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EMERGENCY SERVICES

Escambia County Ambulance
Phone: (850) 471-6500
Website: http://www.myescambia.com

Escambia County Emergency Medical Services
Phone: (850) 471-6400
Website: http://www.myescambia.com/government/departments/ps/ems

Escambia County Police Department
Phone: (850) 436-9630
Website: http://www.escambiaso.com/

Escambia Search and Rescue
Phone: (850) 474-1644
Website: http://www.ESAR.com

Florida Division of Emergency Management
“This website contains valuable information about hoe Florida residents and visitors to the state can prepare for disasters and how citizens can become more involved in the community.”
Phone (800) 342-3557
Website: http://www.floridadisaster.org

Community Emergency Response Team
“CERT educates residents about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.”
Phone (850) 414-8538
Website: http://www.floridadisaster.org/citizencorps

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GENERAL RESOURCES

2-1-1 Panhandle Helpline
COPE's 211 staff will listen to your request and point you in the right direction. Inquiries may be made by people with disabilities, their family and friends, and members of the community at large. Human service agencies are also invited to request information to help their clients.
Phone: 211 or (850) 892-8045
Website: http://www.211panhandlehelpline.org

American Red Cross – Northwest Florida Chapter
Phone: (850) 432-7601 or (800) 773-7620
Website: http://www.redcross.org/fl/pensacola

Be Ready Escambia
A division of Emergency Management- Preparation for disaster Phone: (850) 471-6400
Website: http://www.myescambia.com/beready

Bay Area Food Bank, Inc.- Panhandle Branch
“We distribute over 2 million pounds of food annually from the Panhandle Branch facility to seven counties in West Florida, including Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Washington and Holmes”
Phone: (850) 626-1332
Website: http://www.bayareafoodbank.org/

Catholic Charities of Pensacola
“Serves and advocates for vulnerable families and individuals of any race or religion through counseling, emergency assistance, enrichment, adoption and refugee/immigration services.”
Phone: (850) 436-6411 OR (850) 436-8754
Website: http://www.ccnwfl.org/

Community Resource Directory
“This directory provides a listing of various agencies that help with various community needs such as help with utility payments, clothing, non-evacuation shelters, housing options, and much more.”
Website: http://www.myescambia.com/community/community-resources-directory

Clothing

 
Phone
Address
Alpha Center, Inc.
479-4391
6004 Pernella Road
Goodwill Easter Seals Store
438-3930
15 E. Brent Lane
Helping Hands Mission Thrift Store
994-9813
4666 Highway 90
Pensacola United Methodist Church
432-6816
2600 W. Strong Street
Salvation Army Family Store
432-1943
3870 N. Davis Highway
Samaritan Hands Ministry
438-8907
First Baptist Church
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
434-6615
2200 W. DeSoto Street

Food Assistance

 
Phone
Address
Alpha Center, Inc. (baby food)
479-4391
6004 Pernella Road
Apostolic Faith ESC First Choice
432-5200
5534 Sun Valley Drive
Appetite For Life Pensacola
470-9111
402 Cervantes Street
Council on Aging of West Florida
432-1475
 
Florida Dept. of Children and Families
(866) 762-2237
Food stamps
t's a Blessing Food Coop
I 433-3171
 
Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen
438-7616
257 E. Lee Street
Manna Food Pantries Pensacola
432-2053
116 E. Gonzalez Street
Pensacola United Methodist Church
432-6816
2600 W. Strong Street
Samaritan Hands Ministry
438-8907
First Baptist Church
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
434-6615
2200 W. DeSoto Street

Housing

 
Phone
Address
Attucks, Gonzalez and Camellia Courts (Administration)
438-8561
1920 W. Garden Streeet
Camellia Gardens
256-0060
 
Cantonment/Cottage Hill/Farm Hill/Wild Oak
968-6671
 
Century Woods, Ltd.
256-5631
 
Cerny Village
456-3145
 
College Trace
478-4889
 
Fairfield Village
455-6752
 
First Time Homebuyer (SHIP)
858-0350
 
Harbour Place Apartments
455-6622
 
Lillian and Westwood Homes for elderly/disabled
456-2083
4400 Westover Ave.
Morris and Sanchez Courts
438-1876
 
