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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Beaches Community Resources Guide

The City of Atlantic Beach publishes this Beaches Community Resources Guide to make it easier for individuals, organizations, religious institutions, and businesses to access helpful information about various resources and services that are available, including financial assistance, health care, senior services, transportation, homeless services, legal services, and other services. If you have any additions or corrections, or questions about this guide, email info@coab.us or call (904) 247-5804.

LOCAL AID

  •  City of Atlantic Beach AB Cares
    • 800 Seminole Road Atlantic Beach FL 32233
    • 904-247-5816/customerservice@coab.us
    • This City of Atlantic Beach/Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry program enables all of us to assist our fellow citizens in financial need with their utility bill. Atlantic Beach Cares has helped many customers caught up in financial hardships such as a loss of job, illness, and other unexpected expenses to keep their utilities on. 
    • www.coab.us/ABCares
  • BEAM –Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry
    1. 850 6th Avenue South Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    2. 904-241-2326
    3. BEAM is a community based organization serving low income residents in Jacksonville’s beaches communities and relying heavily on community support to assist our neighbors in time of need. BEAM offers financial assistance, senior help, food pantry and food stamp sign-up, and support through the single parent program .
    4. www.jaxbeam.org 
  • Beaches Habitat for Humanity
    1. 797 Mayport Road Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
    2. 904-241-1222
    3. Provides aid for families and individuals to help build or improve homes.
    4. www.beacheshabitat.org 
  • St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
    1. 2400 Mayport Road Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
    2. 904-246-6014
    3. Offers limited financial assistance to residents who live in the 32233 and distributes food every Tuesday, the 1st Saturday, and the 3rd Saturday of every month.
    4. saintjohnsatlanticbeach.org/emergencyassist 
  • St. Vincent de Paul
    1. 224 5th Street North Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    2. 904-246-5240
    3. svdpbeaches@bellsouth.net
    4. Provides assistance with rent and utilities, household items, gas and food vouchers.
    5. stpaulsjaxbeach.org/church/outreach-ministries/st-vincent-de-paul-society 

HEALTH CARE

  • Sulzbacher Beaches Clinic
    1. 850 6th Avenue South, Suite 500 Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    2. 904-224-3550
    3. Offers medical, dental and behavioral health. You must be 18 years old and live in the following zip codes:  32233, 32250, 32082, 32225, 32224, 32266, 32246. Call for information on registration and appointments.
    4. www.sulzbacherjax.org 
  • Baptist Beaches AgeWell Center for Health
    1. 1370 13th Avenue South, Building A, Suite 118 Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    2. 904-202-4243
    3. Specializes in working with older adults and works closely together to keep all areas of health on track.
    4. www.baptistjax.com/doctors/baptist-agewell-institute  
  • Mayo Clinic HABIT Program
    1. 904-953-8853
    2. Provides information, tools, and support to help individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other neurodegenerative conditions achieve the highest possible level of function and independence.
    3. https://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/psychiatry/services/habit-program 
  • Muslim American Social Services (MASS)
    1. 2251 St, Johns Bluff Road South Jacksonville, FL 32246
    2. 904-419-8006
    3. Provides free, volunteer-based care management to the uninsured population of Duval County.
    4. massclinic.org 
  • WeCare Jacksonville
    • 904-674-6456
    • asstrain@wecarejacksonville.org
    • By matching volunteer specialty care providers and hospital partners with carefully pre-screened patients in need of care, WeCareJax helps meet a critical gap in healthcare access. These are the patients who otherwise would not receive care or would seek care in emergency rooms and further contribute to the current health care burden on hospitals and their communities.
    • www.wecarejacksonville.org

SENIOR SERVICES

  • ElderSource - Area Agency on Aging and Aging & Disability Resource Center
    • 10688 Old St. Augustine Road Jacksonville, FL 32257
    • Help Line: 904-391-6699 and 1-888-242-4464 (available M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
    • Help for seniors 60+; persons with disabilities (18+) and their caregivers; information on medical insurance, SNAP and home help.
    • www.myeldersource.org 
  • City of Jacksonville Senior Services Division
    1. 117 W Duval Street Jacksonville, FL 32202
    2. 904-255-5400
    3. Administers community-wide social service programs serving older adults in Jacksonville/Duval County.
    4. www.jaxseniors.net
  • Seniors on a Mission
    1. PO Box 10021 Jacksonville, FL 32247
    2. 904-509-4784
    3. Volunteers work one-on-one with seniors to provide aid and instructions on how to use technology such as smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.
    4. www.seniorsonamission.org
       
  • Aging True
    • 904-807-1271
    • nkirkpatrick@agingtrue.org
    • Provides seniors with the care and assistance they need to live independently. Health, nutritional and home care programs are designed specifically to serve and educate the frail, elderly and disabled and their caregivers. Clients must qualify for Community Care for the Elderly to receive case management service; referral must be made to Eldersource @391-6600. Cost based on sliding scale.
    • www.agingtrue.org  
  • BEAM (see LOCAL SERVICES)

  • Hart Felt Ministries

TRANSPORTATION

  • Beaches Council on Aging/Dial-A-Ride
    1. 904-241-1477 ext. 1
    2. Provides transportation for adults age 60 and over in the beaches area.
    3. www.beachescoa.com 

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE

  • Mission House
    1. 802 Shetter Avenue Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    2. 904-241-6767
    3. Provides services for homeless to include assistance with housing, healthcare and supportive services, to include food, clothing, and case management that inspires hope and rebuilds lives.
    4. www.missionhousejax.org 

LEGAL HELP

  • Jericho Road Legal Service Ministry
  • Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
    1. 222 San Marco Avenue St. Augustine, FL 32084
    2. 904-356-8371
    3. Holds legal service clinics and also provides legal service at low cost.
    4. www.jaxlegalaid.org

OTHER RESOURCES

  • Good Will Job Junction
    1. 1036 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    2. 904-241-9393
    3. Assists clients to find jobs; computers, career counseling, copy and fax machines are available. A-STEP helps individuals pursue workforce and technical certification/credentials.
    4. goodwilljax.org/employment-services
  • Our Father’s Housewares/Community Presbyterian Church
    1. 10 Sherry Drive Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
    2. 904-930-5654
    3. Provides and delivers donated furniture and houseware to those who have fallen on hard times and who live in the Beaches Community.
    4. www.cpcab.org/our-fathers-housewares/ 
  • Narcotics Anonymous
    1. 904-723-5683 
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    1. 322 Penman Road Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
    2. 904-249-7537

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