SWAG Family Resource Center offers a wide variety of services, resources and programming. A brief description of a few of our ongoing services and programs is below. Please view our calendar for information about active programming.
Printing and copying for 10 cents/sheet (resume printing is free)
Job board containing dozens of current job openings
Playroom for children ages 0 – 5 (Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Room availability based on programming needs.)
Lending library for adults and children
Resume & Application Assistance
Please call 352.505.6823 to schedule an appointment for assistance with resumes or applications.
Food stamp, Medicaid and Medicare Application Assistance
A staff member from the Department of Children and Families ACCESS program is available to provide assistance to patrons each Thursday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The resource center’s clothing closet is open each Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clothing closet offers gently used items ranging from shoes, clothing and accessories to small household items.
The food pantry is available to patrons on an emergency basis and can be accessed once every six months.
Retain, Apply, Play (RAP) Summer Program
The resource center offers a free summer program to children who have completed grades K – 5. Summer program registration begins May 1, 2019.
Join us for our monthly community dinner to enjoy a free, warm meal and chance to win a raffle prize! Please view the monthly calendar for specific dates and times.
Back to School Supplies
Limited school supplies, including backpacks, are available prior to the fall semester. Registration for school supplies will begin July 1, 2019. Please contact the resource center if you have an emergency need.
Homework Help and Enrichment Activities
The resource center offers a free homework help program for K-12 students. The program focuses on homework assistance, spelling and reading and includes occasional enrichment activities such as crafts or guest speakers. Additional enrichment activities are available such as Kid’s Group, Capoeira, and Girl Scouts. Please contact the resource center for more information.
Thanksgiving Food Share
Each November, the resource center and dedicated partners provide families residing in the SWAG neighborhoods with all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal. Registration begins in October.
Eligible families in the SWAG neighborhoods will be invited to participate in a Holiday Party that will include a visit from Santa and distribution of gifts. Please contact the resource center to learn more.