Disability Resource Center, Inc.


Serving 8 counties:  Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty & Washington

305 W. 5th Street

Panama City, FL 32401

Main: 850-769-6890 or 850-769-1513 (TDD)

Fax (850) 769-6891

Provides the following core services, which are available to all persons with disabilities and their familiesAdvocacy – Educating consumers about the rights of persons with disabilities and assisting individuals in learning laws to self-advocate and working within the system to bring about change.  Information & Referral – Provides assistance to other organizations and people with disabilities by allowing persons with disabilities to obtain the correct information and a referral to the needed service provider; Independent Living Skills Training – Focuses on persons with disabilities so they can function in the community and remain independent.  Topics include housing issues, health care services, assistive technology, Social Security benefits, transportation issues and voting rights.  Peer Counseling – Offers ongoing support/mentoring opportunities to individuals who share like disabilities to support each other with information and experience. Youth Transition – Helps students with disabilities prepare and plan for employment success after high school.


Population and Demographic Specific Resources


211 Helpline Florida-

If you or somebody you know needs help, please reach out through calling, texting, chatting, or emailing. Call 2-1-1 or (352) 332-4636. Calling is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Text your zip code to 898-211. 


Agency for Persons with Disabilities

3636 Webb Road,

Marianna, FL


Life Skills Development, Therapies, Health Counseling, Durable Medical Equipment, Supported Living Coaching, Transportation, Residential Habilitation, Behavior Assistant, Personal Supports


Division of Blind Services



Calhoun-Liberty Ministry Center

21754 State Rd 20 E

Blountstown, FL 32424


a place of Hope, a place of Support, a place of Help & most importantly, a place to experience Christs' Love for ALL

9:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday


DCF, Access Fl

Gadsden, Liberty, Jackson, Calhoun

6 S Key Street

Quincy, Fl 32351



DCF Child, Disabled & Elderly



Medicaid and Food Stamps



Disability Rights Florida

2473 Care Drive, Suite 200

Tallahassee, FL   32308

800-342-0823; 850-488-9071; TDD 800-346-4127; Fax 850-488-8640

To report suspected abuse, call:  800-962-2873

Disability Rights Florida was founded in 1977 as the statewide designated protection and advocacy system for individuals with disabilities in the State of Florida. Disability Rights Florida is a not-for-profit corporation that has authority and responsibility under eight federal grants. Our services are free and confidential.  Our Mission is to advance the quality of life, dignity, equality, self-determination, and freedom of choice of persons with disabilities through collaboration, education, advocacy, as well as legal and legislative strategies.


Farm Service Agency, Calhoun, Liberty, Franklin, Gulf

17413 NW Leonard Street

Blountstown, FL 32424


Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans


Human Trafficking



Liberty County Senior Citizens Association

15629 NW CR 12

Bristol, Fl 32321



Senior Citizens Association of Calhoun County

16859 NE Cayson Street

Blountstown, FL   32424


Since 1977 have provided a vast array of services for local senior citizens, the elderly and those that may be disadvantage due to illness.  Under the roof of the Senior Citizens Association, Inc., we act as a central location for senior services (CCSCA), transportation (Calhoun Transit) and as a specialized senior’s travel agency (Caico Travel).  Through the three divisions we provide case management, home delivered meals, outreach, hot lunches, companionship, recreation, health screenings, transportation and hundreds of other resources which benefit the residents of Calhoun County. 


Social Security Office




The United Way of Northwest Florida

 P.O. Box 586,

Panama City, Fl

 850-785-7521 211,

Utilities, Housing and Food, Youth and Child Care Issues, Physical and Mental Health Services, Elder Services


Veterans Services Office

Po box 292

Bristol, Fl 32321


 Benefits assistance for veterans and dependents, Education, assist with obtaining home loan, Disability compensation and pension, Health care benefits, Burial expenses, Reimbursement’s appeal and discharge review, Outreach Program for people who cannot come into office, TAPS a transition program for active-duty military


 Veterans Service Office