Emergency Financial Assistance
Catholic Charities of Central Florida's Emergency Family Assistance program serves clients who are facing financial difficulties due to an unexpected financial emergency.
The crisis generally involves the loss of a job, unexpected medical expenses, car repairs, a family dissolution or unexpected expenses due to natural disasters or a death in the family.
The program may provide financial assistance with rent/mortgage and/or utilities and referrals to other services within the community.
Download the Emergency Financial Assistance Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet EFAP (533 KB)
Emergency Food AssistanceFood Assistance is available through Catholic Charities of Central Florida’s regional Food Pantries located in Orlando, Cocoa, Daytona, Leesburg, Winter Haven and Lakeland.
Disaster Preparation and Recovery
Since 1990, Catholic Charities has been involved in disaster response in the wake of hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and other natural disasters in Central Florida.
With an emphasis on long tern recovery, our offices are capable of distributing emergency food, finances, and supplies to people in need in the affected areas as well as organizing volunteers to assist in recovery efforts.
Catholic Charities of Central Florida coordinates with state and local government agencies as well as Catholic Charities USA to provide essential support services.