Community Action Division

Mission

The Orange County Community Action Division’s mission is to enhance the quality of life, promoting self-sufficiency, and eliminating the causes and consequences of poverty by mobilizing and directing socioeconomic resources, collaboration and partnership, and by providing high-quality, easily accessible programs and services.

Vision

The Community Action Division will help individuals and families achieve economic self-sufficiency by leveraging partnerships that produce a range of culturally-competent, accessible, high-quality services to meet the needs of a diverse community.

Calendar

Community Action Month 2019

Date Location Events
May 1, 2019 Holden Heights Community Center Baby Institute 9-Week Class (4:30-8 p.m.)
May 2, 2019 Pine Hills Community Center Orange County Sheriff’s Office 6-Week Senior Safety Program (9-10 a.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center First Time Homebuyers Club 8-Week Program (6-8pm)
May 3, 2019 Orange Technical College Mid Florida Campus Resource Fair (8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
May 6, 2019 Maxey Community Center Community Center Advisory Meeting (10-11 a.m.)
Maxey Community Center East Winter Garden Neighborhood Alliance (6-8:30 p.m.)
May 7, 2019 Pine Hills Community Center Pine Hills Community Council (7-8 p.m.)
May 8, 2019 Pine Hills Community Center Open House (1-3 p.m.)
East Orange Community Center Job Fair (1:30-4:30 p.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center Baby Institute 9-Week Class (4:30-8 p.m.)
May 9, 2019 Pine Hills Community Center Orange County Sheriff’s Office 6-Week Senior Safety Program (9-10 a.m.)
Hal P. Marston Community Center Open House (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
East Orange Community Center Community Center Advisory Meeting (2-3 p.m.)
John Bridges Community Center CCC Focus Group (6-7 p.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center First Time Homebuyers Club 8-Week Program (6-8 p.m.)
May 11, 2019 Holden Heights Community Center Silent Hope Event (1-5 p.m.)
May 15, 2019 Holden Heights Community Center Baby Institute 9-Week Class (4:30-8 p.m.)
May 16, 2019 Pine Hills Community Center Orange County Sheriff’s Office 6-Week Senior Safety Program (9-10 a.m.)
Ivey Lane Elementary School Health & Wellness Celebration (5-7 p.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center First Time Homebuyers Club 8-Week Program (6-8 p.m.)
May 18 2019 Holden Heights Community Center Women of Color Breast Cancer Lunch and Learn (11 a.m.-3 p.m.)
May 22, 2019 East Orange Community Center Open House/Senior Resource Fair (10 a.m.-12 p.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center Open House (11 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Maxey Community Center Open House (2:30-4:30 p.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center Baby Institute 9-Week Class (4:30-8 p.m.)
East Orange Community Center Women’s Night of Networking - Limiting Thoughts (5:15-7:15 p.m.)
May 23, 2019 Holden Heights Community Center Legal Aid Sealing & Expungement Workshop (6-7:30 p.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center First Time Homebuyers Club 8-Week Program (6-8 p.m.)
May 24, 2019 Taft Community Center Open House & Taft Boys & Girls Club Red Umbrella Photo Exhibition (5-7 p.m.)
May 29, 2019 John Bridges Community Center Open House & Anniversary Commemoration (10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Holden Heights Community Center Baby Institute 9-Week Class (4:30-8 p.m.)
May 30, 2019 Holden Heights Community Center First Time Homebuyers Club 8-Week Program (6-8 p.m.)

Community Action Programs

Family Self-Sufficiency Program – Vocational training, post-secondary education and state certification. (Additional assistance includes: budgeting and job placement).

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program – (Energy Bill Assistance) Provides financial energy cost assistance to low-income households.

Weatherization Assistance Program – Assists low-Income households by Improving the energy efficiency of the home.

Computer Labs

Computers are available at various Community Centers throughout Orange County. Computers are used to assist residents with their educational goals, to access job postings, to increase computer skills and to access other computer related resources.

Contact Us

Community Action Division
2100 E Michigan St.
Orlando, FL 32806

Phone: 407-836-9333
Fax: 407-836-7510
Email: CommunityAction@ocfl.net
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.