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Community Resource Guide

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Community Assistance Agencies

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.

Community Assistance Agencies
Certified AgencyAgency DescriptionTelephone
2-1-1 Big Bend24-hour crisis, suicide prevention, human services information and referrals211 or 877.211.7005 outside of the Big Bend
A Life Recovery CenterDrug-and-alcohol treatment programs850.224.9991
Ability 1stAssistance to persons with disabilities850.575.9621
America's Second Harvest of the Big BendProvides surplus food to the needy through nonprofit agencies850.562.3033
American Red Cross, Capital Area ChapterDisaster, health, safety, emergency, volunteer, and youth services850.878.6080
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big BendProvides quality role models to children whose circumstances demonstrate the need for additional adult support850.386.6002
Boy Scouts of America, Suwannee River Area CouncilYouth leadership development and prevention programs850.576.4146
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big BendActivities and education for local youth850.656.8100
Boys' Choir of TallahasseeOutreach program for males 7-18 with a focus on academic excellence, values, music, and brotherhood850.528.2403
Capital Area Community Action AgencyPrimary advocacy and support agency to help low-income residents with crisis needs, and the skills and resources for financial independence850.222.2043
Capital City Youth ServicesProviding counseling, shelter and support services to children and their families850.576.6000
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 care850.877.9018
CareerSourceComprehensive employment and workforce services850.922.0023
Catholic Charities of Northwest FloridaFamily assistance program850.222.2180
Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend RegionQuality childcare, provide tuition for low-income working parents850-385-0504
ECHO Outreach MinistriesProvides holistic services that promote self-sufficiency and empowerment of people in crisis or poverty850.224.3246
Elder Care ServicesComprehensive programs for senior citizens in need850.921.5554
KIDS Incorporated of the Big BendFamily-oriented early childhood services850.414.9800
Legal Aid Foundation of the Tallahassee Bar AssociationCivil legal services for low-income persons850.222.3292
Legal Services of North FloridaLegal assistance and counsel for low-income persons850.385.9007
Lighthouse of the Big BendTraining for individuals with vision loss to empower them in their pursuit of independence850.942.3658
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.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 skills850.241-0241
Refuge HouseAssistance for victims of domestic and sexual violence, including safe shelter and 24-hour crisis hotline850.922.6062
The ShelterLodging, food, clothing, and other social services to the homeless850.224.9055
United Way of the Big BendUWBB leads collective action to create a community of healthy babies, successful students, responsible adults, and active seniors.850.414.0844

Tallahassee~Leon CU is providing this information as a potential resource to those in need in our community. This listing does not constitute an endorsement by Tallahassee~Leon CU. The assistance provided by each entity is the responsibility of the specific agency.