The Walton County Sheriff Office Santa Patrol will be working with the Matrix Community Outreach Center in Defuniak Springs to better reach the neediest population of Walton County. For those who are seeking assistance in Christmas gifts for their children, families must bring the following information:
(1) A parent or guardian within the household who is applying for assistance MUST bring a Photo ID such as a Driver’s License showing a Walton County address.
(2) Social Security Card and Birth Certificate for each child receiving assistance.
(3) Paperwork showing income level.
The Matrix Community Outreach Center is located at #37 N. 9th Street, Defuniak Springs. Due to the increasing number of people needing assistance, there will be 95 applications accepted on each of the following dates:
Tuesday Nov. 5th from 12:00 to 4:30
Thursday Nov. 7th from 9:00 to 12:00
Saturday Nov. 9th from 9:00 to 3:00
The Santa Patrol of the Walton County Sheriff‘s Office is funded by the businesses and local residents of Walton County. The Santa Patrol is partnered with the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities of Northwest Floria, First Baptist Church of Defuniak Springs and the First United Methodist Church of Defuniak Springs.
For more information please contact Candy Nowling, Managing Director of the Matrix Community Outreach Center at 850.892.1090.