Orange County Government, Florida

Employment Assistance

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Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSSP)

The program is designed to assist low-income Orange County residents to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. Tuition assistance is available for vocational training, post-secondary education, and state certification that will enable residents to obtain career skills needed to acquire and retain employment. Some of the additional services that may be provided are:

  • employability skills training
  • mentoring and career counseling
  • referrals for employment
  • other support services.

To be eligible for this program, participants must fall within the family income guidelines. View the Poverty Income Guidelines chart. For more information on this program, please contact the Community Action Division at (407) 836-9333.

Employment Assistance Information

A Vocational Specialist is located at various Neighborhood Center for Families locations throughout Orange County. A Vocational Specialist assists residents with obtaining employment through job club classes, resume development, job search assistance, and direct employment referrals.

Here is a list of Neighborhood Center for Families locations.

Computer Labs

Computers are available to the community to assist residents with their educational goals, access job posting, increase their computer skills and access other computer related resources. The Computer labs are located throughout Orange County at various Community Centers and Neighborhood Centers for Families locations. Click a link below to be directed to those centers: Community Centers and Neighborhood Center for Families

Literacy/GED

These programs assist individuals and families in accessing educational opportunities. GED classes and literacy training is offered at various Community Centers and Neighborhood Centers for Families locations. Click a link below to be directed to those centers: Community Centers and Neighborhood Centers for Families.

Additional locations and information about these programs may be obtained by contacting the organizations listed below.

  • Orange County Public Schools at (407) 317-3200
  • Adult Literacy League, Inc. at (407) 422-1540

Contact Us

Community Action Division Office
2100 E. Michigan Street, 1st & 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Phone: (407) 836-9333
Fax: (407) 836-7690