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Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida - Social Services

Catholic Charities helps with basic needs such as financial, food, prescription and housing. Clients can be referred to other agencies as needed.

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)

Please call or visit website for more information.

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

1815 N. 6th Avenue
Pensacola, Florida, 32503

11 First Street Southeast
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32548

Cold Night Shelter - Niceville & Valparaiso - Opportunity, Inc.

This program gives shelter on nights that have temperatures below 40 degrees.

The following services will be provided:
Gender specific area with mats and blankets
Supper 6pm - 8pm
Shower facility at some facilities
Referrals for clothes
Breakfast 6am - 7am
Dismissal 7am - 8am
The following places provide shelter between 6:00 pm and 7:00 am on nights when temperatures are forecast to be below 40 degrees overnight:

SUNDAY: Niceville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 214 Partin Drive South 850.678.4411

MONDAY: Niceville First Baptist Church, 622 Bayshore Drive 850.678.4062

WEDNESDAY: Unitarian Universalist FEC, 1295 North Bayshore Drive, Valparaiso 850.678.7197

THURSDAY: Niceville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (address & phone # above)

FRIDAY: Niceville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (address & phone # above)

Cold Night Shelters - Fort Walton and Mary Esther Area

Designated shelters will open when the temperature is 40 or below in the Fort Walton and Mary Esther area.

Locations providing shelter are:

First Presbyterian Church
137 Beal Pkwy SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL

Gregg Chapel AME
34 SE Carson Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL

St Simons on the Sound
28 Miracle Strip Pkwy
Fort Walton Beach FL

Hollywood Blvd Baptist Church
204 SE Hollywood
Fort Walton Beach FL

Seventh Day Adventist Church
119 SW St Mary Aven
Fort Walton Beach FL

Mary Esther United Methodist
703 E. Miracle Strip Pkwy
Mary Esther FL

Emergency Shelter - Children in Crisis

The Emergency Shelter is part of The Children’s Neighborhood. It allows the immediate placement of children in a safe environment. Every child’s need is evaluated by a caring staff member. The Shelter is available 24/7. Staff are always on hand to help with the needs of abused or neglected children. The Shelter can house up to 16 children. They stay an average of 30 days and sometimes even longer.

Home Ownership - Habitat for Humanity of Okaloosa County

Habitat makes homeownership possible for hard-working families. They are able to get a mortgage at low cost. It is for those who would otherwise be living in poor housing. Families are able to gain a sense of pride as they become part of a safe, thriving community.

Habitat does not discriminate in the areas of race, religion, gender, handicap or national origin.

The first step towards qualifying for a home is to meet the ten basic Pre-Qualifications. Then you send the required information to the Habitat office.

Please see the website for more information.

Independent Living Program - Opportunity, Inc

This program is aimed at those who have been homeless for at least a year. It is also for those who have been homeless four times in the last three years. Other people who can benefit are those with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues. Case managers link clients to housing, employment, benefits and mental health and/or substance abuse treatment. Call the office for more details.