Human Services

Mission: To enhance the quality of life in  Volusia County by eliminating the causes of poverty by providing the resources and support to help low-income families become self-sufficient through community partnerships.

Overview:  Human Services provides temporary emergency assistance and supportive services to eligible residents of Volusia County. The Family Self-Sufficiency Program will provide eligible individuals with educational and training opportunities to empower them to become economically self-sufficient. 

Human Services programs

Our human services programs include emergency services, family self-sufficiency program, health care responsibility act program, indigent burial/cremation, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), summer food service program.
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Human Services Advisory Board

Learn about our Human Services Advisory Board, its members, county staff, and review the latest HSAB minutes.
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Determining eligibility

Applicants must be interviewed by a case worker to determine eligibility for services. Eligibility for assistance through Human Services is based on grant and county requirements that include proof of residency and total household income. Learn about required documents to determine edibility for emergency assistance and review/download helpful forms.
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Surveys

We invite you to take a few minutes to provide us feedback on the quality of service you received and assist us in identifying needed services in our community. Each survey should take no more than five minutes and is 100 percent anonymous and confidential. Thank you for your time.

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Manager
Clayton J. Jackson
cjackson@volusia.org 

West Volusia
386-736-5956

Daytona Beach
Call the DeLand office at 386-736-5956  

New Smyrna Beach
386-423-3309  

Orange City
386-775-5204