The Arc of the Emerald Coast works to include all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities in every community. We focus on Abilities, respect, choice for all and encourage active citizenship and inclusion in every community.
All across Okaloosa County, people just like you are proving that you don't have to be rich to build wealth. As members of Okaloosa Saves, they are paying off their debts, and saving to reach their financial goals. We can help, with tips and tools to help you set goals, develop strategies to reach t
The Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce is at the center of everything that happens in our community. We promote Chamber member businesse and sponsor major festivals throughout the year. ''Appallingly entertaining.''
Our mission is to overcome and prevent homelessness, poverty and family violence by becoming self-sufficient. Our vision is to help people move from being in crisis and vulnerable to safe, stable and thriving. We value everything it takes to be self-sufficient; housing, income, transportation, healt
The Okaloosa County School District is located in the Panhandle of Florida, known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water. We are fortunate to have a strong military presence and a well-educated community which supports our schools.
Stage Crafters Community Theatre Inc has been committed to showcasing engaging performances for the artistic nourishment of the community as well as enabling performers to exercise their creative outlets on stage for over 40 years right here in Fort Walton Beach, FL.
The Okaloosa County Branch, NAACP received its charter from the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People on April 16th, 1948, making it one of the oldest civil rights organizations in Northwest Florida.
Striving for Perfection Ministries is a non-denominational teaching ministry with a community focus located in the beautiful emerald coast of Florida. We teach and preach the infiltrated Word of God believing in the Great Commission of saving the lost.
There is potential born into every child and even troubled ones have the potential to become great people. For nearly 50 years, AMIkids has empowered 135,000+ kids across the country by helping them discover their full potential and guiding them on their paths to a positive future.
The premier no-kill refuge, providing protection, shelter and care to animals in need; a full-service animal adoption center; and a peaceful, proactive animal welfare advocate through educational outreach and community programs.
ECRC is one of 10 Regional Planning Councils created by the state of Florida to provide planning, economic development, and technical assistance to local governments. ECRC supports the seven-county region of northwest Florida.
ECAR is a 501 (c)(6) organization made up of more than 3,900 REALTOR® members covering Okaloosa and Walton counties ready to serve buyers, sellers and the public. Thanks to volunteer leadership, committee members and staff, ECAR helps REALTORS® so that REALTORS® can help their customers and clients.
DI provides Technology Transfer, Technology Transition, Innovation & Collaboration and Workforce Development solutions through a Partnership Intermediary Agreement(PIA) with the Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate(AFRL/RW).
Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Created to bridge gaps in awareness and communications, the Sharing Hands Network connects those in need with those who can help. Our goal is to have 100% of the charitable organizations providing services as members.
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find meaningful careers.
Sinfonia Gulf Coast is committed to entertaining, educating and inspiring the community through imaginative and innovative musical programming. Our goal is to enrich and expand the traditional orchestral experience through unique artistic disciplines and collaborations, enhancing Northwest Florida's
United for a Good Cause Inc. is a 501c3 tax exempt, non-profit organization. The mission of our organization is to ''Promote the Spirit of Service, Giving and Unity among the youth in our region for the benefit of the Emerald Coast community.''
Since 1971, the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida has been collecting and preserving material culture pertaining to local and regional history. Today, the Museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts, textiles, and documents which are made available to the public. These materials are used f
Bridgeway is dedicated to serving the behavioral health needs of Okaloosa County residents. We are committed to the wellness of individual, families and the community through prevention, intervention, treatment and support. We do this by offering a full spectrum of outpatient services.
OPA is an organization committed to providing exceptional art in public spaces; Okaloosa County Administrative Building; Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport; Okaloosa County Judical Annex Extention; UWF Library; NWFSC Student Services Building.
The Salvation Army operates 7,546 centers in communities across the United States. These include food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, and a wealth of children’s programs.
The purpose of the commission is to eliminate barriers to achievement for women through research, education and communication, recognize and honor women who have made significant contributions toward improving the status of women and other citizens of Okaloosa County.
The PMI Emerald Coast Florida (ECFL) Chapter was chartered in 2008 as a 501(c)(6) non-profit, volunteer organization. The chapter currently consists of nearly 500 members located across four communities: Fort Walton Beach, FL; Panama City Beach, FL; Pensacola, FL; and Mobile, AL. The chapter board i
Established in 1993 on the University of West Florida campus in Ft. Walton Beach, FL, the CLL provides interesting and stimulating educational activities for persons who believe that “learning never ends.”
YES For Okaloosa Schools (yesforokaloosaschools.com) is advocating for holding a referendum in Okaloosa County to change the Superintendent of Schools from an Elected to an Appointed position. Please see http://yesforokaloosaschools.com for more info.
