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Free Clothing & Necessities In The Florida Panhandle Region

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Bristol Pentecostal Holiness


Contact
12413 NW Solomon St
Bristol, FL 32321
(850) 643-5733
Description
*Coalition of about ten churches, provides the following assistance to local residents:
1) Friendship House on Hwy 12 offers clothing on Tu, 9am-Noon, (first ten items are free, $.10-$.25 per item thereafter; 2) up to $100 assistance once per year to pay utility bill or heating fuel after qualifying; 3) food vouchers for $20 for local Piggly Wiggly grocery store
*Apply at 1st Pentacostal Church for utility, heating fuel, or food voucher assistance, 9:30 am-1:30pm, M-Th

Hours
See Notes

Area Served
Liberty County

Liberty County Health Department


Contact
12832 NW Central Ave
Bristol, FL 32321
(850) 643-2415


Description
*Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program *Supplementary food program for pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants, and children up to age 5 *Nutrition counseling *Breastfeeding support and consultation *Office hours in Liberty County on Monday; Calhoun on Tuesday and Thursday; calls taken any day

Hours
8am-5pm, Mondays only for WIC program in Liberty; calls taken any day

Eligibility
Pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants and children up to age 5 within income guidelines

Documents Required
Call

Area Served
Liberty County

Helping Hands-People Thrift


Contact
16842 NE Pear St
Blountstown, FL 32424
(850) 674-3848
Description
*Thrift store sells donated clothing and other items at low cost *Can provide free clothing and other items to anyone with a true need, such as homeless persons, disaster victims and other circumstances *For free items, must provide proof of income and either proof or description of situation causing need *Does not provide direct financial assistance for utilities, rent or any other situation

Hours
9:30am-3:30pm, Tu-F; 9am-Noon, first Sa

Eligibility
Residents of Calhoun and Liberty Counties

Documents Required
ID and application

Area Served
Calhoun County

Calhoun Liberty Ministry Center


Contact
21754 Fl20
Blountstown, FL 32424
(850) 674-1818
Description
Clothing ministry for eligible participants. Eight articles of clothing are available per client every 60 days.

Hours
Tues - Thurs 9:00am - 12:00Noon

Eligibility
Calhoun and Liberty residents with limited income

Documents Required
Photo IDProof of ResidencyHousehold income/expenses

Area Served
Calhoun County

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Chipola Family Ministries


Contact
3004 Fl71
Marianna, FL 32446
(850) 482-6407
Description
Clothing assistance to those in need. Assistance is available to each individual and family not more than once every two months.

Hours
Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am - 12:00Noon

Eligibility
Have a need. (Income based on federal guidelines)

Documents Required
Applicant must apply in person, provide a photo ID, complete an application and be interviewed.

Area Served
Jackson County

Franklin's Promise


Contact
192 Coach Wagoner Blvd
Apalachicola, FL 32320
(850) 653-3930


Description
*Informal coalition of human service providers: churches, law enforcement, health department, schools and social service agencies
*Monthly meeting to exchange information about capabilities for help
*Old high school location (under renovation)
*Food pantry open to anyone in need 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 9am-Noon (or until food runs out)
*Extended care and summer programs for youth, Kids United Together, youth center, and Arts in Medicine (with Weems and Shands) as therapy
*Clothes closet and toy project

Hours
Call

Area Served
Franklin County

Penny's Worth


Contact
195 Avenue E
Apalachicola, FL 32320
(850) 653-9405


Description
*Volunteer-run thrift shop that supplies free clothing for persons who qualify and low cost clothing for anyone: Your Penny's Worth, located 195 Highway 98
*Persons needing free clothing should have validation of need via written note or phone call from a social service or helping agency: Community Action Agency, a church, sheriff, fire department, landlord, health care provider
*If unable to get validation, call or come anyway; includes homeless and transient persons
*Outreach Ministry can assist with prescription expense when funding available
*AA meetings site M-F; call 850-653-2000 for times and location

Hours
10am-4pm, Tu, W; 10am-3pm, Sa

Area Served
Franklin County

Franklin County Public Health


Contact
155 Avenue E
Apalachicola, FL 32320
(850) 653-2111


Description
*Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program *Supplementary food program for pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants, and children up to age 5 *Nutrition counseling *Breastfeeding support and consultation *Appointments required; call toll-free appointment line

Hours
Call for WIC hours; appointments required

Eligibility
Pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants and children up to age 5 within income guidelines

Documents Required
Call

Area Served
Franklin County

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Wig Building


Contact
401 Peters St
Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
(850) 229-1641
Description
Provides assistance with non-perishable canned, boxed food (occasionally fresh produce) twice per month to those in need.The 2nd Tuesday of the month last names A-I receive assistance, the 4th Tuesday of the month last names J-Z.(1 - 4 pm)Will deliver for shut-ins. (No new delivery clients)Also receives goods from CVS including but not limited to personal hygiene items, toiletries, adult diapers, etc. If this is needed, clients may visit the Resource Center on Mondays during operating hours.

Hours
2nd & 4th Tues 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Eligibility
USDA requirements.

Documents Required
Photo ID or bill with name on it and completed application. Will work with the homeless, etc.

Area Served
Gulf County

Springfield United Methodist


Contact
701 School Ave
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-0374


Description
Walk-in for services Tuesdays 9:00am - 11:15am. Service is limited to Bay County residents. Picture ID required.

Hours
Tues 9:00am - 11:15am

Eligibility
Bay County residents only.

Documents Required
Picture ID

Area Served
Bay County

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