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COVID-19 Assistance Panel Discussion

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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.

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Volusia County

  • 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.

  • Utility Assistance


Duke Energy

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:

Residential customers
Business customers

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

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/food bank partnership

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:

Food Brings Hope

Second Harvest Food Bank

  • Second Harvest Food Bank works with 550 local feeding partners to provide food to Central Florida neighbors in need. If you're looking for assistance, visit www.feedhopenow.org/need_food for a food pantry near you.


Looking for business or nonprofit assistance? Visit the business and nonprofit assistance page.

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