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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. (Updated July 2022)

LOCAL AID

 

Atlantic Beach (City of) AB Cares (www.coab.us/ABCares)

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. 

 

BEAM –Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (www.jaxbeam.org)

850 6th Avenue South Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

904-241-2326

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 .

 

Beaches Habitat for Humanity (www.beacheshabitat.org)

797 Mayport Road Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

904-241-1222

Provides aid for families and individuals to help build or improve homes.

 

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (www.saintjohnsatlanticbeach.org/emergencyassist)

2400 Mayport Road Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

904-246-6014

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.

 

St. Vincent de Paul (stpaulsjaxbeach.org/church/outreach-ministries/st-vincent-de-paul-society)

224 5th Street North Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

904-246-5240

svdpbeaches@bellsouth.net

Provides assistance with rent and utilities, household items, gas and food vouchers.

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Baptist Beaches AgeWell Center for Health (www.baptistjax.com/doctors/baptist-agewell-institute)

1370 13th Avenue South, Building A, Suite 118 Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

904-202-4243

Specializes in working with older adults and works closely together to keep all areas of health on track.

 

Mayo Clinic HABIT Program (www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/psychiatry/services/habit-program)

904-953-8853

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.

 

Muslim American Social Services (MASS) (www.massclinic.org

2251 St, Johns Bluff Road South Jacksonville, FL 32246

904-419-8006

Provides free, volunteer-based care management to the uninsured population of Duval County.

 

Sulzbacher Beaches Clinic (www.sulzbacherjax.org)

850 6th Avenue South, Suite 500 Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

904-224-3550

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.

 

WeCare Jacksonville (www.wecarejacksonville.org)

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.

 

SENIOR SERVICES

 

Aging True (www.agingtrue.org)  

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.

 

BEAM (see LOCAL SERVICES)

 

City of Jacksonville Senior Services Division (www.jaxseniors.net)

117 W Duval Street Jacksonville, FL 32202

904-255-5400

Administers community-wide social service programs serving older adults in Jacksonville/Duval County.

 

ElderSource - Area Agency on Aging and Aging & Disability Resource Center (www.myeldersource.org)

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.

 

Hart Felt Ministries (www.hartfelt.org)

904-861-2799

kelly@hartfelt.org

Free minor home repairs and emergency financial assistance to income-eligible seniors.

 

Seniors on a Mission (www.seniorsonamission.org)

PO Box 10021 Jacksonville, FL 32247

904-509-4784

Volunteers work one-on-one with seniors to provide aid and instructions on how to use technology such as smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

Beaches Council on Aging/Dial-A-Ride (www.beachescoa.com)

904-241-1477 ext. 1

Provides transportation for adults age 60 and over in the beaches area.

 

JTA Connexion (www.jtafla.com/ride-jta/paratransit-services/connexion)

904-265-6999

Provides destination-to-destination shared public transportation for people with disabilities who are functionally unable to use fixed-route services for some or all of their transportation needs and for people who are transportation disadvantaged.

 

JTA Connexion Plus (www.jtafla.com/ride-jta/paratransit-services/connexion-plus

904-404-0848

Transportation service for eligible customers who want private, same-day, door-to-door service to anywhere in Duval County

 

JTA ReadiRide (www.jtafla.com/ride-jta/bus-schedules-and-services/readiride)

904-679-4555

A service that provides affordable, on-call transportation to customers in 13 Jacksonville communities. Reservations can be made Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE

 

Mission House (www.missionhousejax.org)

802 Shetter Avenue Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

904-241-6767

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.

 

LEGAL HELP

 

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (www.jaxlegalaid.org)

222 San Marco Avenue St. Augustine, FL 32084

904-356-8371

Holds legal service clinics and also provides legal service at low cost.

 

Jericho Road Legal Service Ministry (www.christianlegalsociety.org/node/516)

2220 County Road 210 West, Suite 108-407 Saint Johns, FL 32259

904-834-1343

Holds legal service clinics and also provides legal service at low cost.

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (www.neflaa.org)

904-399-8535

neflintergroup@gmail.com

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (Beaches Unity Group)

904-249-7537

Al-Pablo Club, 322 Penman Road Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

 

Good Will Job Junction (www.goodwilljax.org/employment-services)

1036 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

904-241-9393

Assists clients to find jobs; computers, career counseling, copy and fax machines are available. A-STEP helps individuals pursue workforce and technical certification/credentials.

 

Narcotics Anonymous (www.na.org)

904-723-5683 

  

Our Father’s Housewares/Community Presbyterian Church (www.cpcab.org/our-fathers-housewares)

10 Sherry Drive Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

904-930-5654

Provides and delivers donated furniture and houseware to those who have fallen on hard times and who live in the Beaches Community.

 

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