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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

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.

Braille and Talking Books Library

The Division of Blind Services offers the Braille and Talking Book Library. It provides information and reading materials. In Braille and recorded audio formats. The available services are for Florida residents. Those who are unable to use standard print. As a result of visual, physical, or reading disabilities. The equipment needed for the service is loaned to customers. And includes digital players and accessories. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.226.6075

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
32401
United States
850.769.5379

1 North C Street
Pensacola, Florida
32502
United States
850.436.6420

11 First Street Southeast
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
32548
United States
850.244.2825

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. Please see the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.877.884.2846

Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking - Lucha

AIJ provides free legal help for women survivors of violence. Some immigrant women are in an abusive relationship. They help with housing, healthcare and mental health counseling, education, job opportunities, and other services like obtaining a driver’s license, banking, and paying taxes. AIJ has special programs to help Hispanic and Haitian clients. Please see the website for more information.

Services Include Help With:

  • Domestic violence
  • Human trafficking
  • Sexual assault
  • Violent crime