The purpose of the division is to improve the quality of life for Volusia County residents. Staff coordinates and develops the various community services of federal, state and local agencies along with county residents for more efficient utilization and delivery of community resources.
The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is a partnership between Volusia County Government and the State of Florida. Its mission is to promote, protect, maintain and improve the health and safety of Volusia County residents and visitors. The county and the state provide funding and facilities to care for our citizens.
The Veterans Services Division provides U.S. Armed Forces veterans and their dependents assistance in obtaining earned benefits. Veterans are counseled on the rules and regulations governing benefits and providing follow-up action as required.
The Department of Children and Families, Economic Self Sufficiency Program has several programs that can help Florida families. They include, Food Assistance, Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid and Refugee Assistance. Each of these programs has its own eligibility rules, but you may apply for any (or all) of these programs at one time using the same application.
The Reemployment Assistance program provides temporary, partial wage replacement benefits to qualified workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own. It is funded solely by employers who pay federal and state payroll taxes and is provided at no cost to the workers who receive the benefits.
CONNECT provides online access for claimants to apply for benefits, view and maintain claimant account information, view claim status and payments, view overpayment balance and make payments.
Benefits.gov is an online resource to help you find federal benefits you may be eligible for in the United States.
An online database that provides information to residents looking for assistance with daily needs, housing, healthcare, transportation, and employment. Categorizes services from local non-profit organizations and puts them into an easy to navigate catalog.
Volusia County Public Library has partnered with PBC Guru and Freading to create a virtual book club for patrons and the community.
The book for May 27 - July 29 is The Leavers by Lisa Ko.
One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home. Set in New York and China, the Leavers is the story of how one boy comes into his own when everything he's loved has been taken away and how a mother learns to live with the mistakes of her past.
It is always available for download from Freading.