Lake County Resources

Resources in Lake County regarding abuse, childcare, clothing, counseling, dental, disabilities, disaster relief, education, employment, financial assistance, food, homelessness, medical, housing, and substance abuse.


Abuse Hotline-DCF

To report child, elderly, and disabled abuse

Abusive Relationship Hotline

Counseling and assistance with domestic violence

Disability Rights Florida

Assists with disability infringements
2728 Centerview Dr. Suite 102
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Domestic Violence Helpline

Assists with domestic violence situations and emergency help

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

Assists with acts of sexual violence

Haven Outreach

Counseling and assistance with domestic violence
2600 South St.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Childcare Assistance

Early Childhood Episcopal Children Service

Free childcare, childhood disability assistance
Eligibility Requirements: low income
2220 Main St.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Early Learning Coalition of Lake County

VPK vouchers and reduced daycare costs
Eligibility Requirements: income limit requirements, a parent working 40 hours or going to school for 20 hours
1300 Citizens Blvd.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Boys and Girls Club

Provide before/after school and summer programs
610 S 9th St.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Clothing Assistance

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Charities

Provides clothing and utilities assistance
Eligibility Requirements: assists once a year
415 Citrus Tower Blvd. Suite 102
Clermont, FL 34711

Salvation Army of Lake County

Offers utility assistance (once every 2 years), food (once every 3 months), case by case for gas and/or motel
Eligibility Requirements: must call for an appointment
2605 South St.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Christian Care Center Men’s Residence

Offers packaged goods, meals, and clothing
Eligibility Requirements: person cannot be intoxicated
1309 High St.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Christian Care Center (Benevolence Center)

Provides food and clothing to Lake County. Each family will receive 8 items of clothing per household members and 5 days worth of food each month. Also offers counseling, housing, medical, and family support.
1308 W. Main St.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Come as You Are Ministries

Provides showers, meals, a computer lab for job searches and apply by phone
Eligibility Requirements: must attend 2 classes per wee
1344 Griffin Rd.
Leesburg, FL 34748


Alive and Well Corp. Therapy Services

Provides counseling for anxiety, depression, family grief, etc. Also offers evaluations for Lake County school.
Eligibility Requirements: Proof of income required. Must apply in person for services in Clermont/Minneola. Ages 5 to 65 years.
Fee Structure: Sliding scale; income below$35K; $35 per session
207 N US Hwy 27 Suite A
Minneola, FL 34715

Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care

Provides grief counseling for children and adults
Eligibility Requirements: referral showing have suffered loss
Contact Person: Mike Barnett
2445 Lane Park Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778


Offers psychiatric evaluations, substance abuse program
Fee Structure: varies
2020 Tally Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778


Community Health Services Dental (Pediatric ONLY)

Provides dental cleaning, x-rays, extractions, fillings, partials, and dentures. Serves Apopka, Forest City, Winter Garden, and Tavares
Eligibility Requirements: income-based sliding scale if an individual has no insurance
212 E. Manin St.
Tavares, FL 32778
352-435-6699 option 1

The Community Medical Care Center

Provides dental, orthopedic, and other services
Eligibility Requirements: family income must be below 200%. Have no insurance. Must be a resident of North Lake County. Ages 3-17 and 18-64
1210 W. Main St.
Leesburg, FL 34748


Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities

Offers assistance with disputes, family support, and referrals
Eligibility Requirements: must have a disability
2728 Centerview Dr. Suite 102
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Children’s Medical Services

Offers a collection of programs that serve children with special health care needs
Eligibility Requirements: must have specialty needed care
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A06
Tallahassee, FL

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida

Offers family support and referral organization for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families
Eligibility Requirements: family member diagnosed with Down Syndrom
204 N. Wymore Rd.
Winter Park, FL 32789

Epilepsy Services

Offers 24/7 patient helpline assistance and physician search
Eligibility Requirements: must be an epilepsy patient
8301 Professional Place West Suite 230
Landover, MD


