Community & Services

Individual giving a presentation for Landlord Summit

Central Florida Regional Commission on Homelessness Hosts First Central Florida Landlord Summit

Orange County and the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness hosted the first-ever Central Florida Landlord Summit with other community partners on July 29 to address homelessness and help individuals, families and children find safe, stable and affordable housing in the region. The event was attended by almost 200 landlords and community leaders from Osceola, Orange and Seminole counties.

BCC with distinguished boys

Orange County Recognizes Children for Saving Lives During House Fire

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Fire Chief Otto Drozd III honored Isiah Francis, 10, and Jeremiah Grimes, 11, at the Board of County...

Ribbon cutting for Veterans Surge

Orange County Opens Three-Points Maintenance Unit

Orange County Government and its Public Works Division held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Young Pine Road Three-Points Maintenance Unit on July...

Mayor Jacobs with personnel for Veterans Surge

Orange County Rallies Support for Veterans Surge

Hundreds of volunteers from across the region joined the “Veterans Surge” initiative, led by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness (CFCH), with the goal...

Mayor Jacobs with distinguished OC citizens

Orange County Citizens Honored at 2015 Community Conference

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners recognized several Community Champions at the 20th Annual Community Conference held on July...

Mayor Jacobs and Mayor Dyer with new organizing committee for men's basketball

Local Organizing Committee Launches for American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Championships

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders at the historic Cheyenne Saloon in downtown Orlando on July 16 to launch the Local Organizing...

Ribbon cutting for Holden Heights Community Center

Orange County Celebrates New Holden Heights Community Center

Mayor Jacobs was joined by Orange County District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin at the event hosted by Orange County’s Family Services Department and...

Mayor Jacobs at the Edgewood Children's Ranch

Edgewood Children’s Ranch Grows Food and Futures

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently toured the unique pilot garden at Edgewood Children’s Ranch where new agricultural methods are being tested with Valencia...

OC employee working a booth for Hurricane Expo

Orange County Hurricane Expo Prepares Citizens for Storm Season

Hundreds of citizens learned how to best prepare for the season and received free storm supplies at Orange County’s 2015 Hurricane Expo in June....

Groundbreaking for new Orange County park

New Orange County Park to Honor Fallen Hero

With numerous community leaders and the law enforcement community on hand, Orange County’s Parks and Recreation Division broke ground on the Deputy Brandon Coates...