Liberty County Agencies

 

American Red Cross provides disaster, health, safety, emergency, volunteer, youth, and military services programs. Eleven families received direct services after a disaster such as a house fire or flooding. Local residents received educational services for hurricane preparation.

America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend provides surplus food to the needy through nonprofit agencies. In 2014, 33,290 pounds of food (22,742 meals) were distributed locally.

Big Bend Cares provides education and comprehensive support to people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. 855 residents received services through the education component.

Big Bend Hospice provides patient/family hospice care and bereavement services. 28 individuals and families were served here.

Boy Scouts provides youth leadership development and prevention programs. 21 youth participated in these programs.

Boys and Girls Club of Tabula Rasa provides activities and education for local youth. Over 300 youth participated.

Capital Area Community Action Six residents participated in the Getting Ahead Finance Training Program.

Early Learning Coalition – Big Bend provides quality child-care including assistance with tuition for low-income working parents. 20 children received services last year.

Elder Care Services provides the Senior Volunteer Program offering individuals. 55+ opportunities to become involved in community work. Nine seniors were served.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes provides a powerful, positive and effective program to produce tomorrow’s leaders with great, Godly character. 159 middle and secondary students participated.

Girl Scouts provides programs encouraging healthy lifestyles and camp experiences. 73 girls participated.

Office of the Public Guardian provides quality guardianship services to vulnerable adults adjudicated incapacitated who have no resources to obtain a guardian otherwise. Eight clients were served.

Refuge House outreach services include individual and group counseling in offices and at community locations crisis intervention including a 24-hour crisis hotline, injunction assistance and advocacy. 36 residents received service this last year.