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Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County, Inc. - LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)

LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) helps low-income households with the costs of heating and cooling their homes. Funds are given once a year. This is based on the clients gross income and household size. Priority is given to those age 60 or over, and/or person has a disability; and/or at least one child under 5 in the home. Payment is paid to company, not individual. Please call or visit website for more information.

The Hope for Families Center - Shelter

The Hope for Families Center helps homeless families in need. They offer shelter through a community program. You must complete a financial literacy course. A case manager will work with you to develop and maintain a family budget. Food and other essential supplies will be provided during your stay.

Services include:

  • Food
  • Hygiene essentials
  • Career services – Resume building, interview practice, job placement
  • Parenting courses
  • Legal guidance for child support
  • Domestic violence rights and empowerment

Please call or visit website for more information.

The Source - Housing

The Source helps men, women, and children who have nowhere else to go. They provide a range of services to the homeless within the community.

Services:

  • Cold night shelter at The Source when the temperature is forecast to fall below 35 degrees
  • Emergency shelter arrangements
  • Housewarming goods for the formerly homeless
  • Permanent housing solutions
  • Referrals for rental assistance to prevent impending homelessness
  • Referrals for Utility bill payment assistance
  • Temporary housing assistance

Please call or visit website for more information.

The Source - Physical Needs

The Sources helps those in need. They serve as many as 120 guests for lunch and dinner daily.

Physical needs include:

  • Restaurant style dining atmosphere
  • Emergency Clothing distributions
  • Personal hygiene
  • Blankets
  • Homeless survival kits
  • Showers and shaving stations
  • Haircuts
  • Bicycles
  • Gas voucher
  • Cold night shelter at The Source when the temperature is forecast to fall below 35 degrees when clear, 40 degrees when raining.
  • Referrals for rental assistance
  • Referrals for Utility bill payment assistance
  • Health care referrals
  • Emergency prescription assistance
  • Addiction counseling referrals

Please call or visit website for more information.