Department of Education Division of Blind Services
Social Security Number Collection Policy
In compliance with Section 119.071(5), Florida Statutes, this statement serves to notify you of the purpose for the collection and usage of your social security number by the Florida Department of Education, Division of Blind Services (“Division”).
You will be asked to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) on this application. Social Security Numbers are collected as part of the process of helping blind or visually impaired individuals gain meaningful employment and thereby increase their independence and self-sufficiency. If you choose not to provide your SSN on this form, the Division will contact you for your SSN and any additional information that may be needed to complete the application process.