Rent assistance in Volusia County Florida.

If you need rent help in Volusia County or Daytona Beach Florida, find information on agencies, programs, and resources that can provide you assistance. A number of organizations provide services that can assist people with paying their rent in an emergency situation. Priority will be given to low income families with children, seniors, disabled, and unemployed applicants who have an eviction notice. Funding is limited, and some programs may have a waiting list.

The leading agencies, non-profits, and churches to call for assistance are below. Apply for assistance including security deposits, emergency cash assistance for rent, eviction prevention services, and motel or hotel vouchers. Many of the Volusia County and Deltona Florida organizations can also offer individuals with case management and self-sufficiency programs, or help them apply for government assistance such as section 8 housing vouchers. Families who are struggling with paying their rent, who may need housing assistance, or have an eviction notice should ask for help as soon as possible, and the places to call are below.

Catholic Charities - Regardless of the applicants religion, this charity organization provides local low income families with emergency family assistance for paying rent, mortgage or other housing expenses, including utilities. 207 White Street Daytona, Beach, Florida, phone 386-255-6521

Daytona Outreach Center - Family assistance is offered for rent, deposits, and housing. A number of other social service programs and financial advice can also be provided to Volusia County families. 562 N. Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114, 386-255-2409

City of Deltona Housing and Community Development Program
Address: 2345 Providence Blvd.
Deltona, Florida 32725
Phone number 386-878-8617

Halifax Urban Ministries Daytona - Low income and working poor, homeless, and hungry can get assistance from this charity. Call 386-252-0156





Halifax Urban Ministries Southeast Volusia - This location also coordinates shelter, rent help, and housing assistance for struggling families. Focuses resources on people facing imminent eviction. Call 386-428-1724

St. Barnabas - Faith At Work Ministry
Address: 327 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Deland, Florida 32720
Dial 386-734-9708 for information on services.

Volusia County Neighborhood Center - Phone 386-734-8120. Provides financial assistance and shelter.

Volusia Community Service Center - Housing and mortgage assistance administered. Residents of Southeast Volusia can apply for help, provided they meet eligibility criteria. In some instances, housing and rental assistance is available from a loan from the non-profit. Dial 386-428-1724

Volusia County Human Services - A number of government programs are run from here. Everything from LIHEAP to section 8 housing vouchers. Call 386-736-5956 for information on programs offered to low income, seniors, and other needy county residents.

Harvest Time International - This is a non-profit, non-denominational organization that is committed to finding shelter and offers a number of  emergency services to families throughout central Florida. Address is 255 N. Kennel Road, Sanford, Florida 32771, call 407-328-9900

Daytona Beach area Outreach Center - Distributes food, rent assistance and utilities. 562 N. Ridgewood Avenue, phone 386-255-2409.

Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing is available from a few sources in Volusia Count Florida. The agencies that participate offer federal grants for rental or utility arrears, legal expenses, shelter, and even motel vouchers when available. The aid is for low income tenants, regardless of age or background, so rent help may be issued to single mothers, senior citizens, as well as immigrants. More on Volusia County eviction help.

Second Choice
Daytona Beach, Florida 32115
Call 386-255-2102
The non-profit offers transitional and low income housing for women with children. Clients will also receive case management, employment training, and help in finding a new home and paying the rent on it.




Sanford Christian Sharing - Regardless of religion, offer rent and mortgage assistance. Call 407-323-2513

Salvation Army - This is a local office that is part of the national charity organization. Specialists provide low income and people who need help with a number of social services and assistance programs, including furniture, funds for paying rent, low income housing, and more. 1555 LPGA Blvd. Daytona Beach, Fl. 32117, 386-236-2020

Legal Hotline is available in Volusia County. Dial 386-258-5600. Provides legal aid for civil matters. It can be offered for free to income qualified families, seniors, and others. Get help with civil matters, housing challenges, evictions, public benefits such as section 8, and more. Lawyers can arrange landlord / tenant mediation and advice on legal rights when it comes to evictions and security deposits.

Mid Florida Community Services can sometimes provide referrals to residents. The Community Services Block Grant may even occasionally have funds for a partial, one time back rent payment. They may also have self-sufficiency, applications to government benefits, and details on no interest loans for rent and other housing needs. (352) 796-1425

Neighborhood Center of West Volusia, Inc.
434 S. Woodland Blvd.
Deland, Florida 32720
Families who live in West Volusia, from Pierson to Deltona, can call for rent or housing assistance programs.

Volusia County Housing Assistance - Administers federal government funded section 8 housing, down payment assistance & rehabilitation. 123 W. Indiana Avenue Room, 302 Deland, Fl. 32720, phone 386-736-5955





Volusia County Housing Rental - Government organization provides rental assistance to low income families, including senior citizens and disabled. Dial 386-775-5204

Human Services - Community Assistance Division
Main office is 123 W. Indiana Ave
Deland, Florida 32720-4610
Dial 386-736-5956


By Jon McNamara

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