Economic Stability

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

Lutheran Social Services of North Florida

Lutheran Social Services of North Florida is dedicated to addressing unmet social service needs and currently offers computer refurbishment services and transitional housing, among other things.

Madison County Veterans Services Office

The Veteran Services Office provides assistance obtaining benefits, finding homes, and finding employment, as well as education and training.

Our Father’s Storehouse

Providing for the physical and spiritual needs of the community, Our Father’s Storehouse is a food and clothing bank run by the First Baptist Church. Those in need can come by on Wednesdays, from 2-5 p.m., for ministry.

SafeLink Wireless

SafeLink Wireless is a phone assistance program offered under the government run Lifeline assistance program. If eligible, you could receive a free phone with minutes.

Summer BreakSpot

Summer BreakSpot provides free nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 and under during summer break. Over 3,500 supervised locations in Florida offer a breakfast, lunch or snack. Feeding locations typically open as school lets out for the summer. Be sure to check for locations near you via the website, or by calling 2-1-1.

Suwannee River Economic Council of Madison County

The Suwannee River Economic Council provides help with financial support and shelter to residents of Madison County.

The ABLE Trust

The Able Trust, also known as the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation, is a 501(c)(3) public-private partnership foundation established by the Florida Legislature in 1990. Its mission is to be a key leader in providing Floridians with disabilities opportunities for successful employment.

The Kearney Center

The Kearney Center is a 24-hour comprehensive emergency service center that serves as a point of entry into assistance by coordinating services and responding to immediate needs of individuals and families until appropriate permanent housing can be arranged. Their mission is to reduce homelessness by providing a safe environment that promotes dignity and respect for individuals in our community who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless.