Food pantries in central Fl

  • To be eligible to receive groceries from food pantries, you will need to call them or check their web site and understand the basic requirement they ask.  These are some samples
  • There are food pantries where you need to go 30min. before the doors opens because of the long lines, 
  • Other places ask you ID and/or Social security Card
  • A short interview to evaluated your situation and help you according to your needs,
  • other places request that you reside in the same zip code where the food pantry is located.

The following links will take you to the Food Pantries list by county they include address, phone numbers and distribution dates and times - updated 9/2017






"Harvest time international" : 3350 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange, FL 32129 - (386) 256-4736
The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia
 434 S. Woodland Blvd.-DeLand, FL 32720 - Phone: (386) 734-8120


Orange City

Daytona Beach - Ormond Beach - Southeast Volusia - Port Orange/Daytona Beach

If you need food assistance immediately please call 2-1-1 or 407-295-5009.


  • Program Name: Early Head Start and Head Start (birth-5yrs old) This is a free program for the low income families 

  • Please contact the Early Head Start Counselor at 407-690-8148  to make an appointment, or the others numbers listed bellow. They take applications on Wednesday only on a walk in basis or Apply online
Should you have additional questions, please contact them at:
Times: 9am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Orange County
(407) 522-2252

Osceola County:
321-219- 6201 or 321-219- 6203

Seminole County:
(407) 332-5090 or 407-915- 6510


Recovery Support Groups

  • In a self-help group, the members share a common problem, often a common disease or addiction. Self-help groups can occur in a wide variety of forms, from two individuals sharing experience and coping strategies, to small groups 


  • You may qualify to obtain federal assistance, is defined as any federal program, project, service, or activity provided by the federal government that directly assists domestic governments, organizations, or individuals in the areas of education, health, public safety, public welfare and public works among others.

We can point you the right direction and help you may need to apply in order to get benefits.


"Women,Infants and Children"

WIC is a nutrition program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding or who have recently been pregnant, infants & children under age 5.

WIC provides the following at no cost:
  • healthy foods
  • nutrition education and counseling
  • breastfeeding support
  • referrals to health care, immunizations, and community services


List of Shelters in Orlando area and surrounding.

Click on the link to find information of homeless shelters and services for the needy that provide help to those in need in the area of Orlando, Fl - and surrounding area.
We also provide other homeless resources such as transitional resources for the homeless. Homeless clinic and treatment center resources are also provided on the right navigational bar.

Many shelters also provide services such as alcohol and drug rehab treatment along with clinics. I try to provide as much information as possible on my details pages.