Orange County Florida housing programs.

The housing programs in Orange County Florida are extensive. Low income residents facing eviction or the homeless can use an emergency shelter, enroll into transitional housing programs, and work with case managers on long term case management and stabilization. While resources and funding is limited, the objective is to prevent homelessness and evictions and to also help individuals find a long term solution to their housing situation.

Across Orange County and the greater Orlando region there are number places to contact for help. Resources range from low income, government subsidized homes and apartments to private dwellings. A number of non-profit organizations and agencies are working to help residents find the solution that is best for their needs.

In addition to finding a short term or permanent home, participants will be able to access other services, such as case management, free food, and job search assistance. The homeless can look into so called rehousing programs. The staff and volunteers at these Orange County centers want to ensure people gave a decent job so that they can pay their bills and rent on their own in the near future. That is critical to preventing future homelessness and evictions.

Lighthouse Mission Of Orlando, Inc.
2554 Overland Road
Apopka, Florida 32703
(407) 291-2911
Housing assistance is available for female homeless children and adults who work the streets. In addition to shelter and housing resources, the non-profit can coordinate-site school and college placement program and other case management. Additional transitional housing is part of the Christian Ministry. It is long-term, no single overnight stays.

Wayne Densch Center, Inc.
Address is 100-102 Kingston Court
Eatonville, FL 32810
Call (407) 599-3900




Beta Center, Inc.
4680 Lake Underhill Road
Orlando, FL 32807
Main telephone number is (407) 277-1942
The site has a shelter for pregnant and parenting minors. In addition, there is an in depth support program is for Orange County families looking to gain self-sufficiency.

Catholic Charities - Central Florida
1819 North Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32807
Main phone number is (407) 674-7386
This is a leading non-profit charity organization that also provides low income and transitional housing. Most of the help is for economically disadvantaged homeless single parents and mothers. Get information on local affordable housing and rent assistance programs.

Another office is at 1771 North Semoran Boulevard in Orlando. Dial (407) 658-1818. Applicants can work with case managers to receive help, guidance, and support.

Christian Service Center For Central Florida, Inc. - Fresh Start Program
816 West Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32805
Call (407) 422-9781 for intake to their program.

Clargin House, Inc.
4556 Cepeda Street
Orlando, FL 32811
Dial (407) 247-6616 for service.
The agency offers transitional housing for men 18 and older who are healthy enough to work. Assistance includes substance abuse prevention education, life skills training and job programs.

Covenant House Florida
5931 E Colonial Dr.
Orlando, Florida 32807
Telephone - (407) 482-0404

Interfaith Hospitality Network Orlando
2313 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804
Dial (407) 893-4580

Coalition For The Homeless Of Central Florida
Main address is 639 West Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32801
Call (407) 426-1264





Coalition For The Homeless Of Central Florida - Women’s Residential And Counseling Center
Location is 107 East Hillcrest Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Main number is (407) 872-5790
The Center for Women and Families agency is a short term, emergency shelter for individuals and families without a permanent place to live. Also register for case-managed services, Licensed Daycare, Employment Skills and other programs geared to providing the tools to return to self-sufficiency.

Goodwill Industries Of Central Florida - Job Connection Center
Location is 3911 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32803
Call (407) 872-0770
Some of the services available on site include short term housing and placement; the Safe Link phone system, applications for food stamps, and general career planning.

Health Care Center and Shelter for the Homeless
232 North Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, Florida 32805
Main number is (407) 428-5751

House Of Refuge Of Orange County
Main address - 3522 North Powers Drive
Orlando, Florida 32818
Telephone number is (407) 509-5176

Miracle Of Love - Orange County Florida
Location is 741 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32804
Dial (407) 843-1760
Runs a program known as Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS, or H.O.P.W.A.. It offers funds for qualifying AIDs / HIV patients and their families. Receive information on government subsidies, rent/mortgage/utilities or other affordable housing assistance.

Orlando Union Rescue Mission, Inc.
410 W Central Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32801
(407) 423-3596
Offers support for the homeless and recently evicted. Meals, job training, clothing, and of course shelter.
Another location, this one for women, is at 1525 W Washington Street in Orlando, FL 32805. Call (407) 423-2131.

Women's residential Counseling Center
107 Hillcrest St,
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 425-1076




Central Care Mission
4027 Lenox Blvd
Orlando, Florida 32811
Main number is (407) 299-6146

Salvation Army Men's Transitional Living Center
Location is 624 Lexington Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32801
For service dial (407) 423-8581
They also run a Women's And Children's Transitional Living Center for Orange County residents. This address is 400 West Colonial Drive in Orlando, Florida 32804. Call (407) 423-8581. Some of what is offered includes shelter, a food pantry, case management, and emergency financial aid for security deposits or rent. Homeless and the recently evicted families with children, as well as seniors, are a priority.

Lifestream Behavioral Center
Location is 6215 Holly Street
Zellwood, FL 32798
Dial (352) 383-9242
The non-profit addresses homelessness in the community. Staff and programs focus on several broad and interrrelated goals, including employment, recovery from substance abuse and mental health, and help people in the community with reintegration into mainstream society. Receive stabilization services.






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