Helping individuals and families stay in their homes
In 2015 HUM increased efforts to help families in our community living below the poverty line. Distributing over one million pounds of food in 24,960 Feed a Family Packages, plus 3,539 baby products and direct rent or utility assistance to 186 families – Helping prevent Homelessness. By reducing their grocery bills and helping with other necessities these families are left with more for basic housing costs. We accomplished this with your donations, helping your neighbors. Your support is needed, now more than ever to help our homeless prevention program.
Homeless Prevention – Case Management & Financial Assistance
In addition to the Feed a Family food packages Halifax Urban Ministries Homeless Prevention program offers case management and referrals to help assist individuals/families stay in their homes. HUM also helps with financial assistance when available for the following:
- Past due rent
- Past due utilities
Contact number to make an appointment to discuss how we may assist you:
Daytona Beach – 386.252.0156
Flagler County & Palm Coast – 386.615.1326
New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, and Oak Hill – 386.428.1724
Ormond Beach and Holly Hill – 386.615.1326
Intakes will be done Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 to 4 pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 12 pm
The following information is needed at the time of intake or re-certification:
- Photo ID’s for all Adults in the Household
- Social Security Cards for all members of the Household
- Proof of residence in the form of a rent receipt or utility bill dated within the last 30 days. (Lease may be used if dated within the last 30 days)
Where to Get Help
In addition to several permanent HUM Homeless Prevention locations we have distributed services and partner locations that provide help at countywide locations listed here.
We also provide HUM food Packages to several organizations that distribute food to families of children in need through a partnership with local schools helping HUM feed needy families as far west as Deland, Deltona Orange City and Pearson.
Because People Matter to God!