Big Bend Hospice, Transitions

Address

1723 Mahan Center Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428

(850) 671-6036

www.wingstocarryyou.org

Description:

*Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
*Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
*Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
*Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
*Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

May 8, 2020

Address Listings

Mailing

1723 Mahan Center Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428

Physical (Primary)

1723 Mahan Center Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number

(850) 671-6036

Death and Dying

Description

*Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
*Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
*Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
*Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
*Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

Hours

8am-5pm, M-F

Required Documents

Call

Eligibility

Have a diagnosis of one year or less to live and be financially eligible

Fees

Free

Languages

English, Interpreters for other languages are available

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 coverage 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 (PH-6200.1800) and related services within the Service Tree.
                  Friendly Outreach Programs

                  Description

                  *Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
                  *Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
                  *Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
                  *Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
                  *Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

                  Hours

                  8am-5pm, M-F

                  Required Documents

                  Call

                  Eligibility

                  Have a diagnosis of one year or less to live and be financially eligible

                  Fees

                  Free

                  Languages

                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                  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 coverage 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 (PH-1400.1900) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                  General Bereavement Support Groups

                                  Description

                                  *Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
                                  *Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
                                  *Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
                                  *Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
                                  *Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

                                  Hours

                                  8am-5pm, M-F

                                  Required Documents

                                  Call

                                  Eligibility

                                  Have a diagnosis of one year or less to live and be financially eligible

                                  Fees

                                  Free

                                  Languages

                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                  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 coverage 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 (PN-8100.1000-250) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                  Health/Disability Related Support Groups

                                                  Description

                                                  *Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
                                                  *Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
                                                  *Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
                                                  *Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
                                                  *Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

                                                  Hours

                                                  8am-5pm, M-F

                                                  Required Documents

                                                  Call

                                                  Eligibility

                                                  Have a diagnosis of one year or less to live and be financially eligible

                                                  Fees

                                                  Free

                                                  Languages

                                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                                  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 coverage 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 (PN-8100.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                  Hospice Care

                                                                  Description

                                                                  *Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
                                                                  *Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
                                                                  *Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
                                                                  *Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
                                                                  *Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

                                                                  Hours

                                                                  8am-5pm, M-F

                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                  Call

                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                  Have a diagnosis of one year or less to live and be financially eligible

                                                                  Fees

                                                                  Free

                                                                  Languages

                                                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                                                  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 coverage 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 (LT-3000) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                  Terminal Illness Counseling

                                                                                  Description

                                                                                  *Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
                                                                                  *Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
                                                                                  *Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
                                                                                  *Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
                                                                                  *Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                  8am-5pm, M-F

                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                  Call

                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                  Have a diagnosis of one year or less to live and be financially eligible

                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                  Free

                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                                                                  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 coverage 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 (RP-1400.8000-850) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                                  Volunteer Opportunities

                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                  *Serves clients who are not eligible for hospice care or who choose not to use hospice services but have needs which can be met by volunteers
                                                                                                  *Professionally managed, volunteer-based support system offering non-medical assistance to persons with a prognosis of death within one year or less
                                                                                                  *Social worker makes an initial visit to wherever client lives to assess requirements
                                                                                                  *Volunteers and social workers provide friendship and companionship 2-3 hours every 2 weeks, relief for caregivers, resource referrals, and transportation within guidelines
                                                                                                  *Nurse volunteers offer guidance in understanding complex medical decisions such as pursuing aggressive treatment

                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                  8am-5pm, M-F

                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                  Call

                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                  Have a diagnosis of one year or less to live and be financially eligible

                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                  Free

                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                                                                                  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 coverage 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 (PX) and related services within the Service Tree.

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