Women and Children


Anchorage Children’s Home

2121 Lisenby Ave

Panama City, FL



Anchorage Family Counseling (850-769-1235):  When school aged children, youth and their families need help with restoring and strengthening their relationships at home, AFC provides individual, family and group counseling and case management. Services are provided in the home, at school, or in our office for up to 12 weeks.


Bay BASE (Bay District School Office)

1311 Balboa Ave

Panama City FL 32405

850-767-4292 or contact the school that your child is enrolled in.  After school enrichment program for elementary school children (K-5)


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, Inc. 

2121 Lisenby Ave.

Panama City, FL


Big Brothers Big Sisters of NW Fla. provides one to one mentoring for children and youth, primarily from single parent families with adult role models.


Boys & Girls Club of Bay County

Corporate Office:  451 Magnolia Ave.

Panama City, FL



Activity/Recreation Centers


3404 W. 19th St.                3030 E. 3rd St.                 16200 PCB Parkway

Panama City, FL                PC (Millville)                    PCB (Frank Brown Park)

850-763-3546                     850-785-2747                 850-236-3030

Offers physical, educational, vocational, cultural, and social-recreational activities designed to build self-esteem among youth. Summer Day Camp, Residence Camp, After School Drop-in Program, & Sports Leagues.


Boy Scouts of America

2906 Harrison Ave, Suite D

Panama City, FL


Provides a program for boys and girls that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness


Care Management:  For children birth - 17 years old, who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. Through Care Management, Anchorage provides child protective supervision, foster care case management, and intensive family intervention.


Children’s Home Society                               

914 Harrison Ave.

Panama City, FL


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


Early Education and Care

450 Jenks Ave

Panama City, FL


Provides quality care and education for children, families, and childcare providers including training courses and family support services. Early Head Start and Head Start Program for children birth to 5 years of age


Early Learning Coalition

703 W 15th Street

Panama City FL


Pre-K and childcare referrals; financial assistance with childcare for families who meet income qualifications


Girls Inc. of Bay County

1100 Fountain Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401

A balanced program of supplemental education that empowers girls to live and succeed in an inequitable world


Girl Scouts Council of the Panhandle

Tallahassee, FL

Helps girls develop their full individual potential; relate to others with increasing understanding, skill, and respect, develop values to guide their actions and provide the foundation for sound decision-making and contribute to the improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others.


Healthy Families (Life Management Center)            

525 E.15th St.

Panama City, FL


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


Healthy Start Coalition                                 

907 Cherry Street

Panama City, FL          


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


March of Dimes                                             

2809 W. 15th St.

Panama City, FL


Leading campaign for preventing premature birth; supporting research/public education.


Pregnancy Resource Center

First Baptist Church               

745 Grace Ave.

Panama City, FL


Free pregnancy tests, counseling, prenatal and postnatal classes, a baby boutique and much more Street Outreach & Recovery Program:  This program is a mobile unit of street outreach workers who engage homeless youth, providing essentials such as food, water and hygiene products.  During this process the unit strives to build a trusting relationship, helping them to make a smooth transition into self-sufficient living free, from the dangers of homelessness and street life.


Sheltering Tree Pregnancy Care (St. Andrew Baptist Church)         

1616 Cincinnati Ave.

Panama City, FL


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


SNAP - Stop Now and Plan:  SNAP helps troubled children and their parents learn how to effectively manage their emotions and keep problems small. The gender-sensitive SNAP program is designed for children ages 6-11 who are engaging in aggressive, anti-social behavior and/or have come into contact with authority figures at school or in the community


Tyndall Youth Programs


Tyndall Air Force Base

Programs and services that promote and enhance the development of youth by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence, which helps them achieve their full potential. 


United Cerebral Palsy of Bay County

(Tender Love and Care)

1241 North East Ave

Panama City FL



Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)  

597 W. 11th Street

Panama City, FL


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


Youth In Action, Inc.

Greater Deliverance Church

2506 East 5th Street

Panama City, FL


Develops self-worth, discipline, education, health, moral values, and skills to and in the development of young people who lead healthy and productive lives