2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc. - AIDS/HIV, Tallahassee, FL

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Full Resource Name:

Kearney Center, The

2650 Municipal Way
Tallahassee, FL 32304

(850) 792-9000



Comprehensive Emergency Sevices Center, CESC, Shelter, Renaissance, Community Center


*The homeless shelter in Tallahassee for adult men and women with no children (aka Comprehensive Emergency Services Center)
*One-stop service center for homeless and near-homeless people: referrals and assistance for housing, benefits (Food Stamps,TANF, VA, Medicaid, etc), employment, medical, training, GED classes, help with getting a Florida photo ID card or driver's license, prescription assistance and counseling during daytime
*Daytime Services: M-F, laundry, showers, access to phones and computers, access to case management, and counseling from partnering agency representatives on-site
*Persons staying at the shelter may receive bus passes
*Persons not staying at the shelter may receive bus passes if they have a bus pass referral from another agency
*Medical services provided nightly 5:30pm-8:45pm by nursing staff
*Targets homeless and near-homeless persons experiencing an emergency
*Designed to serve clients face-to-face; calls can not always be answered due to limited staff
*Sex offenders can get daytime services, but can not stay in the shelter due to its proximity to Hope House
*Rapid Confidential HIV testing with results in 15 minutes for shelter residents and anyone in the community, 10am-2pm, every first, third and fifth Wednesday
*Free full dental services M-F, 8am-1pm and 2pm-5pm in Kearney Center; must be a participant at Kearney Center, Westgate or Dwellings, Leon County resident, 18 years of age with no other access to dental care, and meet Federal Poverty Guidelines

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Date of Official Change:

April 22, 2019

Address Listings

Mailing2650 Municipal Way
Tallahassee, FL 32304
2650 Municipal Way
Tallahassee, FL 32304


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(850) 792-9000

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