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Human Services

  • health, medical, housing, and homeless assistance
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December 29, 2020 at 09:45 AM

As of June 1, 2020, Martin County Human Services has reopened to the public, by appointment only. To ensure the health and safety of employees and the public, clients are required to wear face coverings. To make an appointment, call (772) 288-5786, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If  you are in need of crisis or mental health resources, counseling and/or emotional support during the COVID-19 pandemic, view the following link for a list of available COVID-19 crisis resources.

ABOUT HUMAN SERVICES

Martin County Human Services provides equal opportunity and supportive resources to the Martin County community in order to promote a greater quality of life.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of Martin County residents by providing information, referrals, resources, and services, through collaboration with community partners with the goal of supporting sustainability. Our core values are compassion, integrity, reliability, and collaboration. 

COURT PROGRAMS AND REFERRALS

Martin County Human Services is a resource for prevention, intervention, case management and referral services for treatment courts such as drug court and mental health court. 

CREMATIONS AND BURIAL ASSISTANCE

Martin County Human Services offers limited cremation and burial assistance to individuals or families with no means of disposition.

DRUG LAB

Drug testing, referrals, and information regarding substance abuse are available upon request.

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Low-income Martin County residents may be eligible for emergency financial assistance for payment of electric bills, water bills and/or rent. If you have a delinquent bill and meet the federal poverty level guidelines, you may qualify.

EMERGENCY PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE

In addition to substance abuse referrals, connections to community support, and financial assistance for emergency prescriptions are available to low-income residents. The County also offers limited cremation and burial assistance to individuals with no means of disposition.

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Martin County's Housing Program runs the State Housing Initiative Partnership program (SHIP), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and HOME Grant. If you qualify, you may be eligible for assistance.

Under these programs, qualified homeowners can request housing rehabilitation assistance, water and sewer hook-up, and down payment for first time home buyers. In order to apply, you must be income eligible and the home must be your primary residence.

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE & PREVENTION REFERRAL

Martin County Human Services provides a variety of services to individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness. Such services include assistance with applying for financial assistance, rental assistance, substance abuse treatment referral, and connections to community support.

OPIOID AWARENESS

Martin County Human Services offers free assistance to individuals to help address and/or help prevent opioid misuse. We have a Board Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager (CBHCM) who can help you navigate the world of Rehabilitation, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), and Detox services for opioid addiction.

211 Helpline

If you are looking for additional services or resources that are not provided through Martin County Human Services, please contact 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast. Calls to 211 are free, confidential, and available 24/7.

211 Helpline provides information on available social services, community services and resources that include food assistance, medical clinics, foreclosure prevention, parenting info on developmental concerns and special needs, senior services that include free "Sunshine" daily calls, services for teens and more.

Ways to reach 211: 

  • Dial 2‐1‐1 or (561) 383‐1112 (24/7)
  • Text your questions/concerns and zip code to 898211 (24/7) 
  • Chat online (10 a.m. ‐ 8 p.m.) 
  • Email your questions/concerns to help@211pbtc.org (which will be answered within one business day) 
  • Out of area can dial (561) 383‐1112 or (866) 882‐2991 
  • Se Habla Español & Nou Pale Kreyòle

View 211's Martin County Guide to Community Services:

Contact Us

Martin County Human Services
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
435 SE Flagler Avenue
Stuart, Florida 34994
(772) 288-5785

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