2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc., Tallahassee, FL

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Full Resource Name:

Catholic Charities, NWFLT, Emergency Assistance

1380 Blountstown Hwy
Tallahassee, FL 32304

(850) 222-2180

http://www.catholiccharitiesnwfl.org

Description:

*** 12/6/18: IMPORTANT INFO: DUE TO HURRICANE MICHAEL AND THE NEEDS OF BAY COUNTY, THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE OFFERING RENT OR UTILITY ASSISTANCE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. HOWEVER THE FOOD PANTRY AND CLOTHES CLOSET ARE STILL AVAILABLE
*Services are for residents of the following counties: Leon, Gadsden, Madison, Jefferson and Taylor
*AS FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE: emergency rental assistance or emergency utility assistance require that rent or utilities be past due; assistance with deposits or first month's rent not available
*Assistance limited to either rent or utilities (not both) one time every 12 months per household
*To get rent or utility assistance, the client must currently have enough income to cover routine monthly expenses; programs such as SSI disability, child support, TANF, Worker's Compensation, Unemployment Benefits or any regular income from a verifiable source. In some cases Food Stamps are taken into consideration.
*Interested persons must call main number in Tallahassee and state what county they are calling from; phone requests for any financial help through the emergency assistance program are taken 9am-10am, Mondays ONLY; new funding allocated every Monday, so persons who do not reach a case worker may try again the following week
*Food pantry provided on a walk-in basis, 2pm-3pm, M-Th; food may be requested once every four months; picture ID required; food is a small grocery bag of non-perishables; no meat or produce provided; clients may receive 1 dozen diapers and wipes once a month
*Clothes closet available on a walk-in basis, 9am-Noon, 1pm-3pm, M-Th, no ID required; 5 items per family member, sign in required

Primary Services:

  • Diapers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Disaster Relief Services  [Show Definition Details]

  • Food Pantries  [Show Definition Details]

  • General Clothing Provision  [Show Definition Details]

  • Rent Payment Assistance - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • Utility Service Payment Assistance - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

Hours:

Calls for Emergency Assistance: 9-10am, Monday ONLY; Office hours: 8:30am-Noon, 1pm-3pm, M-Th; Fri hours by appointment only

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