Housing & Utility Assistance


In 2020, we have seen unprecedented need and we are so honored to be of service to our Lake and Sumter Communities. )
Unfortunately, As of November 1, 2020, we are unable to accept NEW CARES Funds applications at this time.

For more information on other funding options by county and to apply for Phase 2 funding through Lake County (for Lake County residents only)

please visit UWLS Family Stability Services. BEFORE completing any of the below information.

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. If you are an existing applicant, please visit our Family Stability Services FAQ section for answers to many of the most popular questions.

Thank you to our partners!

Thank you to our partnerships with generous organizations including Publix, SECO, Duke Energy, Wells Fargo, The Community Foundation of South Lake, SunTrust, and Lake County, we are equipped and committed to help families and individuals who are experiencing a financial burden from the impact of COVID-19. United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties also partners with additional agencies their resources to meet more community needs.

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