Downtown Ecumenical Services Council provides Emergency Financial Assistance. They may be able to help with rent or utilities. All appointments are done over the phone. Please call 904.358.7955 or visit website for more information.
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Jewish Family & Community Service helps with social and community services. They may be able to help with Emergency Financial Assistance. JFCS does not accept walk-ins for financial assistance. You must contact 2-1-1 for the United Way’s referral service. You must first receive a referral from the United Way. Please visit website for more information.
BEAM offers financial help for rent and utilities for qualified residents. This service is available every 18 months. An appointment is needed. You must call 211 first.
For Residents of These Beaches Zip Codes:
32082, 32224, 32233, 32250, 32266
Clearpoint helps consumers identify the cause of their individual financial concerns. And then helps make a plan to address them. They are not a loan company and do not lend out money. Many services are offered for free. Others are at a low cost. Please call or visit the website for more information.
Toll Free: 800.750.2227
In-person Counseling is by Appointment Only
This group offers the Critical Financial Assistance Program. The program helps military families with grants and not loans. Help is also given in the form of grocery cards. The payments are made directly to service providers. There are eligibility criteria that must be met. Please call or visit the website for more information.
Usual Types of Assistance Are:
This center can help clients learn to be more fiscally responsible and self sufficient. The certified counselors will help you assess your financial health, set personal goals and develop a plan to achieve these goals. You can learn about debt management, buying a home and how to prevent foreclosure. You can also learn about free tax preparation. Please see the website for more information.
- Bankruptcy counseling and education
- Benefits screening and enrollment
- Budget coaching
- Credit counseling
- Dealing with creditors
- Debt management
- Foreclosure prevention
- Free tax preparation
- Homebuyer preparation
MADD Victim Advocates can help the family apply for Crime Victim Compensation. 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
This agency provides support and information. The help is for victims and witnesses that are involved in civil litigation proceedings. As well as criminal. These are proceedings in which the U.S. is a party. Please call or visit the website to learn more.
Services Provided to Crime Victims & Witnesses Include: