Citrus County, FL Assistance Programs and Resources

Citrus County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Citrus County.

The Path of Citrus County

21 S Melbourne Street
Beverly Hills, FL - 34465
(352)527-6500
The Path is a shelter for homeless women, men, and children in need of financial assistance, housing, and meals...

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The Path

PO Box 3024
Inverness, FL - 34451
(352) 527-6500
The Path is a both a shelter and a rehabilitative residence for men in homeless situations. Our mission is to provide a Christian living environment that allows true transformation. The Path encourages a strong work ethic for those without a home in Citrus County, and gives men a purpose as they find them involved in meaningful projects, living productive lives. Building a strong work ethic is a key objective for our work program. The Path is wellequipped to teach self-sustaining trades or connect clients with academic programs for health professions & other vocations. A leased property is ideal for housing rescue mission graduates or interns & includes a green house, wood shop, plus other buildings suitable for wood-working, repairing appliances or supporting a wide variety of farming activities...

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Citrus County Housing Services

2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Key #6
Lecanto, FL - 34461
(352) 527-7520
Housing Services is dedicated to increasing the quantity and quality of decent, safe, and affordable housing for Citrus County's moderate, low, and very low income families. This division administers state and federally funded housing programs for home repairs and improvements, provides subsidies to first time home buyers for downpayments and closing costs, provides rental assistance, coordinates grant awards to affordable housing developers for new construction of homes for very low income and special needs families, as well as for affordable rental developments, and provides grant subsidies for utility connections and emergency energy assistance...

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Citrus County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Citrus County.

West Citrus Community Center

8940 W. Veterans Drive
Homosassa, FL - 34448
(352)795-3831
The Senior Community Centers in Citrus County provide meeting places throughout the County for Citrus County residents of all ages. These centers offer people a place to go for nutritious meals, social activities and an array of programs such as health screenings, health and consumer education, creative arts, computer classes, dancing, exercises, and more! The centers provide a friendly atmosphere bringing fun, laughter and companionship into the lives of our senior citizens. The centers also offer volunteer opportunities where people can contribute their experience and skills in meaningful ways. The Senior Community Centers are operated by the Support Services team. Many of the centers offer classes, activities and lunch programs...

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We Care Food Pantry

9020 West Atlas Drive
Homosassa, FL - 34448
(352) 228-4921
The We Care Food Pantry is an unfunded, all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) corporation. We have over 160 volunteers who donate approximately 3,600 volunteer hours every month. Every month we provide food boxes to approximately 2,600 people, including working poor families with children, seniors, veterans, and the homeless. Our program is income based and our clients must qualify according to USDA guidelines...

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Salvation Army

712 S School Ave
Lecanto, FL - (352)
352-513-4985
The Salvation Army of Citrus County operates a full facility, with many programs, including the following: Social Services, Correctional Services (supervising Misdemeanor Probation cases), Angel Tree Program, Christmas Food Giveaway, Cold Night Shelter (open when temperatures fall below 40 degrees) and year-round outreach activities that include feeding the hungry with their mobile canteen. The Salvation Army offers a full worship program including Sunday School & Worship Services, Youth Activities, and a number of discipleship opportunities. They are also a partner in the Thanksgiving Feeding Alliance, help to facilitate other community outreach programs, and work with a number of organizations in the area to minister to hurting families in Citrus County...

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Mission in Citrus Homeless Shelters

2488 N Pennsylvania Avenue
Crystal River, FL - 34428
(352)794-3825
This is a homeless shelter available to all those in need, especially Veterans. Food, tents, supplies, clothing, information, and local resources are provided...

