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Your Central Florida Covid-19 Resource Guide

Coping with COVID-19 can be challenging. Below are some resources to help you.

FLORIDA STATEWIDE RESOURCES


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/

FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

To apply for food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance (TANF) or Medicaid, individuals should call 407-295-2777 or go to https://www.myflorida.com/accessflorida/

Clients logging in to the ACCESS Self-Service Portal should go to https://www.myflorida.com/accessflorida/

Customers are required to complete an interview to receive benefits

Customers should call 850-300-4323 (TTY 1.800.955.8771) to complete a telephone interview.

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (DCF)

https://www.myflfamilies.com

Offices are currently operating virtually Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm. 

866-762-2237 or 850-330-4323

DCF is actively working to implement increasing benefits to the maximum monthly benefit based on household size for the months of March and April. Clients can expect to receive their additional March funds as early as April 3, 2020. For April, if you are a client that receives your regular benefit between April 1-7, you can expect to receive your benefit on April 8. If you are a client that receives your regular benefit after April 7, you can expect your additional benefit to be included as a part of your regularly scheduled benefit. For more information, please go to https://www.myflorida.com/accessflorida/

LOCAL GOVERNMENT RESOURCES


Osceola County

Osceola County COVID-19 Information

Kissimmee

https://www.kissimmeeresponds.com

https://www.experiencekissimmee.com/covid-19-cancellations-closures

St. Cloud

School District of Osceola County

https://www.osceolaschools.net

Grab and go meal locations and hours can be found here:

https://www.osceolaschools.net/news/newsroom/coronavirus_information_for_parents_and_students

Florida Department of Health, Osceola County – 407-343-2000

Seminole County

Seminole County Coronavirus updates

Seminole County Public Schools

https://www.scps.k12.fl.us

Visitors to the SCPS Educational Support Center must make an appointment at least 24 hours in advance. No walk-in traffic will be allowed until further notice. Appointment Hour times will be from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday. If you do not already know the phone number for the Department or staff you wish to make an advance appointment with, you may contact 407-320-0000 for assistance.Grab and go meal locations and hours can be found here: https://www.scps.k12.fl.us/covid19/food.stml#meals

NONPROFIT RESOURCES


MEALS ON WHEELS

Orange County
407-292-0177 or https://seniorsfirstinc.org/get-involved/meals-on-wheels/

Osceola County
407-846-8532 or https://osceolagenerations.org/services/nutrition/meals-on-wheels/

Polk County
863-299-1616 or https://mealsonwheelspolk.com/

Seminole County
407-333-8877 or https://www.mealsetc.org/need-assistance.php

UNITED WAY

211 or https://www.hfuw.org/

To apply for assistance please follow the link below

https://www.hfuw.org/gethelp/

HOMELESS SERVICES

Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

https://www.centralfloridahomeless.org/

CAREER SOURCE

https://www.careersourcecentralflorida.com/

Offices are operating virtually (8 am to 5 pm) Fridays (9 am to 5 pm).

800-757-4598