Tri-County Community Council, Inc.

Tri-County gets dollars to help in 2 crises Tri-County Community Council Executive Director Joel Paul Jr. shared some welcome news with Jackson County Commissioners at the board’s meeting on Tuesday: The private non-profit corporation is getting an influx of money from federal sources to help area residents continue recovering from Hurricane Michael and losses realized as a result of COVID-19. The federal dollars regarding COVID-19-related wage losses are coming from the federal CARES Act the Community Services Block Grant program within the Department of Economic Opportunity. It can be used for crisis assistance in the areas of home repair and […]

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace to host bed build in Marianna

*This event has been rescheduled from this Saturday, Nov. 14th to Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020.   On Dec. 12, 2020, Sleep in Heavenly Peace-Tallahassee (SHP) will take on an ambitious build in Marianna, FL of 50 bunk beds for children who are still affected by Hurricane Michael.  SHP is partnering with Volunteer Florida and Lowe’s, and will be teamed with SHP chapters from Pensacola and Ft. Walton Beach to get 100 more kids off the floor.All volunteers will need to arrive at Lowe’s, 4860 Malloy Plaza, Marianna, FL by 8:45 a.m. CT. The build will begin at 9:00 a.m. CT.  Once beds are built by volunteers, they will also help […]

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USDA Launches AskUSDA, Improves and Streamlines Customer Experience

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Cares funding applications are available until December 1, 2020.

Need to apply as soon as possible.  Anyone interested can visit the site below or contact Sherry with ECRC at 850-332-7976. Funding is limited and applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. Click here for the application packet. Applications are open until December 1, 2020 […]

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In Calhoun County, about 100 children still homeless two years after Hurricane Michael

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Marianna ponders ‘tiny house’ rules

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The Hurricane Michael Recovery Loan Program

The Hurricane Michael Recovery Loan Program, launched September 1 offers below market 30-year fixed rate first mortgages coupled with up to $15,000 in down payment (DPA) and closing cost assistance for qualified homebuyers. DPA loans will be zero percent interest, non-amortizing and forgivable at 20 percent per year over five years. Additionally, those eligible do not have to be a first-time homebuyer to qualify for this program, though the home must be owner-occupied.  The purchase price limit for this program is $360,067! Minimum credit score requirement is 640! Listed below are the income limits based on the county you are […]

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The Mennonite Disaster Service rebuilding homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael


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Toys For Tots

Toys For Tots toy applications are available starting Mon. Nov. 2nd from 10:00AM until 3:00PM at the 3 following locations: Chipola Family Ministries3004 Hwy 71 NorthMarianna, Fl. Innovative Charities of N.W. Fl.Hwy. 71 SouthMarianna, Fl Jackson County School BoardEarly Childhood Development Center4283 Kelson AvenueMarianna. Fl. Applications at these locations will be available from 10:00AM until 3:00PM Monday thru Thursday. The last day to pickup an application will be Thurs. Dec. 3rd. All completed applications must be returned to the location that you picked them up from not later than 12:00 NOON on Tues. Dec. 8th. Please bring with you a […]

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