If you find yourself facing an unplanned pregnancy in Jackson County, Florida, and need some help, you’ve come to the right place. Below is a list of resources that you may find useful. We’ve included everything from pregnancy centers, to Florida adoption agencies, to food pantries, and more. This list also includes resources for the surrounding area, including Marianna, Sneads, Graceville, Cottondale, Grand Ridge, Malone, Campbellton, Greenwood, Alford, Bascom, Jacob City, Chipley, Vernon, Fountain, Altha, Two Egg and Blountstown.
But maybe you just need someone to talk to, right now? In that case, don’t hesitate to give us a call. The Law Office of Madonna Finney employs a staff of caring, professional social workers and counselors who would be happy to help you sort through your pregnancy options. In addition, Madonna is the panhandle’s only Board Certified Florida Adoption Attorney. We combine the best services that any Florida adoption agency would typically offer you, and pair that with our unmatched legal expertise. You can contact us at any time, regardless of where you’re at in your pregnancy and even after you’ve given birth. Call or text us 24/7 at (850) 308-1836. Your call is confidential and we welcome the opportunity to answer your questions.
Pregnancy Center of Marianna – 850-526-4673
4540 H Lafayette Street Marianna, FL 32460
“Our mission is to promote life and share Christ’s love by providing education and services to meet the needs of pregnant, parenting, and post-abortive individuals and families.”
Healthy Start – 850-526-3002
2944 Penn Ave, Suite J, Marianna, FL 32448
Healthy Start is a community based, non-profit organization focused on improving the health and well being of pregnant women, their infants and children.
“MotherToBaby is the nation’s leading authority and most trusted source of evidence-based information on the safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. We specialize in answering questions about the safety/risk of exposures, such as medications, vaccines, chemicals, herbal products, substances of abuse, maternal health conditions and much more, during pregnancy or breastfeeding.”
The Adoption Law Offices of Madonna M. Finney – Call or Text, 24/7: 850-308-1836
“The Law Office of Madonna Finney has helped women in Florida explore adoption and create loving adoption plans for over 20 years. Our team of dedicated adoption professionals can help you sort through your pregnancy options, with no obligation to choose adoption and no cost to you. If adoption is the path you choose to take, we’ll gladly help guide you through the process. If you choose another path, we’ll simply provide you with all the quality resources and references you need to take your next step.”
Financial Resources + Food, Shelter, and Clothing
This is a comprehensive list of food, shelter, and clothing resources in Marianna.
Learn more about the bill-assistance programs available in your community.
This is a current and comprehensive list of all the food pantries in Marianna, as well as those in surrounding counties.
This interactive map will show you each food bank available to you in the Florida Panhandle. It includes directories for these counties: Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor and Wakulla.
Access Florida: Food Stamps, Medicaid and Cash Assistance – 1-866-762-2237
The Florida Department of Children and Families’ Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS) system allows customers to connect with their public assistance information 24/7, through the online application and MyACCESS Account. To for more general program information, follow this link.
Health, Counseling, and Addiction Resources
County Health Departments – Listing Page
Offering mental health services including therapy and medication management for psychiatric medications.
Marianna Office – 850-526-5500
2944 Penn Ave Suite L
Marianna, FL 32448
Chipley Office – 850-800-7171
1377 Brickyard Road Suite 5
Chipley, FL 32428
Advanced Recovery Systems – 855-520-2898
Advanced Recovery Systems is an integrated behavioral health care management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, and co-occurring mental health issues and eating disorders. The link above will take you to a resource guide that will tell you all that you need to know about drug use during pregnancy. Before calling Advanced Recovery Systems, we advise you seek advice from your own doctor.
“In operation since 1954, Life Management Center provides comprehensive behavioral and mental health, and family counseling services in Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties in the Florida Panhandle. We offer objective, professional help with personal problems ranging from family life adjustment difficulties to stress reactions, substance use, and mental illness.”
Marianna Office – 850-482-7441
4094 Lafayette St., Marianna, FL 32446
Blountstown Office – 888-785-8750 (24-hour Hotline)
16869 NE Pear St., Blountstown, FL 32424
PanCare is a non-profit organization that offers medical services to the community, including health, mental health, and dental. They serve the following counties: Jackson, Bay, Gulf, Walton, Washington, Franklin, Liberty, Holmes and Calhoun. To find your nearest location, click here.
Hospitals in Marianna County + Surrounding Areas
Northwest Florida Community Hospital – Chipley
Washington County Health Department – Chipley
Doctors Memorial Hospital – Bonifay
Holmes County Health Department – Bonifay
Jackson Hospital – Marianna
Jackson County Health Department – Marianna
Calhoun Liberty Hospital – Blountstown
Calhoun County Health Department – Blountstown