Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) Community Action agency dedicated to eliminating the causes of poverty through a comprehensive service delivery approach. The agency currently operates in Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Pasco, Polk, Sumter and Volusia counties. Ongoing funding and resources are primarily obtained from “pass through” grants originating at the federal and state levels. The agency also heavily relies on local donors, partners, in-kind contributions, fundraising activities, and volunteer support as a key strategy to long term sustainability.
Our program areas include:
-Head Start and Early Head Start whose purpose is to provide early childhood development, and promote school readiness.
-Senior Services provides programs designed to support aging seniors.
-Trans Hernando provides transportation services for transportation disadvantaged citizens, and Veterans of Hernando County.
-Community Services Program offers low-income individuals with additional education, skills or training; and energy assistance.
-Weatherization Assistance Program provides assistance with home improvements to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
-Children's Advocacy Center of Hernando County is part of an investigative, multidisciplinary team approach in child abuse cases dedicated to reducing trauma and helping children and their families heal from abuse, regardless of income.