Big Bend Homeless Coalition, HOPE Community

Address

2729 W Pensacola St
Tallahassee, FL 32304

(850) 792-9433

http://www.bigbendhc.org

AKA:

BBHC, Family Shelter, HOPE

Description:

COVID-19 Update: *FAMILIES SEEKING SHELTER MUST CALL FOR PLACEMENT ON HOPE COMMUNITY'S WAITING LIST (850) 792-9433. THEY WILL GET A MESSAGE WHEN THEY CALL AND SHOULD LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE MESSAGE, WHICH WILL GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEAVE THEIR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER. STAFF WILL ATTEMPT TO CALL THEM BACK USUALLY WITHIN 24 HOURS, ALTHOUGH OCCASIONALLY IT MAY TAKE UP TO 48 HOURS. EVEN AT TIMES WHEN THERE IS A SHORT WAITING LIST, CALLERS WILL STILL HAVE TO LEAVE A MESSAGE IN ORDER TO BE SCREENED FOR ADMISSION. CALLERS IN THE MOST HIGH RISK SITUATIONS WILL HAVE PRIORITY WHEN THERE IS AN OPENING.

*CURRENTLY SERVING MEALS ONLY TO PERSONS WHO ARE STAYING AT THE SHELTER.

*Emergency shelter for homeless families, can include any single adult with legal custody of a minor child
*Offers three meals a day, a safe place to sleep, and case management
*Limit items to one small suitcase per person
*Bring bath towel, blanket and sheet if possible
*No sex offenders or persons with major felonies accepted
*Persons who know they will be homeless after a certain date may try calling well ahead of time
*Program is not to be confused with Hope House which is under a different agency and offers transitional living for homeless men

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

May 12, 2020

Address Listings

Mailing

325 John Knox Road, Bldg A
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Physical (Primary)

2729 W Pensacola St
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number for Persons Seeking Shelter

(850) 792-9433

2. Shelter Administrative Number

(850) 597-4259

3. BBHC Administrative Number

(850) 576-5566

Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites

Description

COVID-19 Update: *FAMILIES SEEKING SHELTER MUST CALL FOR PLACEMENT ON HOPE COMMUNITY'S WAITING LIST (850) 792-9433. THEY WILL GET A MESSAGE WHEN THEY CALL AND SHOULD LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE MESSAGE, WHICH WILL GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEAVE THEIR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER. STAFF WILL ATTEMPT TO CALL THEM BACK USUALLY WITHIN 24 HOURS, ALTHOUGH OCCASIONALLY IT MAY TAKE UP TO 48 HOURS. EVEN AT TIMES WHEN THERE IS A SHORT WAITING LIST, CALLERS WILL STILL HAVE TO LEAVE A MESSAGE IN ORDER TO BE SCREENED FOR ADMISSION. CALLERS IN THE MOST HIGH RISK SITUATIONS WILL HAVE PRIORITY WHEN THERE IS AN OPENING. *CURRENTLY SERVING MEALS ONLY TO PERSONS WHO ARE STAYING AT THE SHELTER. *Emergency shelter for homeless families, can include any single adult with legal custody of a minor child *Offers three meals a day, a safe place to sleep, and case management *Limit items to one small suitcase per person *Bring bath towel, blanket and sheet if possible *No sex offenders or persons with major felonies accepted *Persons who know they will be homeless after a certain date may try calling well ahead of time *Program is not to be confused with Hope House which is under a different agency and offers transitional living for homeless men

Hours

24/7

Required Documents

Some form of ID or proof that a person is who they say they are is preferred

Eligibility

See Description

Fees

Call

Intake Procedure

Call ahead

Languages

English, ASL

Service Area

Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Franklin County
      • Gadsden County
        • Jefferson County
          • Leon County
            • Liberty County
              • Madison County
                • Taylor County
                  • Wakulla County
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BD-5000.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.
                  Homeless Shelter

                  Description

                  COVID-19 Update: *FAMILIES SEEKING SHELTER MUST CALL FOR PLACEMENT ON HOPE COMMUNITY'S WAITING LIST (850) 792-9433. THEY WILL GET A MESSAGE WHEN THEY CALL AND SHOULD LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE MESSAGE, WHICH WILL GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEAVE THEIR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER. STAFF WILL ATTEMPT TO CALL THEM BACK USUALLY WITHIN 24 HOURS, ALTHOUGH OCCASIONALLY IT MAY TAKE UP TO 48 HOURS. EVEN AT TIMES WHEN THERE IS A SHORT WAITING LIST, CALLERS WILL STILL HAVE TO LEAVE A MESSAGE IN ORDER TO BE SCREENED FOR ADMISSION. CALLERS IN THE MOST HIGH RISK SITUATIONS WILL HAVE PRIORITY WHEN THERE IS AN OPENING. *CURRENTLY SERVING MEALS ONLY TO PERSONS WHO ARE STAYING AT THE SHELTER. *Emergency shelter for homeless families, can include any single adult with legal custody of a minor child *Offers three meals a day, a safe place to sleep, and case management *Limit items to one small suitcase per person *Bring bath towel, blanket and sheet if possible *No sex offenders or persons with major felonies accepted *Persons who know they will be homeless after a certain date may try calling well ahead of time *Program is not to be confused with Hope House which is under a different agency and offers transitional living for homeless men

                  Hours

                  24/7

                  Required Documents

                  Some form of ID or proof that a person is who they say they are is preferred

                  Eligibility

                  See Description

                  Fees

                  Call

                  Intake Procedure

                  Call ahead

                  Languages

                  English, ASL

                  Service Area

                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • Florida
                    • Franklin County
                      • Gadsden County
                        • Jefferson County
                          • Leon County
                            • Liberty County
                              • Madison County
                                • Taylor County
                                  • Wakulla County
                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-1800.8500) and related services within the Service Tree.

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