Community Resources

This is a growing list of community resources. You can click on each resource link for more information. Our goal is to keep this list up-to-date, however, please be aware that there is always a possibility that the resources listed below have changed.

General

Rent/Utility (Last updated 3/14/21)

Resources for Family and Children

  • Family and Children Opportunities and Services (Last updated 2/1/2021): 
    • Partnership for Strong Families Website
    • SWAG Family Resource Center February 2021 Calendar
      • Please call (352) 334-0160 to speak to a person during normal business hours to sign-up or for future information on future food distributions.
    • Department of Children and Families (DCF) Access Services: Every Wednesday, 11:00am – 4:00pm, to assist with SNAP, Medicaid and Cash Assistance applications, recertifications, and questions.
    • image003.jpgHeadStart Access and Info: Will be available every Monday, 9:00am – 12:00pm, to assist with enrollments, applications, and questions.
    • CareerSource Services: Available at the Library Partnership every Tuesday 9:00am – 12:00pm
    • Notary Service:  Free notary service will be available at the Library Partnership, Mondays 9:00am – 4:30pm and Wednesdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm.  Patrons must have an ID.
    • Paper Unemployment Applications are available on a grab-and-go basis. For individuals experiencing difficulty or are unable to complete online unemployment applications, we have paper ones that already have the postage paid on them.
    • HealthStreet Access and Services: Will be available the first Thursday of each month, 11:00am – 1:00pm
    • Meridian Access and Information: Will be available every other Thursday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, to assist you with accessing counseling, substance abuse, stress management and other services.
    • Family Court Paperwork/Packets Available  –Family Court Packets are available for pick-up during normal business hours. Packets for Temporary Custody, Paternity, and Dissolution of Marriage are available. Additional help with packets can be accessed through contacting the Sydney Self Help Center.
  • Library Partnership Resource Center Opportunities (located at 912 NE 16th Ave): 
  • Strong Kids Afterschool Homework Help and Enrichment –Registration Packets are currently available for income eligible children. Afterschool includes homework help, Girl Scouts, and Capoeira, Monday – Thursday. COVID-19 precautions will be in place. Please visit the Library Partnership for a registration packet.
    • Meridian Access and Information: Will be available every other Tuesday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, to assist you with accessing counseling, substance abuse, stress management and other services.
    • HealthStreet Access and Services: Will be available every other Thursday, 11:00am – 1:00pm
    • Paper Unemployment Applications are available on a grab-and-go basis. For individuals experiencing difficulty or are unable to complete online unemployment applications, we have paper ones that already have the postage paid on them.
    • Notary Service:  Free notary service will be available at the Library Partnership, Mondays 9:00am – 4:30pm and Wednesdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm.  Patrons must have an ID.
    • Family Court Paperwork/Packets Available  –Family Court Packets are available for pick-up during normal business hours. Packets for Temporary Custody, Paternity, and Dissolution of Marriage are available. Additional help with packets can be accessed through contacting the Sydney Self Help Center.
    • Toys for Tots Verifications available at the Library Partnership for individuals who need to verify, after they have been pre-registered. Families can pre-register using this link, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to apply.

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