Funding Assistance Programs
- Human Services Appropriation Agreement
Annually, under agreement with the Escambia Board of County Commissioners, the responsibility of approving requests for funding to local non-profit agencies/organizations is coordinated through United Way's Human Services Appropriations Committee, who is in a consulting role. Persons serving on this committee are Escambia County residents appointed by the commissioners. For more information, please contact the United Way of Escambia County by phone at 850-434-3157 or visit their website.
- Direct Assistance Program
- The Low Income Emergency Assistance Program can provide household assistance to residents who are behind on their rent or mortgage, and have disconnect notices and need assistance with paying for their utilities. The program can also provide needed assistance for prescribed medicine or food. Individuals must meet income guidelines to receive assistance. This is a one-time assistance program. The Direct Assistance program is administered by the EscaRosa Coalition on the Homeless. Please contact the EscaRosa Coalition on the Homeless with questions regarding the process or to complete an application. They can be reached by phone at 850-439-3009 or through their website.