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Community Programs

7205 George Blvd. Sebring Fl 33875
Phone: (863) 402-6626  Fax: (863) 402-6627

Community Programs oversees and coordinates services to children, families, and the elderly in Highlands County. Services that are provided under the umbrella of Community Programs, include the Housing, Human Services, and Healthy Families Highlands. 

The Community Programs office coordinates a variety of aid designed to assist individuals and families in need to become self sufficient. Eligibility Specialist screen for available local resources and provide not only direct services but also information and referral to other agencies. 

Our office serves as a collaborative hub for resources (Federal, State, Local, Private, and Non-profit) designed to aid economically disadvantaged individuals and families in our community. There are several program areas tailored to specific needs in order to better assist Highlands County residents.

The Community Programs Office coordinates and facilitates financial assistance available through various County, State, Federal and Private grants. Primarily serving low income households, the goal of the program is to assist households to become, or remain, self-sufficient through four main program areas. Assistance is subject to available funds and various program guidelines.