Osceola County Family Resource Guide

The Community Hope Center’s mission is to provide assistance to all those in need in our community and who are willing to forge a path towards self-sufficiency.

Addiction Recovery

Celebrate Recovery

(407) 892-3300 Faith-based 12 step program. http://www.cornerstonefamily.com/th_gallery/celebrate-recovery-2/

Park Place Behavioral Center

(407) 892-3300 http://home.ppbh.org/

Center for Drug Free Living

(407) 846-0023 http://www.cfdfl.com/

The Transition House

(407) 846-0068 http://thetransitionhouse.org/

Substance Abuse Hotline

(407) 870-8282 (English) (407) 240-1181 (Spanish)

Child Support Enforcement

Hotline

1 (800) 622-5437

Case Status

1 (877) 769-0251 Payment Information

Children's Services

Community Coordinated Child Care (4C)

(407) 846-5311 Call for waitlist. http://4cflorida.org/

Head Start Program

(407) 522-2252 (Pre-K) Payment Information http://www.floridaheadstart.org/

Children’s Home Society-CIN/FINS

(407) 846-5220 Teen counseling http://www.chsfl.org/regional-content/cins-fins

Healthy Families Program

(407) 343-2112 GYNO Service for families with children under 5 years old. http://www.healthyfamiliesfla.org/

Parent Hotline

1 (800) FLA-LOVE (1 (800) 352-5693)

Clothing

Christian Ministry Center

(407) 944-9968 700 Union St, Kissimmee Mon, Wed, Fri 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. http://www.fbckissimmee.com/ministryview.asp?UID=2

Community Hope Center

Professional Clothing 2198 Four Winds Blvd Kissimmee FL, 34746 (321) 677-0245 Call for an appointment. http://communityhopecenter.com

Daily Hot Meal

Osceola Christian Ministry Center

700 Union St, Kissimmee (407) 944-9968 Monday through Friday – 11 a.m. http://www.fbckissimmee.com/ministryview.asp?UID=2

Life in the Son Ministries

18 West Bass St, Kissimmee (407) 933-0300 http://lifeinthesonministries.org/

St. Cloud Church Alliance

Various locations/daily (407) 953-2969 http://www.churchangel.com/WEBMN/stcloud.htm

Day Labor (Work Today - Paid Today)

Labor Finders

1428 N. Brack St, Kissimmee (407) 935-9954 Provides temporary staffing. http://www.laborfinders.com/

Disabled Adults and Children

Community Care for Disabled Adults

(407) 317-7347 (407) 317-7502

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

(407) 846-5260 16 and older http://www.rehabworks.org/

Osceola Association for Retarded Citizens

(407) 847-6016 http://www.osceolaarc.org/

Domestic Violence/Child and Adult Abuse

Help Now

(407) 847-8562 1-800-962-2873 http://www.helpnowshelter.org/

Domestic Violence/Sexual Abuse Hotline

(407) 847-3286

Department of Children & Families Abuse Hotline

1 (800) 96-ABUSE 1 (800) 962-2873 http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/abuse-hotline

Victim’s Advocates – Osceola Co. Sheriff’s Office Elder Abuse

(407) 348-1100

Victims of Crime

(407) 348-1114 https://www.victimsofcrime.org/

National Domestic Violence (24 hour Hotline)

1 (800) 787-3224

Employment Help

Goodwill Job Center

1356 E Vine St, Kissimmee (407) 847-0696 http://www.goodwillcfl.org/locations.php?default=chk_job

Career Source of Central FL

(407) 705-1555 http://careersourcecentralflorida.com/

Mobile Unit at Community Hope Center

First Thursday of Each Month http://communityhopecenter.com/

English Classes (Clases de Ingles)

Adult Literacy League

Kissimmee Library, Dakin St, Downtown Kissimmee Free Classes – Monday 3 to 5 p.m.

Centro de Kissimmee en Dakin Todos los Lunes de 3 a 5 p.m. http://www.adultliteracyleague.org/

Adult Learning Center Osceola (ALCO)

2320 New Beginnings Road, Kissimmee (407) 518-8140 Call for registration and tuition information http://www.alco.osceola.k12.fl.us/

St. John’s Episcopal Church

1709 N John Young Pkwy, Kissimmee (407) 566-8725 English or Spanish classes http://www.stjohns-ec.com/

Food Pantries

Most have residency requirements.

