Community Resource Guide

The agencies below provide various assistance programs to work with those in the community to meet various financial, housing, food, payment assistance, and emotional needs.

Certified Agency Agency Description Telephone Website or Email
2-1-1 Big Bend 24-hour crisis, suicide prevention, human services information and referrals 211 or 877.211.7005 outside of the Big Bend www.211BigBend.org
A Life Recovery Center Drug-and-alcohol treatment programs 850.224.9991 alrc1@msn.com
Ability 1st Assistance to persons with disabilities 850.575.9621 www.ability1st.info
America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend Provides surplus food to the needy through nonprofit agencies 850.562.3033 www.fightinghunger.org
American Red Cross, Capital Area Chapter Disaster, health, safety, emergency, volunteer, and youth services 850.878.6080 http://www.redcross.org/fl/Tallahassee
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend Provides quality role models to children whose circumstances demonstrate the need for additional adult support 850.386.6002 www.bigbendmentoring.org
Boy Scouts of America, Suwannee River Area Council Youth leadership development and prevention programs 850.576.4146 www.suwanneeriver.net
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big Bend Activities and education for local youth 850.656.8100 www.bgcbb.org
Boys’ Choir of Tallahassee Outreach program for males 7-18 with a focus on academic excellence, values, music, and brotherhood 850.528.2403 fsufamu@yahoo.com
Capital Area Community Action Agency Primary advocacy and support agency to help low-income residents with crisis needs, and the skills and resources for financial independence 850.222.2043 www.cacaainc.org
Capital City Youth Services Providing counseling, shelter and support services to children and their families 850.576.6000 www.ccys.org
Capital Medical Society Foundation’s We Care Network To provide a safety net to those low-income, uninsured patients most in need in our community through donation of specialty medical and dental care 850.877.9018 capmed.org
CareerSource Comprehensive employment and workforce services 850.922.0023 www.careersoucecapitalregion.com
Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida Family assistance program 850.222.2180 www.catholiccharitiesnwfl.org
Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region Quality childcare, provide tuition for low-income working parents 850-385-0504 www.elcbigbend.org
ECHO Outreach Ministries Provides holistic services that promote self-sufficiency and empowerment of people in crisis or poverty 850.224.3246 www.echotally.org
Elder Care Services Comprehensive programs for senior citizens in need 850.921.5554 www.ecsbigbend.org
KIDS Incorporated of the Big Bend Family-oriented early childhood services 850.414.9800 www.kidsincorporated.org
Legal Aid Foundation of the Tallahassee Bar Association Civil legal services for low-income persons 850.222.3292 www.legalaidtallahassee.org/
Legal Services of North Florida Legal assistance and counsel for low-income persons 850.385.9007 www.lsnf.org
Lighthouse of the Big Bend Training for individuals with vision loss to empower them in their pursuit of independence 850.942.3658 www.lighthousebigbend.org
United Partners for Human Services Educate, support and advocate for public and not-for-profit human service agencies of the Big Bend. Great starting point for members to find a wide array of public services. 850-296-8330 www.uphsfl.org
PACE Center for Girls Promotes and enables young women to further their education, build self-esteem, and develop personal, social and family relationship skills 850.241-0241 www.pacecenter.org
Refuge House Assistance for victims of domestic and sexual violence, including safe shelter and 24-hour crisis hotline 850.922.6062 www.refugehouse.com
The Shelter Lodging, food, clothing, and other social services to the homeless 850.224.9055 www.tallahasseeleonshelter.com
United Way of the Big Bend UWBB leads collective action to create a community of healthy babies, successful students, responsible adults, and active seniors. 850.414.0844 www.uwbb.org

Tallahassee-Leon FCU is providing this information as a potential resource to those in need in our community. This listing does not constitute an endorsement by Tallahassee-Leon FCU. The assistance provided by each entity is the responsibility of the specific agency.