Mothers in need in Tallahassee face unique challenges as they navigate the responsibilities of motherhood while grappling with economic and social obstacles. Many of you mothers are striving to provide a stable and nurturing environment for your children, but financial constraints, limited access to quality healthcare, and affordable housing pose significant hurdles. Organizations and community initiatives in Tallahassee play a crucial role in offering support, from food assistance programs to childcare services, helping mothers overcome adversity and build a brighter future for your families. The resilience and determination of mothers underscores the importance of fostering a compassionate and inclusive community that stands ready to uplift and empower those facing such circumstances.
The Pregnancy Help and Information Center offers services to women who believe they might be pregnant, those who are pregnant, and those with young children. We assist both mothers and fathers during pregnancy and after the birth of their child in obtaining the emotional and physical necessities for their family. All PHI Center services are free and confidential, regardless of your age, race, or religion.
A Women’s Pregnancy Center educates, supports and empowers women facing unplanned pregnancies with compassionate and professional care. If you think you may be pregnant, we are here to provide resources, materials, and one-on-one support to help you make an empowered and informed decision, regardless of which option you are considering.
Our goal on the other end of the phone, is for a mom to feel listened to, validated and never judged. We are not here to judge, and we make that very clear to any mom we speak with.
We do not know what is right for a birth mother and we would never pretend we do!
The 211 network in the United States responds to more than 21 million requests for help every year. Most calls, web chats, and text messages are from people looking for help meeting basic needs like housing, food, transportation, and health care.
The mission of Refuge House is to provide direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and to their children and families, as well as to eliminate such violence through community education and public advocacy.
The Tallahassee Housing Authority provides affordable housing for persons with low to moderate incomes through two programs: Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)/Section 8 and Public Housing. The Tallahassee Housing Authority also provides supportive services for our residents (clients) and coordinates additional services through the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. Funding for all programs is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Making Miracles Group Home is a one-year, live-in program designed to support young mothers, and teach them how to live independently and care for themselves and their children.
Chelsea House is a faith-based residential program for women and single mom families.
Family Promise of the Big Bend was founded in 1986, and for many years was known as the Big Bend Homeless Coalition. We are an affiliate of the national Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit addressing family homelessness, providing homelessness prevention, emergency shelter, workforce development, education, financial capability, health and wellness, and so much more.
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 until appropriate permanent housing can be arranged
Oxford Houses are rented family houses where groups of recovering individuals live together in an environment supportive to recovery from addiction. Each house is self-run and financially self-supported following a standardized system of democratic operation. Each group obtains a Charter from Oxford House Inc., which is the umbrella organization for the international network of individual Oxford Houses.
Opened in 1971, the DISC house operated in partnership with Florida State University to provide drug information services to Tallahassee, Florida area. In 1972, DISC Village relocated to Woodville, FL and established one of the first residential therapeutic treatment communities for substance abusing adolescents in the state. Since 1972, DISC Village has consistently provided high-quality, innovative substance use and mental health treatment and therapeutic services for Tallahassee and the surrounding communities.
We are in the business of helping people to heal their lives .We believe that addiction is a primary physiological illness, progressive in nature and terminal if left untreated. We know that we have solutions and that any client who follows our treatment plan will begin to recover. We believe that as long as an alcoholic or addict is alive, there is hope for recovery. We act with the certainty that our every contact with a practicing addict may be that addict’s last, best chance at recovery, and that every crisis is an opportunity to bring an addict into recovery. We commit ourselves, as our first priority, to the client in treatment
We work with leading experts in effectively treating substance use issues to offer people a single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey. StartYourRecovery.org provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too. We know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges faced by those who misuse alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs, or other substances, and we aim to break through the clutter to help people at any stage of recovery.
Founded in 1978, our services have been improving the quality of life for our customers by providing access to health care, education, employment, and recreation. Big Bend Transit, Inc. provides safe, reliable, courteous, and affordable transportation to the community while maintaining dignity and respect for our customers. Big Bend Transit strives to provide transportation service that will improve the quality of life for our customers by providing access to health care, education, employment, and recreation. We will constantly solicit feedback to improve our service to our customers as they will always be our highest priority. Call us to find out how we can help you
Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF) is one of seven legal services organizations in Florida funded primarily by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). LSC is a private, not-for-profit corporation created by an Act of Congress to ensure low-income people have equal access to the courts nationwide.
LSNF receives financial assistance primarily from the following sources: Legal Services Corporation, The Florida Bar Foundation, Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, and local Area Agencies on Aging and United Way. However, without the support of local private and government lawyers, LSNF would be unable to provide high-quality legal representation to the poor.
For over half a century, Apalachee Center has been dedicated to helping the individuals and families of North Florida succeed in recovering from emotional, psychiatric, and substance abuse crises
The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks and food programs helps millions of people find food and grocery help in their communities every year. Connect with your local food bank to learn about upcoming free food distributions and to apply for national food programs like SNAP and WIC