Empowerment Programs, Inc. (EPI) is dedicated to providing the highest quality services to ensure maximum independence, dignity and the best quality of life for people with developmental disabilities
The vision of EPI is to exceed all expectations with regard to quality of our services. Our priority is to empower people to live independent and productive lives. It is our goal to ensure that the focus remains on the individual's hopes, dreams and their vision of the future.
EPI has been serving Northeast Florida since the year 2000. We are dedicated to providing individualized services that promote the healthiest quality of life for each person served.
Our Supported Living Coach Service provides people with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to achieve independence while living in their own homes in the community. The Supported Living Coaches and Personal Support Staff work together to provide services based on each Individual’s unique need and personal goals. They assist the people we serve to develop and implement a plan geared toward achieving their individualized goals. Supported Living Services promotes, teaches and encourages Individuals to live a healthy and meaningful lifestyle and to maximize their individual abilities while living as independently as possible. We focus on health, safety and welfare while achieving steps towards growing independence.
Our caregivers can assist you with daily tasks such as mobility, eating, exercising, household care, shopping skills, and grooming. Our experienced and highly trained caregivers provide the highest quality of care to both patients and their families. Our goal is to help individuals and their loved ones live happy and fulfilling lives.
Working with a wide variety of employers the Supported Employment program is designed to provide both gainful and meaningful employment opportunities within the community for people with intellectual disabilities.
Supported Employment then helps each client to maintain competitive employment through a variety of methods, such as ongoing specialized training, individually tailored supervision, assistive technology and transportation services.
EPI offers safe and reliable transportation services to individuals with Med-waiver funding.
Please ask for more information if you need assistance managing your disability funds. This is another service that can help ensure health, safety and welfare are maintained.
"Integrity and trust were the most important requirements I was looking for in a company to help with my disabled nephew. EPI has gone beyond those parameters and has given me peace of mind to know that when challenges arise, they are handled promptly, professionally and fairly. The company meets the needs of the client and still finds the time to communicate promptly with family. I am very grateful for their help and the peace of mind they have given me "
"I am so happy with my services from EPI. My staff listen to me and I feel valued. I feel safe and I am learning something new every day. My life is better now because I have support that really listen to me."
“I have been employed with EPI since 2012. I enjoy working with this agency for it's wonderful individuals, perks, support from management team, and all the community activities. This agency is growing and expanding it's services to meet the needs of the individuals we serve."
Co-Owner and Treasurer
Direct Care Supervisor
2021 Art Museum Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Baker and Nassau