Franklin County Agencies

 

Alzheimer’s Project provides a full range of resource services including counseling, referral and support groups. 148 local clients were served.

American Red Cross provides disaster, health, safety, emergency, volunteer, youth, and military services. Over 33 clients received services following a disaster.

America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend provides surplus food to the needy through nonprofit agencies. In 2014-15, 178,466 pounds of food were distributed locally.

Big Bend Cares provides education and comprehensive support to people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. 1,125 residents received educational services.

Big Bend Hospice provides patient/family hospice care and bereavement services. 123 individuals and families were served here.

Capital Area Community Action Agency, Inc. provides Speech/Language services for children. Five children were served.

Capital City Youth Services provides counseling services to youth and their families. 15 youth and their families were served.

Children’s Home Society provides services for children and families including adoption, crisis pregnancy services and child abuse. 41 children were served by VOCA (Victim of Crime Act).

Carrabelle Food Pantry provides a weekly food distribution to hungry residents of the Carrabelle area of Franklin County. 12,211 residents were served in 2014-15.

Elder Care Services provides the Senior Volunteer Program offering Individuals 55+ opportunities to become involved in community work. Six (6) clients were served.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes provides a powerful, positive and effective program to produce tomorrow’s leaders with great, Godly character. 141 middle and secondary students participated.

Franklin’s Promise Coalition provides emergency services such as utility and housing assistance and food supplies to individuals and families. 320 clients received assistance in 2014-15.

Girl Scouts provides programs encouraging healthy lifestyles and camp experiences. 10 girls participated.

Refuge House provides assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence, including safe shelter and a 24-hour crisis hotline. 73 clients reporting domestic violence were served.