Application Forms (in PDF format)
Additional forms, if applicable:
The online application is available here
Seminole County Community Assistance will provide an orientation to all customers applying for financial assistance services for rental/mortgage, utility, dental, rental and utility deposits, and training. Orientations are scheduled every Monday and Wednesday with the exception of Seminole County observed holidays that fall on those days.
Office Hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 p.m.
In-House Orientations are offered on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:15 a.m.
You can apply on-line here
Please print and complete the Financial Assistance Application, all applicable additional forms and gather additional information as requested in the application prior to the orientation. If documents are missing or not completed the application process will not be able to be completed at orientation. Screening appointments will be provided to the first 24 applicants attending the orientation that day.
Financial Assistance is offered for Rental or Mortgage and/or utility services for qualified clients through the Prevention Assistance Program. Assistance may be provided one-time within a two-year period. A household must have experienced a financial hardship within the last 6 months and have proof of the ability to sustain and show on-going management. Interested applicants must attend an Orientation and provide a complete Community Assistance Application with applicable attachments at the time of orientation or complete the on-line orientation and application.
THE CSBG TRAINING PROGRAM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Training Program will provide financial assistance in the amount up to $5,000.00 to eligible individuals for training program tuition, books and training supplies. Financial assistance will be provided to individuals that need training in order to attain employment, maintain employment or to increase employment income and/or benefits. Tuition assistance is available to eligible individuals to a school listed on the CareerSource Central Florida Approved Classes matrix. Interested applicants must attend an Orientation and provide a complete Community Assistance Application with applicable attachments at the time of orientation or complete the on-line orientation and application.
Financial Cremation/Burial Assistance for indigent individuals passing away in Seminole County. Assistance for Cremation may be provided for those who die and have no insurance, unclaimed and/or are unknown individuals who die in Seminole County. Assistance with Burial may be provided for those that own a plot. Applications will be taken by appointment only.
Cremation Burial Application(PDF)
COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT (CSBG)
The Department of Community Affairs provides CSBG funds to assist eligible low-income households in attaining the skills, knowledge and motivation necessary to achieve self sufficiency. The grant provides a variety of antipoverty services. Seminole County provides a Training program and a Day Camp Scholarship program. For more information about these programs please click on the link above.
COMMUNITY SERVICES AGENGIES PARTNERSHIP (CSA) This program is a Board of County Commissioner (BCC) funded initiative for supporting a variety of community service projects. If funds are available, all non-profit agencies serving Seminole County residents are eligible and may apply for funds through this program. The Division of Community Assistance provides training, support, & oversight for all contracted agencies.