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Housing Services
Public Transportation
Health & Human Services

315 W. Main St., Suite 520
Tavares, FL 32778
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Department of Community Services provides assistance and manages services for the citizens of Lake County.  The Department works with numerous partners to improve the qsuality of life and is committed to the highest level of service possible. For more information on services the Department of Community Services offers, contact the divisions below:

Lake County has been awarded funds under EFSP/FEMA Phase 31 in the amount of $33,504 and is currently accepting applications for this program.

FEMA Application Eligibility
EFSP/FEMA Phase 31 Application

Grant Areas Eligible for Funding (ESFP/FEMA)

Health & Human Services
provides services for many of Lake County Citizens and includes the following sections and programs:  Children's Services, Elder Services, Veterans Services, Community Health Worker Program and Prescription Drug Assistance Program.

Housing Services
The Housing Services Section’s mission is to provide an integrated system of services, resources and opportunities to help people improve their lives, the lives of others, neighborhoods and the total community.  Services include Home Ownership Assistance, Home Repair Assistance, Rental Assistance, and Community Development Block Grant.

Public Transportation
The Public Transportation Division provides fixed-route services, LakeXpress, and paratransit, Lake County Connection, to local citizens and visitors.

Burial Assistance -- Assistance with burial or cremation of low-income citizens may be provided based on financial eligibility. For more information, call 352-742-6521.

Social Services Needs Gap Analysis of Lake County

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