Home Grown Resources

Community Resources

The agencies below provide various assistance programs to work with those in the community to meet various financial, housing, food, payment assistance, and emotional needs.

Certified AgencyAgency DescriptionContact
2-1-1 Big Bend24-hour crisis, suicide prevention, human services information and referralswww.211BigBend.org
211 or 877.211.7005 outside of the Big Bend
A Life Recovery CenterDrug-and-alcohol treatment programs850.224.9991
alrc1@msn.com
Ability 1stAssistance to persons with disabilitieswww.ability1st.info
850.575.9621
America’s Second Harvest of the Big BendProvides surplus food to the needy through nonprofit agencieswww.fightinghunger.org
850.562.3033
American Red Cross, Capital Area ChapterDisaster, health, safety, emergency, volunteer, and youth serviceswww.redcross.org/fl/Tallahassee
850.878.6080
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big BendProvides quality role models to children whose circumstances demonstrate the need for additional adult supportwww.bigbendmentoring.org
850.386.6002
Boy Scouts of America, Suwannee River Area CouncilYouth leadership development and prevention programswww.suwanneeriver.net
850.576.4146
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big BendActivities and education for local youthwww.bgcbb.org
850.656.8100
Boys’ Choir of TallahasseeOutreach program for males 7-18 with a focus on academic excellence, values, music, and brotherhood850.528.2403
fsufamu@yahoo.com
Capital Area Community Action AgencyPrimary advocacy and support agency to help low-income residents with crisis needs, and the skills and resources for financial independencewww.cacaainc.org
850.222.2043
Capital City Youth ServicesProviding counseling, shelter and support services to children and their familieswww.ccys.org
850.576.6000
Capital Medical Society Foundation’s We Care NetworkTo provide a safety net to those low-income, uninsured patients most in need in our community through donation of specialty medical and dental carewww.capmed.org
850.877.9018
CareerSourceComprehensive employment and workforce serviceswww.careersourcecapitalregion.com
850.922.0023
Catholic Charities of Northwest FloridaFamily assistance programwww.rightservicefl.org/node/20083
850.222.2180
Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend RegionQuality childcare, provide tuition for low-income working parentswww.elcbigbend.org
850-385-0504
ECHO Outreach MinistriesProvides holistic services that promote self-sufficiency and empowerment of people in crisis or povertywww.rightservicefl.org/node/17223
850.224.3246
Elder Care ServicesComprehensive programs for senior citizens in needwww.ecsbigbend.org
850.921.5554
KIDS Incorporated of the Big BendFamily-oriented early childhood serviceswww.kidsincorporated.org
850.414.9800
Legal Aid FoundationCivil legal services for low-income personswww.legalaidtallahassee.org/
850.222.3292
Legal Services of North FloridaLegal assistance and counsel for low-income personswww.lsnf.org
850.385.9007
Lighthouse of the Big BendTraining for individuals with vision loss to empower them in their pursuit of independencewww.lighthousebigbend.org
850.942.3658
United Partners for Human ServicesEducate, support and advocate for public and not-for-profit human service agencies of the Big Bend. Great starting point for members to find a wide array of public services.www.uphsfl.org
850-296-8330
PACE Center for GirlsPromotes and enables young women to further their education, build self-esteem, and develop personal, social and family relationship skillswww.pacecenter.org
850.241-0241
Refuge HouseAssistance for victims of domestic and sexual violence, including safe shelter and 24-hour crisis hotlinewww.refugehouse.com
850.922.6062
The ShelterLodging, food, clothing, and other social services to the homelesswww.tallahasseeleonshelter.com
850.224.9055
United Way of the Big BendUWBB leads collective action to create a community of healthy babies, successful students, responsible adults, and active seniors.www.uwbb.org
850.414.0844

FLAG Credit Union is providing this information as a potential resource to those in need. This listing does not constitute an endorsement by FLAG Credit Union. The assistance provided by each entity is the responsibility of the specific agency.

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