Client Forms and Application Process

  1. You must receive a referral from one of The Mustard Seed’s partnering agencies. The  referring agency will conduct a home visit to access your furniture and housewares needs. Referrals are good for 90 days from the date of the home visit. See a list of referring agencies here:  Referral Agencies General.
  2. We want to help you begin rebuilding your life as quickly as possible. To make the process go faster, please make sure you have all of the items and client forms needed to receive The Mustard Seed of Central Florida’s services. Client Checklist 2016
  3. Please call (407) 875-2040 to schedule your appointment. Appointments are scheduled Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Each client has 30 minutes in the warehouse to select their household items.  Please remember to bring IDs for all adults living in the home and birth certificates for all children living in the home, your referral, client checklist, a $150 processing fee and a moving truck.
  4. Please tell us about your experience with our programs. We would appreciate your honest feedback in helping us grow forward.
  5. Please “like” us on Facebook page. 

Client Story: Aaron and Amber

A massive fire woke Amber and her infant son, Aaron Jr., from a nap in their third floor apartment.  Employed by the Army, Amber wanted some rest before working the third shift. Amber’s boyfriend, Aaron, a line service technician for a private airport in Kissimmee, left for work about two hou…

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Client Story: Dorothy

Dorothy, 53, took in four children in December 2018 when the Florida Department of Children and Families removed the children from their mother’s care because of “an unfortunate situation.” Dorothy said she’s known the children, ages 6, 8, 10 and 11, since they were babies. T…

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Client Story: Hurveal

In 1982, Hurveal, 61, fell out of a helicopter and broke his back during an Army training exercise in Hawaii. Hurveal served eight years in the Army before the incident left him permanently disabled. But Hurveal’s disability and limited income doesn’t stop him from opening his home and …

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Latest News

The Mustard Seed partners with RE:PURPOSE

June 12, 2019

The Mustard Seed is proud to partner with RE:PURPOSE, a program that collects used and broken electronics in order to reduce hazardous e-waste going into our landfills. The devices will be refurbished, repurposed, and upcycled for children in low-income families.
It’s estimated that over 33 perc… read more

Charity Navigator gives Mustard Seed highest rating!

May 20, 2019

The Mustard Seed of Central Florida is proud to have received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities. The Mustard Seed received the organization’s highest rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to account… read more