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Orlando Mass Shooting: GET HELP - GIVE HELP

If you have any information about the attack at the Pulse night club, please contact the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI.
Click here to see a list of victims who have lost their lives during the shooting.

IMMEDIATE HELP AVAILABLE:  The City of Orlando in partnership with Orange County Government, has opened the Orlando United Assistance Center (OUAC) to serve as a navigation point to assess the needs, provide information, support and resources to those directly affected by the Pulse tragedy.

Culturally-experienced representatives from the Hispanic and LGBT communities will be available. Everyone impacted by the tragedy will be helped. This center will provide

Everyone impacted by the tragedy will be helped. This center will provide long-term support and assistance to those in need.

To ensure families and individuals are provided the one-on-one support they need, an appointment is recommended.

APPOINTMENTS - Call 407.500.HOPE

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

LOCATION
507 East Michigan Street
Orlando, FL 32806
Corner of Osceola Avenue and East Michigan Street

COUNSELING AVAILABLE:

  • Orlando United Assistance Center (OUAC)opens in partnership with City of Orlando and the Orange County Government. This center will provide long term support and assistance to those in need. 
    • For personalized services schedule an appointment through 407-500-HOPE or visit cityoforlando.net/hope.
  • Zebra Coalition Youth Center, 911 N. Mills Avenue, will be hosting a peer support group for those impacted by the events at Pulse Nightclub.  For more information, please contact Clinical Manager Brett Burlone at 407-228-1446 or bburlone@zebrayouth.org.
  • The GLBT Community Center of Central Florida is offering grief counseling to those affected by the Pulse Orlando massacre. They are encouraging anyone who needs help and support to please come to the center.
    Address: 946 N Mills Ave Orlando, Florida 32803
    Phone Number: (407) 228-8272
    Website: http://www.thecenterorlando.org/
    *For anyone needing support, you may call the Zebra Coalition hotline at (407) 228-1446 or (407) 822-5036 (press 1) to speak to a counselor.
  • Counselors from  UCF Counseling and Psychological Services and other support services are available. Counselors also can be reached over the phone by calling 407-823-2811 and pressing 5.
  • Mental Health Association of Central Florida (MHACF)is offering counseling services, 1525 E Robinson St, Orlando, FL 32801
  • United Way:The 2-1-1 Information and Assistance Crisis Helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trained specialists can offer crisis support and connect callers to community resources that are providing face to face services. You can access 2-1-1 by phone, text, chat or email. Simply dial 2-1-1, text your zip code to 898-211 or visit  hfuw.org/get-help.
  • Seminole StateIf you need somebody to talk to about this tragedy, students can call the Counseling hotline at 407.416.9976, and employees can call EAP at 1.800.272.7252 free, 24/7.
  • Valenciaclick here for room info 
    • Student Affairs Counselors available in Student Services Building, Room 110. Walk-ins are welcome.
    • Bay Care Counselor is available 9:00 am – 3:00 pm in Student Services Building, Room 110. Walk-ins are welcome.
    • Prayer & Spiritual Reflection quiet space is available in Student Services Building, Room 206-G
  • Orlando VA Medical Center Mobile Medical Unit: The Department of Veterans Affairs is providing emergency mental health assistance to Veterans, employees and the general public. An Orlando VA Medical Center Mobile Medical Unity is currently located at the Beardall Senior Center, 800 Delaney Ave, Orlando 32801. Phone: 321-277-6672
  • Share the Care would like to offer elder care assistance to any of the victim's families who may need help during this time. We will use non-governmental funds to allow us to expedite services. Please call us at 407-423-5311 or info@helpforcaregivers.org  to arrange service.

BLOOD DRIVES:

DONATIONS/VOLUNTEER:

  • ONE ORLANDO FUND: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced the formation of the OneOrlando Fund, the purpose of which is to raise and receive money to help those families most affected by the tragic events that unfolded on June 12, 2016 in our community.

 

Resources For Families:

Help for Kids in Emergencies Emergencies can be overwhelming, particularly for young children. Even in the most difficult of circumstances, families can find strength and resilience within their community.

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