Do you need some extra help? Not sure where to go or what to do next? The Capital Region has many resources to offer that can help you with your next steps!

  • Ability 1st - Offering persons with disabilities the opportunity to achieve, maintain, and strengthen their level of independence.
  • Apalachee Center, Inc. - Empowers persons to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families through the provision of quality behavioral healthcare with unrelenting attention to clinical excellence and safety.
  • Big Bend Cares - Provides education and comprehensive support to people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • Big Bend Transit, Inc. - Provides safe & reliable transportation to the public in the Big Bend area.
  • Big Bend Homeless Coalition - Serves to end homelessness in the Big Bend through leadership, education, advocacy, and the provision of quality services.
  • Capital Area Chapter - American Red Cross - Provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
  • Capital Area Community Action Agency - Provides services and resources to reduce the detrimental effects of poverty, empower low-income citizens with skills and motivation to become self-sufficient and improve the overall quality of their lives.
  • Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida - Mission to serve, empower, and to advocate for vulnerable families and individuals of any race, religion or national origin.
  • Department of Children & Families - Promote strong and economically self- sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency.
  • Department of Juvenile Justice - Works to increase public safety by reducing juvenile delinquency through effective prevention, intervention and treatment services that strengthen families and turn around the lives of troubled youth.
  • DISC Village - Specializing in the treatment of chemical dependence and addiction, we offer comprehensive outpatient and case management services to concerned individuals and families.
  • Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend - Serves Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties and is responsible for the administration of the School Readiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten programs.
  • Experience Works - Serves as the primary state agency responsible for administering human services programs for the elderly.
  • Forward March - This hands-on program teaches adult men and women job skills so they can make the move from welfare to work.
  • Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce - Works with the community, businesses, government, and professionals in a voluntary partnership to build a healthy economy and improve the quality of life for all of Gadsden County Citizens.
  • Gadsden County Schools - Works to build a brighter future as we prepare students for success in life by providing the finest education possible in Gadsden County.
  • Jessie Furlow Medical Center - Works to increase access to quality care for the underserved.
  • Gadsden Health Department - Providing medical and clinical services to residents of Gadsden County.
  • Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend - Provides job training, education, and employment to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
  • Leon County Schools & Adult Community Education - Provides educational opportunities, through the use of school and community resources, enabling learners to become responsible, independent contributors in the community in which they live and work.
  • Lively Technical Center - Empowers students for success in a career-focused education.
  • National Caucus for the Black Aged (NCBA) - Provides older Americans with meaningful work, while they are gaining experiences enabling them to move into better paying, more permanent positions.
  • Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC) - To enable all members and participating school districts to attain their goals by providing leadership & support services.
  • Refuge House - Provides direct services to battered women, their children, and sexual assault survivors, as well as to eliminate conditions in society that allow such violence to continue.
  • Tallahassee Community College - Offers high-quality post-secondary education for the citizens of Leon, Gadsden, and Wakulla counties, along with students from around the state, nation and abroad.
  • Tallahassee Housing Authority - Provides decent, safe, and sanitary housing for low-income families; Assisting in the procurement of decent, safe, and sanitary rental housing.
  • University of Florida/Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences - Dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.
  • United Way of the Big Bend -Supports the variety of human service agencies in the local area to address the most prominent need areas: youth development, emergency services, physical health, children’s services, senior services, family support, services to the disabled, community support, and substance abuse.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation - A federal-state program that works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain or retain employment.
  • Wakulla County Library - Provides reference and research assistance on Current Events, Business, Health Issues, Homework help, Finding full-text articles, Florida History, and more.
  • Wakulla Educational Center/Sopchoppy Education Center - Provides Adult Basic, Community & Second Chance Education
  • Wakulla County Senior Citizens Center - Enables seniors to age in a senior-friendly and secure environment in order to prevent premature admission to nursing homes or other institutions.

 

Call (850) 922-0023 to request more information or a referral to these local organizations.