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



*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 assistance provided on a walk-in basis, 3pm-4pm, M-Th; food may be requested once every four months; picture ID required
*Clothes closet available on a walk-in basis, 9am-Noon, 1pm-4:30pm, M-Th, no ID required

Primary Services:

  • Disaster Relief Services  [Show Definition Details]

  • Food Pantries  [Show Definition Details]

  • General Clothing Provision  [Show Definition Details]

  • Rent Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Utility Service Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]


Calls for Emergency Assistance: 9-10am, Monday ONLY; Office hours: 9am-Noon, 1pm-4:30pm, M-Th; Fri hours by appointment only

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