Public Health & Safety

Mayor Jacobs with Faith Community personnel

Orange County Partners with Faith Community to Launch Open Table

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announced a new partnership with the faith community on May 4 that will transform the lives of youth at-risk of being homeless and families living in poverty.

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Mayor Jacobs speaking on child abuse

Orange County Leaders to Focus Efforts on Child Abuse

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and members of Orange County’s Domestic Violence Commission recently presented key findings on the region’s State of Child Abuse during National...

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Addressing Homelessness in Orange County

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....

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Mayor Jacobs at a social media conference

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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OCFR employee giving a presentation

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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Mayor Jacobs and United Way personnel receiving check

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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Three OC employees working a booth at Health Summit

Orange County’s Community Health Fair Provides Wellness Screenings and Family Fun

Orange County citizens were offered free health screenings and beneficial wellness and safety information at the second annual Community Health Fair held recently at...

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Mayor Jacobs with three individuals at Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center

Minnesota Officials Tour Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently hosted Minnesota Senator Barb Goodwin and Hennepin County 4th Judicial District Judge Jay Quam for a learning and...

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BCC Meeting

Youth Mental Health Commission Implementation Work Begins

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ Youth Mental Health Commission Implementation Team met on Monday to begin the work of accomplishing the goals set by...

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Mayor Jacobs with two women

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Recognized as Advocate for Children’s Mental Health

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was honored recently by the Federation of Families of Central Florida with the inaugural “Champion of Children's Mental Health”...

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