Economic Stability



America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend

America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend is the food bank that distributes millions of pounds of food every year to hungry families in the 11-county region of the Big Bend. Food is distributed through partner agencies, so to find one nearest to you, visit www.fightinghunger.com/How-to-Get-Help.

Big Bend Homeless Coalition

The Big Bend Homeless Coalition administers the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS): A community-wide database that houses demographic information on homeless individuals served, as well as on usage of services for homeless persons in our community. The goal of this system is to help get a better picture of who we are serving and what homelessness looks like on any given day in our community.

Brehon Institute for Family Services

Brehon Institute for Family Services, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation that is dedicated to improving the lives of children through the Florida Panhandle. Presently, four counties are being served: Leon, Gadsden, Madison and Taylor.

CancerCare

CancerCare offers counseling and support groups, as well as limited financial assistance for cancer patients and their families.

Capital Area Community Action Agency – Jefferson

A private non-profit organization-501(c)(3) created in 1965 as the Leon County-Tallahassee Community Action Program, now serving Jefferson County for antipoverty programs.

Career Source North Florida

Career Source North Florida is dedicated to finding employment opportunities for people living in North Florida.

Comcast Internet Essentials

A program run by Comcast offering affordable internet to qualifying households.

Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region – Jefferson

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region (ELC) is a private not-for-profit organization that provides services to families, children, and child care providers. Family support services including tuition assistance programs, child care information services, and community referrals that support each families’ individual success by connecting them to the information and resources they need.

Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region – Madison

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region (ELC) is a private not-for-profit organization that provides services to families, children, and child care providers. Family support services including tuition assistance programs, child care information services, and community referrals that support each families’ individual success by connecting them to the information and resources they need.

Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region – Taylor

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region (ELC) is a private not-for-profit organization that provides services to families, children, and child care providers. Family support services including tuition assistance programs, child care information services, and community referrals that support each families’ individual success by connecting them to the information and resources they need.