The Florida Department of Children and Families provides financial assistance to pregnant women in their third trimester and families with dependent children to assist in the payment of rent, utilities and other household expenses. Please call or visit the website for more information.
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Help is available in the form of payment and services. Payment programs give money to victims for crime-related expenses. This could include:
- Medical Costs
- Mental Health Counseling
- Funeral and burial cost
- Lost wages or loss of support
Assistance programs provide a range of services, including:
- Crisis Intervention
- Emergency Shelter
- Criminal Justice Advocacy
- Emergency Transportation
Please call for more information.
In Florida, the TANF (or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) work program is called the Welfare Transition Program. It is run by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The program helps welfare recipients move from welfare to work. The goal of the program places importance on work and self-sufficiency. And on personal responsibility. To meet these goals a variety of support services and programs were created. The funding came from both federal and state. There are requirements that must be met to participate in this program.