Women and Children

 

 

Healthy Families                                

525 E.15th St.

Panama City, FL

850-522-4485 

Community based voluntary home visitation program: child abuse and neglect prevention, promote positive parent-child relationships and child health and development.

 

Healthy Start Coalition                                 

907 Cherry Street

Panama City, FL          

850-872-4130 

Free services for pregnant women and babies up to age 3, including childbirth education, breastfeeding, parenting, counseling and more. Objectives: improve pregnancy outcomes, reduce infant mortality rates, and promote healthy growth & development in children

 

North Florida Child Development South Gulf Center

176 Field of Dreams Ave.

Port St. Joe, FL

850-229-6415

North Florida Child Development provides a culturally relevant, high quality, comprehensive child development program for children and families and to provide support that enables families to become self-sufficient. Our philosophy is that no child can be educated in isolation of his or her family, and no single program can make lasting changes without the support and involvement of the child’s community and the programs that operate within that community.

 

North Florida Child Development North Gulf Center

130 East River Road

Wewahitchka, FL

850-639-6520

North Florida Child Development provides a culturally relevant, high quality, comprehensive child development program for children and families and to provide support that enables families to become self-sufficient. Our philosophy is that no child can be educated in isolation of his or her family, and no single program can make lasting changes without the support and involvement of the child’s community and the programs that operate within that community.

 

Pregnancy Resource Center             

745 Grace Ave.

Panama City, FL

850-763-1100

Free pregnancy tests, counseling, prenatal and postnatal classes, a baby boutique and much more.

 

Sheltering Tree Pregnancy Care (St. Andrew Baptist Church)         

1616 Cincinnati Ave.

Panama City, FL

850-763-1433

Free pregnancy testing, confidential counseling, referrals for care and services, maternity, and baby clothing.

 

Children’s Home Society                               

914 Harrison Ave.

Panama City, FL

850-747-5411

Adoption counseling, teen pregnancy program, and early intervention for children from birth to age 3.

 

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)  

597 W. 11th Street

Panama City, FL

850-872-4666

Provides food to supplement diets and information on healthy eating for women, infants, and children to age 5.

 

March of Dimes                                             

2809 W. 15th St.

Panama City, FL

850-785-6460

Leading campaign for preventing premature birth:  supporting research and public education.