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Habitat ReStore - Habitat for Humanity of Okaloosa County

Habitat ReStore takes all kinds of donations for resale. They take furniture, home decor items and even building supplies. They also take cars, boats and RVs. They do not take clothing, baby clothes, mattresses or appliances over 10 years old. Please see the website for a complete list of what they take and do not take.

They have a truck available for pick-up.

The proceeds from sales go toward buying more building supplies for the next Habitat house.

A Safe Haven For Newborns - Pregnancy & Adoption Support

The aim of this agency is to prevent the abandonment of newborns. Women who have an unexpected pregnancy can find help here. Safe Haven is a safety net for mothers and their newborns. They help new mothers before they reach the crisis stage. Clients can get information and advice about adoption and parenting. Please see the website for more information.

24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Adoption Services - Children’s Home Society of Florida Western Division

This agency has many services for children, including adoption. Whether you're seeking to adopt or have an unplanned pregnancy, this agency can help. Children in need of adoption can log onto the website and see who wants to adopt. People who gave up a child or were adopted over 18 years ago can explore the chance of being reunited with their birth families.

Click on "Adoption" on the website to explore your options.

Adult Protective and Placement Services Program (DCF)

The clients we serve include:

Vulnerable Adults: A person 18 years or older who cannot provide for his own care. He may have mental, emotional, long-term physical or developmental issues. He may have brain damage or the infirmities of aging.

Vulnerable Adult in Need of Services (Self-neglect): A vulnerable adult who is suffering from neglect not caused by a second party. He is in need of services to prevent further harm.

Adults with Disabilities: A person between 18 and 60 years of age, who cannot get vocational rehab services. He has permanent physical or mental limitations that restrict his ability to perform the normal activities of daily living. He is unable to live independently or with family or friends without social services.

The Adult Protective Services Home and Community-Based Service Programs have a statewide waiting list at this time.

After School and Summer Programs - Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast

The Club has after-school and summer programs for youth. Their goal is to inspire young people to realize their full potential. They do this through character development. They have programs for education and career development. They teach health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation.

Destin Youth Center
630 Kelly Street
Destin FL 32541
850.833.3132

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