups Disability Rights Groups
Friends of the School Library is a program that seeks to enrich both public and private shared reading environments, particularly public school media centers, recognizing that one book may be read by many children over many years when it is placed into circulation, thereby maximizing the book to reader ratio. Books are donated to school libraries and shared reading environments based on the need of the students (determined by the percentage of students enrolled in the school district...
16184 Parque Lane, Naples, FL , 34110
Issue Advocacy Literacy Issues Youth Literacy Programs Leadership Development
Mental Health Rights advocacy provides an experienced advocate, by phone, to help educate individuals on their rights in the field of mental health by providing facts and information. ###COL### ###MON###
P.O. Box 1811, Clearwater, FL , 33757
Specialized Information and Referral Mental Health Issues Issue Advocacy
Advocates for injured pedestrians and cyclists. We work with local and state government to expand infrastructure for biking and walking and work with law enforcement to improve education and enforcement of laws that pertain to cyclists and pedestrians. Also fits and distributes free bike helmets to adults and children and give bi-lingual safety information. ###COL###
300 5th Avenue South, Naples, FL , 34102
Individual Advocacy Transportation Issues Issue Advocacy Bicycle Safety Education Cycling Equipment Transportation Advocacy Groups
The CLEO Institute promotes an informed and engaged public that supports climate action locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. CLEO stands for Climate Leadership Engagement Opportunities, which we create and provide to individuals, groups, schools, businesses, municipalities, and elected leaders. We want everyone to better understand the science of climate change and the dangers and disruptions it poses. Since building climate resilience and decreasing vulnerability are our...
2103 Coral Way, Coral Gables, FL , 33145
Issue Advocacy Environmental Issues Volunteer Opportunities Climate Change Prevention Programs
UCO provides a numerous amount of services of which include: education and therapeutic, medical and social services, transportation, vocational and residential services for developmentally disabled children, adults and their families.
1411 NW 14th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33125
Issue Advocacy Cerebral Palsy