The ACCESS Florida Program helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by providing food, cash and medical assistance to individuals and families on the road to economic recovery. Click Here to Apply
An office of volunteer community services that serves as an information clearinghouse on aging issues and resources.
American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345
Offers programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand cancer, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find the emotional support they need.
Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies (201) 977-2400
Agencies provide help for medical equipment, supplies, prescriptions and transportation to medical care.
Cancer Care 1-800-813-HOPE (4673)
Offers a variety of financial assistance programs, call for eligibility requirements.
Community resources to help individuals find services that will aid them in their personal cancer journey.
Catholic Charities, USA (703) 549-1390
Some local offices have limited funding available to provide emergency financial assistance.
Cleaning For A Reason partners with more than 1,200 maid services to provide free home cleaning to cancer patients.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) offers the following financial assistance programs to help individuals with blood cancer. For a summary of all LLS Patient Financial Assistance Programs, click here. (800)955-4572
Navigating a prostate cancer diagnosis can be difficult on multiple fronts. We have collected a list of resources to help with the costs of co-payments, treatments, and medications. The resources below are national in scope. You should remember to contact local organizations such as hospitals and support groups; they will have information about additional state and local programs. (800) 757-CURE (2873)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul (314) 576-3993
Help with food, provide clothing and furniture, and helps prevent homelessness by assisting with rent, utility bills, provide transportation, and support in many other ways.
Susan G. Komen 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
Komen Florida’s Treatment Assistance Program provides education, psychosocial support, and limited financial assistance to lower-income, un/underinsured individuals in breast cancer treatment.
Find Help Near You. Simply call 211 to speak to someone now, or search by location for online resources and more contact information.
Aura of Hope Foundation (407) 680-3485
Offers financial support to both patients and caregivers during bone marrow or stem cell transplant process in Flagler/Seminole/Volusia County.
Cancer Alliance of Naples (239) 643-HOPE (4673)
Provides financial assistance with rent/mortgage payments, insurance, food, car payments, gas, household utilities and much more. Those applying for assistance must reside in southern Lee or Collier County.
Cancer Alliance of Health & Hope, Inc. (561) 748-7227
Cancer Alliance of Health & Hope, Inc. is a Palm Beach County not-for-profit organization which eases the burden of qualified local cancer patients by paying a portion of their non-medical bills, supplementing basic needs, and providing support and information resources.
Daystar Life Center (727) 825-0442
Emergency help organization serving serving residents of Pinellas County. Daystar provides the necessities of life to people in need to alleviate hunger, homelessness, and hopelessness.
Donna Foundation (877) 236-6626
Provides financial assistance for Breast Cancer patients.
Mission Blue Foundation (321) 303-4784
By combining resources with other organizations and working together, Mission Blue Foundation can provide direct Medical Assistance, Transportation to Treatments, Food and Clothing in the Orange & Volusia County communities to help Cancer Patients in need.
Ribbon Riders Breast Cancer Assistance Program (407) 796-PINK (7465)
Ribbon Riders contributes to help pay for essentials such as, rent/mortgage payments, utility bills, gas to travel to treatments, groceries, monthly insurance premiums, co-pays for medication etc. Those applying for assistance must reside in one of the following counties: Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake or Volusia.
Florida Department of Children and Families Help for Renters Individuals and families whose housing situation has become unstable due to the coronavirus public health emergency have options that can assist with staying housed. (850) 300-4323
Our Florida Helping Floridians Get Back on Their FeetFederally funded emergency rental assistance relief program to support residents and businesses as they continue to recover and rebuild. (833) 493-0594
The Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) was created by the state Legislature more than 40 years ago to assist in providing a range of affordable housing opportunities for residents that help make Florida communities great places in which to live, work and do business. Our vision is to be recognized as an outstanding provider of innovative, measurable, data-driven, and fiscally sustainable solutions that respond to the affordable housing challenges of our state. (850) 488-4197
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (use link ) HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. Some Public Housing Agencies have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used. Search a database of multifamily rental developments in Florida that receive federal, state, or local funding to offer affordable housing units, maintained by Florida Housing Data Clearinghouse. There also may be Emergency financial assistance for housing. (904) 232-2627
Assistance programs are offered by many gas, electric, water, and phone companies. If you feel you may have difficulty paying your monthly bills, contact the company before your balance becomes too large. Companies are more amenable to working out a payment plan with those willing to work with them.
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Helps assist low-income families with home heating and cooling costs. To inquire about assistance from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, locate the county in which you live and contact the local agency at the telephone number listed. Applications are only available by contacting the local providers listed below.