Easter Seals

Easter SealsEaster Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 80 years. Whether helping someone improve physical mobility, return to work or simply gain greater independence for everyday living, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals.

Easter Seals Florida has its headquarters in Orlando, Florida. In business since 1948, Easter Seals Florida has seven regional offices providing developmental preschool and child care services. These regions are located in The Keys, West Palm Beach, Stuart, Tampa, Orlando, and Melbourne.

Easter SealsThe East Coast Regional Office of Easter Seals Florida is located in sunny Palm Bay in southern Brevard County. Brevard County and the surrounding coastal area is commonly known as the “Space Coast” due to the proximity of Kennedy Space Center in northern Brevard.

Easter Seals Vocational Services, provides services for adults with disabilities and special needs and provides the opportunity to receive job and life skills training. Vocational Services includes our Easter Seals Lily Contracting Services, which provides local companies the opportunity to contract out some of their work, while offering the individuals we serve the chance to gain greater independence.

Easter Seals Vocational Services Center in Palm Bay is designed to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to deliver high quality work to companies in the community. Clients at the Vocational Services Center also have the opportunity to participate in job skills training and adult basic education in an environment that is mentally, socially, and physically enriching. Within the Vocational Services Center is our employment services program, which contracts with other community-based businesses and agencies to assist individuals with disabilities in finding employment in the community.

Easter Seals Adult Day Services in Titusville is the most comprehensive program in Brevard County for frail older adults or individuals who have a disability or special need. It is a safe and encouraging environment that is an affordable alternative to assisted living and nursing home placement. Adult Day Services provides our clients with individualized attention and the opportunity for exercise and recreation, as well as medical, social, and emotional support. The program also provides respite for our clients’ primary caregivers and assistance in developing a care plan for the client.

Help Easter Seals with financial contributions and donations of your time as a volunteer. Easter Seals Florida can only thrive when the community gets involved and lends a hand. We encourage all who read this to visit Easter Seals Florida online at www.fl.easterseals.com. Get informed about upcoming events and other opportunities for involvement

Contact: Leslie Gaskins via email at lgaskins@fl.easterseals.com or call (321) 723-4474, Ext. 3107

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