Special Needs Contacts

Contacts by County for Special Needs

Southwest Region

John Weatherholt – 863-648-3200
Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota


North Central Region

Steven Robbins – 386-758-0525
Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Suwannee, Taylor, Union


Northwest Region

George Warthen – 850-265-3676
Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, Washington


South Region

Lynne Hawk – 561-625-5122
Broward, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie


Northeast Region

Jo Anne Peagler – 352-625-2804
Brevard, Flagler, Indian River, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Volusia



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