Catholic Charities of Central Florida: 407-658-1818
–Emergency financial assistance for rent and utility bills and more.
Christian Service Center: (407) 425-2523; 808 W. Central Blvd. Orlando, FL 32805
Provides immediate emergency assistance and relief to families and individuals who are faced with an unexpected financial crisis, such as financial assistance, food, clothing or other services that meet immediate pressing needs. FES operates out of all three Christian Service Center locations in Downtown Orlando, West Orange and Winter Park.
Community Service Center: (407) 851-5920
–Many types of emergency assistance and low income assistance to people facing a hardship.
Heart of Florida United Way: (407) 835-0900
–Short and long term rent assistance
–Utility bill assistance
–Security deposit assistance
–Debt and credit card counseling programs
While there are some conditions and income limits, the bottom line is that these government funds should help thousands of local families avoid an eviction, and be able to remain in their housing. Call to find out which local agency to go to apply for aid
Jewish Family Services Of Greater Orlando, Inc.: Orlando (407) 387-5371; 11184 South Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, Florida 32836 or Winter Park (407) 644-2985; 2100 Lee Road, Winter Park, FL
No matter your religion, this center may be able to help. Programs focus on Orange County Florida residents with a crisis that is also a documented emergency.
–Short-term mortgage assistance
–Utility bill assistance in Orlando and Orange County.
Miracle Of Love: (407) 843-1760; 741 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32804
Support for people who are HIV positive or who have AIDs. Financial assistance available for qualifying low income people in need of rent/mortgage/utilities or housing assistance.
Orange County Community Action Division: (407) 836-8476
–Utility bill assistance (through Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
–For residents that are 60 years of age or older, apply for additional utility and electric bill assistance through the Elderly Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP)
–Limited financial aid may be offered for bills, medical care, or rent/housing needs
Orange County Government: (407) 836-6500; 2100 East Michigan Street, Health & Family Services Building, Orlando, Florida 32806
One time assistance for rent, electric bills, security deposits or homeless prevention. This is only for very low income qualified families with a crisis. Case management is provided too, such as referrals. If you need a place to live, then loan programs may be in place for rental and deposit costs.
OUC Project Care Case Manager: 1940 Traylor Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32804
–Emergency Financial Assistance Program (UAP-PC)
–Utility and water bill assistance up to $500
–Help is provided as assistance up to one time in a one-year period
The Salvation Army of Orange County Florida: (407) 295-9311
–Utility bill assistance
–Gasoline vouchers and more