Support Services

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

Please note, that 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 callback information.

Services at OCLS

 Second Harvest Food Distribution at local branches 

First come, first served. Until supplies last. Free non-perishable, shelf-stable food boxes for kids and families.

Tuesday, July 2nd,  July 9th, July 16th, July 23rd, July 30th 10am

 Hiawassee BranchFairview Shores Branch

Tuesday, July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 23rd, July 30th 12pm

North Orange Branch Chickasaw Branch

                     Free Shower

Clean the World’s mobile showers will provide service for customers who do not have access to clean water or bathrooms. Hygiene kits will be provided while supplies last.

Chickasaw Branch 

Monday, July 1st,July 8th,  July 22nd, July 29th 10am


OCLS resources guides that may be helpful

Home | The Right Service at the Right Time (

Online tool to find social services and government assistance throughout the state of Florida.

The Library Social Workers provide one-on-one assistance and referral for:

  • Career Skills Training
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Food / SNAP Benefits
  • Government Services
  • Healthcare / Marketplace
  • Immigration
  • Information on Housing
  • Reemployment Guidance


PDF Map of Downtown Orlando




The program provides a waiver for people who are experiencing homelessness to get a state identification card (waives a $25 state fee, but may still be responsible for a $6.25 fee).

10051 University Boulevard | Orlando, FL 32817 | (407) 434-0312

    425 N. Magnolia Ave.
    Orlando, FL 32801


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

Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange)


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