Community & Services

Addressing Homelessness in Orange County

“For the chronically homeless, and for our families and precious children who are struggling with homelessness, we are committed to creating a better future. Building upon the great momentum and renewed awareness regarding the issue of homelessness, I believe that we can make history by transforming the lives of our homeless children and families, the chronically homeless, and our proud veterans.” – Teresa Jacobs, Orange County Mayor

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The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

"The greatest gift we can bestow upon future generations is opportunity. The Dr. Phillips Center will do just that, with arts education and amazing...

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The Youth Mental Health Commission

"Building on the recommendations of the Youth Mental Health Commission, we’re going to make sure that parents know how and where to get help,...

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The MLS Soccer Stadium

"Bringing Major League Soccer to Orlando is a huge win for our entire community, and will positively impact our local economy and families, as...

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Orange County’s Top 2014 Newsroom Stories

The year 2014 was filled with historic community celebrations that marked Orange County’s extraordinary “Year of Transformation.”

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Orange County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Named Chair of National Training Publication Committee

Orange County, FL – Orange County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Brian Morrow has been named Chair for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)...

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Orange County Surpasses Goal for Mayor Jacobs’ Holiday Heroes Toy Drive

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined Orange County Government employees for the 2014 Heart of Florida United Way Campaign’s Victory Celebration luncheon at the Orange...

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United Way is at the Heart of Orange County Government

Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently joined Orange County Government employees for the 2014 Heart of Florida United Way Campaign’s Victory Celebration luncheon at the Orange...

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Holiday Parades Celebrate the Season of Joy in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and members of the Board of County Commissioners joined citizens at several holiday parades coordinated by the cities of...

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Orange County’s Holiday at Heritage Square Tree Lighting Ceremony Kicks off Season

Orange County officially kicked off the holiday season on Thursday night at the Orange County Regional History Center with its signature Holiday at Heritage...

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