Bay County, FL Assistance Programs

Bay County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Bay County.

St. Barnabas House Catholic Charities of NWFL

3128 E. 11th Street
Panama City, FL - 32401
(850) 763-0475
Group family living transitional shelter with monthly program fees. The Saint Barnabas House is a three to six month transitional living/work program that has been serving the Panama City area for over 25 years. The program strengthens families by providing safe housing to those that are homeless or potentially homeless. It is more than just a place to stay- it's an environment that promotes work, positive life-skills, and cooperation.  We want our clients to have the skill set necessary to thrive and sustain a quality of life for themselves and their families. The Saint Barnabas House assists individuals in achieving self-sufficiency, financial stability and independence in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.  Last year 4,866 nights of shelter were provided. ..

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Salvation Army Panama City Transitional Housing

1824 W. 15th Street
Panama City, FL - 32401
(850) 769-5259
Transitional Housing is available to clients in need of intensive, residential services There are eight two-bedroom apartments available for families that are homeless or in transitional crisis. Programming assists clients in setting goals to overcome factors beyond their immediate control. The program provides a real life training ground for self-sufficiency, budget management and home economic skills. Program participants may stay at the facility for up to six months, although each clients case is evaluated for progress on a regular basis. This program began operation in the community in 1995. Transitional Housing clients are required to maintain gainful employment and open a savings account. They pay a small fee for housing, utilities and supervision based on their ability to pay and in keeping with their program budget. The program provides a clean, positive environment for the family to gain skills and resources to establish permanent residence in the community. As the client nears their goal of independent living, other material assistance is provided to ease their transition into affordable commercial housing. The capacity of each apartment in Transitional Housing is a total of six individuals. Apartments are available that are equipped for individuals with special needs...

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90Works at Children's Medical Services

230 N Tyndall Pkwy
Panama City, FL - 32404
(850) 872-4700
Emergency rent and utilities, when funding is available. A 501(c)3 organization that believes homelessness, poverty and family violence can be overcome and prevented by self-sufficiency. Our holistic approach incorporates various solutions from housing to income, transportation to work, safety services and access to healthcare for physical and emotional challenges. We boast a 90% success rate helping people become self-sufficient in 90 days! ..

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Bay County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Bay County.

Springfield UMC - Panama City, FL

701 School Avenue
Panama City, FL - 32401
(850) 769-0374
Food and clothing assistance: 9:30-11:00 ..

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Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program

651 W 14th Street
Panama City, FL - 32402
The Salvation Army's domestic violence and rape crisis program assists victims and their families by offering shelter, food, personal care products, linen, clothing and shoes. All their services are free Once a week the residents are asked to attend counseling. ..

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PanCare Health Medical - Community Health Center

2309 East 15th Street
Panama City, FL - 32405
(850) 747-5272
Primary Health care provider accepts Medicaid and bills on a sliding scale. We offer an affordable sliding fee scale for uninsured patients. Sliding fee  scale is based on income and household size. Must bring proof of household income (food stamp letters, pay stubs, tax forms, prior year returns, and/or letter from employers.) ..

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Lynn Haven Senior Center

905 Pennsylvania Avenue
Lynn Haven, FL - 32444
Fellowship centers offer opportunities for seniors to socialize, participate in activities, and enjoy a meal in the company of peers. There are several meal sites in Bay County providing convenient locations for many senior adults...

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Grace Presbyterian Church BAY Utility Assistance

1416 Airport Road
Panama City, FL - 32405
(850) 769-4000
Hours of Operation: Utilities Assistance - Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and Food - T hursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ..

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Callaway Assembly of God

5718 Cherry St
Panama City, FL - 32404
(850) 769-5646
Heart to Hands Heart to Hands is a ministry birthed out of Callaway Assembly of God desiring to reach the needs of people in our immediate community. Every 2nd Monday of the month from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, we open up our church to provide groceries, a hot meal, clothing, and prayer to those in need. If you would like to help with this event each month, please let us know. ..

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Bay County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Bay County.

Bay County Council on Aging, Inc.

1116 Frankford Avenue
Panama City, FL - 32401
The office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm...

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Bay County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of free clothing assistance programs below.

Panama City Rescue Mission

609 Allen Ave
Panama City, FL - 32401
(850) 769-0783
Temporary shelter, clothing vouchers & Recovery Program for men & women ..

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Bay County Government Assistance Programs

Our government assistance programs include TANF assistance information, welfare offices, SNAP offices in Bay County.

Bay County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Bay County.

Panama City Beach Senior Center

423 Lyndell Lane
Panama City Beach, FL - 32407
A Center established to serve the needs of seniors living in the "bridge to bridge" area in Bay County. It has as a mission statement: To help seniors to enjoy a better quality of life. Services are available from a complex of three buildings - Lyndell Community Center, Cypress House, and the Oatfield Center. Programs are offered to stimulate learning, physical health and an increased sense of social and emotional well being...

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Bay County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.