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Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments are available NOW for families with children!

Fact Sheet: Advance Child Tax Credit

What is the Child Tax Credit? The Child Tax Credit is a tax benefit that provides money to support families for every child in their care. In 2021, it was expanded and is now available to most families with a child 17 or under. What is the Advance Child Tax Credit? In 2021, families...

Orange County Recognized as a National Leader in Digital Initiatives

It’s no secret Mayor Jerry L. Demings, Orange County has been proactive in greenlighting initiatives that streamline delivery of government services. That includes encouraging...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Orange County’s Vanished Communities

During the 1880s, the expansion of the railroad brought settlers to Orange County in droves, causing a population boom and the development of several...

2021 Florida Simulation Summit: Three Key Takeaways

Orange County Government’s annual Florida Simulation Summit highlights the region’s multibillion-dollar Modeling, Simulation and Training (MS&T) industry. This year, the event focused on cybersecurity and...

Community & Services

Fact Sheet: Advance Child Tax Credit

What is the Child Tax Credit? The Child Tax Credit is a tax benefit that provides money to support families for every child in their care. In 2021, it was expanded and is now...

Orange County Recognized as a National Leader in Digital Initiatives

It’s no secret Mayor Jerry L. Demings, Orange County has been proactive in greenlighting initiatives that streamline delivery of government services. That includes encouraging open data, collaboration, and shared services; enhanced cybersecurity; and innovative...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Orange County’s Vanished Communities

During the 1880s, the expansion of the railroad brought settlers to Orange County in droves, causing a population boom and the development of several settlements and towns along waterways and railroad tracks. Sawmills and railroad depots sustained these communities, and many played important roles in the region’s development. For a while, most of these...

Public Health & Safety

Orange County Health Services: Ground Zero in Coronavirus Response

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first impacted Central Florida 18 months ago, Orange County Health Services has led the way in providing personal protective equipment (PPE), testing site services and vaccination site services – all...

Stopping Domestic Violence: Orange County Commissioners Accept Findings

After months of work, the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) presented its findings and proposed recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in late August. The multi-sector recommendations were put forth to address...

Orange County Addresses “Livability” for Older Adults with Age-Friendly Initiative

The number of Americans 65 and older is expected to nearly double in the next 40 years, far outpacing growth in any other age group. Finding a way to provide for the needs of older Americans will be a challenge. In order to address this, Orange County has launched an Age-Friendly Initiative with the...

Business

2021 Florida Simulation Summit: Three Key Takeaways

Orange County Government’s annual Florida Simulation Summit highlights the region’s multibillion-dollar Modeling, Simulation and Training (MS&T) industry. This year, the event focused on cybersecurity and how the region can utilize the digital twin model –...

Orange County’s Pollution Prevention Champion Spotlight: Avalon Eatery

It takes a great deal of careful thought and creative planning to become a Pollution Prevention (P2) champion, and Avalon Eatery has done just that. The Orange County Environmental Protection Division is thrilled to...

Job Alert: Pandemic Leaves Great Oaks Village in Need of Counselors for Foster Children and Young Adults

Working virtually became the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many remote workers want to keep it that way. This has created a challenge for businesses and organizations in need of in-person staff as they attempt to fill critical positions. Such is the case with Great Oaks Village, an Orange County residential foster group...