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A Safe Haven For Newborns

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.

Access Florida - Food Stamps(EBT), Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid

The Food Stamp Program(EBT) helps people with low income to buy healthy food. The application can be done online. Please see the website for your local service center. The application is also used for Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid, and all other Dept of Children and Families services.

You can view the application in English, Haitian-Creole, or Spanish.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired:
Florida Relay 711 or
TTY: 1.800.955.8771

Benefits Counseling for SSA beneficiaries Ticket to Work

Community Based program from SSA to provide work incentives information and planning services to SSI and SSDI beneficiaries pursuing employment; ages 14 to 65. WIPAs provide assistance in the following areas:
– Orientation to understand SSI and SSDI benefits
– Orientation to understand Medicare and Medicaid
– Orientation about SSA work incentives
– Help to understand how employment will impact your benefits
– ensure informed choices
– get rid of fear in pursuing employment
– Individualized benefits verification & analysis

Lifeline Support

Lifeline is a federal program that offers a monthly benefit. This benefit can be up to $9.25. And goes towards the monthly cost of phone or internet services. There are eligibility requirements that must be met to qualify. Subscribers can apply their benefit to home or mobile phone service. Or to high-speed broadband service. Please call or visit the website for more information.

MADD - Victim Compensation

A drunk driving crash can financially ruin a family. MADD Victim Advocates can help the family apply for Crime Victim Compensation. This is a program that may help crime victims and/or survivors. Every state offers this type of benefit. Eligibility conditions may vary. Please see the website for more information.

Costs that may be compensated:

  • Child care
  • Counseling services
  • Crime scene cleanup
  • Funeral expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Medical, rehabilitation and prescription expenses

Welfare Transition Program

In Florida, the TANF (or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) work program is called the Welfare Transition Program. It is run by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The program helps welfare recipients move from welfare to work. The goal of the program places importance on work and self-sufficiency. And on personal responsibility. To meet these goals a variety of support services and programs were created. The funding came from both federal and state. There are requirements that must be met to participate in this program.