Provides diagnostic and learning resources
3881 NW 115th St.
Reddick, FL 32686

Disaster Relief

American Red Cross Lake County Chapter

Provides disaster relief re-direction
Eligibility Requirements: must have experienced a disaster
2848 W. Main St.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Disaster Assistance

Provides emergency preparedness kits, CPR/First Aid training, international services, military families, blood
Eligibility Requirements: must have suffered a major disaster (e.g. flood, fire)

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Provides registration for FEMA disaster relief
Eligibility Requirements: must have suffered a major disaster


Early Steps

Provides services for speech therapy, assistance for early childhood learning barriers
Eligibility Requirements: Ages 0-3
Contact Person: Gayla Clark
1300 Citizens Blvd.
Leesburg, FL 34748

Lake Community Action

Offers paid training and school assistance
Eligibility Requirements: income-base
Contact Person: Tim Bridges
501 N. Bay St.
Eustis, FL 34748

Step UP for Students

Offers scholarships for primary school
Eligibility Requirements: income-based, disability requirement
P.O. Box 54429
Jacksonville, FL 32245

Take Stock in Children

Offer scholarships for high school students for college, mentorship program
Eligibility Requirements: must be in high school and graduating
Contact Person: Connie
2045 Pruitt St.
Leesburg, FL 34748



Offers career counseling, paid training, and assistance with employment placement
Eligibility Requirements: income-based requirements, must be jobless
Contact Person: Gustavo Henriquez
1415 S 14th St. Suite 101
Leesburg, FL 34748

Fast Track Staffing

Offers temp. to permanent job placement
Contact Person: Debbie Timler
311 N. Main St.
Wildwood, FL 34785

Goodwill Job Connection Center

Offers assistance with resume writing, clothing vouchers, classes. Job Fairs offered 9am-5pm
Contact Person: Gina or Rohnda
10600 US Hwy 41
Leesburg, FL 34748

Financial Assistance

United Way

Offers assistance with utility and rental payment
Contact Person: Michelle Pur
32644 Blossom Lane
Leesburg, FL 34748

Salvation Army of Lake County

Offers utility payment, food, and case by case gas and/or motel. Can receive utility assistance 1x every 2 years. Food 1x every 3 months.
2605 South Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Lake Community Action

Offers low-income home energy assistance, paid medical training
1010 E North Blvd
Leesburg, FL 34748


First Baptist Of Leesburg (Benevolence Center)

Offers food, personal items, clothing everyday at 5pm a Hot meal is served, Appointments only
220 N. 13th St
Leesburg, FL 34787
352- 787-5289
Hours: Mon-Fri 9-11am Thurs 6pm-8pm
Emergency #352-350-7272

Leesburg Food Bank

Offers non-perishable food items M-Thursday 8:30-12pm
503 13th street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Homeless Services

Mid Florida Homeless Coalition

Homeless registration of FL, hotel vouchers, bus passes, housing assistance
104 E. Dampier St.
Inverness, FL 34450
352-697-3671 or 1-352-860-2308

Florida Housing Search

Listing Services for Landlords/Property Managers, Housing Search Assistance, Section 8/Rental Assistance Program Rental Listings, Market Rate Rental Housing Listings, Low Cost Home Rental Listings, Government Subsidized Private Rental Housing Listings, Elderly/Disabled Home Rental Listings, Barrier Free Home Rental Listings
227 North Bronough Street Suite 5000
Tallahassee, FL

Medical Assistance

Christian Care Center (Benevolence Center)

Free medical and dental clinic.
1308 W Main Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Community Primary Health Clinic Advent Health

Free primary care medical services for Eustis, Tavares
Contact Person: Kaleena
2300 Kurt Street
Eustis, FL

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Samaritan Inn

Offers Temporary Transitional Housing Shelter.
220 N 13th Street
Leesburg FL 34748

New Beginnings

Offers Transitional housing for women and men.
792 E Montrose
Clermont, FL 34711

Substance Abuse

Redeemed Ministries

Offers substance abuse counseling, drug treatment facility.

Spirit of Life Recovery Center

Offers Drug and Alcohol addiction rehabilitation counseling 12 step program
4816 N Orange Blossom Trail
Mt Dora, FL 32757