Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF) is a primary
agency for funneling federal funds to partner agencies and
programs that meet human needs over a wide range.
mantra is to:
the Vulnerable, Promote Strong and Economically Self-Sufficient
Families, and Advance Personal and Family Recovery and
Abuse & Mental Health
Youth & Families
& Referral Services
ACCESS Florida Programs
households must pass a gross income limit at 200% of the Federal
Poverty Level (FPL). Households with a member disqualified for
breaking Food Assistance Program rules, felony drug trafficking,
running away from a felony warrant, or not participating in a
work program must meet a gross income test at 130% of the FPL.
Households with or without a disqualified member must have net
income less than 100% of the FPL. Households with people who
are, age 60 or older or disabled must only meet the net monthly
income limit. Some household expenses may be subtracted from the
total monthly income in the food assistance budget. The budget
may subtract for shelter expenses, dependent care, medical,
child support paid, standard deductions, and earnings.
Healthy adults, 18 to 50 years of age, who do not have dependent
children or are not pregnant, can only get food assistance
benefits for 3 months in a 3-year period, if they are not
working or participating in a work or workfare program.
citizen with SSN.
County Partner Agencies
AM to 5 PM Mon. - Fri.
1601 NE 25 Ave, Suite 900
Ocala, FL 34470
Department of Children and Families
P.O. Box 1
Wildwood, FL 34785
Marion County falls into the Central Region, District 5 of the
DCF Florida Structure.
5 Office: 330-2177
Abuse Hotline - 1-800-962-2873
Medicaid/Nursing Home - 866-762-2237
& Adult Services - 732-1478
N Magnolia Ave.