Christian Ministry Center

700 Union St, Kissimmee (407) 944-9968 Must have children. http://www.fbckissimmee.com/ministryview.asp?UID=2

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

(407) 847-2500 1604 North Thacker Avenue, Kissimmee Tuesday and Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m http://www.hredeemer.org/

Mt. Zion SDA Church

2123 North Smith Street, Kissimmee Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. http://www.mtzionsda.org/

Renewal Christian Church

(407) 870-0083 290 Competition Drive, Kissimmee

Rock Church

(407) 396-7777 5515 West 192/Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee http://therockchurches.com/

Salvation Army of Osceola County

(407) 396-0080 (Call for Appointment) 2198 Four Winds Blvd, Kissimmee http://www.foodpantries.org/li/salvation_army_34744

Calvary Assembly of God

(407) 847-5673 711 North Thacker Avenue, Kissimmee Saturday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. http://www.cagkissimmee.net/

First Christian Church BVL

(407) 348-6461 Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. http://www.fcckissimmee.org/

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church

3870 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Picture ID required. http://strosepoinciana.com/

St. Cloud Community Pantry

(407) 892-7070 901 Missouri Avenue Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. St Cloud residency required.

2nd Chance

(321) 287-0676 3274 Canoe Creek Road, St Cloud Sunday – 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

New Faith Christian Church

(407) 892-1285 8801 Relient Road, Holopaw http://newfaithchristianchurch.org/

Community Hope Center

(407) 677-0245 2198 Four Winds Blvd, Kissimmee http://communityhopecenter.com

Solid Rock Church of God

(407) 847-5673 1904 North Thacker Avenue, Kissimmee Second and Fourth Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. http://solidrockchurchofgod.org/

Foodstamps, Medicaid and Cash Assistance

Department of Children and Families

La Mirada Plaza (Plaza behind Chase Bank next to Safety Council before Dyer Blvd.) 3501 W. Vine St. Ste: 120 Kissimmee, FL 34746 1 (866) 762-2237

http://www.myflfamilies.com/

Apply at www.myflorida.com/accessflorida. Computers available for public use: DCF, Osceola Council on Aging, Kissimmee Library, St. Cloud Library.

GED Program and Testing

Adult Learning Center (ALCO)

2320 New Beginnings Rd, Kissimmee (407) 518-8140

http://www.alco.osceola.k12.fl.us/

Chambers Park Community Center

City of Kissimmee Parks & Recreation (407) 518-2599

http://www.kissimmee.org/

Community Hope Center

2198 Four Winds Blvd, Kissimmee (321) 677-0245 Call for an appointment. Mondays at 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

http://communityhopecenter.com

Homeless (or Living in Hotels)

HOME Program

(407) 932-0413 Case management, limited shelter for women and children, and scattered site housing for families. Call for availablity.

https://www.facebook.com/OsceolaHOME/timeline

HSN Rapid Rehousing Program

(407) 893-0133

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/recovery/programs/homelessness

Covenant House Florida

(407) 736-9004 18 to 21 years only, youth with children ok.

http://www.covenanthousefl.org/

St. Vincent DePaul Society Helpline

(407) 791-5597 Motel Financial Assistance.

https://www.svdpusa.org/

Immigration and Refugee Services

Catholic Charities

(407) 658-1818

http://cflcc.org/

Immigration Legal Aid

(407) 841-8310

Justice for Our Neighbors

2125 E. South St, Orlando (407) 519-0894

http://njfon.org/

Law Enforcement

Osceola County Sheriff Office

(407) 348-2222

http://www.osceolasheriff.org/

County Jail

(407) 348-1180

Adult Probation

(407) 742-4444

Public Defender Office

(407) 742-7100

Kissimmee Police Department

(407) 846-3333

http://www.kissimmee.org/index.aspx?page=51

St. Cloud Police Department

(407) 891-6700

https://www.facebook.com/StCloudPD

Osceola County Corrections

(407) 348-1180

http://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/corrections/

Legal Services

Lawyer Referral

(407) 422-4551

Community Legal Services

(407) 933-1791 1-(800) 984-2916 Between 1 and 3 p.m.

