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What’s Happening – Events


The following Community Events are Open to the Public are scheduled for the CIL Disability Resource Center, Gulf Coast Regional Center (GCRC) and  Telecommunications Relay Inc. (FTRI) as Exhibitors or Presenters


Attend our Upcoming Zoom Webinars

What is a CIL? Ask the Executive Director Carolyn GrawiCIL Disability Resource Center:  What is CIL? Orientation and Ask Questions

When: June 3, 2020 – 10 AM – 11 AM Central Time (US and Canada)When: June 3, 2020 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Link Here to Register in Advance

Support Group – Cross Disability

People Logo with icons of cross disabilitieswith Disabilities, family and caregivers are welcome to attend.

At this time we will hosting Peer to Peer Social Engagement Conversation as an

Open Forum via Zoom and suggestions for discussion are welcome.

Point of contact:  Danny Broxson, 850-595-5566, ext 33 or

Email at

CIL Disability Resource Center Invites you to Social Engagement Hour via Zoom

Topic: Community Conversations Social Hour

Time:  June 3, 2020 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Link to Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 945 0933 6013

Password: 891587

One tap mobile

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Dial by your location

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Meeting ID: 945 0933 6013

Password: 891587

Find your local number:


Build a Basic Budget: The Five-Step Spending Plan

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 2 PM – 3:30 PM

Join Karen Jackson, CIL Independent Living Specialist as she hosts Barbara MacNeil, Community Liaison for Central Credit Union of Florida.

Call Karen Jackson at 850-595-5566, Ext 18 or email  for more information.






CIL Disability Resource Center LogoMonthly Intake and Outreach Session Schedules

(Due to COVID-19 these meetings are currently on hold)

CIL Disability Resource Center LogoAmerican Job Center Logo

3rd Wednesday of Each Month 10AM -2PM

409 Racetrack Road, NE. Fort Walton Beach FL. 32547

Intake/Outreach Monthly Flyer – CareerSource Okaloosa Walton (Click link to Download Flyer)

3rd Wednesday of Each Month 11AM -3PM

Molino Branch Library

6450-A Highway 95A, Molino, FL. 32577

Intake and Outreach Sessions Molino Branch Library (Click link to Download Flyer)

Can’t make an event?  Contact CILDRC directly at 850-595-5566 or Email

To find locations of FTRI Events:   Eligibility is open to Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, or speech impaired.  To receive specialized telephone equipment, you must provide proof of eligibility.

For more Information please contact:

  • Karen Jackson,  FTRI Specialist,
  • Voice/TDD: (850) 595-5566, FL Relay: (800) 955-8770,
  • Toll Free: (877) 245-2457

FTRI specialized telephone equipment is available at no cost. You must also provide proof of residency with one of the following:

  • Florida Driver’s License
  • Florida Voter Registration Card
  • Florida Identification Card
  • Florida Vehicle Registration
  • Florida Medicaid Card
  • Letter from Social Security with your name and Florida address
Center for Independent Living of Northwest Florida, Inc. (FEIN: 59-2288751) dba CIL Disability Resource Center, is a registered charity in the State of Florida, Registration Number CH130. A copy of the Official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352),