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American Cancer Society - Supportive Services

This agency offers a range of services to those with cancer. Someone is available to talk to 24 hours a day. You may also chat live with someone online.

Services include:

  • Advocacy
  • Assistance (Clothing,Financial, Food)
  • Health Care Services and Screenings
  • Health Education
  • Housing (Hope Lodge)
  • Information and Referral Services
  • Medical Equipment and Supplies
  • Prostheses or Related Accessories
  • Support Groups and Support Services
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Transportation

Please see the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.227.2345

Arnette House, Inc. - Group Homes/Transitional Living

Arnette House, Inc. provides Group Homes/Transitional Living. They operate two Foster Care group homes for six boys and six girls. They focus on the physical and emotional well-being of individual clients. They teach methods for sustaining basic life skills aimed at fostering self-sufficiency.

Youth ages 13 to 17 are provided a healthy and supportive living environment. They meet the basic needs such as food and shelter. They will help in their goal to become self-sufficient once they age out of foster care when they turn 18.

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Arnette House, Inc. - Residential Services

Arnette House, Inc. provides Residential Services. Shelter is for children ages 10 to 17 years old. For those who are runaways, lockouts, homeless, truant, or experiencing parent/child conflict.

The emergency shelters offer:

  • A safe haven for eligible kids, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Activities such as arts, crafts and music, to promote positive youth development
  • Family reunification services and case management
  • Health care coordination services to insure access to medical treatment
  • Life skills groups to promote responsibility and independence
  • Mental health counseling
  • Structured daily living programs employing positive behavior modification techniques
  • Substance abuse prevention services

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Central Florida Community Action Partnership - Emergency Assistance

Central Florida Community Action Agency offers Emergency Assistance. This program may help with immediate financial emergencies. They also help with disaster relief. A limited amount of funding is available for to the community. This funding is used for one-time emergency needs. This means they cannot help with on-going crises. They may be able to help with direct assistance. They may also be able to give referrals for basic needs. This includes:

  • Energy payments
  • Nutrition
  • Rental assistance
  • Temporary shelter
  • Transportation
  • And more

You must meet eligibility requirements. Call for more information.

Central Florida Community Action Partnership - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low-income households meet their home energy needs.

It may give several types of assistance:

  • Crisis Assistance may help eligible households who are about to have their utilities cut off due to nonpayment, or whose utilities have already been disconnected – the amount is based on need, up to the maximum allowed per household
  • Disaster Relief is offered during extreme heat or freezing weather, when the state has declared a weather emergency – this assistance may include utility payments, heaters, fans and blankets
  • Home Energy Assistance is a one-time payment benefit towards the household’s energy account, based on the total household income

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Florida Division of Blind Services - Vocational Rehabilitation

The aim of this agency is to create a barrier free environment for Floridians with visual disabilities. There are services for children and adults.

Services include:

  • Blind Babies Program
  • Business Enterprise
  • Children's Program
  • Employer Services
  • Independent Living
  • Rehabilitation Center
  • Talking Books Library
  • Transition Services

Please see the website for more information.

Goodwill Industries - Suncoast, Inc. - Heritage Oaks of Ocala

Goodwill-Suncoast operates five apartment communities. They provide affordable living options throughout their service area. Each gives rent subsidies from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development on a scale. It is based on expenses and income. There are applications for apartments at each facility. One of them is Heritage Oaks of Ocala. Call for more information.

Interfaith Emergency Services - Shelter

The Interfaith Emergency Shelter helps single women, women with children, and families that are homeless. In the womens shelter, the ladies share rooms and bathroom facilities. The living area, kitchen and laundry rooms also provide common areas. Residents are required to do daily chores and attend devotions. They are meant to do this Monday through Friday each morning with the staff. At 8:30 AM each morning during the week, residents leave for the day to go work or search for a job.

In the family shelter, married couples and children have a room and bathroom to themselves. They share a common kitchen area. Also on property is the Learning Center. Residents attend bible study, parenting, budgeting and other life-skill classes.

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