Northeast Region > Field 3

NE Region Manager: Leslie Richards
Office Address: 1621 Northeast Waldo Road
Building 1
Gainesville, FL 32609
Main Phone Number: (352) 955-6061
Fax Number: (352) 955-5787
Counties Served: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor, and Union counties.

Field News & Announcements

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.

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.

Due to the considerable number of enrolled providers in the Northeast region, it has been determined that the following service providers are needed and recruited at this time: Transportation, Private Duty Nursing, Residential Nursing Services, Skilled Nursing, Behavior Analysis Service, and Behavior Focus (BF) and Intensive Behavior (IB) Residential Habilitation (Res-Hab) Service.

**It is recommended that you review the provider requirements in the Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook for the service(s) you would like to become enrolled to provide. Please ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications prior to applying. The Developmental Disabilities Individual Budgeting Waiver Services Coverage and Limitations Handbook can be found on the APD website at the following location:

Application Packets can be obtained at

If you need additional information on becoming a provider, you may contact our Provider Enrollment Liaisons by emailing the following address: