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Access Florida - Food Stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid

The Food Stamp Program helps people with low income to buy healthy food. The application can be done online. Please see the website for your local service center. The application is also used for Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid, and all other Dept of Children and Families services.

You can view the application in English, Haitian-Creole, or Spanish.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired:
Florida Relay 711 or
TTY: 1.800.955.8771

America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend

The aim of this agency is to educate and engage the community in the fight against hunger. They partner with local food banks and pantries and other agencies who then distribute the food to those in need. They get their food from grocery chains, growers, USDA and other sources. The defined service area for this agency includes the eleven counties of the Big Bend. Please see the website for all services.

Services include:

  • Backpack Program
  • Brown Bags for Seniors
  • Child Nutrition Program
  • Hunters For The Hungry
  • Partner Food Pantries
  • Produce Program

Capital Area Community Action Agency - Direct Emergency Assistance Program (DEAP)

Capital Area Community Action Agency offers the Direct Emergency Assistance Program (DEAP). The DEAP is funded by Leon County for households experiencing a crisis. Please contact for more information. It includes:

  • Emergency Food Assistance
  • Prescription assistance
  • Rent and utility payment/deposit
  • Transportation

Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida

This agency helps with basic needs such as financial, food, prescription and housing. Clients can be referred to other agencies as needed. Please call for more info.

Services Include:

  • Adoption Services
  • Bridges to Circles - A Self-sufficiency Program
  • Christmas Connections
  • Counseling
  • Disaster Relief
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Health Professions Opportunity Grants (HPOG)
  • Immigration Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Refugee Services
  • Shelters
  • Twice Treasured Thrift Stores
  • Veteran Support (SSVF)

Additional locations:
3128 E. 11th Street
Panama City, Florida, 32401
850.763.0475

1815 N. 6th Avenue
Pensacola, Florida, 32503
850.436.8754

11 First Street Southeast
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32548
850.244.2825

Elder Care Services, Inc.

Elder Care Services (ECS) is a private non-profit company. The mission of ECS is to improve the quality of life for seniors in Leon and the surrounding counties. Please call or visit our website for more info.

Services include:

  • Care Management
  • Elder Day Stay
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Emergency Food Pantry
  • In-Home Services
  • Nutrition / Meals on Wheels
  • Senior Volunteer Opportunities

Locations:
Main Office
2518 West Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32304
850.921.5552
tyanna@ecsbigbend.org


Elder Day Stay

1660-11 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
850.222.4208
warrens@ecsbigbend.org


Bonifay Office

103 West Nebraska Avenue
Bonifay, Florida 32425
850.547.5485
prevattj@ecsbigbend.org

The Shelter - Shelter

The Shelter provides:

  • A post office box to receive mail
  • All necessary hygiene items
  • Clothing as available from the clothes closet
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Dinner and breakfast
  • Free, unconditional and unlimited lodging accommodations to guests
  • Relaying telephone messages
  • Reserved bed sections
  • Showers with use of towels
  • Stationary and postage
  • Storage lockers

Please contact for more information.