Oakwood Terrace
434-2721
 
Oakwood Village, Ltd.
256-4806
 
Pensacola Retirement Village 1
433-3671
 
Pensacola Retirement Village 3 & 2
432-0449
 
Pensacola Village
433-2026
 
Rehabilitation Program (County)
458-0466
 
Rehabilitation Program (Pensacola)
858-0350
 
Section 8 (Rental Assistance)
858-0350
 
Sugar Hill
476-4004
 
Sunrise Apartments
455-5496
 
The Moorings
476-9025
 
Torrey Village Apartments
476-3387
 
Wesley Scott Place (Elderly)
437-1400
 


Financial Assistance

 
Phone
Address
Care Ministries
477-5812
4801 N. Davis Highway
Catholic Charities
436-6425
1815 N. Sixth Avenue
Community Action Program
607-2088
1380 N. Palafox Street
Navy & Marine Corps Relief Society
455-8574
153 Ellyson Avenue, Suite B
NWFL Area Agency on Aging
(866) 531-8011
5090 Commerce Park Circle
Salvation Army Social Services
432-1501
1501 North Q. Street
Samaritan Hands
438-8907
511 Tarragona Street
United Ministries
433-2333
257 E. Lee Street

Utility Payment Assistance

 
Phone
Address
Care Ministries
477-3784
4801 N. Davis Highway
Catholic Charities
436-6425
1815 N. Sixth Avenue
Community Action Program Committee
607-2088
1380 N. Palafox Street
Florida Area Agency on Aging
(866) 531-8011 509
Commerce Park Circle
Navy & Marine Corps Relief Society
455-8574
153 Ellyson Avenue, Suite B
Northwest Salvation Army Social Services
432-1501
1501 North Q. Street
Samaritan Hands
438-8907
511 Tarragona Street
United Ministries
433-2333
257 East Lee Street

Employment

 
Phone
Address
Career Source EscaRosa Workforce 607-8700 3670-A N. L Street

Disability Resources

 
Phone
Address
Center for Independent Living
595-5566
3600 N. Pace Boulevard

Shelters (non-evacuation)

 
Phone
Address
Currie House (Main) Pensacola
453-2772
4610 W. Fairfield Drive
Heavenly Blessing
469-0638
1614 N. T. Street
Hope Center for Teens, Inc
434-1340
3636 N. Ԍ. Street
Hope House
682-2374
 
House of Liberty
438-5230
230 N. Barcelona Street
Loaves and Fishes
438-7616
257 E. Lee Street
The Salvation Army
432-1579
1310 N. S. Street
Victory House Ministries Men's Shelter
456-9626
6200 W. Fairfield Drive
Waterfront Mission Men's Shelter
436-7868
348 W. Herman Street
Waterfront Mission Women's Shelter
436-7857
112 W. Cervantes Street

Miscellaneous

 
Phone
Address
Department of Children and Families/ACCESS Florida
1-866-762-
2237
 
Downtown Improvement Board
434-5371
41 North Jefferson, Suite 401
First Call for Help
211
1301 W. Government Street
Human Relations Commission
437-0510
2257 N. Baylen Street

Medical Clinics

 
Phone
Address
Escambia Community Clinic
436-4630
2200 N. Palafox Street
Health and Hope Clinic
479-4456
1718 E. Olive Road
St. Joseph Free Medical Screening
434-8162
127 W. Intendencia Street

Legal Assistance

 
Phone
Address
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association
434-8135
 
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.
432-8222
1741 N. Palafox St.
Northwest Florida Legal Services, Inc
432-2336
701 S. J Street

Community Assistance

 
Phone
Address
First Call for Help (United Way)
211
1301 W. Government Street

Senior Services

 
Phone
Address
NWFL Area Agency on Aging
(866) 531-8011
509 Commerce Park Circle

Social Security

 
Phone
Address
Social Security Administration
800-772-1213
411 W. Garden Street

Food Assistance

 
Phone
Address
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
607-8700
Ext. 192 3670-A N. "L" Street

Habitat for Humanity, Inc. – Pensacola
“Constructs decent, affordable housing for low-income families using volunteer labor, donated land and materials. Houses are sold at cost with a no-interest mortgage.”
Phone: (850) 434-5456
Website: http://pensacolahabitat.org/

Independence for the Blind of Northwest Florida

“Teaches independent living skills, computer and adaptive technology, and vocational training to people who are blind or visually impaired so they achieve maximum independence.”
Phone: (850) 477-2663
Website: http://www.ibwest.org/

Learn to Read of Northwest Florida
“Utilizes carefully trained volunteers to provide reading and writing instruction to adults reading at low levels and to those learning English as a second language.”
Phone: (850) 432-4347
Website: http://learntoreadnwf.org/

Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
“Plans, coordinates, and funds home and community-based social services for elders, while serving as an informational focal point and advocate for that group.”
Phone: (850) 494-7100 OR (800) 963-5337
Website: http://www.nwflaaa.org/

Pensacola HelpLine Lakeview Center, Inc.
24/7 HelpLine: (850) 438-1617
24/7 TeenLine : (850) 433-TEEN or (850) 433-8336
24/7 Rape Crisis: (850) 433-RAPE or (850) 433-7273
Website: http://www.bhcpns.org/LakeviewCenter/Facilities.aspx

Salvation Army – Pensacola
“We provide utility, clothing and lodging assistance for residents and the homeless, we also provide a community center with activities for children and adults.” Phone: (850) 432-1501
Website: http://www.salvationarmyflorida.org/pensacola

United Way of Escambia County
“Promotes voluntarism, provides leadership in the community, raises resources and allocates the resources to local certified agencies that meet human and community needs.”
Phone: (850) 434-3157
Website: http://www.unitedwayescambia.org/

Florida Citizen Corps
The mission of Florida Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues and disasters of all kinds.
Phones (850) 444-7135
Website: http://www.bereadyalliance.org

FLASH – Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
The nonprofit FLASH is the country’s leading consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters.
Phone (877) 221-7233
Website: http://www.flash.org

County Office
The most accurate internet database of county government offices in the United States. Use our website to locate you county assessor, board of elections, chamber of commerce, child support offices, colleges, coroners, courts, and much more, with all relevant details.
Website: http://www.countyoffice.org

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CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida

“Provides one-to-one mentoring for children and youth primarily from single parent families with adult role models.”
Phone: (850) 433-5437
Website: http://www.bbbsnwfl.org/

Boy Scouts of America – Gulf Coast Council
Phone: (888) GULF-BSA or (850) 476-6336
Website: http://www.gulfcoastcouncil.org/

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast
“Programs include homework assistance, physical fitness, leadership development, and post high school goal-setting.”
Phone: (850) 862-1616
Website: http://www.bgcec.com/

Children's Home Society of Florida – Pensacola / Western Panhandle
“Private non-profit child welfare organization that provides services for adoption, teen services, family crisis intervention, case management, counseling, foster care for children and their families.”
Phone: (850) 266-2700
Website: http://www.chsfl.org/

Capstone Adaptive Learning & Therapy Centers, Inc.
“At Capstone, we have one mission, and that is to enhance the quality of life for infants, children, youth and adults of all abilities and to encourage acceptance and inclusion within our communities.”
Phone: (850) 432-1596
Website: http://capstoneadaptivelearning.org/capstone.php

Early Learning Coalition
“To identify and meet the needs of children and families to lay the foundation for lifetime success by: maximizing each child’s potential, preparing children to enter school ready to learn, and helping families achieve economic self-sufficiency.”
Phone: (850) 332-6775
Website: http://www.elcescambia.org/

Florida Department of Children and Families, Circuit 1
Phone: (850) 595-8200
Website: http://www.myflfamilies.com/

Girl Scouts Council of the Florida Panhandle
“Provides an informal educational program for girls 5-17 years of age.”
Phone: (850) 434-1333
Website: http://www.gscfp.org/

Sacred Heart Children's Hospital / Sacred Heart Foundation
“Provides regional medical services to persons birth to 18 years regardless of financial status, with funding assistance through Sacred Heart Foundation.”
Phone: (850) 416-7000
Website: http://www.sacred-heart.org/

WIC
Northside/Ensley (850) 484-5121
Warrington (850) 484-5121
Molino (850) 484-5121
Navy hospital WIC office is open daily for military personnel.
Call (850) 484-5121

SeaStars Aquatics
A local non-profit that offers three programs to help children benefit from water safety.
Phone (850) 418-0644
Website: http://www.SeaStarsAquatics.org

4-H Community
Standing for head, heart, hands, and health – 4-H uses more than a century of experience in youth development programming to build strong, confident leaders.
Phone (850) 475-5230
Website: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/4h/

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northwest Florida
The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida is to be the BEST Home-Away-From-Home and source of respite and resources for children and families of children suffering a medical crisis.
Phone (850) 477-2273
Website: http://www.rmhc-nwfl.org

