Flagler Fall Outreach’ Brings a Full Complement of Social Services Providers to Cattleman’s Hall

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The following press release was issued via the Flagler County Health and Human Services Department:
For Immediate Release

Flagler County Health and Human Services Department is bringing together a full complement of social services providers for its “Flagler Fall Outreach” to provide free information, as well as immediate assistance with things like free food and haircuts. The event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on November 18 at Cattleman’s Hall at the Fairgrounds.

“It really helps the community to have an event that provides one-stop shopping, if you will,” said Health and Human Services Director Joseph Hegedus. “There are times when people slip through the cracks for no other reason than they are unsure where to go for help. This is the place to be.”

In addition to Health and Human Services, the following agencies/services will be available:

  • Grace Food Pantry
  • Flagler County Free Clinic
  • Family Life Center (domestic abuse, sexual assault)
  • Daytona State Fresh Start Program (free transition program)
  • Flagler OARS (Open Arms Recovery Services)
  • Flagler Cares
  • Early learning Coalition
  • Early Learning Mobile
  • DCF/SNAP (food assistance)
  • Share your Heart
  • Our Father’s Table
  • Care Connect+
  • Plus Bus Mobile Health Clinic
  • North Florida Community Action (low-income home energy assistance)
  • Clear Captions (captioning phone system)
  • Flagler Family Assistance Center (help for nearly or chronically homeless)
  • CareerSource
  • Alpha Pregnancy Center
  • People Helping People (financial education)
  • SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs for Elders)
  • Easterseals (advocacy for people with disabilities)
  • Seniors vs Crime (Florida Attorney General – assist seniors who have been scammed)
  • SMA / Flagler Access Center (behavioral health)
  • Flagler Technical College
  • Flagler County Veterans Services
  • Flagler County Emergency Management
  • Flagler County Schools FIT Program (Families in Transition)
  • Florida Department of Health-Flagler
  • Florida Bureau of Braille & Talking Books
  • Boys & Girls Club Volusia-Flagler

“Human Services Program Manager Kim Bennett worked very hard to bring as many resources as possible to this event,” Hegedus said. “This is what community services is all about – people and organizations coming together to help one another in Flagler County.”

By Julie Murphy

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