Community Information & How to Help
COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program: Orange County Government has made available this one-time benefit for Orange County residents who qualify. The COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program will provide assistance with one month’s rent, so residents will be able to use their limited funds on other necessities. You MUST call for an appointment in order to bring the necessary documents.
407-836-6500 | Program Information
Health and Social Services: The Heart of Florida United Way connects residents to critical health and social service resources when they need help. Residents impacted by COVID-19 can contact 2-11 for financial assistance, health programs, crisis support and more. Additionally residents looking to contribute to the area’s COVID19 recovery can donate to United Way’s ALICE Fund.
211 Helpline | Donate to ALICE
Food Insecurity: Residents need of food assistance can visit Second Harvest Food Bank’ online food locator to find a list of feeding partners near their residency. Additionally residents looking to contribute to the area’s COVID19 recovery can volunteer.
Food Locator | Volunteer
Reemployment Assistance Application: Reemployment assistance benefits, formerly known as unemployment compensation, can be filed online using the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity portal. Reemployment Assistance provides temporary wage replacement (unemployment insurance) benefits to eligible individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own.
Bartender Emergency Assistance Program: The United States Bartenders Guild’s National Charity Foundation has launched a program for bartenders impacted by COVID-19. The Bartender Emergency Assistance Program is meant to aid service industry personnel experiencing financial difficulties.
Mental Health Assistance: Aspire Health Partners is offering a dedicated telephone line to assist residents with mental health concerns related to COVID-19. Residents can call the helpline to be connected with a caring mental health professional.
407-875-3700 X2 | Aspire Health Partners
Blood Donation: There is still an urgent need for blood donations in our community and across the nation. Concerns over the coronavirus are negatively impacting the blood supply. OneBlood in Central Florida is regulated by the FDA and required to follow strict operational guidelines.
Blood Donation LocationsReport Price Gouging: Residents can report price gouging online for by phone to the Florida Office of the Attorney General.
1-866-966-7226 | Report
Support Area Restaurants: Visit Orlando has launched its "Orlando To Go" webpage to help support our destination's growing list of restaurants which are currently offering take-out and delivery menu options.
Orlando To Go | Program Information
Orange County visitors in need of assistance can call Orlando’s Official Visitor Center at 407-363-5872, visit in person at 8102 International Drive, or live chat through www.VisitOrlando.com.
Visitor Frequently Asked Questions and health resources can be found on VisitOrlando.com/HealthyTravel. If visitors are planning a trip to Orange County, please call ahead to respective hotel to ensure operations remain unaffected.