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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.

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.

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
  • Christmas Connections
  • Counseling
  • Disaster Relief
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Health Professions Opportunity Grants (HPOG)
  • Immigrations Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Refugee Services
  • Shelters
  • Twice Treasured Thrift Stores
  • Veteran Support (SSVF)

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

1 North C Street
Pensacola, Florida
United States

11 First Street Southeast
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
United States

Computer Services - Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative

The library system has computers for public use. They can be used for job searches, research and online databases. Please see the website for each branch’s times of use.

Other Locations:

Destin Library
150 Sibert Avenue
Destin FL 32541

Mary Esther Library
100 Hollywood W.
Mary Esther FL 32569

Niceville Library
206 Partin Drive N.
Niceville FL 32578

Robert L. F. Sikes Library
1445 Commerce Drive
Crestview FL 32539

Valparaiso Public Library
459 Valparaiso Parkway
Valparaiso FL 32580

Department of Corrections - Victim Services (VINE)

This program helps victims of crimes committed by Florida inmates. Through the VINE program, victims can sign up for an automatic notification service. Anyone may call the toll-free number to get an inmate's current location and release date. You may also register to learn when an inmate is released, transferred, escapes or dies. The VINE service is confidential. It is available 24 hours a day. Please see the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.877.884.2846