Emergency/Support Services


Emergency/Support Services for rent or electric assistance is available to low-income individuals and families facing a crisis situation due to a recent job loss or other unexpected circumstances that have negatively impacted the family's financial stability.


Who is Eligible:

Low-income households whose income falls 125% or below on the Federal Poverty Guidelines.


Services Available:

Emergency/Support Services are available to assist low-income households in financial crisis with rent/mortgage payments, past due utility bills, food, emergency car repairs, prescriptions, and other basic medical care. 



Emergency/Support Services is supported with funding from the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) , which is distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and administered by the State of Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).


Application for Assistance:


Apply Here - Application


Spanish - Application


Documents needed for assistance include:

(BE ADVISED: If all required documents are not included it will take longer to process the application, or you may be denied assistance.)

  • Valid identification;
  • Electric bill for each month requesting payment; 
    (if you do not have copies of your electric bill for each month you are past due, contact your energy supplier or create a login account on their website to obtain them)
  • Social Security cards (for all household members);
  • Proof of income; (any income received - i.e. child support, cash assistance, etc.)
  • SNAP (food stamp) award or denial letter; and,
  • Lease (if applicable).

Once you have applied online, if you need to send additional documents, you can send them to the following email addresses depending on your county/location:

Spring Hill - Docs_springhill@mfcs.us.com -   for more information call (352)606-3372 

Brooksville - docsbrooksville@mfcs.us.com - for more information call (352)796-1425

Citrus - docs_citrus@mfcs.us.com - for more information call (352) 527-3809

Sumter - docssumter@mfcs.us.com - for more information call (352) 793-3114

East Pasco - docsepasco@mfcs.us.com - for more information call (352) 567-0533

Including: Dade City, Trilby, Lacoochee, Zephyrhills, Wesley Chapel, Crystal Springs, Lutz, Ridge Manor 

West Pasco - docswpasco@mfcs.us.com for more information call (727) 857-5495

Including; Port Richey, New Port Richey, Hudson, Holiday, Land O'Lakes, Lutz, and Odessa


Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Service Locations: Hernando, Pasco, Sumter and Citrus Counties.


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