Leon County, FL Assistance Programs and Resources

Leon County Housing Assistance Programs

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

Disability Rights Florida

2473 Care Drive, Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL - 32308
(800)342-0823
This organization offers free and confidential assistance for those with disabilities. On the Resources page, you'll find tips for self-defense; information on the identification and reporting of abuse, negligence, and exploitation; information about the Americans with Disabilities Act; information on enabling technologies, disaster and emergency planning and housing rights, obligations and resources; important items, among others. Languages: Spanish Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..

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Leon County Food Assistance Programs

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

Salvation Army Tallahassee

2410 Allen Rd
Tallahassee, FL - 32312
(850) 575-9798
Emergency Assistance: Assistance includes food, clothing, and services. Transport assistance, prescriptions, furniture, and other needs are provided on an individual basis and subject to availability of funding. Information for other resources will be provided when the Salvation Army cannot provide assistance. Angel Christmas Tree Assistance Program: Register children up to 12 years of age and those 65 years of age or older at this office. Hours of Operation: From October 8 to 12 From   October 15 - 19  9:00 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children are not allowed during registration. You must carry a photo ID for all adults in your home. Birth certificates for all children and social security cards for all members of the household. There are more rules, visit the website provided for full details. ..

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Kearney Center

2650 Municipal Way
Tallahassee, FL - 32304
(850)792-9000
The Shelter provides crisis intervention, food, shelter, personal hygiene, clothing, laundry service, medical assistance, medications, and dental and vision care, as well as a food pantry...

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Florida Dept. Of Agriculture & Consumer Services-Division Of Food, Nutrition & Wellness Tallahassee Fresh for Florida Kids

600 S. Calhoun Street (H2) in the Holland Bldg.
Tallahassee, FL - 32399
(800)504-6609
Administers the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program, After school Snack Program, Summer Food Service Program, Seamless Summer Option Program and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the State of Florida. The division is committed to ensuring that every child in Florida benefits from nutritious meals that foster better learning and a lifetime of good health. Age Groups: 18 & under, 19 & over if attending a school program established for the mentally or physically disabled. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. E.S.T. Fees: None..

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Leon 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 Leon County.

Elder Care Services (Leon)

2518 West Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, FL - 32304
(850)921-5554
This 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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Childrens Home Society, Big Bend area

1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee, FL - 32308
(850)921-0772
counseling, education for emotionaly disturbed childeren, emergency shelter, crisis nursery, parenting programs..

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Area Agency on Aging of North Florida, Inc.

2414 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee, FL - 32308
(850)488-0055
Services: Offers Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), helps low-income households with at least one person aged 60 and over when households experience an energy emergency. An energy failure in your home may be caused by an overdue utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or receipt of an exemption notice. Eligible households can receive one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. The program can also help pay for the maintenance or re-connection of existing heating or cooling equipment. The beneficiaries of the program may receive vouchers for the purchase of blankets, portable heaters and fans. Payments are for heating or cooling of households and other emergency energy-related expenses during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons. Eligibility: Record heating or cooling emergencies, at least one individual in a family 60 years of age or older, and a total household income equal to or less than 150% of the federal poverty standard. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ..

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Leon County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

Our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs includes free and income based clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

Dental Lifeline Network, Florida

1113 East Tennessee Street, Suite 300
Tallahassee, FL - 32308
(850)577-1466
Donated Dental Service volunteers provide comprehensive treatment to eligible patients. Volunteers do not provide emergency services. Eligibility: Applicants must lack adequate income to pay for dental care and: Have a permanent disability, Are elderly: age 65 or older, Qualify as medically fragile...

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Leon County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

Our list of homeless programs include emergency homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for men, women, and families. Free public showers, etc

Big Bend Habitat for Humanity

2951 Roberts Avenue
Tallahassee, FL - 32310
(850)574-2288
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that builds and repairs homes for low-income and homeless families so that they can have a safe, decent, and comfortable place to live...

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Leon County Various Assistance Programs

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

Tallahassee Senior Center

1400 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL - 32303
(850)891-4000
The mission of Tallahassee Senior Services is to offer programs, activities, and opportunities designed to encourage active living, optimal aging, and social fitness for independent adults age 50+...

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CareerSourceFLORIDA - Ticket to Work (TTW)

1580 Waldo Palmer Lane, Suite 1
Tallahassee, FL - 32308
(850)921-1119
CareerSourceFLORIDA offers free assistance to those seeking employment, advancing their skills sets, and building their career...

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A Women's Pregnancy Center

919 W Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL - 32304
(850)297-1174
A Women's Pregnancy Center offers free pregnancy tests, free counseling, and free maternity and baby items...

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Cities In Leon County With Listings

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Programs and Assistance

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

Food Programs

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.