http://clsmf.org/

Domestic Violence

(407) 847-0053

http://www.helpnowshelter.org/

Medical Clinics

Children

Compassion Children’s Clinic

(407) 291-0606 Orlando Clinic for uninsured children 4 to 18 years Monthly http://www.compassionpediatrics.com/

Florida Kidcare

1-(888) 540-5437 http://www.floridakidcare.org/

Osceola Health Department

(407) 343-2000 http://osceola.floridahealth.gov/

St. Thomas Aquinas

(407) 593-1256 First Wednesday each month for uninsured children 0 to 17 years old. http://www.stacatholic.org/

Uninsured/Underinsured Adults

Osceola Council on Aging

(407) 846-8532 (407) 483-0021 http://www.osceolagenerations.org/

St. Thomas Aquinas Clinic

(407) 593-1256 http://cflcc.org/

St. Cloud Christian Ministry Center

(407) 944-9968 http://www.fbckissimmee.com/ministryview.asp?UID=2

Orange Blossom Family Health at Community Hope Center

(407) 770-0430 2198 Four Winds Blvd, Kissimmee Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. http://www.hcch.org/main.htm

Mental Health

Park Place Behavioral Healthcare

(407) 846-0023 http://home.ppbh.org/

Children’s Home Society

(407) 846-5220 For adults https://www.chsfl.org/

Family Resource Center

(321) 206-6560 http://frcflorida.org/

Misc. Services

Medicare

1 (800) MEDICARE 1 (800) 633-4227 https://www.medicare.gov/

Medicaid

1 (888) 367-6554 http://medicaid.gov/

Social Security

1 (800) 772-1213 http://www.ssa.gov/

Red Cross

(407) 847-2780 http://www.redcross.org/

AIDS Hotline

1 (800) 352-2437 http://hab.hrsa.gov/gethelp/statehotlines.html

LYNX Bus Service

(407) 841-LYNX (407) 841-5969 http://www.golynx.com/

Suicide Crisis Hotline

(407) 425-2624 24 Hour Hotline http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Veteran’s Services

(407) 870-2019 http://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/human-services/veterans-services/

Osceola Social Services

(407) 742-8400 Burial, Prescriptions, SHIP Program http://www.osceolasocialservices.org/

 

Vet Crisis Line

1 (800) 273-8255 Press 1 http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

Pregnancy and Family Planning

Osceola Pregnancy Center

(407) 846-9101 Christian Counseling, Free Christian Lamaze Classes, Baby Supplies and Information http://opchelp.org/

Osceola Heath Department, Family Planning

(407) 343-2000

 http://osceola.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/eligibility-requirements/family-planning.html

Healthy Start

(407) 343-2111 (407) 891-9199 For at-risk pregnant women and babies. http://www.healthystartorange.org/

JMJ Life Center (St. Cloud)

501 Brown Chapel Rd, St. Cloud (407) 891-6969 Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free Pregnancy Tests and Ultrasounds, Baby/Maternity Clothing, Supplies, Christian Counseling, Crisis Intervention, Education and Referrals http://jmjlifecenter.org/

JMJ Life Center (Kissimmee)

944 E. Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee (407) 201-5085 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All services free. http://jmjlifecenter.org/

Planned Parenthood (Kissimmee)

610 Oak Commons Blvd.  Kissimmee

(407) 246-1788                                           

Rental Assistance

Agencies usually have very limited funds.

Catholic Charities

(407) 658-0999 Call 211 from landline for more information. http://catholiccharitiesusa.org/

Osceola County Council On Aging

(407) 846-8532 Call 4th Tuesday at 2 p.m. http://www.osceolagenerations.org/

Jewish Family Services

(407) 387-5371 All faiths. http://www.jfsorlando.org/

Osceola County Human Services

(407) 742-8400 Call for availability. http://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/human-services/

Section 8 Housing

Section 8 Human Services

(407) 742-8400 Very Limited – Call for Availability. http://www.hacsa.org/content/section-8-housing

Utility Assistance

Call 211 from landline phone for more information.

Osceola County Council on Aging (LIHEAP)

(407) 846-8532 Call 1st  and 3rd  Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. for appointment. http://www.osceolagenerations.org/services/community-services/home-energy-assistance.html

Catholic Charities

(407) 658-0999 All faiths. http://catholiccharitiesusa.org/

Jewish Family Services

(407) 387-5371 All faiths. http://www.jfsorlando.org/