Access Program

Not a Physical Location

Not a Physical Location, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33351

6 Miles—Get Directions

(855) 220-5211

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.att.com/internet/access

Description: Provides low-cost internet service to households with no annual contract, free installation, and in-home Wi-Fi included.

Description: Provides low-cost internet service to households with no annual contract, free installation, and in-home Wi-Fi included.

Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly

Hiatus Road Location

5300 Hiatus Road, Sunrise, FL, 33351

6 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 745-9779

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.adrcbroward.org

Description: Assists with an emergency resulting from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or receiving a shutoff notice.

Description: Assists with an emergency resulting from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or receiving a shutoff notice.

Rental Assistance Finder

Not a Physical Location

Not a Physical Location, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33331

9 Miles—Get Directions

Website

 http://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-and-housing-assistance/renter-protections/emergency-rental-assistance-for-renters

Description: Offers an online tool to help find assistance for rent, utilities, and other housing costs.

Description: Offers an online tool to help find assistance for rent, utilities, and other housing costs.

Emergency Basic Needs Assistance

Inverrary Boulevard Location - Suite 305

3810 Inverrary Boulevard, Suite 305, Lauderhill, FL, 33319

9 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 765-0550

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 9;00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 https://form.jotform.com/hmhbEBN/ebn-preliminary-form-2023

Description: Provides one-time emergency financial assistance for utilities, food (i.e., grocery gift card/grocery bag), and transportation (i.e., bus pass), for example, to meet basic needs and navigation to other resources for long-term stability.

Description: Provides one-time emergency financial assistance for utilities, food (i.e., grocery gift card/grocery bag), and transportation (i.e., bus pass), for example, to meet basic needs and navigation to other resources for long-term stability.

Water Sewer Program

Northeast 3rd Street Location - Suite 300

110 Northeast 3rd Street, Suite 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

15 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 357-4900

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.broward.org/Environment/WaterPrograms/Pages/WaterPrograms.aspx

Description: Provides financial and technical assistance to low-income homeowners for connection to the Water and Sewer Connections Program, deactivates septic tank system, install new sewer line from the house to lateral line, and more.

Description: Provides financial and technical assistance to low-income homeowners for connection to the Water and Sewer Connections Program, deactivates septic tank system, install new sewer line from the house to lateral line, and more.

Florida State HOPWA Program

Oakwood Lane Location - Suite 100

200 Oakwood Lane, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL, 33020

17 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 567-9688

Contact Hours: Mon - Frum 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 https://brhpc.org/housing-opportunities-for-persons-with-aids-program

Description: Provides short-term financial assistance for rent, mortgage, and utilities, permanent housing placement offering financial assistance in the first and last month’s rent or utility deposits to move into a new housing,

Description: Provides short-term financial assistance for rent, mortgage, and utilities, permanent housing placement offering financial assistance in the first and last month’s rent or utility deposits to move into a new housing,

Public Works Department

North Andrews Avenue Location

100 North Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

15 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 828-8000

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.fortlauderdale.gov

Description: Provides all water, wastewater, and stormwater activities throughout Fort Lauderdale.

Description: Provides all water, wastewater, and stormwater activities throughout Fort Lauderdale.

Senior Rental and Utility Assistance

South Federal Highway Location

400 South Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL, 33009

19 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 457-2228

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 https://cohbcra.org/programs/residential-programs

Description: Provides financial assistance for rental or utility expenses for six months.

Description: Provides financial assistance for rental or utility expenses for six months.

Senior Center - Emergency Home Energy Assist

Miramar Parkway Location - 67000

6700 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL, 33023

17 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 889-2722

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Website

 http://www.miramarfl.gov

Description: Provides financial home energy assistance. Participants must meet annual income criteria to qualify and are eligible for this program only once per season.

Description: Provides financial home energy assistance. Participants must meet annual income criteria to qualify and are eligible for this program only once per season.

Affordable Connectivity Program

Not a Physical Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304

15 Miles—Get Directions

(877) 384-2575

Website

 http://www.fcc.gov

Description: NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Provides households with affordable internet service needed for work, school, healthcare and more.

