Doorways of Northwest Florida exists to educate, advocate, and eliminate homelessness in our communities.

*Doorways, among many other organizations are now set up at the new Community Recovery Center(CRC). Located at 898 w. 11th st.

The CRC will house many resources for you to speak with Monday- Friday 10-6.*


To Donate to Doorways, Please mail checks to:
P.O. Box 549
Panama City, FL 32402

The following organizations and projects have been approved by the CoC Review and Scoring Committee for inclusion in the CoC’s master grant application to the State of Florida:


Catholic Charities (Rapid rehousing, Homeless Prevention, Shelter Operations, Street Outreach)

Doorways (HMIS/Coordinated Entry & Housing Relocation and Stabilization)

Volunteers of America (Street Outreach) 



Do you need assistance because you were homeless before or are now homeless due to Hurricane Michael? Are you located in Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Homes, Jackson or Washington County?

STEP 1: Contact your insurance company if you have home owners insurance or renters insurance to begin a claim. Many may even cover Temporary Housing. 

STEP 2: Contact FEMA to see if you are eligible for assistance. FEMA can be contacted directly at 1-800-621-3362 or visit to start a claim.

STEP 3: Contact family and/or friends who may be able to assist you until you are able to get back on your feet. 

STEP 4:  If you resided in one of the six counties listed above or were homeless prior to Hurricane Michael, we may be able to help you. Contact us Monday-Friday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.


In Need of Assistance?

If you need emergency assistance please refer to our ‘Resources’ link at the top of the page that will direct you to our Resource Guides for each county.

Those who wish to become members of the Northwest Florida Continuum of Care please visit the ‘Contact’ tab at the top of this page and select ‘Give Help’ to sign up to become a member. 

Doorways has been awarded the Northwest Florida CoC Lead Agency designation for next fiscal year 2017-2018.