Support Services

Listing of resources for persons experiencing homelessness and other hard times in Downtown Orlando. 


Please note, many of these resources are non-profits and may not be able to staff their phone lines at all times. Be prepared to leave a message with call back information.


Christian Service Center, Daily Bread
    808 West Central Blvd.
    Orlando, FL 32805
   Free lunch six days a week   
   Mon-Fri starting at 12:00 p.m
  Sunday starting at 11:00 a.m (Closed Sat)

 Coalition for the Homeless
    18 N. Terry Ave.
    Orlando, FL 32801
    Each day from 6:30 PM -7 PM

 The Salvation Army
    624 Lexington Ave.
    Orlando, FL 32804
    Mon.-Fri. 3:30PM -4:30 PM

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Temporary Shelters

 Coalition for the Homeless, Intake Center
    18 N. Terry Ave.
    Orlando, FL 32801
Orlando Union Rescue Mission Men’s Home
    3300 W. Colonial Dr. 
    Orlando, FL 32808
Orlando Union Rescue Mission Family Home 
    1525 W. Washington St.
    Orlando, FL 32805
 Central Care Mission (Men’s Shelter)    
    4027 Lenox Blvd. 
    Orlando, FL 32811
 Salvation Army- Men’s Shelter
    624 Lexington Ave.
    Orlando, FL 32804
    407.423.8581 Ext 26480
Salvation Army- Women’s & Children’s Shelter
    400 West Colonial Dr. 
    Orlando, FL 32804
    407.423.8581 Ext 26480
Harbor House of Central Florida (Domestic Abuse Shelter)
Covenant House (Ages 18-24)
    5931 E. Colonial Dr. 
    Orlando, FL 32801
Zebra Coalition (LGBT+, Ages 13-24)
    911 N. Mills Ave. 
    Orlando, FL 32803

Showers & Laundry

Coalition for the Homeless, Showers, Laundry and Mail 
    18 N. Terry Ave
    Orlando, FL 32801
    Men: Mon.-Fri. 9AM-12PM
    Women & Families: Mon.-Fri.1-4PM


Payphones & Charging

Southeast Payphone /LYNX Central Station 
     445 Garland Ave.
     Orlando, FL 32801

Food Pantries

Christian Service Center, Family and Emergency Services
    808 West Central Blvd.
    Orlando, FL 32805
    Mon.-Fri. 9AM-4PM
    Closed for lunch 12:30-1:30

Salvation Army Drive-Thru Food Distribution
    No Walk Ups. No Bicycles.
    440 W. Colonial Dr. 
    Orlando, FL 32804
    Tue. 1-3PM

Serenity's Grace   
716 West Robinson Street Orlando, FL 32804


    425 N. Magnolia Ave.
    Orlando, FL 32801

Monthly Identification Clinic – Suspended Indefinitely
(only on the first Thursday of each month)
440 W. Colonial Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32804

Identification Service Days – By Appointment Only
(Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)
425 N. Magnolia Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801

Public Transportation

LYNX Bus Service


407.841.LYNX (5969)


Contact Information

455 N. Garland Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
P: (407) 841-LYNX (5969)

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Important Numbers

☐    Emergency --- 911
☐    24/7 Information and Support ---- 211
☐    Orlando Police Department (Non-Emergency) ---- 321.235.5300
Healthcare and Counseling
☐   Homeless Services Network of Central Florida ----- 407.893.0133
☐   Aspire Health Partners------407.835.3700
☐   Aspire Health Partners: Addiction Receiving Facility---- 407.875.3700 Ext. 4350
☐  Open Homes Fellowship-----407.382.7962
☐  Central Florida Men’s Center-----855.934.4673
☐  Pathways Drop-In Center-----407.843.5530
☐  Orange County Social Services: Mental Health & Homeless Division----407.836.7608
☐  Health Care Center for the Homeless-----407.428.5751
☐  Florida Department of Health: Central Health Center------407.858.1430
☐  Planned Parenthood of East Orlando-----407.246.1788
☐  Florida Child Abuse Hotline------800.962.2873
☐  Florida Domestic Violence Hotline------800.500.1119
☐  Victim Service Center of Central Florida-----407.500.4325
Veterans Services
☐  National Call Center for Homeless Veterans-----800.424.3838
☐  Veterans Service Office-----407.836.8990
☐  VA Domiciliary------407.631.7128
☐  VA Medical Center (Lake Nona)-----407.631.1000
☐  VA Medical Center (Lake Baldwin)-----407.646.5500
☐  Orlando Vet Center----407.857.2800
☐  Veterans Crisis Line-----800.273.8255 Press 1/ or Text 838255
General Assistance & Case Management
☐  HOPE Team (Homeless Outreach Partnership Effort)-----407.757.2914
☐  The LGBT+ Center of Orlando-----407.228.8272
☐  The Zebra Coalition (LGBT+)-----407.228.1446
☐  United Against Poverty-----407.650.0774
☐  Compassion Corner Ministries-----407.488.1919
☐  Christian Service Center-----407.425.2523
☐  Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association----- 407.841.8310
☐  The Right Service at the Right Time
☐  Social Worker @ The Library----
Employment Assistance
☐   CareerSource of Central Florida------407.531.1222
☐   Orlando Goodwill Job Connection Center------407.872.0770
☐   LYNX---------407.841.5969
☐   Orange County Library System------407.835.7323