Food (Emergency Assistance)

The following community churches in Gulf County provide assistance with food, clothing, utilities, housing, and deliver meals. To access services, please contact one of the local churches listed below.


First Baptist Church

102 3rd Street

Port St. Joe, FL.



First Presbyterian

508 16th Street

Port St. Joe, FL.



First United Methodist Church

1001 Constitution Drive

Port St. Joe, FL.



Highland View Assembly of God Church

125 Dolphin Street 

Port St. Joe, FL 32456 

Phone: (850) 229?7161 

Emergency food on the 3rd Saturday of each month 


New Bethel A.M.E.

146 Avenue C.

Port St. Joe, FL.



Oak Grove Assembly of God

613 Madison Street

Port St. Joe, FL.



St. James Episcopal

800 22nd Street

Port St. Joe, FL. 32456



St. Joseph Catholic

202 20th Street

Port St. Joe, FL.



White City Baptist Church

7245 Highway 71 Wewahitchka, FL.



Zion Fair Baptist

280 Avenue C

Port St. Joe, FL



Food (Ongoing/Long Term Assistance)


America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend, Inc.


Solicits warehouses and distributes food and groceries to nonprofit agencies for hungry people and educates the public about the problems and solutions to hunger.


Catholic Charities 

3128 E. 11th Street 

Panama City, FL 32401 

 Phone: (850) 763?0475 

Food Pantry, Clothing Vouchers, Financial Assistance & More 


EBT/Food Stamps

2505 W. 15th Street

Panama City, FL

850-872-4185 or 1-866-762-2237

You may apply online at


Franklin Promise Coalition 

192 14th Street 

Apalachicola, Fl 32320 

Phone: (850) 653?3930 

Providing assistance to Franklin County 


Free/Reduced Lunch

Apply at your child’s school each year. You may apply/reapply during the school year if there are changes in family income or number of family members