Walton County assistance programs.
Walton County food assistance
Call the Bay Area Food Bank at (850)626-1332. They are a member of the national non-profit Feeding America, and they are involved with distributing food to people in need. They work closely with local charitable organizations in Florida to distribute the food. In addition, they also provide food to children in enrichment programs throughout the state.
Assistance with rent, prescription medications, utility bills, and other aid
There are a few different non-profit and charity organization to contact in Walton County and Defuniak Springs Florida. They may offer financial assistance for paying rent, grant for utility and cooling bills, medications, and other aid to people in need. Try contacting Catholic Charities of NW Florida, The Salvation Army DeFuniak Springs Service Unit or Caring and Sharing of Walton County.
Catholic Charities of NW Florida - This organization, which helps people regardless of their faith, is offering emergency financial, cash grants and material assistance to low income and other qualified individuals. Some of the services they offer include food distribution, rent or utility bill assistance, adoption services, and counseling services to all in need regardless of the applicants natural origin, race, or their religion. Call the agency at (850)244-2825.
Walton County based Caring and Sharing is another one of the leading non-profits to contact. Among other services, they provides families and individuals with food, clothing, medical drugs and prescriptions, utility and cooling bill help, rent and shelter assistance when someone is facing a crisis or emergency situations. In addition, they also assist those people in need with providing them with other miscellaneous needs. (850)892-7656.
The Salvation Army DeFuniak Springs Service Unit (phone (850)243-4531) is committed to doing the most good in the community by assisting viable, low income, unemployed, and elderly clients. The social service agency is involved in providing them with shelter, housing and rent help, free food, clothing, utilities and funds for paying energy bills. Vouchers may also be arranged for rent and prescriptions medications. They are committed to providing help and hope to those in need. More information.
Health care for low income and uninsured patients
Crossroads Medical Center, which can be contacted at (850)389-3015, is a clinic that delivers high quality primary medical and health care to low-income uninsured adults. The facility will also help by providing other related professional services to low-income as well as uninsured adults who are currently residing Walton Counties through creative collaborative partnerships with local doctors and hospitals.
Emergency and crisis assistance programs
The Walton County community action agency, which is the Tri-County Community Council, Inc. and which can be reached at (850) 547-3689, offers numerous self-sufficient programs as well as help for bills, financial counseling, and advice.
They administer the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The primary purpose of this federal government funded energy bill assistance program is to help qualified individuals meet the cost of paying for heir home heating and cooling bills. The financial assistance is only offered for eligible individuals and households. Additional aid and crisis assistance may also be able to provide utility bill assistance in emergency situations to eligible families and individuals who are without he means to pay for their home energy bills or who are in danger of losing home energy or having their service disconnected during a crisis or emergency.
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program is also provided. This program provides emergency assistance to qualified low-income individuals for paying their utility bills, food, and shelter. For more information on their services, read more Tri-County Community Council assistance programs.
Walton Continuum of Care provides referrals to shelters, transitional housing, and even government grant programs for paying rent. Other services in the region are free meals from soup kitchens and low income housing or apartments. Centers are set up for veterans, victims of domestic violence, and other struggling families from the community. Continue.
Programs for emergency rental assistance - Find information on resources available to stop evictions and the resulting homelessness in Walton County. Charities as well as non-profits may be able to provide funds for paying back rent, grants for a security deposits, and other support. Some residents may be issued a loan for their housing needs as well. Read Walton County rent assistance.