Address:6751 W Gulf to Lake HwyCrystal River, FL 34429Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance with SOME financial needs for utilities (electric, water, propane gas), rental assistance, emergency prescriptions, food and clothing. We have a compassionate staff of volunteers who strive to assist our clients with their needs. Daystar Life Center is a mission of St. Benedict Church. We were founded in 1983 by Rev. James Hoge, OSB, pastor of St. Benedict, to serve the poor & needy of Citrus County.
Hours: 9:00a-2:00p; Monday-Friday
Due to increase demand for clothing we are now asking that your arrive by 12:00 noon if you are need of clothing.
Eligibility: Citrus County residents ONLY.
Documents To Bring: Walk-in only.(you must arrive by 1:15 pm) Bring picture ID, SS card, SS card for all household members seeking assistance and eviction/shut-off notice if needed.
Address:712 S School AveLecanto, FL 34461Map & Directions
Services: Services provided: food pantry, electricity assistance, rental assistance, tutoring, counseling, and seasonal help. Provides assistance in the event of natural disasters. Salvation Army is also a Cold Night Shelter for Citrus County. (When conditions warrant an official cold night activation) Referrals to local programs and services also provided.
Hours: Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a-Noon & 1:00p-4:30p
Food Pantry hours are Monday-Friday 9:00a-11:00a & 1:00p-3:00p
Eligibility: Current residents of Citrus County, Inglis or Yankeetown who are in need.
For Cold Night shelter (when officially activated in Citrus County) all are to call the Salvation Army*.
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment.
Food Pantry hours are Monday-Friday 9:00a-11:00a & 1:00p-3:00p
Address:2804 W Marc Knighton CtLecanto, FL 34461Map & Directions
Services: Housing Services is dedicated to increasing the quantity and quality of decent, safe, and affordable housing for first time home buyers with moderate, low, and very low incomes. This division administers state and federally funded housing programs for home repairs and improvements; provides subsidies to first time homebuyers for downpayments and closing costs; provides Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers; coordinates grant awards to affordable housing developers for new construction of homes for very low income and special needs families as well as for affordable rental developments; and provides grant subsidies for utility connections and emergency energy assistance.
Hours: 8:00a-5:00p, Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Eligibility requirements vary depending on program(s) applied for. Call for more information.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.
Address:1991 W Test CtDunnellon, FL 34433Map & Directions
Services: Provides limited emergency for utilities, rent or mortgage assistance for individuals or households that would guarantee an additional 30 days of service or housing. Also has a food pantry and vouchers for clothing.
Hours: 9:00a-12:00p,1:00p-3:00p Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Based on income.
Food Pantry eligibility is based on eligibility scale for USDA foods and must be resident of Citrus County. Provides food to anyone every 91 days.
Documents To Bring: Appointment for financial assistance.
Walk in for food assistance.
Address:15464 Cortez BlvdBrooksville, FL 34613Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.
Provides emergency assistance for items such as food, (also provides USDA food), blankets, electric heaters, prescriptions Also provides limited FEMA funds, when available for utility assistance.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00a-12:00p, and 1:00p-3:00p. Friday 9:00a-1:00p.
Eligibility: Those in need.
Documents To Bring: Call for intake.
Address:820 Kennedy BlvdBrooksville, FL 34601Map & Directions
Services: This state funded program provides a community-based service which offers an alternative to nursing home or institutional care. To qualify for the various services, the client must be 60 years of age or over and be functionally impaired.
Fees are assessed on a sliding-scale basis, dependent on individual income and current expenses. In many cases, no fee is assessed. However, contributions are always welcomed.
Services provided include:
Hours: 8:00a-5:00p, Monday-Friday.
Eligibility: 60 years and over; must be functionally impaired.
Documents To Bring: Call for more information.
Address:870 N Main StBushnell, FL 33513Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army of Lake County provides The Emergency Assistance program of The Salvation Army offers emergency crisis help with the most crucial needs. Individuals and families can receive assistance with food, clothing, medical prescriptions and financial assistance for some utilities. Through this program people are helped to stabilize their situation.
Hours: 8:30a - 11:30a & 1:00p-4:00p Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 9:00a-11:30a & 1:00p-4:00p, Wednesday; 8:30a-12:00p Friday.
Eligibility: Residents of Lake and Sumter County.
Documents To Bring: Must call for appointment as funds are limited.
AFTER making appointment you need:
1. A picture ID for everyone in your home over the age of 17.
2. Social Security cards for everyone in your home.
3. Proof of all monthly income including Social Security, child support that you RECEIVE, food stamps, financial help from a friend or family member, pay stubs from your job for one month, etc.
4. Proof of all monthly expenses (bills) including utilities (a shut off or disconnect notice & the last months bill if you are coming in for utilities assistance), child support you PAY, phone bills, insurance bills, rent or mortgage bills, etc.
Address:100 E Dade AveBushnell, FL 33513Map & Directions
Address:5930 SE Robinson RdBelleview, FL 34420Map & Directions
Services: To provide a safe Christ-centered environment for the rescue renewal and empowerment of women and children in need.
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Eligibility: Women over the age of 18, homeless, commit to a 6 month program. Must attend a faith based life skill classes, children up to the age of 8 years of age and a desire to change their lives.
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment, must complete application, can be refered here. Items needed are a drivers license, social security card, picture I.D. and proof of income.
Address:2605 South StLeesburg, FL 34748Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army of Lake and Sumter Counties provide The Emergency Assistance program of The Salvation Army offers emergency crisis help with the most crucial needs. Individuals and families can receive assistance with food, clothing, medical prescriptions and financial assistance for some utilities. Through this program people are helped to stabilize their situation.
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am-11:30am & 1:00pm-4:00pm