Central Region > Field 13


Area Administrator: Clarence Lewis
Office Address: 1601 West Gulf Atlantic Highway
Wildwood, FL 34785
Main Phone Number: (352) 330-2749
Main Fax Number: (352) 330-2726
Counties Served: Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter

Field News & Announcements

    For Incident Reporting, Emergency Services Information, and Emergency Contact Data, check out the Incident Reporting section of the Field 13 site

  • Field Office 13 Family Care Council/DD Provider Meeting 2014
    Networking/Mentoring Session

    Tuesday May 20, 2014
    At the Dade Battlefield
    7200 County Road 603, Bushnell Florida
    10 AM - 12 Noon
  • AQL Meeting
    2nd Monday of month
    Call B. Stevens, AQL, (352) 330-2729
    All regular meetings are from 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
    APD Conference or Training Room, Wildwood

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) is committed to full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons who desire accommodations should contact: Karen Eramo, Field 13 Training Coordinator at karen_eramo@apd.state.fl.us (352) 330-2732 or the main office at (352) 330-2749. Please call at least 72 hours prior to the event to allow time to arrange your accommodations.


Area Training Information

Area Training Calendar

 


Field Contacts


Field Resources


APD Resource Directory

  • Resource Search
  • A searchable directory of local, state, and national resources and services.

  • Planning Resources
  • This directory is a good starting point for finding a variety of natural and community supports, in addition to services provided by government agencies.


Field Suggestion Box

Field Suggestion Box

Submit your suggestions to APD for improving supports and services in your community


Provider Recruiting Opportunities

Becoming a Provider is a free process.

Field 13 is recruiting qualified providers of the following services:

  • Behavior Analysis
  • Behavior Assistant
  • Supported Living
  • Supported Employment
  • Durable Medical Supplies
  • Dental
  • Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
  • Occupational Therapy/Assessment
  • Physical Therapy/Assessment
  • Respiratory Therapy/Assessment
  • Speech Therapy/Assessment & Augmentative Speech Therapy

Please review the requirements in the Developmental Disabilities Waiver Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook to ensure you have the Training and Experience for the Services you desire to provide. If you meet at least the minimum qualifying requirements we invite you to register for New Provider Module 1 &2. You may contact Priscilla Weeks, Field 13 Provider Enrollment Specialist at (352) 330- 2758 if you are interested in obtaining additional information on becoming a provider.


Additional Information

  • Applying for Services
    People who have or might have a Developmental Disability may apply for services at any time by calling the Agency for Persons with Disabilities in their Area. Referrals can be made by concerned relatives, friends or others may apply on behalf of a person that they believe has a Developmental Disability. Please contact the State Support Coordinator representing the county in which you live for additional information or to apply for services.

    • Citrus County - Renee Eldridge (352) 330-2744
    • Hernando County - Brenda Stevens (352) 330-2776
    • Lake County - Frances Mose (352) 330-2741
    • Marion County - Tracey Alesiani (352) 330-2763
    • Sumter County - Brenda Stevens (352) 330-2776