Financial Support and Aid Programs

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.

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.

Comcast Internet Essentials

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

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church Provides support for local families and children.

Financial Educators

A website with links to a large number of money saving and spending tips, as well as useful explanations on topics such as rent and bills.

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

FAAST serves Floridians with disabilities by providing free access to information, referral services, educational programs, and publications in accessible formats on topics such as disability rights, laws, and policies. They also provide assistive technology (AT) device loans as well as funding opportunities for AT.

Florida Association for Community Action

A central organization for getting help from a large number of anti-poverty programs.

Goodwill Industries of the Big Bend

A national organization that provides a number of services ranging from help with employment to affordable housing.

Jefferson County Veteran Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents. Veteran Affairs provides veterans with the world-class benefits and services they have earned – and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs. It provides federally funded assistance in managing costs associated with home energy bills, energy crises, and weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs