Northeast Region > Field 4

NE Region Manager: Leslie Richards
Office Address: 3631 Hodges Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Main Phone Number: (904) 992-2440
Main Fax Number: (904) 992-2442
Counties Served: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns, Madison, and Taylor counties.

Field News & Announcements

  • Looking for Resources and Services? Check out the New APD Resource Directory.
  • Apply for Services —To learn how to apply for services from APD, including the Medicaid Waiver program, for yourself or a family member, please visit our Apply for Services Section

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: Michael Taylor at, (813) 233-4319. 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.

Waitlist Information

  • APD maintains a statewide waiting list of individuals requesting services under its Developmental Disabilities Home and Community- Based Services Waiver.

Field Suggestion Box

Field Suggestion Box

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

Provider Recruiting Opportunities

New Provider Enrollment

Becoming a Provider is a free process.

**If you would like to become a Medicaid waiver provider or have questions about this process, please contact Roberta Phifer, Vendor Enrollment Specialist at (904) 992-2426 or email Provider application packets cannot be mailed out but Roberta will email you a provider application packet upon request.

Area Steering Committee

Area Steering Committee
  • For a complete list of committee members,
    meeting minutes, and upcoming activities please visit the Steering Committee page.


Apply for Services

To apply for services from the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, including the Medicaid Waiver program, for yourself or a family member, please leave a voice message at (904) 992-2428. Your call will be returned within 24 business hours.

Services are not based on your income but are based on the developmental disabilities covered under the Florida States 393. "Developmental Disability" is a broad term that refers to a variety of conditions that interfere with a person's ability to function in everyday activities. Chapter 393, Florida Statutes, defines developmental disabilities as spina bifida, autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, and Prader-Willi syndrome.