COVID-19 OUTBREAK: Once you have submitted your application we ask that you limit your contact to the office for application status or verifying required documents submitted. Please be mindful during this time, our system has had an unusual influx of requests for assistance and staff is reserving time to review and notify customers of next steps in the process. If anything is missing or additional information is needed, the case manager assigned will contact you directly. Applications are being reviewed in the order received.
*Immediate financial assistance is not available through this office.
The Division of Community Assistance offers financial help to Seminole County residents who have experienced an unexpected financial hardship for Rent, Mortgage, Utilities (Electric, Water & Gas) and for Rental & Utility Security Deposits. We also provide assistance for Dental and Training.
This office does not provide Emergency Assistance.
The Seminole County Dental Assistance program is closed.
You may apply by Appointment or On-line only
To schedule an appointment please click on "Book Now" or call our office at 407-665-2300 to schedule.
For your convenience you may print and fill out the application to bring with you to your scheduled appointment. No application will be accepted via mail.
All applicants will be contacted within 10 business days (not including weekends and holidays) after submitting a complete application. These programs require the completion of an orientation and application.
If you complete the on-line orientation and application, please do not schedule an appointment as it may delay your application processing time.
The Orientation Video MUST be viewed before completing the on-line application.
Please click on this link ONLY if you are viewing from a Seminole County Public Library.
PLEASE NOTE: Once submitted your application will be imported into our office the following business day.
A Case Manager will contact you in 10 business days with a status update.Thank you.
Unexpected financial hardships may include, but are not limited to the following:
*Based on your financial hardship which is listed in bold, the required document is listed underneath
NOTE: Unexpected expenses paid with a credit card will not be considered.
**These are examples of hardships and documentation. Your household must have experienced a financial hardship within the last 6 months that is not the result of criminal activity