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

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Full Resource Name:

Community Action Agency, Emergency Services Program

309 Office Plaza Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 325-3500

http://cacaainc.org

Description:

*12/06/18: Program currently has some rent assistance funds for households in which all adults work at least 30 hours per week, (unless the adult has a documented disability). Utility deposit and utility payment funds May be available through the Storm Related Assistance Program (See separate listing).
*Provides services TO *QUALIFYING INDIVIDUALS* WHEN FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE AND ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS; MANY COMPLEX GUIDELINES INVOLVED; NO GUARANTEE THAT FUNDS FOR A PARTICULAR SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY GIVEN TIME OR THAT EVERYONE WILL QUALIFY
*When funding permits, the agency may provide: 1) Utility bill assistance (including propane) or utility deposits; 2) assistance with Rent (but not rent deposits);
*Only priority households will be served the first 15 days of the month, which is defined as seniors over 60, families with a child under 5 or elderly person in home, disabled persons with a documented disability, persons with serious medical conditions which could worsen due to lack of utilities. Other qualifying households will be served the 16th through the end of the month, if funding permits.
*TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE IN ALL COUNTIES, AN APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED, NO WALK-INS WILL BE SERVED. Only life threatening emergencies will be handled outside of the appointment process
*For persons unable to come in due to disability or other very extenuating circumstances, outreach team may be able to arrange home or phone appointment
*PROCEDURES BY COUNTY:
*Leon: Call 3:45-4:45pm, Monday through Friday; appointments are given the next day starting at 9:30am
*Gadsden: Call 4:45-5:45pm, Monday through Friday; appointments are given the next day starting at 10am
*Other Counties: Call the office for the County caller lives in; Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm
*LOCATIONS FOR OTHER COUNTIES:
*Gadsden County: 1140 West Clark St, Quincy
*Wakulla County: 3278 Crawfordville Hwy, #G, Crawfordville
*Jefferson County: 1155 N Jefferson St, Monticello
*Franklin County: 192 14th St, Ste 113, Apalachicola
*Calhoun and Liberty Counties: 20859 Central Ave E, Rm 308, County Courthouse; Blountstown
*Gulf County: 401 Peters St, Port St Joe

Primary Services:

  • Rent Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Utility Deposit Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Utility Service Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

Hours:

8am-5pm, (Closed Noon-2pm), M-F, Leon County Office; Call for hours of other county offices, hours vary by county

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