Okaloosa

Covering Florida

​FL-CKF is frequently called upon as an expert in health coverage and health literacy for its ability to reach out to diverse audiences and educate consumers about health coverage and utilization including those under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Medicaid.

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach, education, early intervention, and advocacy for all eating disorders. Founded in October 2000, The Alliance has worked tirelessly to raise awareness; eliminate secrecy and stigma; promote access to care; and support those susceptible to, currently struggling with, and recovered from eating disorders. We create a bridge for those needing and seeking help by connecting people with resources to assist them in recovery.

Niceville Housing Authority

Niceville Housing Authority is committed to provide decent safe and sanitary rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Niceville Housing Authority owns and operates 111 units of public housing units ranging in size from efficiency (0 bedroom) to 4 bedroom units.

The Arc of the Emerald Coast - Assistance for Persons with Disabilities

The Arc of the Emerald Coast helps citizens of all ages with cognitive, intellectual, and development disabilities, and their families. They offer the following programs and services:

  • Accounting
  • Adult Day Training
  • Aquatic & Education Center
  • Behavior Analysis & Behavior Assistant
  • Group and Foster Homes
  • In-Home Support
  • Residential Rehabilitation
  • Support Services
  • Supported Employment
  • Supported Living
  • Transportation

Services and programs are available in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton Counties. Please call or visit website for more information.

The Arc of the Emerald Coast

The Arc of the Emerald Coast helps citizens of all ages with cognitive, intellectual, and development disabilities. They also help their families. They provide programs and services in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton Counties.

Services include:

  • Accounting
  • Adult Day Training
  • Aquatic & Education Center
  • Behavior Analysis & Behavior Assistant
  • Group and Foster Homes
  • In-Home Support
  • Residential Rehabilitation
  • Support Services
  • Supported Employment
  • Supported Living
  • Transportation

Florida Department of Education - McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities gives students with special needs the chance to attend a private school. The program is for students in grades K-12. Please see the website for more information.

Please go to this website: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mc…

National Organization of Rare Disorders, Inc.

This agency advocates for people who have rare diseases. Their goal is to bring a national awareness of the challenges faced by people with rare disorders. They encourage research and treatment for these conditions. Their Patient Assistance Programs help people get medications they could not otherwise afford. Clients can also get help with transportation and insurance. Please see the website for more information.