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Mission
To prevent homelessness by helping people find jobs while providing for them materially and spiritually.
Vision
To see God honored by providing for the vocational, material and spiritual needs of those who are unemployed and actively seeking employment.
Honored As
  • The outstanding Faith based ministry in the Southeast in 2006
  • One of the ten top Social Entrepreneurial organizations in the United States by the Manhattan Institute in 2004 
  •  A model Faith based program for the White House in 2003
  • The most productive Private Permanent Placement Agency in Central Florida by The Orlando Business Journal, since 1999
  • Ellison S. Onizuka Humanitarian award, 2011 presented by the Asian American Chamber
  • Bank of America's Neighborhood Builder Award 2011
Latest News
One of the biggest wake-up calls this community had during the recent economic storm is that desperation and homelessness don't always look like what you might expect.

Warren lost her job as an elementary schoolteacher in December 2012.
Then a woman at her son's school connected her with Christian HELP in Casselberry.
The organization, which operates a food bank and provides assistance with resumes, job searches and other services, is one of the many nonprofits supported by the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund. ...more
November 27, 2013
 New partnership.
Thank you to JP Morgan Chase for your support of expanding the Central Florida Jobs Initiative Program. We are excited about this new partnership to help job seekers to become successful employees.



September 11, 2013
 Helping others is JOB ONE.
Casselberry's Christian HELP is expanding its employment assistance programs. For more than 20 years, Christian HELP in Casselberry has provided vital assistance for struggling families and individuals. But in addition to its food pantry, holiday toy drives, and other resources, the faith-based organization is targeting the underlying cause of hunger and homelessness: unemployment and underemployment.
   read more (pdf)

The Central Florida Jobs Initiative (CFJI) is a free job-readiness training program for serious job seekers who need assistance and/or coaching to help them secure gainful employment. Developed by the Christian HELP Foundation, the goal is to “equip and empower job seekers to become excellent employees”. Full information on CFJI website or email.

May 17, 2013
 Orlando power brokers
Sandi VidalQuotation form Orlando Sentinel:
" Politicians aren't the only people who wield clout in Orlando. In no particular order, here is an admittedly limited -- but recently expanded -- sampling of unelected power brokers in the region.

Sandi Vidal
( Orlando Sentinel file / June 17, 2009 )
She is executive director of Christian Help, a Casselberry organization that helps people find work. Vidal works to pull people together to help the unemployed. As the jobless rate soared, so did her profile and she is now a leading advocate for people who are out of work. "    Read more here.
April 28, 2013
 Awards
 Royce Gomez, our Social Entrepreneur VISTA, and Sandi Vidal, Executive Director with mentor Betty Amos, receiving the grand prize in the University of Miami Business Plan Contest for Savory Community Café.  Sandi Vidal, Executive Director being presented a $20,000 check for the Stop Hunger Now program by Lisa Jacobsen from the Orlando Sentinel Family Fund, a Robert McCormick Foundation Fund. We appreciate their support so much!

September 26, 2012
 Author Jacquelyn Lynn
Author Jacquelyn Lynn has generously offered to donate $1.00 of each book sold using code 2BVFBGFB to Christian HELP. She is also offering a 5% discount for each purchase. You can buy the book at www.wordstoworkby.com. (Paper copy only)

April 11, 2012
About Christian HELP 20th Anniversary
Testimonies
“Desperate” that was how he described himself. He had contacted our church through a suicide help line and it was late into the evening when we talked. He had lost his job several months before, his marriage had fallen apart and he was facing vehicle repossession which would make finding work almost impossible. That night we were able to provide hope. Our congregation is blessed with various referral opportunities and funding to help support people in his situation. We were able to refer him to counseling, help get him back on track with his financial situation and through the generous support from Christian HELP he was given food. He also received coaching and advise with his resume and job search. Through a referral from Christian HELP he was interviewed for a position for which he was hired. He shared with us the confidence that he had as a result of the support and care he received from Christian HELP. Christian HELP is a wonderful example of the Church united together in the Kingdom work God has called each us in which to engage. 

Sam Knight 
Associate Pastor for Congregational Life
First Presbyterian Church Orlando      Read More.
Updated: 07/22/2014