Our mission is: “To enrich the lives of persons with disabilities and their families and empower their independence and lifelong growth through quality services”.

New Heights strives to educate, advocate on behalf of, and assist all individuals with developmental disabilities.

New Heights of Northeast Florida has been providing services to children, infants and adults with all disabilities for over 60 years in the five county area of Duval, St. John’s, Clay, Nassau, and Baker.

Join the Human Race!


Join The Human Race and Benefit New Heights of Northeast Florida!

When you walk or run in The Human Race, 50% of your participation fee goes to New Heights of Northeast Florida!

So get laced up and ready to run for GOOD!


The Human Race 5K Walk & Run 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, April 4th 8:00 a.m. St. Johns Town Center

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Job Vacancy


New Heights is seeking a full time Infant-Toddler Developmental Specialist to provde early intervention services to children birth through three.

An ITDS is a non-licensed provider of Early Intervention Services (EI Services). The ITDS focuses on infant/toddler development and ways to promote development and learning, including designing learning environments and activities to promote development across all domains. The ITDS, in consultation with other early intervention providers on the child and family's team, assists the family in understanding the special needs of the child and enhancing the child's development.

1. An ITDS must have a certificate from an approved university or college, have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in early childhood or early childhood/special education, child and family development, family life specialist, communication sciences, psychology or social work.
2. An equivalent degree based on a transcript review or a minimum of five years documented experience in early intervention may substitute for an out of field college degree.
3. ITDS with an ITDS certificate from an approved university or college must document one-year professional experience in early intervention.
4. One year of professional experience in early intervention equals 1600 hours of hands-on experience with 0 - 5 year-old children with special needs and/or developmental delays and their families.
5. Time spent in a practicum or internship situation (up to 400 hours) may apply toward the 1600 hours of hands on experience.

If you are interested and qualified for the position, please contact:
Melanie Blair 
(904) 396-1462 ext. 117

New Heights Documentary


Please take time to watch and see for yourself how we are "turning disabilities into capabilities".

REMINDER: New Heights a non-profit organization. Our success is driven by the contributions of others. To find out how to get involved, 
call (904) 396-1462

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  • Jax Kids - Jacksonville Children's Commission
  • City of Jacksonville
  • United Way of Northeast Florida