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Full Resource Name:

The Sharing Center, Inc. Longwood

600 N. Hwy. 17-92 #154
Longwood, FL 32750

(407) 260-9155

www.thesharingcenter.org

Description:

The Sharing Center is a faith-based non-profit organization that seeks to ease the stress of poverty and prevent homelessness by providing basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, and compassion to children, the elderly, and families in distress.

With the highest median income in the state, Seminole County, Florida also saw a 1.3% increase in the number of people living in poverty in 2004. This means 33,020 people live below the poverty level of $19,000 annual income for a family of four. The Sharing Center is here to help meet the needs of these people. SEMINOLECARES, SHELTER, FOOD, BASIC NEEDS, CLOTHING, SUPPORT SERVICES, RENT/UTILITIES ASSISTANCE, FURNITURE, FOOD PANTRY

Primary Services:

General Information

Hours:

Assistance - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Monday - Friday
Thrift Store - 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Saturday;
Mobile Health Care - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm the 2nd Wed of every month
Food Pantry - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Monday - Friday

Intake Process:

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Driver's license or other picture ID, Social Security cards for yourself, spouse, children and anyone else living with you. proof of address, such as recent utility bill; proof of income, such as a pay stubs or unemployment verification......

DISABILITY SERVICES: Call 407-260-9155 ext. 141 Walk-ins 9am-1pm Mon-Fri. Appointments after 1PM.....

HEALTH NAVIGATOR PROGRAM: Contact Evelyn Vazquez 407-260-2617 or healthnavigator@thesharingcenter.org for appointment. Walk-ins 9am-1pm Mon-Fri appointments after 1pm.....

MEDNET NAVIGATOR PROGRAM: Call Daisy Rivera 407-260-2317 or mednetnavigator@thesharingcenter.org
Walk-ins 9am-1pm Mon-Fri. Appointments after 1pm. Must bring proof of income. Must have original prescriptions signed by physician for each requested medication......

LOCAL TRANSIT PASSES: Walk in to Apply or Call for Appointment.

FOOD BASKET:Call for Food basket registration Frankie Marcano, Caseworker Supervisor 407-260-9155 x 114. Frankie.marcano@thesharingcenter.org For Christmas Holiday only......

HOLIDAY GIFT CARD FOR SOCKS, SHOES, UNDERWEAR: Call Chris Lutz 407-260-9155 ext 118 for program registration. Michael Kenyon 407-260-9155 x114 to volunteer.

Program Fees:

Free

Languages:

Spanish

Eligibility:

Seminole County Florida resident. Service eligibility varies. See below:
H.O.P.E. MOBILE MEDICAL UNIT - Homeless or in transition, and having no medical insurance of any kind......

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: South Seminole County Resident. Call for Appt. Applications taken before 12 noon. Photo ID / Proof of Income / Social Security Card......

DISABILITY SERVICES: Help for permanently Disabled who need permanent housing......

HEALTH NAVIGATOR PROGRAM: Low-Income, uninsured.
Healthcare navigation and help in finding a permanent medical home with a primary care physician or specialist for uninsured individuals in Seminole County......

MEDNET NAVIGATOR PROGRAM:Uninsured or insured but without prescription coverage OR in need of off-formulary medications; income at or below 250% Federal Poverty Level. Fee for Service......

LOCAL TRANSIT PASSES: Low-Income / Seniors/ Disabled/ South Seminole County Residence......

HOLIDAY GIFT CARD FOR SOCKS, SHOES, UNDERWEAR and FOOD BASKET (Christmas Holiday only): Low income residents of Seminole. Proof of residency

FOOD PANTRY - Low income, crisis, unemployed residents of Seminole. Proof of residency.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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