The Southeast Region of Canine Companions for Independence has been making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities since 1989. The Southeast Region Training Center, an 8-acre campus, opened on Independence Day, July 4, 2000, and serves the states of Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana. The campus, named in recognition of Anheuser-Busch/SeaWorld's million dollar gift, consists of four buildings with a total of 32,000 square feet. It is a state-of-the-art facility where training, education and caring come together.
Raise a Dog, Change a Life
If you are interested in becoming a puppy raiser, please call LeAnn Siefferman at 407-522-3304 for further information. Puppy classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for current puppy raisers in the Orlando area. See the 2015 class schedule and roster here. NOTE: The Puppy Class Roster is for the use of puppy raisers in Central Florida. If you are visiting Central Florida and would like to come to a puppy class on campus, please email LeAnn Siefferman to find out what time you should attend.
Tours of the campus are given every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.Click here for more information and to fill out a tour request form. Tours are not available during Team Training - February 2-13; May 4-15; August 3-14; October 26-November 6. School tours are offered on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 2 pm and are reserved for school groups only.
Presentations are offered for schools, civic groups, and meetings.
We love to share our story. Please check out the presentation page for more information and to submit your request for a guest speaker from our organization.Information Regarding the Released Dog Program - Updated November 2014 - Due to an extended wait list we are currently not accepting new applications for dogs released from our professional training program. Please read more details about our decision here.
Vist cci.org/DogFest for more information
Save the Date 2015 Tales & Tails Gala Saturday, October 10
Thanks to our sponsors, gala committee members and Blue Sky Riders for making the 2014 event a success. Please visit the event web site to see a list of sponsors who helped us reach our goal!
Ways to Help
Southeast Region Staff
8150 Clarcona Ocoee Road Orlando, FL 32818 Office: 407-522-3300 Fax: 407-522-3347