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

FavorHouse of Northwest Florida
“Domestic violence program providing safe emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis line, counseling, food, clothing, transitional housing to victims of domestic & sexual violence. Free of charge.”
24-hour Crisis Line: (850) 434-6600 or (850) 994-3560
Phone: (850) 434-1177
Website: http://favorhouse.org/

Florida Abuse Hotline
Phone: (850) 595-8200 OR 1 (800) 962-2873
Website: http://www.fcadv.org/

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence State Wide Hotline

Phone: (800) 500-1119

Pensacola HelpLine Lakeview Center, Inc.
24/7 HelpLine: (850) 138-1617
24/7 TeenLine : (850) 433-TEEN or (850) 433-8336
24/7 Rape Crisis: (850) 433-RAPE or (850) 433-7273
Website: http://www.bhcpns.org/LakeviewCenter/Facilities.aspx

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HEALTH SERVICES

Baptist Hospital
Phone: (850) 434-4011
Website: http://www.ebaptisthealthcare.org

Covenant Hospice
“A non-profit healthcare organization providing physician, nursing, psychosocial, spiritual, bereavement, and volunteer services to terminally-ill patients and their loved ones.”
Phone: (850) 433-2155
Website: http://www.covenanthospice.org/

Escambia County Health Department

Century Dental Clinic (850) 471-6983
Clinic Appointments Fairfield (850) 595-6554
Environmental Health Permitting (850) 595-6700
Fairfield Dental Clinic (850) 595-6600
Northside Immunizations (850) 484-5155
ProMed Clinic (850) 587-2544
WeCare (850) 484-5154
WIC (850) 595-6670
CLINICS (STD, Well Child, and Family Planning) (850) 484-5040 x 1125
Medication Refills (850) 484-5040 x 1125
HIV/AIDS (850) 497-7157
Healthy Start (850) 484-5117
Epidemiology (850) 595-6683
General Information (850) 595-6500

Sacred Heart Children's Hospital / Sacred Heart Foundation
“Provides regional medical services to persons birth to 18 years regardless of financial status, with funding assistance through Sacred Heart Foundation.”
Phone: (850) 416-7000
Website: http://www.sacred-heart.org/

West Florida Hospital
Phone: (850) 494-4000
Website: http://www.westfloridahospital.com

Medical Reserve Corps
MRC is a national network of volunteer, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities.
Phone (850) 595-6683
Website: http://www.medicalreservecorps.gov

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.
The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council was established in 1971 to help plan individual and family-centered supports for persons with disabilities in Florida.
Phone (800) 580-7801
Website: http://www.fddc.org

Agency for Persons with Disabilities
The ADP works in partnership with local communities and private providers to assist people who have developmental disabilities and their families. ADP also provides assistance in identifying the needs of people with developmental disabilities for supports and services.
Phone (850) 487-1992
Website: http://www.apdcares.org

Rheumatoid Arthritis
“The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN) is dedicated to providing up- to-date information and resources for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Our goal is simple. We want RA patients to know their options and fully understand their diagnosis. You can take steps, right now, to improve symptoms and your quality of life.”
Phone: 1(800) 405-4043
Website: https://www.rheumatoidarthritis.org/

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MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

Community Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc. – Pensacola
“Provides prevention and intervention services in the form of community-based outreach programs, after school programs, counseling and aftercare.”
Phone: (888) 994-9944 or (850) 434-2724
Website: http://cdac.info/

Florida Department of Children and Families, Circuit 1
Phone: (850) 778-4066
Website: http://www.myflfamilies.com/

Lakeview Center, Inc.
“Provides comprehensive treatment, training, education and research activities in the area of mental health, substance abuse and vocational services.”
Phone: (850) 432-1222
Website: http://www.elakeviewcenter.org/LakeviewCenter/

Mental Health Association of West Florida, Inc.
Provides information, education, and support programs to residents affected by mental illness.
Phone: (850) 438-9879
Website: http://www.mhawfl.org/

New Beginnings Group, Inc.
“Substance abuse recovery homes (women) providing shelter, nutrition, counseling, amenities, access to community resources for physical, spiritual growth, development and restoration of life skills.”
Phone: (850) 439-1522
Website: http://newbeginningsrecovery.com/wordpress/

Rehabs.com
“Rehabs.com was founded in 2011 with two goals in mind: to provide information for those suffering with substance abuse and behavioral addictions - either personally or through loved ones - and to connect those people with the treatment programs that can help them.”
Phone: 1(888) 823-3169
Website: http://www.rehabs.com/guides/substance-abuse-and-anxiety-disorders

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