Emergency Housing


Tri-County Community Council, Inc.- Holmes County

302 North Oklahoma Street

Bonifay, FL

Phone: 850-547-3688 fax: 850-638-3595

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Weatherization, Transportation, emergency food and shelter, USDA food distribution, water, waste, canning centers and general services.  Low Income Home Energy help.  CS Block Grant also available for emergencies only, deposits on light bills and first month rent


Doorways of NWFL

898 W 11th St

Panama City, FL 32401



Public Housing


Sutton Creek Apartments

305 N Mayo Rd

Blountstown, FL



United States Department of Agriculture- Rural Development (USDA)

2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 5

Marianna, FL

Phone: 850-526-2610; Fax: 850-526-2849

Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Services available to Very low-, low- and moderate-income applicants with ability to repay loans and acceptable credit.  Rural Development is a Federal Lending source that provides financing for affordable housing for families in rural areas whose income would come under Federal Guidelines as moderate, low, or very low income.  Programs include funding loans and grants to build homes, purchase existing dwellings or repair of dwellings.  Grants are only available for repairing of dwellings


Rent/Utility Assistance


Calhoun County Senior Citizens Council, Inc.
16859 Cayson Street N.E.
Blountstown, FL 32424

This office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one-person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons. Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.


Chipola Family Ministries

3004 Hwy 71 North

Marianna, FL


Provides some assistance with utilities. All Applicants will be screened prior to service.


Salvation Army

4447 Marion Street

Marianna, FL


Assists with paying past due utility bills. All applicants must provide a copy of their utility bills.