Emergency Shelter


Panama City Rescue Mission

Men’s Housing

609 Allen Ave 

Panama City, FL                                  


Can stay for 5 nights every 6 months, in the Emergency Shelter, at no cost.  After 5 nights, can stay indefinitely for $10 a night. Call for more info.

Currently Closed


Women and Children’s Housing

Bethel Village

1313 E. 11th St.

Panama City, FL


Provides short-term housing in the emergency shelter, for women and children.  Call for more info.


Public Housing (Gulf County)


Liberty Manor Apartments

102 Liberty Manor Circle

Port St. Joe, FL


Provides housing to persons aged 60+ and/or disabled adults.


Pine Ridge Apartments

125 Venus Drive

Port St. Joe, FL


Provides housing to persons of all ages. Based on income


Moss Creek Apartments

200 Amy Circle

Wewahitchka, FL


Provides housing to persons of all ages. Based on income.


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


Catholic Charities

3128 E. 11th Street

Panama City, FL


Tues. – Sat; 10am – 4:30pm


Family Service Agency

114 East 9th Street

Panama City, FL


Mon-Thurs, 9am – 3pm (water & gas only) 


Salvation Army

1824 West 15th Street

Panama City, FL