Nassau County Community and Family Resources

    Community Resources

    Addiction and Mental Health Resources

     

    Nassau Alcohol Crime & Drug Abatement Coalition

    www.nacdac.org

    435 Citrona Drive

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-5714

     

    Emergency Contact Information

     

    NASSAU COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES

    www.nassaucountyfl.com/index.aspx?nid=370

    77150 Citizen’s Circle

    Yulee, FL 32097

    (904) 548-4980

    Services: Offers information related to disaster and emergency preparedness. Offers tips for being prepared, weather updates, evacuation routes, emergency shelter information, and more.

     

    Childcare/Preschool

     

    Episcopal Children’s Services

    www.ecs4kids.org

    Nassau County Office

    c/o Worksource

    96042 Lofton Square Court

    Yulee, FL 32097

    (904) 491-3638

    Services: Child Care Resource and Referral Program-provides information about childcare providers (school-based, church affiliated, special needs care, weekend care, before and after school programs, and summer camps). Information is obtained by calling the office, visiting in person, or via website. To register your child for VPK (Voluntary Pre-K), apply online at https://spe.schoolreadiness.org/pe/ or call the Nassau County Office.

     

    Clothing Assistance

     

    BARNABAS CENTER

    www.barnabasnassau.org

    1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-7000

    Services: Clothing/Furnishings (referral to “New to You” Resale Store for qualified clients)

     

    THE PURPLE DOVE RESALE CENTER (MICAH’S PLACE)

    www.micahsplace.org/getinvolved/resalecenter.html

    Purple Dove Resale Center

    474311 East SR 200

    Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

    (904) 261-5227

    Services: Provides upscale resale furniture, household items, ladies fine apparel, as well as men’s & children’s clothing. Items created by survivors of domestic violence sometimes available on consignment. Information about domestic violence services in Nassau County available. Micah’s Place participants eligible for free items (referral needed).

     

    Crisis Services

     

    BARNABAS CENTER

    www.barnabasnassau.org

    1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-7000

    Barnabas Crisis Assistance Services are listed under the Clothing, Crisis Services, Housing, Medical Services, Dental Services, Transportation, and Veteran Sections of this directory.

     

    FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES OF NORTH FLORIDA (FSSNF)

    www.Fssjax.org

    96016 Lofton Square Court

    Yulee, FL 32097

    (904) 225-5347

    Services: Provides adoption, foster care, family preservation and independent living.

     

    MICAH’S PLACE

    www.micahsplace.org

    P.O. Box 16287

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

    (904) 491-6364

    Services: Provides prevention and intervention services to victims of domestic violence. Offers a safe and confidential shelter, advocacy, 24-hour hotline, counseling, legal services (includes injunction for protection), and support groups.

     

    STARTING POINT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

    www.spbh.org

    463142 SR 200 West

    Yulee, Fl. 32097

    (904) 225-8280

     

     

    Dental Servivces

     

    Barnabas Center

    www.barnabasnassau.org

    1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-7000

    Services: Includes, exams, fillings, x-rays, extractions, dentures, emergency visits, and cleanings.

     

    Elder Services

     

    COUNCIL ON AGING

    http://www.nassaucountycoa.org/

    Eastside Senior Center

    1367 South 18th Street

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-0701

    Services: Provides Adult Day Healthcare (NOT provided at Westside Senior Center), Meals on Wheels, and In-home services including minor house maintenance and repair, respite care, and personal care.

     

    Employment Assistance

     

    NORTHEAST FLORIDA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

    www.nfcaa.net

    Jasmine Office Center

    1303 Jasmine St, Suite 100

    Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

    (904) 261-0801

    Services: Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSSP) provides employment, educational, and asset building services.

     

    WORKSOURCE

    www.worksourcefl.com

    96042 Lofton Square Court

    Yulee, FL 32097

    (904) 432-0009

    Services: Provides education, training, and career services such as resume writing workshops, interviewing skills, and computer education. Works with local businesses who want to post job listings. Individuals can sign up for unemployment at this location.

     

    Food Assistance

     

    BARNABAS CENTER

    www.BarnabasNassau.org

    1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-7000

    Services: Food pantry is available for those in crisis. Client may be eligible once every 30 days with proper documentation. Encouraged to apply for food stamps. For more information, contact Barnabas at 261-7000 or email info@barnabasnassau.org.

      

    COUNCIL ON AGING

    www.seniorcenteramelia.com

    Eastside Senior Center

    1367 South 18th Street

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-0701

    Services: Meals on Wheels provides nutritionally balanced meals for the elderly that are delivered to the individual’s home.

     

    JOURNEY CHURCH

    www.authenticimpact.com

    95707 Amelia Concourse

    Fernandina Beach, FL

    (904) 261-8310

    Services: Boxes of foods available (i.e. meats, dried goods, and produce) for families in need.

    For more information, please contact the Journey Church at (904) 261-8310.

     

    General Health

     

    NASSAU ALCOHOL, CRIME, AND DRUG ABATEMENT COALITION (NACDAC)

    www.nacdac.org

    435 Citrona Drive

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-5713 x2616

    Services: This county coalition is a partnership of law enforcement, city and county government, faith-based, human service, educational and community-based organizations. NACDAC seeks to educate and communicate with the general public, community organizations and community-serving organizations that work with youth, to eliminate drug, tobacco and alcohol use while reducing associated criminal behavior.

     

    STARTING POINT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 

    www.spbh.org

    463142 SR 200 West

    Yulee, Fl. 32097

    (904) 225-8280

    Services: Free HIV testing with appointment.

