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Lake County to accept grant applications for Housing & Human Services programs

RELEASE DATE: April 13, 2021

Tavares – The Lake County Office of Housing & Human Services is requesting grant applications to provide as much as $25,000 in support of youth intervention/prevention programs and other human services programs. Grant applications will be accepted beginning Friday, April 16. Applicants may only apply for one of the following:

  • Children’s Services Council – Youth intervention and/or prevention programs that serve at-risk children emphasizing one or more of the following needs: abuse and neglect; after-school and out-of-school programs; mental, physical or behavioral health; subsidized childcare; healthy choices/good decisions. 
  • Human Services – Elder and family intervention and/or prevention programs that serve at-risk individuals emphasizing one or more of the following needs: rental or mortgage assistance; utilities assistance; deposits (for utilities and housing); food; achieving economic self-sufficiency; services that assist with independent living for elders and those who are disabled. 

The deadline to submit grant applications is 12:00 p.m. on June 2.  To request copies of the grant application forms, contact Rene Bass at 352-742-6519 or [email protected], or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov and search key phrase “grant opportunities.” 


Lake County media contact:
Samantha Shylkofski
Lead Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
[email protected]

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