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East Citrus Community Center

9907 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy.
Inverness, FL - 34452
(352)344-9666
The Senior Community Centers in Citrus County provide meeting places throughout the County for Citrus County residents of all ages. These centers offer people a place to go for nutritious meals, social activities and an array of programs such as health screenings, health and consumer education, creative arts, computer classes, dancing, exercises, and more! The centers provide a friendly atmosphere bringing fun, laughter and companionship into the lives of our senior citizens. The centers also offer volunteer opportunities where people can contribute their experience and skills in meaningful ways. The Senior Community Centers are operated by the Support Services team. Many of the centers offer classes, activities and lunch programs...

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Community Food Bank

5259 West Cardinal Street Building B
Homosassa, FL - 34446
(352) 628-3663
Our agencies consist of food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters that provide food to those in need. Find a Food Agency near you. Select a location by clicking the icon on the top left bar of the map window and scrolling down the list or just select a point on the map. This will provide you with a name, address, and phone number to a location. Please choose from one of our many food pantries, soup kitchens, or shelters as the Community Food Bank only distributes food to the Citrus County Agencies near you...

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Citrus United Basket

1201 Parkside Ave
Inverness, FL - 34450
(352) 344-2242
Services: Annual food for over 5000 households financial support for some 2200 individuals and material assistance for almost 6000 people; Offer Christmas dinners for over 2,000 families; Support for people entering the workplace by offering appropriate clothing and interview advice; Offers  encourage people who are out of work, have suffered abuse or have only received help in crisis; Cooperate with other agencies and cooperation with other agencies to meet the needs of families; C.U.B. was able to return about 88 cents of each dollar received to the community each year. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ..

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Central Citrus Community Center

2804 W. Marc Knighton Court
Lecanto, FL - 34461
(352)527-5993
The Senior Community Centers in Citrus County provide meeting places throughout the County for Citrus County residents of all ages. These centers offer people a place to go for nutritious meals, social activities and an array of programs such as health screenings, health and consumer education, creative arts, computer classes, dancing, exercises, and more! The centers provide a friendly atmosphere bringing fun, laughter and companionship into the lives of our senior citizens. The centers also offer volunteer opportunities where people can contribute their experience and skills in meaningful ways. The Senior Community Centers are operated by the Support Services team. Many of the centers offer classes, activities and lunch programs...

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Citrus County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Citrus County.

The Centers

3238 S. Lecanto Highway
Lecanto, FL - 34461
(352) 621-1074
The Centers provides children and adults from every walk of life with inpatient, residential, and outpatient mental health and substance abuse care. The Centers also provides services such as Acute Care, Child Welfare Case Management, Education and Prevention, and Community Support. There are a number of resources at The Centers, including Recovery, Parenting Classes, and more to support them as individuals and their family. The Mission and Vision of the Centers is to strengthen lives with compassionate healing, and to be unsurpassed in the delivery of behavioral health services. The Centers values our clients, our community and our staff by pledging to deliver excellence of the highest quality services possible and strive constantly for improvement in all phases of our operation...

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Citrus County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

Our list of homeless programs include emergency homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for men, women, and families. Free public showers, etc

The Sanctuary Mission Inc.

7463 W Grover Cleveland Boulevard
Homosassa, FL - 34446
(352)621-3277
Sanctuary is a Christian homeless shelter and drug rehabilitation program for men and women. ..

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The Sanctuary Mission

7463 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd.
Homosassa, FL - 34446
(352) 621-3277
The Sanctuary Mission is a homeless and recovery mission which seeks to help those in need, and help them recover a sense of normalcy, restore dignity, realign them to Christ, and reintegrate them into the church. The Sanctuary provides not only shelter, but helps those in their program find sustainment through hands-on training in a number of job areas, and also educational services with GED assistance, life skills training and more. The Sanctuary assists those in recovery with 12-step programs, discipleship, and case management to ensure they have the support and tools that are needed to have a successful future...

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Citrus County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Citrus County.

Citrus Pregnancy Center

726 NE Highway 19
Crystal River, FL - 34429
(352)341-5176
Life Choice provides free pregnancy tests, free ultrasounds, support, and education...

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Cities In Citrus County With Listings

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Programs and Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Programs

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.