Physical Health



2-1-1 Big Bend

Just as you would call 9-1-1 for emergencies, you can call 2-1-1 for human service information and assistance. They are available 24 hours a day to listen and provide emotional support, crisis counseling, suicide prevention and information.

A Woman’s Place @ TMH

A facility under the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital that offers prenatal classes and services, as well as support groups.

A Woman’s Pregnancy Center

AWPC offers free pregnancy tests (WALK-INS WELCOME – NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY) and ultrasound scans (appointment required) in a private and comfortable environment so you can find out if you are really pregnant or not. You deserve to have access to all the information you need to make an informed choice.

Ability 1st, Center for Independent Living

Ability1st, the Center for Independent Living of North Florida, is a community-based non profit organization that provides services to persons with varying disabilities. Ability1st serves Leon, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Gadsden, and Wakulla counties. Ability1st is part of a nation-wide network, founded by Ed Roberts and other disability advocates in the 70’s. Robert’s spearheaded the Independent Living Movement based on independence, integration, and removal of architectural & attitudinal barriers for all.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities – Northeast Regional Office, Field Office 4

The APD works in partnership with local communities and private providers to assist people who have developmental disabilities and their families. APD also provides assistance in identifying the needs of people with developmental disabilities for supports and services.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities – Northwest Regional Office, Field Office 2

The APD works in partnership with local communities and private providers to assist people who have developmental disabilities and their families. APD also provides assistance in identifying the needs of people with developmental disabilities for supports and services.

ARC Madison-Jefferson Inc.

The mission of programs sponsored and carried out by the ARC Madison-Jefferson Inc. Personnel Development Services is to assist persons with disabilities to live and work within their communities consistent with their interests, dignity and self-respect.

Area Agency on Aging – Senior Citizens Council of Jefferson County, Inc.

The Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Inc. serves as the designated Aging and Disability Resource Center for the Panhandle and Big Bend areas. Consumers, families and caregivers can access the Aging and Disability Resource Center in their community by calling the Elder Helpline at 1-800-963-5337.

Area Agency on Aging – Senior Citizens Council of Madison County, Inc.

The Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Inc. serves as the designated Aging and Disability Resource Center for the Panhandle and Big Bend areas. Consumers, families and caregivers can access the Aging and Disability Resource Center in their community by calling the Elder Helpline at 1-800-963-5337.

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