The purpose of the division is to improve the quality of life for Volusia County residents. Staff coordinates and develops the various community services of federal, state and local agencies along with county residents for more efficient utilization and delivery of community resources.
The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is a partnership between Volusia County Government and the State of Florida. Its mission is to promote, protect, maintain and improve the health and safety of Volusia County residents and visitors. The county and the state provide funding and facilities to care for our citizens.
The Veterans Services Division provides U.S. Armed Forces veterans and their dependents assistance in obtaining earned benefits. Veterans are counseled on the rules and regulations governing benefits and providing follow-up action as required.
The Department of Children and Families, Economic Self Sufficiency Program has several programs that can help Florida families. They include, Food Assistance, Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid and Refugee Assistance. Each of these programs has its own eligibility rules, but you may apply for any (or all) of these programs at one time using the same application.
The Reemployment Assistance program provides temporary, partial wage replacement benefits to qualified workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. It is funded solely by employers who pay federal and state payroll taxes and is provided at no cost to the workers who receive the benefits.
CONNECT provides online access for claimants to apply for benefits, view and maintain claimant account information, view claim status and payments, view overpayment balance and make payments.
Benefits.gov is an online resource to help you find federal benefits you may be eligible for in the United States.
An online database that provides information to residents looking for assistance with daily needs, housing, healthcare, transportation, and employment. Categorizes services from local non-profit organizations and puts them into an easy to navigate catalog.
Click here for more information.
Volusia County Public Library has partnered with PBC Guru and Freading to create a virtual book club for patrons and the community.
The book for May 26 - July 28 is The Girls in the Stilt House by Kelly Mustian.
Set in 1920s Mississippi, this debut Southern novel weaves a beautiful and harrowing story of two teenage girls cast in an unlikely partnership through murder.
It is always available for download from Freading.
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