Central Region > Field 14

Area Administrator: Jeannette Estes
Office Address: 200 N. Kentucky Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801
Main Phone Number: (407) 245-0440
Main Fax Number: (352) 330-2726
Counties Served: Hardee, Highlands, and Polk

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 michael.taylor@apdcares.org, (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.

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 14 is currently recruiting providers for:

  • Adult Dental
    Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
    Physical Therapy
    Speech Therapy
    Consumable Medical Supplies
    Behavior Analysis
    Private Duty Nursing
    Residential Nursing
    Skilled Nursing
    Supported Living Coaching
    Life Skills Development – Level 2 (Supported Employment)

Contact Carla Bettis, Provider Enrollment Coordinator, at the Field office if you are interested in obtaining information about becoming a provider.

Area Steering Committee

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