Community Agencies and Resources

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
Second Harvest Food Bank partners with 550 food distribution partners in Central Florida. They include emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, senior centers, daycares and more. This is a resource to locate current sites that are distributing food to those in need.

United Way 2-1-1
Every day, hundreds of people across Central Florida turn to 2-1-1 for information and support—whether for financial assistance, health programs, crisis support and more. Individuals in need of assistance can access 2-1-1 by phone, email, chat or text (just text your zip code to 898-211). Reaching out will get you connected to a multilingual 2-1-1 specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations providing critical services to improve and save lives.

Free COVID-19 Testing
Orange County Health Services has been rotating weekly throughout the County offering free COVID-19 testing to all of our residents.

Things to Know about the COVID-19 Pandemic
Tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

  • Ways to slow the spread
  • How to protect yourself when going out
  • If you are at risk of getting sick
  • What to do if you are sick
  • How to get a test
  • How to cope with stress

Mental Health Services 
OCPS information on mental health services available online; youth suicide prevention tips for parents and more.

Contact Information

Debi Pedraza
Executive Director
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools
445 W. Amelia Street, 7th Floor
Orlando, FL 32118
Phone: (407) 317-3200 ext. 200-2608
Email: [email protected]