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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 - Direct Assistance For Pregnancy Support

A Safe Haven For Newborns offers assistance to women who are pregnant and to women with newborns.

Services include:

  • Medical Related Issues, through referral assistance
  • Baby related items, such as baby clothing and formula
  • Local transportation
  • Legal issues
  • Burial services
  • Direct financial assistance
  • Counseling
  • Parenting education
  • Abuse prevention
  • 24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Please call or visit website for more information.

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

Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) Northwest Region

This agency serves Floridians with developmental disabilities. APD works with local agencies to help families with special needs. There are other services available such as group homes. Clients are given the help they need so they can live a life of dignity and choice. Parents can check the website for a variety of other resources. Please see the website for more info.