Montage of different activities


Community Living

& Day Services

Criteria for Admission Consideration:


* Documented developmental disability


* 22 years of age (if you are on the Florida Medicaid Waiver)


* 18 years of age (if you are not on a waiver and wish to private pay for services )


* U.S. legal resident


* Desire to receive the service


MTC Admission Policy and Procedure:

The first step is to schedule a meeting and tour of MacDonald Training Center (MTC) facilities. MTC is a person centered organization and requires that the person who will be receiving services attend the meeting and tour.   After the meeting you will receive an application packet.  You will be asked to provide additional documentation including but not limited to a current support plan, funding source, medical, psychological and/or behavioral assessments as applicable.   An Admissions team will review your complete admissions packet within ten business days of receipt.  The team may set up an additional meeting to gather more information.   The Admission Team will notify you and your support coordinator of the decision. You can return your completed application and documentation by any of the following:


Fax to (813) 872-6010,

Attention: Admissions


Mail to MacDonald Training Center,

Attention: Admissions

5420 W. Cypress Street

Tampa, FL  33607


2902 Cork Road, Plant City, FL  33565


Return in person
to one of the above locations

Funding/Payment for Services


Florida Medicaid Waiver Funding

for Services


People who have autism, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, intellectual disabilities, Prader-Willi Syndrome or certain forms of Spina Bifida may apply for services from the Agency for Persons with Disabilities.


To apply for services from the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), submit an application to the APD office that serves your area, either by mail or by hand delivery. Contact your local APD office or use the link below for information on applying for and using Florida Medicaid Waiver services. MTC cannot enroll you.


Suncoast Region APD office

(813) 233-4300


If you are not currently enrolled in the Florida Medicaid Waiver or have enrolled and are on the waiting list, please call Debi Hamilton, Director of Services at (813) 870-1300, Ext. 299 to discuss other options.


Employment Services

Employment Services is a cross-disability program serving adults with any documented disability.  Referrals for Employment Services can be made through the State of Florida’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation


Supported Employment

Supported Employment typically serves adults with a developmental or cognitive disability.  Referrals for Supported Employment can be made through the


State of Florida’s Division

of Vocational Rehabilitation


as well as the


 Agency for Persons with Disabilities.

MacDonald Training Center

Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI


• MacDonald Training Center operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with MacDonald Training Center.


• For more information on MacDonald Training Center's civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact

813 870-1300, (VP (813) 402-0383)

or visit our administrative office at 5420 W. Cypress St., Tampa Florida 33607.


• If information is needed in another language, contact 813 870-1300


• Si se necesita la información en otro idioma, por favor, póngase en contacto con (813) 870-1300

Individuals may also have the option to private pay for

Employment Services

and/or Supported Employment.


Please contact

Jermaine Lewis

Manager of Employment Outreach

813-870-1300 extension 482

for more information.


Florida Unique Abilities Partner
United Way

HIPAA Note of Privacy

MTC Note of Privacy Practices

Tampa Location

MAIN (813) 870-1300

Fax (813) 872-6010

VP 813-402-0383 (Local)

VP 1-866-948-6184 (Toll Free)


5420 W. Cypress Street

Tampa, Florida 33607-1706


Plant City Location

(813) 752-6508 | Fax (813) 752-8851

2902 Cork Road

Plant City, Florida 33565-5617




Any IMPAIRED individual

needing help,

please call 813-870-1300

for personalized assistance.




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