Agencies under the coc fl-514


We Shelter, We Support, We Guide, We Care. 


 We provide an emergency youth shelter, family counseling services, & foster care group homes to Marion, Lake, Sumter, Citrus & Hernando Counties 


Brother’s Keeper is the social service outreach ministry of our parish. We have been assisting the needy and marginalized of our parish and of our community since the early 1970’s


Early education provider recruitment

Early education provider professional development

Development of community partnerships

Child Care Resource and Referral – CCR&R

School readiness program

Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)

Child development and health screenings

Child assessments

Success By 6, in partnership with United Way of Marion County


Interfaith Emergency Services provides a full range of services and assistance for residents of Marion County. We serve individuals and families in need.


Our St Theresa Social Services Ministry includes the Food Pantry, Food Kitchen, and Thrift Shop. Our primary goal is to serve our  neighbors in South Marion county helping to build a stronger foundation in their lives.


Free Medical, Dental, Optical and Health Education for low income, no income, uninsured, and underinsured in Marion County


Provides Rapid Rehousing and homeless prevention to those in need.


Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is a full service civil legal aid law firm that promotes equal access to justice, which is a core American value. Approximately 50-80% of low-income Americans’ legal needs go unmet. CLSMF provides professional legal aid  to help low-income people protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. We make it easier for the most vulnerable and disenfranchised Central Floridians to access legal information, gain legal assistance and representation, and to understand their rights.


Communication, collaboration and coordination among agencies and individuals who work with children and youth. A voice for children with local and state government representatives and agencies. Assistance to parents and youth to help secure needed resources and services.


Pay it Forward Outreach is a faith-based, community-driven, donation-funded, outreach organization assisting families facing economic hardships by providing furniture, housewares,  and other essential necessities.


The certified shelter in Ocala is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to helping the battered woman and her family. Our professional and volunteer staff conducts a complete counseling, assistance, safe housing, and referral program. We work with many other community agencies to provide the best possible services to each family that comes to us. We also counsel with husbands who have been battered. All services are free.


Central Florida Community Action Agency (CFCAA) is a private, nonprofit, community-based organization whose purpose is to reduce poverty and help low-income individuals and families become self-sufficient in Alachua, Levy and Marion Counties. CFCAA is committed to helping people strengthen their lives through community partnerships. The Agency serves Alachua, Levy and Marion Counties and has offices in each county.


The Ocala Housing Authority is committed to promoting and delivering quality, well-managed homes to low- and moderate-income families: and, as a valued partner, contribute to the well-being of the individuals, families and community we serve through our diverse menu of services.


Apply for Food Stamps


To check your Social Security Account


Transitional housing for single mothers and their children.  Our shelter is a safe environment for our clients.  Private bedroom, kitchen access for cooking, bathroom and washer and dryer.  Six-month program with goal setting and comprehensive case management


We want to ensure that the most basic needs of chronically homeless individuals in Ocala/Marion County are met.

We are focused on providing assistance 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to these men and women in getting back on their feet – and staying there.


At HIS Compassion, we are a non-profit organization that is dedicated to feeding those in need within our community. We are dedicated to stepping up and helping people. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.