Who we are...
The Bay County Council on Aging, Inc. recently celebrated over 49 years of service to the people of Bay County. It is a private non-profit corporation governed by a fifteen-member Board of Directors and directed by a Chief Executive Officer. Services are provided by a staff of 40 dedicated, caring persons and more than 100 devoted, willing volunteers. Services are provided throughout Bay County for elderly, disabled and disadvantaged persons who need assistance to maintain their independence, health and quality of life.
The agency is funded through federal, state and local grants and through local funds received from United Way, local churches, civic groups, community organizations, private businesses and individuals. Services are provided through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunities, Florida Department of Children and Families, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, and the United Way of Northwest Florida.
The agency provides services to more than 7,000 individuals annually through programs and services for elderly, disabled, disadvantaged and low income persons.