CRESTVIEW — Gulf Power has provided a list of organizations that help people who need help paying their power bills. The Salvation Army has a program called Project SHARE. It provides emergency assistance with energy bills, heating and air-conditioning equipment repairs, and other energy-related needs. The program assists the elderly, the disabled, the sick and others who are experiencing financial hardship. Gulf Power customers can make donations to Project SHARE by adding a donation to their power bill. Here is a partial list of Northwest Florida groups to request help.

•Sharing & Caring, 682-1134
•Salvation Army, 243-4531
•Tri-County, 306-1134

•Okaloosa County Council on Aging, 833-9165
•Salvation Army, 243-4531
•Catholic Social Services, 244-2825
•Sharing & Caring, 678-8459

•Striving for Perfection Ministries, 312 Pelham Road. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, 862-3899
•United Way, 112 Tupelo Ave., 243-0315
•Salvation Army, 425 Mary Esther Cutoff, 243-4531
•Catholic Social Services, 11 1st St., 244-2825

•Interfaith Ministries — Santa Rosa County residents, Gulf Breeze, Navarre, Milton, 934-8385
•We Care Ministries (United Methodist Church — Santa Rosa County residents, Navarre), 939-1005
•Family Resource Center, 626-2054
•Salvation Army, Santa Rosa County, 623-4099
•Tri County Community Council, 6607 Elva St., 981-0036 

PENSACOLA United Way referral line, call 2-1-1 from any phone United Ministries (only provides assistance to families w/children) 257 E Lee St., 433-2333
•Catholic Social Services, 222 E. Government St., Pensacola, 436-6425
•Community Action Program, 8:15-9:15 a.m. Tuesdays, 1308 W Garden St., 607-2088

•Salvation Army, 1501 North Q St., Pensacola, 432-1501
•First Baptist Church, 438-8907 Olive Baptist Church, 473-4466

•Caring & Sharing, 892-7656
•Tri-County Council Assistance, 892-3615