HOPE Helps, Inc's mission is to prevent and reduce hunger and homelessness in Central Florida by equipping individuals and families to become self-sufficient through Housing, Outreach, Prevention, and Education.

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HOPE's Food Pantry provides nonperishable food, produce, meat and fresh bread, 4-days per week, all at no charge. Tuesdays and Thursdays: Open to clients from 9:00am-11:30am, closed 11:30am-12:30pm, and reopened 12:30pm-3:30pm. Wednesdays and Saturday: open to clients 9am - Noon.



HOPE serves the working poor, many clients who have never been in crisis before and the homeless. We believe in equipping individuals and families with the tools necessary to get them through their crisis by offering case management, financial literacy and access to additional resources.

Are you in need?

HOPE can help!

How do I qualify?

You must be a Seminole County, FL resident who believes they are in need of assistance.

Do you have questions?

Call us! We are here to help. Please give us a call at 321.765.4984 and leave a voice message with your contact information, we will reach out to you within 48 hours.

How to apply?

News from HOPE

A Story of HOPE – Meadow

As homelessness becomes more prevalent many people are still learning how to navigate the agencies they are seeking assistance from. At HOPE Helps, we are cognizant on how distressful this could be and we are glad to say we have a system in place to help clients through crises. We have several staff members that are trained […]

A Story of HOPE – Emily

In 2021, Emily, a young mother facing the daunting reality of her unborn baby’s severe heart conditions, turned to HOPE Helps in search of support. Our comprehensive assistance, including food, hygiene products, diapers, and even Christmas gifts, became a lifeline for her during this incredibly challenging period.Complicating her situation was a difficult and unhealthy relationship […]

A story of HOPE – Jack

In the midst of last year’s economic strains, Jack’s story stood out. Living with Post-Polio Syndrome and reliant on a limited social security disability income, Jack faced not just financial hardship but the isolation that often accompanies severe health conditions. HOPE Helps intervened through our HENS program, offering Jack not only essential supplies like food […]

A story of HOPE – Manuel

As 2024 begins, we reflect on the economic challenges our community faced last year. The United States experienced a substantial increase in the cost of living in 2023, with inflation peaking at 6.4%. This rise in expenses, especially for essentials like housing and healthcare, mirrored the difficulties encountered by individuals like Manuel, whom HOPE Helps […]

A story of HOPE- Tracy

Tracy heard about HOPE Helps through a friend. She was facing a medical crisis when she reached out, and shared that she had a cyst that was preventing her from working full days at work and that she was scheduled to have a hysterectomy in the upcoming months. In addition, she shared that due to […]

A Story of HOPE- Betti

Sometimes being receptive and willing are all it takes to overcome adversity. Betty charted a compelling path to HOPE. After becoming sick earlier this year, she missed two weeks of work and was let go from her job. A single mom with no access to child support, Betty’s world quickly collapsed under the strain of […]

We’re Hiring! – Resource Specialist

HOPE Helps, a local non-profit with a mission to prevent homelessness and keep families in their homes, is looking for a dynamic and organized person to join our team as a Resource Specialist. This part-time position is responsible for providing friendly client service through answering phones and greeting clients, assessing their needs and directing them […]

A Story of HOPE- Felicia

Felicia came to HOPE asking for assistance. She was in crisis because she lost her apartment due to hurricane Ian. She shared that her landlord sold the property she was residing in. As a result, she was residing in a hotel and eventually did not have any funds for the hotel and ended up living out of her […]

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