Panel discussions that provide information to the community about financial assistance that’s available for those that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Rent Assistance - The deadline is Dec. 30, 2020
Volusia County is accepting applications from households that have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Rental assistance may be provided to eligible households for up to three months. Assistance will be provided on a first-ready, first-served basis and a limited number of applications will be accepted based on funding availability. Learn more.
Mortgage assistance - The deadline is Dec. 30, 2020
Volusia County is accepting applications from households that have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Mortgage assistance may be provided to eligible households for up to three months. This includes assistance for eligible households for payment of arrears, current and future payments. Assistance will be provided on a first-ready, first-served basis and a limited number of applications will be accepted based on funding availability. Learn more.
As Duke Energy resumes our standard billing and payment practices, we remain committed to helping our customers experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disconnections for nonpayment and late payments fees were suspended until Sept. 1. Credit and debit card fees and walk-in payment fees are waived through the end of October. Customers still facing financial challenges can request an extended payment arrangement quickly and easily:
Customers with more complex issues can call a customer care representative Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 800-700-8744 (residential customers) or 877-372-8477 (business customers). Learn more.
FPL remains committed to helping customers who are experiencing hardship due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Since mid-March, FPL will suspend disconnections for nonpayment while helping connect customers with financial assistance and continues to waive late fees and offer customers additional payment extensions to help them manage past-due FPL balances.
Customers struggling to pay their bill should call 800-226-3545 to discuss their situation, as they remain responsible for their outstanding FPL balance. Learn more.
Volusia County Emergency Management has partnered with area food banks to provide more than 126,000 meals to local families in need.
The supplies, donated by the State of Florida, are packaged to provide five meals in each box. Please contact the partner agencies below for food distribution locations throughout the county:
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity- Have you been impacted by efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the state of Florida? File your Reemployment Assistance Claim through CONNECT, Florida’s online Reemployment Assistance System. For assistance completing your application, watch the application guide video. Those seeking asisstance should all review Frequently Asked Questions regarding reemployment assistance related to COVID-19.
Reemployment Assistance Resource Guide from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).
CareerSource Flagler Volusia- Visit the website for job training resources, as well as job search resources.
Looking for business or nonprofit assistance? Visit the business and nonprofit assistance page.