River County Human Services Department administers the county's
general assistance programs aimed at reducing social and economic
dependency and providing services to needy individuals who
reside in Indian River County. Assistance is supplemented
with counseling and direction designed to restore individuals
to self sufficient status or to supply referrals to appropriate
religious, not-for profit, state or federal agencies for persons
in need of long term support. Continuing efforts are made
to provide the maximum assistance possible to meet the minimum
needs and to be consistent with restoration of health and
maintenance of an acceptable standard of living.
by an applicant to cooperate in providing complete and accurate
information during the application process, or any period thereafter
or subsequent to receipt of assistance, or to refuse to accept
and pursue an appropriate referral to another Governmental or
private agency shall subject the application to immediate cancellation.