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.
For your convenience you may print and fill out the application to bring with you to the In-House Orientation. 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 attend an in-house orientation or submit a paper application 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