Description: NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Provides households with affordable internet service needed for work, school, healthcare and more.

Emergency Assistance

Southwest 64th Avenue Location - Suite A

4700 Southwest 64th Avenue, Suite A, Davie, FL, 33314

12 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 321-0909

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 http://www.hopeoutreachfl.org

Description: Provides an emergency food pantry and partial financial assistance for rent and utilities.

Description: Provides an emergency food pantry and partial financial assistance for rent and utilities.

Senior Services

Southwest 64th Avenue Location - Suite A

4700 Southwest 64th Avenue, Suite A, Davie, FL, 33314

12 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 321-0909

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Website

 http://www.hopeoutreachfl.org

Description: Provides assistance for applying and/or recertifying for public assistance benefits.

Description: Provides assistance for applying and/or recertifying for public assistance benefits.

Emergency Home Energy Assistance (EHEAP)

Northwest 2nd Street Location - 227

227 Northwest 2nd Street, Deerfield Beach, FL, 33441

18 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 480-4441

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Website

 http://www.deerfield-beach.com/40/Active-Aging-NEFP

Description: Provides financial home energy assistance.

Description: Provides financial home energy assistance.

Emergency Home Energy Assistance (EHEAP)

Northwest 10th Street Location

6009 Northwest 10th Street, Margate, FL, 33063

11 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 973-0300

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Website

 http://www.margatefl.com

Description: Provides home energy assistance to seniors.

Description: Provides home energy assistance to seniors.

Lifeline Benefits

Not a Physical Location

Not a Physical Location, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33310

15 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 723-3546

Contact Hours: Mon - Sat, 8:00 AM -10:00 PM, Sun, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Website

 http://www.safelinkwireless.com/en/#!/zipcode

Description: Provides a government supported program that offers a discount on communication services (offers a free phone and free minutes, texts and data each month to income eligible customers). Operated by TracFone Wireless.

Description: Provides a government supported program that offers a discount on communication services (offers a free phone and free minutes, texts and data each month to income eligible customers). Operated by TracFone Wireless.

FPL Care To Share Assistance

West Broward Boulevard Location - 1445

1445 West Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312

13 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 524-6991

Contact Hours: Wed, 9:00 AM

Website

 http://www.salvationarmyflorida.org/fortlauderdale

Description: Provides emergency assistance funds for FPL electric bills due to a crisis.

Description: Provides emergency assistance funds for FPL electric bills due to a crisis.

Emergency Broadband Benefit

No Physical Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33306

16 Miles—Get Directions

(833) 511-0311

Website

 https://getemergencybroadband.org/

Description: Provides a one-month discount towards broadband service for individuals struggling to afford the service. Only one monthly service discount and one device discount are allowed per household.

Description: Provides a one-month discount towards broadband service for individuals struggling to afford the service. Only one monthly service discount and one device discount are allowed per household.

Affordable Connectivity

No Physical Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33306

16 Miles—Get Directions

Contact Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Website

 http://www.affordableconnectivity.gov

Description: Provides financial assistance for internet service and connected devices like laptops or tablets.

Description: Provides financial assistance for internet service and connected devices like laptops or tablets.

Wounded Veterans Relief Fund

Wounded Warriors

1335 Old Dixie Hwy, Ste 3, Wounded Warriors of South Fl, Lake Park, FL, 33403

46 Miles—Get Directions

(561) 855-4207

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

Website

 http://www.wvrf.org

Description: Provides temporary, immediate financial assistance to service-connected military purple heart recipients and service-connected disabled veterans and their families.

Description: Provides temporary, immediate financial assistance to service-connected military purple heart recipients and service-connected disabled veterans and their families.

Emergency Financial Assistance Program (EFAP)

Southeast 24th Street Location

218 Southeast 24th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641

266 Miles—Get Directions

(352) 264-6750

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://alachuacounty.us

Description: NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Provides one-time assistance with rent, mortgage, and utility arrears or current amount due with a maximum combined assistance limit of $900 and move-in assistance.

Description: NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Provides one-time assistance with rent, mortgage, and utility arrears or current amount due with a maximum combined assistance limit of $900 and move-in assistance.