Resources – USCG Station Panama City

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USCG Station Panama City

 
 

1700 Thomas Dr., Panama City, FL 32408

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
Check the US News Health directory online at
https://health.usnews.com/doctors
to find the best doctor for your family.
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at www.findadentist.ada.org

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten. Students must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1 and have completed kindergarten to attend grade 1.

 

Bay District Schools
Patronis Elementary School
Deane Bozeman School
GreatSchools.org

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Bay County Department of Health (850) 872-4455
The purpose of public health intervention is to prevent and manage diseases, injuries and other health conditions through surveillance of cases and the promotion of healthy behaviors. Its aim is to prevent the occurrence or reoccurrence of health problems by implementing educational programs, developing policies, administering services, and conducting research.

 

Florida Department of Children and Families (866) 762-2237

 

Humane Society of Bay County (850) 215-7120
The Humane Society of Bay County is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization formed in 1986 for the purpose of sheltering and locating homes for homeless animals through adoptions. We became a no-kill shelter in 2006, providing the only no-kill shelter option for homeless animals in Bay County.

 

Florida Highway Patrol (850) 873-7020