Receive medical care from the St. Thomas Aquinas Free Medical Clinic. The clinic provide free medical care for the working poor and mid income families who live in Osceola County. The free health care clinic is also supported by Catholic Charities.
The clinic provides free health care programs and offers services such as medical specialist referrals, medical care, preventive health education programs, case management, and medication referrals, , and referrals to other community social services for the working poor and government aid programs. Phone 407-593-1256.
The community action agency as well as the largest non-profit social services agency in Kissimmee and Osceola County Florida is the Osceola County Council on Aging, Inc. The organizations helps people of all ages, not just senior citizens, and they are the local community action agency. They provide programs and other assistance for people facing a crisis or hardship.
Call the Kissimmee based Osceola Council on Aging at 407-846-8532.
Find help around the holidays. Programs assist the less fortunate of Osceola County at Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holidays. Free meals, toys for children, food for seniors, and other assistance is available for qualified low income residents. Read central Florida Christmas and holiday programs.
The Osceola County Catholic Charities of Central Florida (phone 888-658-2828) is another of the leading charities in the area. They provide services such as health care, occasional funds for such expenses as housing, rent, and utility help. In addition, they can also refer people to both Florida and federal government assistance programs, and provide counseling and referrals.
Osceola County Human Services Division – Among other services include the Community Development Block Grant. This program provides rental and housing assistance to Osceola County residents who are faced with an eviction or who are in danger of becoming homeless. Any emergency rental assistance shall be limited to the first and second months’ rent with a possible payment of up to the fifth months’ rent if eligible for aid. Other resources include future financial management plan, housing services, home Improvement and repair, and job finding programs. 330 North Beaumont Avenue, Kissimmee, Florida 34741, call (407) 742-8405.
Family Services of Jewish Federation are available in central Florida. The non-profit will try to help the less fortunate, regardless of their religion. There is free food and groceries from the Pearlman Pantry. Emergency services, sometimes in the form of a zero interest rate loan, can help Osceola County families with utility bills, paying rent, or maybe a security deposit. Other programs are for seniors, the unemployed, and those seeking self-sufficiency. Click here.
Transitional housing resources can place families facing imminent eviction or the homeless into shelters, apartments, or other short term housing units. The program is wide ranging and can assist people of all backgrounds, including veterans, senior citizens, and single parents. The transitional housing programs can also help Kissimmee area families enroll into job training and budgeting workshops and learn about financial aid and other resources. Click here.
Government assistance - Low income and unemployed residents of Osceola County can get help in the form of public benefits. The Department of Children and Families in Kissimmee Florida can provide information and applications. Residents can benefit from programs such as the following.
Osceola Christian Ministry Center administers several programs for the needy and low income. Minor medical needs, including prescriptions, dental care and treatment for infections is offered for the uninsured. Other assistance offered includes clothing, food, meals, and referrals to emergency financial assistance. 700 Union Street, Kissimmee, FL 34741, call (407) 944-9968
Eviction prevention and housing programs - Osceola County runs a homeless prevention and rental assistance resource. In addition, several churches, charities, and non-profit organizations also provide residents access to several services, including financial assistance, referrals, and case management. These various programs help hundreds of low income and struggling families every year. Read more on the various solutions available.
The following centers, churches, and charities distribute food, groceries, meals, and other aid. Some locations may have clothing, diapers, baby formula, and holiday meals. Unfortunately not everyone who needs food will qualify, as most pantries rely on donations from local businesses and people of all income levels across Osceola County.
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