EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Item# FINANCIALASSISTANCE

Product Description

Emergency Financial Assistance


Catholic Charities Bureau 134 East Church Street, Suite 2 Jacksonville, Florida 32202-3130 Telephone: 354-3416 Must call at 9:00 AM for Emergency Help. By appointment only. No walk-ins.

Services: Neighbor to Neighbor - Provides assistance for the following: payment for past utility (electric and fuel) bills, reinstallation fees, initial deposit, plus amount for initial service. Call ahead for an appointment.

Comprehensive Emergency Assistance - Provides rent, utilities, deposits,food and basic necessities on a limited and short-term basis to individuals and families residing in Baker, Duval, Clay, and Nassau counties who are experiencing a crisis and pending formulation of long-term solutions. Call in advance for an appointment.

Catholic Charities / St. Augustine Regional Office 225 West King Street St. Augustine, Florida 32084 Telephone: 829-6300 Fax: 829-0494

Services: Provides food, financial assistance for rent and utilities, information and referral services, mental health counseling, elderly program service, respit program, adoptions, and other basic necessities. Eligibility: Anyone with verifiable need.

Downtown Ecumenical Services Council, Inc. 215 Ocean Street Jacksonville, Florida 32202 Telephone:358-7955 Fax: 358-3135

Services: Provides financial aid and offers a food pantry for those who qualify. Eligibility: Financial help for households with children, elderly or a documented disability or illness which prohibits work. Food pantry available.

Family Services - Duval 900 West Adams Street Jacksonville, Florida 32204 Telephone:356-8641

Services: Offers direct services to individuals and families, including non-resident families on a referral basis. Services include food, rent and utility assistance, counseling, referral and case management. Eligibility: Adults with verifiable emergency situation.

Family Services - St. John's 1850 State Road 207 St. Augustine, Florida 32086 Telephone:824-6880

Services: Offers direct services to individuals and families, including non-resident families on a referral basis. Services include food, rent and utility assistance, counseling, referral and case management. Eligibility: Adults with verifiable emergency situation.

Jewish Family and Community Services 6261 Dupont Station Court, East Jacksonville, Florida 32217 Telephone: 448-1933 Fax: 448-0349

Services: Provides emergency assistance with rent and utilities, FEMA assistance, SHIP dollars for deposits, food pantry and information and referral. Eligibility: Income no greater than 80% of federal guideline for Duval County.

LIHEAP Program -Baker County 96 Lowder Street Suite B Maccleny, Florida 32063 Telephone:259-4481 Fax: 259-8615

Services: Provides energy, crisis, weather related disaster and fuel assistance. Eligibility: Meet income guidelines and have proper documentation of need (energy bill).

LIHEAP Program -Emmett Reed Center 1093 West 6th Street Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Telephone:632-1469 Fax: 632-5190

Services: Provides energy, crisis, weather related disaster and fuel assistance. Eligibility: Meet income guidelines and have proper documentation of need (energy bill).







LIHEAP Program -Nassau County The Peck Center 516 South 10th Street Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034 Telephone:261-0801 Fax: 261-3188

Services: Provides energy assistance, family development, youth programs, USDA commodities, Parents-Who-Care Program Eligibility: Meet income guidelines and have proper documentation of need (energy bill).

LIHEAP Program -R.F. Kennedy Center 1133 Iona Street Suite 212 Jacksonville, Florida 32206 Telephone:632-1462 Fax: 354-8832

Services: Provides home energy, crisis, weather related disaster and fuel assistance. Eligibility: Meet income guidelines and have proper documentation of need (energy bill).

LIHEAP Program - St. John's Service Center 1300 Duval Street St. Augustine, Florida 32084 Telephone:824-0978 Fax: 823-3568

Services: Provides home energy, crisis, weather related disaster and fuel assistance. Eligibility: Meet income guidelines and have proper documentation of need (energy bill).

Northeast Florida Community Action Agency, Inc. 4070 Boulevard Central Drive 4500 Bldg. Suite 200 Jacksonville, Florida 32202 Telephone: 358-7474 Fax: 398-7414

Site Listings: Robert F. Kennedy Center 1133 Ionia Street 632-1461

Emmett Reed Center 1093 West 6th Street 632-1469

Services: The Northeast Florida Community Action Agency (NFCAA) Assists low-income persons of Baker, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties with specific assistance involving their day-to-day existence. There is no charge for these services.

Self sufficiency Services - employment; job training; case management; education; tutorial; literacy; vocation training; mentorship;. Supportive Services including: rent/mortgage assistance, electric bill assistance, water bill assistance, food, child care, uniforms, books, work clothing, prescription and medication, childcare assistance and transportation assistance.

Home Energy Assistance Services Services for a benefit payment on behalf of households who have heating or cooling obligations and meet eligibility guidelines. An emergency or crisis is not an eligibility requirement for this category of assistance. It does not pay for the actual home energy bills incurred by eligible households. It does allow for a one time home energy benefit per program year to eligible households. The amount of the benefit is based on a home energy assistance benefit matrix provided by the state office.

Crisis Assistance Services - services allow for a benefit payment on behalf of households that have an unavoidable heating (October - March) or cooling (April - September) emergency and also meet eligibility guidelines. It may pay the actual home energy bills owed by eligible households and/or other necessary energy expenses. The amount of the benefit payment is the minimum amount necessary to resolve the crisis. A household may be determined eligible during only one winter and one summer crisis per year.

Weatherization Assistance Services - weather related or supply shortage services allow for a benefit payment on behalf of households that have an energy emergency which was caused by a specific weather related of supply shortage emergency as declared by the governor. It is activated only after the governor declares a crisis.

Salvation Army / St. Johns County 1795 Old Moultrie Road. St. Augustine, Florida 32086 Telephone: 824-6880

Services: Provides food, emergency financial assistance, and information and referrals. Programs to help the needy with Thanksgiving & Christmas. Eligibility: Any person in need of service.

St. Johns Welfare Federation 161 B. Marine Street St. Augustine, Florida 32084 Telephone: 829-6514 Fax: 829-5599

Services: Provides emergency and financial support for residents in need of food, rent, electricity, water, medication, gasoline, clothing, transportation, dental care, propane, medical equipment loan closet, diapers and personal hygiene items. Eligibility: St. Johns County resident.

United Community Outreach Ministry 3349 St. Augustine Road Jacksonville, Florida 32207 Telephone:396-2401

Services: Primarily a food bank. Some assistance with small balances for rent, home mortgage, utilities and heating fuel. Eligibility: Call for information.