     

    Hospice

     

    COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA

    www.communityhospice.com

    96084 Victoria’s Place

    Yulee, FL 32097

    (904) 225-0411

    Services: Provides specialized end-of-life care for adults and children, and support services for family members. Services provided at home, long-term care facilities, hospitals, and 4 inpatient facilities (located in Jacksonville). Other services include pain management; provides medication, supplies, and equipment; family support; assistance with personal care needs; emotional and spiritual support; arrange for short-term inpatient care; bereavement counseling. NOTE: Yulee Satellite Office staff provides out-patient care.

     

    VITAS INNOVATIVE HOSPICE CARE

    www.vitas.com

    474262 State Rd. 200

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 491-1759

    Services: VITAS provides care for patients with a wide range of life-limiting illnesses and support for their family. Care is provided in patients’ homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and hospitals. VITAS services include pain management consisting of medications, medical supplies, and equipment. We also provide 24/7/365 access to Telecare (on call staff to coordinate needs after hours). VITAS coordinates inpatient and respite care, provides personal care assistance, and emotional and spiritual support for patients and family members which also includes bereavement counseling.

     

    Housing Assistance

     

    BARNABAS CENTER

    www.barnabasnassau.org

    1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-7000

    Services: Only assists with partial payments for rent. Provides assistance with Rent/Mortgage (must provide copy of current lease agreement), New Housing (Assistance with first month’s rent only, and the rental and electrical deposit must be paid beforehand), Utilities (first referred to other agency for assistance. If help is not available, must provide past due notice from utility company and copy of rental agreement for aid from Barnabas. Deposits and late fees are not paid).

     

    HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

    www.nassauhabitatforhumanity.org

    516 South 10th Street, Suite 115

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 277-0600

    Services: Provides adequate housing for Nassau County residents who meet specific housing and income guidelines. Applicants need to be able to pay for their home (i.e. down payment, mortgage payments, participate in building house).

     

    NORTHEAST FLORIDA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

    www.nfcaa.net

    1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 100

    Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

    (904) 261-0801

    Services: Provides home repairs that can reduce utility bills, lower energy consumption, and correct structural issues. Repairs comply with local building code standards. Programs include Weatherization (repairs to decrease gas/electric bills), Community Development Block Grant (correct issues that can threaten health, safety, and security of homeowner), State Housing Initiatives Partnership (assistance to repair homes), and Home Ownership (financial education and career development to enhance a person’s ability to own a home). Also provides emergency assistance with utilities.

     

    Physical Activity Opportunities

     

    Dome Healing Center

    http://dome.domehealing.com/

    5024 First Coast Highway

    Fernandina Beach, FL

    (904) 277-3663

    Services: Free Yoga and Meditation classes. Learn about relaxation, flexibility and deep breathing techniques.

     

    Veteran Services

     

    Barnabas Center

    www.barnabasnassau.org

    1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-7000

     

    Services: Support Services for Veteran’s families

     

    NASSAU COUNTY VETERAN’S SERVICES

    Nassau County Courthouse

    76347 Veterans Way

    Yulee, FL 32097

    (904) 548-4670

    Services: Can apply for and obtain VA benefits. Resources available to assist individuals with other services.

     

    Youth Services

     

    BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

    www.bbbsnefl.org

    516 South 10th Street Suite 103

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034-3511

    (904) 261-9500

    Services: Child is paired with a community volunteer who serves as a mentor and engages in activities, such as sports, team activities, and assistance with school work. Programs: Community One-to-One-child and volunteer (Big and Little) meet during month for various activities. Bigs in Schools-site-based mentoring program that works to improve academic, social, and behavioral performance through one-to-one interactions at the child’s school one hour a week during the year.

     

    BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF NASSAU COUNTY

    www.bgcnassau.org

    Miller Freedom Center

    942259 Old Nassauville Rd

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034-7115

    (904) 261-1075

     

    Fernandina Beach Club

    907 11th Street at Indigo

    Fernandina Beach, FL, 32034

    (904) 491-9102

    Services: Offers after school program and field trips. After-school program covers 5 core areas: arts, health, life skills, education, and leadership. Children given time to complete homework, or read, and earn points toward incentives.

     

    COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF NASSAU COUNTY

     

    www.cisnassau.org

    516 South 10th Street Suite #205

    Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

    (904) 321-2000

     

    Services:

    • Case Management & Individual Coaching
    • Homeless/Unaccompanied Youth
    • Students referred by school guidance or parent
    • Coordination of referrals to other agencies
    • Academic Remediation & Tutoring Before, During & After School (Summer Remediation YMS & FBMS)
    • Life Skill Workshops and individual coaching (self-esteem, positive choices, communication, conflict resolution, etc.)
    • Career Exploration/Workforce Readiness/Interviewing Skills @HMSHS
    • Clothes closets, family meal celebrations, school supplies, and special enrichment activities

     

    NORTHEAST FLORIDA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

    www.nfcaa.net

    1303 Jasmine St, Suite 100

    Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034

    (904) 261-0801

    Services: Youth In Action-After school activities, summer programs, homework assistance, and positive crime prevention education. Data Busters-Teaches 14-18 year olds computer and work skills, and partners with local businesses to offer the youth a paying summer job along with transportation to and from work.

     

    YMCA

    www.firstcoastymca.org

    McArthur Family YMCA

    1915 Citrona Dr.

    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

    (904) 261-1080

    Services: Offers PrYme Time, a county-wide before- and after- school program during the school year available in all elementary schools, youth sports, summer camp, and summer pool programs. Youth Fit for Life: After-school fitness program for youth (part of PrYme Time). May register for programs online or in person.