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Florida Today: Habitat for Humanity teams with RCDS and others to Provide Veterans with Ramps

We are grateful to work with Space Coast Habitat for Humanity, The Home Depot, L3Harris Technologies, and others teaming up to provide several Brevard veterans with new easy access ramps. The goal is to help veterans age in place and maintain their independence. Read the full article here: Volunteering for Veterans  “We are grateful to …

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Breaking the Barriers: Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence with Disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). These two observances are an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges faced by people with disabilities and survivors of domestic violence and to advocate for their inclusion and well-being in the workplace and community. National Disability Employment Awareness Month NDEAM …

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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Season Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities The 2023 hurricane season is here, and it is important for people with disabilities to be prepared. Here are some resources to help you get started: Register with your local emergency management agency. The Florida Department of Health has developed a registry for persons with special needs. This registry …

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PTSD Awareness Month: Resources for Brevard & Indian River County

June is PTSD Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and to support those who are struggling with this condition. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is recognized as a disability. The ADA is a federal law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and ensures equal …

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Breaking the Stigma: Let’s Talk About Veteran Suicide Prevention

Operation Deep Dive studied eight states and DOD data. According to the study conducted by America’s Warrior Partnership in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DOD) and the University of Alabama, Veterans commit suicide 24 times a day, compared to 17 per day reported by the VA. Darrell Owens, Director of Government Relations at America’s Warrior Partnership, believes he knows where this undercount …

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WHY CHOOSE RCDS?

One in four adults in the United States has a disability. That’s why Resource Center for Disability Solutions is here to help you find and secure the services that help you day in and day out. We believe that the best way to make a positive impact in your life is through a long-term relationship of collaboration that ensures you know the disability services and support available to you so you can effectively manage every aspect of your life.

Our Mission: To provide services and programs promoting independence for all people with disabilities.

Brevard County
571 Haverty Court Suite A
Rockledge, FL 32955
Phone: 321-633-6011

Indian River County
1400 27th Street Room 208
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: 772-774-3060

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