AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS?
Experiencing hardship due to decreased hours or unpaid leave? Search our online database for services.
You are not alone. Every day, hundreds of people across Central Florida turn to 2-1-1 for information and support—whether for financial assistance, health programs, crisis support and more.
You can access 2-1-1 by phone, email, chat or text (just text your zip code to 898-211). Reaching out will get you connected to a multilingual 2-1-1 specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations providing critical services to improve and save lives.
Utility Assistance for OUC Customers
Since 1994, Project CARE has helped thousands of local families through difficult times. The program provides emergency relief for temporary financial hardships— not chronic or long-term debts. A household is eligible for a maximum benefit of $500 in a 12-month period. Individuals may apply by completing the form linked here.
2-1-1 is free and completely confidential, available 24/7.
You can access information about:
- Local Food Banks And Nutrition Programs
- Emergency Housing Assistance
- Disaster Relief
- Employment And Education Opportunities
- Veteran Services
- Parent Resources
- Health Care Information
- Support And Crisis Assistance For Mental Disorders