Northeast Florida has a strong community network of nonprofits that serve as a unique, positive system of care for those with IDDs.
For more information about local nonprofits that work with people with IDDs, search for nonprofit that meets your needs or review the comprehensive list below.
Catholic Charities - Camp I Am Special
Catholic Charities Camp I Am Special offers a six-day summer camp experience for children, teenagers and adults who are challenged by intellectual, physical, emotional and mental differences.
Challenge Enterprises of North Florida, Inc.
Challenge Enterprises provides person centered programs, services and work opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Our motto is Promoting the Power of People and Possibilities for individuals living with disabilities since 1972.
Club Challenge Orange Park (a division of Challenge Enterprises of North Florida, Inc.)
Club Challenge's mission is to promote the Power of social engagement for individuals seeking friendships while working towards their own personal goals through volunteer service, part-time work and recreational activities in North Florida.
DLC Nurse & Learn, INC.
DLC Nurse & Learn (DLC) is a quality, child care facility for children with severe disabilities and medically complex conditions. DLC currently offers full and part-time special education preschool, extended day for children (birth to 3 years) and for older students attending public school (3-22 years of age).
Hope Haven offers programs and services focused on helping children and young adults with a range of educational, developmental and mental health needs overcome obstacles to a normal life. From evaluation to individualized treatment and support plans, Hope Haven's focus is on supporting the whole family in the journey to help their family member establish a productive, engaging life.
Morning Star School
Morning Star School serves children in Kindergarten through 12th grade with ADD, Processing Deficits, Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and Specific Learning Disabilities such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Executive Functioning Deficits, Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities and Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit. We are a non-profit organization serving students from 5 counties since 1956. Our school is dedicated to helping children with learning differences become productive, responsible, functioning members of society. With the cooperative efforts of parents, teachers, and our supportive community, students are afforded the opportunity to learn, to thrive and to succeed.
North Florida School of Special Education
North Florida School of Special Education serves students with intellectual and developmental differences between the ages of 6-22, and also offers a Post-Graduate program for young adults between the ages of 22-40. NFSSE adheres to a 1:6 Teacher to Student ratio, and offers six levels of instruction within eleven classrooms.
Opportunity Services is a CARF-accredited* non-profit organization serving disabled adults seeking job assistance or community immersion and employers seeking to create a more diverse and rich workplace. With more than 40 years of experience and more than 100 business partners, OS is a leader in the communities we serve. We bring clients and business partners together, providing mutual benefit while enriching lives, workplaces and communities.
Pine Castle is a leader on the First Coast, serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and providing support to their families. Whether it is teaching a new social or self-care skill, providing vocational training, or helping with a job search—everything we do supports a single goal: empowering adults with intellectual and developmental differences through opportunities to learn, work and connect.