Did you know, nearly 40% of families in Seminole County are struggling to make ends meet. According to a recent report, thousands of our neighbors are living in crisis-mode all year long. Our Families in Crisis program offers relief with urgently needed support to help keep the lights on, a roof over their heads, and food on the table. It is our belief, every person deserves the dignity and compassion, especially when experiencing a lack of funds or food.
Through Families in Crisis, our case managers are able to provide life-changing essentials to our neighbors in need.
If you have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, live in Seminole County, and seeking financial assistance, please complete the form by clicking below.
Please read a few guidelines carefully before submitting your application:
Children, aged 4 – 18, of families in need, are now eligible to receive a $25 Shoe Carnival gift card to purchase a brand new pair of shoes for Christmas. Gift cards are available for up to 600 school age children. Sign up to receive one gift card per child is open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The following documents are required to qualify:
Driver’s License or Picture I.D. for all adult household members (must be original)
Original Birth Certificates for all children under 18
Proof of Residence (document mailed to you within the last 30 days)
Proof of income (earned and unearned) including Food Stamps
Social Security Card for all primary household members