Since 1924, The St. John Welfare Federation is a private, nongovernmental charity and healthcare provider. It operates Buckingham Smith Assisted Living, which is a 36-bed facility and offers personal care, nursing, housekeeping and laundry services. The charity also maintains the Samantha Wilson Care Center, which specializes in inpatient and outpatient health care services and provides physical, occupational and speech therapies. Its Pavilion at BayView is a standard licensed assisted living facility and features a library, dining rooms and entertainment centers. The St. John Welfare Federation provides social work assistance. It conducts a charitable emergency assistance program that includes counseling, referrals, transportation and dental care. The St. John Welfare Federation is located in St. Augustine, Fla.