FAMILY STABILITY SERVICES

AS OF SEPTEMBER 14th, THE CURRENT ALLOCATION OF CARES FUNDS, BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED, HAS LIKELY BEEN EXPENDED. 

If you are a Lake or Sumter County resident and have already applied for assistance, you are already in queue. Please do not apply again. 

  • If you need utility payment assistance ONLY, please click Get Assistance below and click Utility Only. Follow the instructions that follow.
  • If you are seeking rent or mortgage assistance, please email FSS@UWLS.org and type REQUEST FORM into the Subject Line. You will recieve the next steps via email. 

In the face of COVID-19, WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY OPERATING OFFICE HOURS.

 Thank you for requesting assistance from United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties. We are at your service and promise, we are doing all we can to serve the needs of so many requesting utility and housing payment assistance at this time.We're happy to work with you and look forward to being of service. 

For other Assistance: 

211 Information & Referral Crisis Line is Available
For information or connection to community resources, you can always dial 211, text your zip code to 898211. Call Specialists are standing by 24/7 to navigate available community resources with you.

Online Database of Community Resources

Looking for a specific resource? Check out 211’s online database for the top links to requested information.