Jefferson County Agencies

 

2-1-1 Big Bend provides 24 hr. crisis hotline, suicide prevention, human services information and referrals.

Ability 1st provides assistance to persons with disabilities.

Alzheimer’s Project provides a full range of resource services including counseling, referral and support groups.

American Red Cross provides disaster, health, safety, emergency, volunteer, youth, and military services.

America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend  provides surplus food to the needy through nonprofit agencies.

Big Bend Cares provides education and comprehensive support to people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.

Big Bend Hospice provided patient/family hospice care and bereavement services.

Boy Scouts provided youth leadership development and prevention programs.

Capital Area Community Action provides its Getting Ahead/Staying Ahead training program to low income families who have made the decision to learn how to become financially secure.

Capital City Youth Services provides free counseling services to at-risk youth and their families through CCYS’s non-residential counseling program.

Children’s Home Society provides comprehensive services for children and families including adoption, crisis pregnancy services and child abuse.

Early Learning Coalition provided quality child-care including assistance with tuition for low-income working parents.

Elder Care Services provided the Senior Volunteer Program offering individuals 55+ opportunities to become involved in community work.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes provided a powerful, positive and effective program to produce tomorrow’s leaders with great, Godly character.

Jefferson Senior Center provides congregate meals, educational programs, health services, exercise activities, Bingo and other games.

KIDS Incorporated provides services for children ages 6 weeks to 3 years in its Early Head Start Program.

Legal Services of North Florida provides services emphasizing preservation of the home, support for families and improved outcomes for children in addition to promoting employment, safety and security, and economic security and health.

Lighthouse of the Big Bend serves people who are legally blind or have an eye disease that will lead to blindness live independently in their own homes and communities.

Office of the Public Guardian  serves people who have been determined by the court to be incapable of managing their lives safely and responsibly and there is no one else who can do it for them.

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

Sickle Cell Foundation  provides direct services to people with Sickle Cell Disease, as well as educational programs and materials at monthly health fairs to citizens.

We Care Network – Capital Medical Society Foundation  provides specialty medical and dental care to low-income uninsured patients. 138 residents were served in 2016-17.