If you are experiencing difficulties making your rental or utility payments there are a number of non-profit organizations that offer assistance. Listed below are some of the ones we know with their contact information. Many get funds at different times and do run out. Therefore, you can expect that you may have to contact numerous agencies before being able to receive assistance. The internet is also a valuable tool in locating other assistance programs.
Family Services – If you are faced with an emergency, this group offers direct services and financial aid to local Jacksonville families and individuals, including nonresident families on a referral basis. Services include rent help, housing, and even cooling assistance. Other resources in Duval County include housing counseling, referral and case management, and others. Call 824-6880