GCE currently provides award winning business services, custodial, facilities management, food service, health care, environmental services, IT and employment services for customers in multiple states and DC. We are a company built around inclusion.
Membership is available in Builder and Associate categories and is further tailored to your specific needs through BIA council and committee participation. You will find a network of peers in each council and committee discussing and addressing the issues you deal with every day.
Serving 12 counties in the Alabama-Florida Gulf Coast region, Goodwill Easterseals provides programs and services to help individuals and families overcome challenges due to disabilities and other barriers that impact economic well-being, self-sufficiency, and quality of life.
The Mental Health Association of Okaloosa/Walton Counties is a not-for-profit, United Way Agency, that provides strong array of mental health services through Wellness Recovery programs, Family to Family classes, Okaloosa Veteran's Court, Ombudsman services, Crisis Intervention Training, Resource an
The mission of Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated is to bring women together to educate members about local, state and national issues; to improve the quality of life in Okaloosa County through political activity and community involvement; to advance the participation of Republican women in all
Homelessness & Housing Alliance (HHA) is dedicated to the elimination of homelessness. HHA believes we can create a community without homelessness by investing in long-term and
cost-effective solutions that have been proven to prevent and end homelessness.
The Healthy Start Community Coalition of Okaloosa and Walton Counties is part of a state-wide system of coalitions, empowered on the local level, to provide services to pregnant women and their babies, based on the need and the resources of the community.
Fisher House of the Emerald Coast is located on Eglin Air Force Base in Northwest Florida and provides a “home away from home” so that our military families can be together during treatment for serious illness or physical/occupational therapy. The House is within steps of the Eglin Air Force Base
This is a non-profit organization of almost 300 active, retired, and separated officers to include warrant officers, who have served in one of the seven Uniformed Services: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. T
Our mission is to raise overall social, economic and political awareness and education, support the elected and appointed Democratic officials in FL, and offer advocacy & outreach to all demographics and classifications of Blacks across the State of Florida
Food For Thought is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Santa Rosa Beach, FL that provides backpacks filled with healthy, easy to prepare food for students who are dependent on free or reduced school meals.
The Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is a private non-profit corporation funded by the Federal Older Americans Act and State General Revenue through the Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA), serving senior residents 60 years old and older of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton and Okaloosa Counti
West Florida AHEC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote health and wellness WFAHEC is one of 10 regional area health education centers in the state of Florida. Together, Florida AHEC centers are an extensive, statewide system for health professional education and support
Crime Stoppers is comprised of diverse, active and dedicated community representatives. Crime Stoppers provides a method for local law enforcement to receive information on crimes. These efforts increase tips, which in turn increase arrests in our community.
Our beautiful area is located in the Emerald Coast region of Northwest Florida -
Only a few minutes north of the beautiful beaches of Destin and South Walton County.
Our Chamber of Commerce is focused on promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our community.
Boating is fun! We help others by sharing our experiences and knowledge with those who are just venturing into the world of boating; but have not prepared themselves with skills needed to be confident and proficient sailors.
The Krewe of Bowlegs is committed to the preservation of swashbuckling fun and piracy along the beautiful Emerald Coast. True to our charter, we provide the adventurous pirate spirit to the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival and Torchlight Parade each year.
The mission of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is to bring together women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.
As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, NFB is highly regarded for providing world-class ballet performances, training students in the art of dance, and reaching out into our community through our educational endeavors.
Join ECPRO and get involved with a network of PR professionals from this area. Our members work in a variety of jobs, including non-profits, healthcare, financial, advertising, communications, military support and more.
The mission of Hope Matters non-profit is to give a voice and coping tools for families facing life’s difficult journeys. Community outreach, educational resources, and awareness events, all serve to support families coping with dementia, cancer, and military deployment. The gifts of compassion, lo
GPAEC is a 501(c)3 non-profit, staffed by volunteers dedicated to finding loving and responsible permanent homes for retired racing greyhounds. We also place greyhounds in nearby states through an active network of other adoption groups.
The Northwest Florida Track Club ( NWFTC ) is a group of fitness enthusiasts dedicated to supporting track and running events in the Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Niceville areas. We train, socialize and compete year round. We also promote athletics and physical fitness via educational activities, s
THE ANCHOR provides a contemporary worship (casual dress) service on Sundays at 9:30am, just one-minute from downtown Fort Walton Beach. Come join us in a place to believe, a place to belong, and a place to grow in the love of Christ.
ECCAC’s mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect, protect children, and restore the lives and futures of impacted children. The Centers in Walton and Okaloosa Counties house a multidisciplinary team of child protection personnel, prosecutors, law enforcement, Department of Children and Families