Gulf Coast Autism Association

Support for Families Affected by Autism in Florida
The information and resources contained on this website are for educational and informational purposes only. It does not reflect an endorsement of any particular treatment or resource.

Adult Resources


High School Transition and Graduation Options
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistant Center (NSTTAC)
Transition to Adulthood

Transition Planning for Teens with Disabilities
Abilities of Florida
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, FL 33760
Phone: 727-538-7370
Fax : 727-538-7387
Provides vocational evaluation, skills training, accessible housing & job placement services.
Caring & Sharing for Independent Living
12552 Belcher Road South
Largo, FL 33773
(727) 577-0065
Advocacy, information, mentoring, training and transition. Promotes empowerment and self-determination.
Friends & Family Support Center, Inc.
Sean MacVicar, Owner 727-244-4334
2924 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Phone: 727-327-4655
HARC – Adult Services
P.O. Box 9537
Tampa, FL 33674
Phone: 813-931-9100
Fax: 813-932-7011
Vocational training, Adult day training, provide transportation, housing, and more.
National Council on Independent Living
1710 Rhode Island Ave NW
5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202-207-0334
Toll Free: 877-525-3400
PARC - Adult Services
Karen Higgins
3190 Tyrone Blvd. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Phone: 727-345-9111
Adult day training life enrichment programs, job placement/coaching, supported employment, fine arts program, & residential facilities.
Social Security Administration (SSI)
Toll Free: 1-800-772-1213
SSI Office Pinellas County– Clearwater
2340 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33765
Phone: 727-712-1325

Upper Pinellas Assoc. for Retarded Citizens
1501 N Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL 33765
Phone: 727-799-3330
Fax: 727-799-4632
Is a full service agency for profound to higher functioning adults (22 years +). Adult day training HAB Center, work choice program, and life skills training.