The building blocks for a good quality of life...
The Arc of Walton County
Provides personal care assistance, day training, long-term residential services, respite, in-home supports and services, supported living and employment, companion service for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Bridgeway Center, Inc.
Crisis Hotline and
Rape Crisis Center
365 days, 24 hour confidential crisis intervention; Rape Crisis Center; Sexual Trauma Team, on-site intake/evaluation; suicide prevention; crisis stabilization and victim services.
Chautauqua Offices of Psychotherapy
and Evaluation, Inc.
(COPE Center, Inc.)
Community Mental Health Center providing mental health, substance abuse, victim services, mental health residential/rehabilitation, psychiatric, crisis counseling, case management, prevention and batterer’s intervention services.
Children’s Home Society
Non-profit child welfare organization providing comprehensive services to vulnerable children and families, including abuse prevention, crisis intervention, mentoring, counseling and adoption.
Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc.
We facilitate free, immediate access to medical, dental, vision, and mental health services for uninsured and underinsured children in Walton and Okaloosa Counties. (O) (W)
(850)729-1800 (850)682-3628 covenanthospice.org
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive compassionate care to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illness and bereavement.
Crossroads Medical Center
Delivers quality primary health care and other related professional services to low-income, uninsured adults residing in Okaloosa and Walton counties through creative collaborative partnerships. (W)
Elder Services of
Frail, at-risk elderly and handicapped or recovering persons receive locally funded and locally prepared meals delivered by dedicated volunteers to their homes.
Family Life Ministries of
NW FL, Inc.
Life affirming ministry whose services include pregnancy testing, pregnant and homeless women residence, parenting and life skills classes, counseling (emotional, spiritual, post-abortion), and adoption referrals. (O)
Horizons of Okaloosa
Horizons provides services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and other developmental disabilities to assist and enable them to live, work and play in their communities.
Mental Health Association of
Okaloosa & Walton Counties
Promotes Mental Health Resources, Education and Recovery. Purchases psychiatric medication, provides clinical screenings, support groups, linkage to treatment, and assists disability applicants. All services free. (W)
(OASIS) Okaloosa AIDS Support & Informational Services
OASIS provides HIV testing and counseling, HIV/AIDS certification classes, HIV + case management, humanitarian assistance, monthly hot lunch program, and a food pantry. (W)
Shelter House, Inc.
(850)863-4777 (850)243-1201 shelterhousenwfl.org
Provides safe shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, and legal advocacy for domestic violence survivors and their children. All services are free and confidential.
United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Florida
A training and care program assisting individuals with developmental disabilities in achieving maximum independence in a community setting and overcoming obstacles presented by the disability.
Walton Okaloosa Advisory Council on Aging
Provides Meals on Wheels, Senior Centers / Meal Site’s, In-Home and other essential services allowing the Elderly to remain independent with dignity in their home. (O)
YMCA of Florida’s
Emerald Coast, Inc.
Provide value-based programs for individuals and families. Programs include: Aquatics, Child Care, Camping, Sports, Fitness, Teen Leadership & Community Outreach.
American Red Cross of Northwest Florida
Provides Disaster Relief; Youth Services; worldwide Emergency Communications to military personnel and their families; CPR, First Aid, Water Safety and International Services.
Bay Area Food Bank, Inc.
Feeding America member distributing food through charitable organizations in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi Gulf Coast Counties and providing food to children in enrichment programs. (W)
Caring and Sharing of
Walton County, Inc.
Our purpose is to provide food, clothing, medical prescriptions, utility assistance in emergency situations. We also assist with other miscellaneous needs. (W)
Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida, Inc.
(850)244-2825 (850)243-3959 catholiccharitiesnwfl.org
Offering emergency financial/material assistance, family and individual counseling, pregnancy counseling and adoption services to all in need regardless of race, religion or national origin.
Habitat for Humanity of Okaloosa County, Inc.
Habitat helps eliminate substandard housing and ends the chain of poverty one family at a time. It takes community volunteers to build a Habitat home.
Habitat for Humanity of
With the help of volunteers, Habitat builds affordable housing for low-income families. Habitat’s Restore provides low cost items and building materials to the community. (W)
Harvest House, Inc.
Provides food and clothing to families, individuals, and homeless that are experiencing difficult times. Est. since 1985.
Judge Ben Gordon, Jr.
Family Visitation Center
(850)892- 3915 Walton familyvisitationcenters.org
Provides supervised visitation and safe exchanges for children affected by abuse, neglect and domestic violence in a secure and nurturing environment with trained professionals. (W)
Okaloosa Coalition on
the Homeless, Inc.
F.R.E.S.H. Start for
Children and Families
Fresh Start’s Program assists homeless children and families attain their goal of self-sufficiency through education, money management, resources, counseling and activities of daily living.
Sharing & Caring, Inc. of Okaloosa County
Provides food and assistance for medicine, rent, utilities, school supplies, personal care products, and special needs. Services are supplied based upon need and funds availability.
The Salvation Army of Okaloosa and Walton Counties (850)243-4531
The Salvation Army is committed to doing the most good by assisting clients with utility, food, clothing, rent and spiritual needs; providing help and hope.
Tri-County Community Council
(800)395-2696 (850)547-3689 tricountycommunitycouncil.com
Our agency is a non-profit organization with a vision to unite the public and private sectors improving the quality of life for individuals and families. (O)
AMIkids Emerald Coast
An alternative education, treatment and adventure based, behavior modification program serving at-risk teens and families in Okaloosa County.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
of Northwest Florida
Provides one-to-one mentoring for children and youth primarily from single parent families with adult role models.
Boys & Girls Clubs of
the Emerald Coast
Focuses on education, fostering good character, and promoting healthy lifestyles. Programs include homework assistance, physical fitness, leadership development, and post high school goal-setting.
Boy Scouts of America,
Gulf Coast Council
Scouting provides youth ages
6-21 the opportunity to experience character development, citizenship training, physical fitness, God and Country and good moral and ethical values.
Children in Crisis
Caring people working together to provide homes and establish hope to the abused, neglected and abandoned children of our community.
Eleanor J. Johnson
A private non-profit educational and recreation facility that provides positive after school tutoring and summer recreation to “at-risk” youth from low-income single-parent families.
Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc.
Provides services to child victims of physical and sexual abuse, to include mental health counseling at no cost to the child or their family.
Emerald Coast Science Center
Our mission is to inspire scientific interest, exploration and discovery through interactive exhibits and the highest quality educational programs. (O)
Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle
A youth development organization dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. (O) (W)
Independence for the Blind
of Northwest Florida
Teaches independent living skills, computer and adaptive technology, and vocational training to people who are blind or visually impaired so they achieve maximum independence. (O)
The Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation has focused its time and energy to support the Take Stock in Children Program, providing privately funded scholarships for deserving students. (O)
Care Services, Inc.
A non-profit resource and referral agency that assists parents in finding quality childcare and funding, and provides program support for childcare providers.
S4P Synergy, Inc.
Assist at-risk students achieve excellence through mentoring/parental involvement/scholarships. Provide low-income/homeless food/rent/utilities. Life-enrichment programs for underprivileged children/seniors. Disaster distribution location.
Makes awards, grants and contributions to the students, teachers and schools and assists in providing scholarships for students in the Take Stock in Children Program.