Florida

Demographic Data

Total state population
21,477,737
Total number of people with disabilities
13.7%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.9%
Vision difficulty
2.5%
Cognitive difficulty
5.3%
Ambulatory difficulty
7.7%
Self-care difficulty
2.8%
Independent living difficulty
6.1%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
74.5%
Black or African American
16.0%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
2.8%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
26.4%
Other Race
3.4%
Two or more Races
2.9%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
34.1%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
8.8%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
25.8%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Center for Independent Living in Central Florida, Inc.
720 North Denning Drive
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-623-1070
ED: Elizabeth Howe
Disability Resource Center, Inc.
300 West Fifth Street
Panama City, FL 32401
Phone: 850-769-6890
ED:Robert Cox
disAbility Solutions for Independent Living, Inc.
119 South Palmetto Avenue, Suite 180
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone: 386-255-1812
ED:Ciawanda McDonald
Center for Independent Living of Broward
4800 North State Road Seven, Building F - Suite 102
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
Phone: 954-722-6400
ED:Corey Hinds
Ability First The Center for Independent Living of North Florida, Inc.
1823 Buford Court
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Phone: 850-575-9621
ED:Mandy Bianchi
Transitional Living of North Central Florida dba Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida
222 Southwest 36th Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: 352-378-7474
ED:Tony Delisle
Disability Resource Center
3600 North Pace Boulevard
Pensacola, FL 32505
Phone: 850-595-5566
ED:Carolyn Grawl
Self Reliance, Inc.
8901 North Armenia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604
Phone: 813-375-3965
ED:Gary Martoccio
Space Coast Center for Independent Living dba Resource Center for Disability Solutions
571 Haverty Court, Suite W
Rockledge, FL 32955
Phone: 321-633-6011
ED:Rosemary Miles
Caring and Sharing Center for Independent Living dba/Disability Achievement Center
12552 Belcher Road South
Largo, FL 33773
Phone: 727-539-7550
ED:Joseph DiDomenico
Independent Living Resources Center of Northeast Florida
2709 Art Museum Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-399-8484
ED:Tyler Morris
Suncoast Center for Independent Living
3281 17th Street
Sarasota, FL 34235
Phone: 941-351-9545
ED: Harvey Brooks
Center for Independent Living of South Florida, Inc.
4470 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 150
Miami, FL 33137
Phone: 305-751-8025
ED:Peter O’Connell
The Coalition for Independent Living Options, Inc.
2751 S Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Phone: 561-966-4288
ED:Dean Shorter
Keys Advocacy Center, Inc.
103400 Overseas Highway, Suite 243
Key Largo, FL 33037
Phone: 305-453-3491
ED:Rhonda Brewer
State DD Council
Phone: (850) 488-4180
ED:Valerie Breen
UCEDDs
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
University of South Florida
Department of Child and Family Studies
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MHC 2113A
Tampa, FL 33612-3807
Main Phone: 813-974-4612
Toll Free Number: 866-818-4797
Main Fax: 813-974-6115
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Rights Florida
2473 Care Dr., Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Phone: (850) 488-9071
Toll Free: (800) 342-0823
TDD: (800) 346-4127
FAX: (850) 488-8640

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