About Community Home Project

The Marion County Hospital District has partnered with Marion County Public Schools to offer free services at Howard Academy located at 306 NW 7 Ave. Building 3, Ocala, FL 34475. The Community Home Project assists families with employment, educational tutoring and continuing education, healthcare navigation and dental clinics, fitness and nutrition classes (diabetes education, grocery orders) and much more.


On-site Career Coach to help with:

  • Job applications
  • Employability skills classes• Resume writing• Interviewing
  • Job fairs


Youth after-school tutoring and life-skills classes.

Resources for GED classes and continuing education.

Medical & Dental

Healthcare Navigation appointments to help with:

  • Applying for medical benefits
  • Medical Referrals
  • Dental Clinics

Fitness & Nutrition

Assistance with:

  • Grocery orders and delivery
  • Cooking classes
  • Diabetes education classes
  • Gardening classes
  • Eat Healthy-Be Active Classes