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 picture IDs and social security cards 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: Kimberly

Kimberly and her dog, Hasani, a shih tzu poodle mix, lived in a car for two months after moving to Orlando from California. Kimberly, originally from Orlando, worked at a motel in California but had to leave the state after struggling to pay her bills. She contacted homeless shelters in Orlan…

Read More

Client Story: Vidette and Christopher

Vidette and her husband, Christopher, 4-year-old son, Micah, and Vidette’s mother, Dorothy, were upstairs in their townhome dancing to oldies music when their dog started barking downstairs. It was about 2 p.m. on a Saturday in March when the family heard a knock on the door but ignored it, assumi…

Read More

Client Story: Maritza

Maritza, 46, survived the Pulse nightclub shooting that killed 49 victims and wounded 53 others on June 12, 2016. For Maritza, her emotional scars run deep having lost her dear friend, Stanley, who was 23 years old when he was killed at Pulse. “I saw him earlier that night right before the bullets…

Read More

Latest News

Raise the Table 2021 Photo Gallery

November 10, 2021

We’d like to thank our event sponsors, in-kind sponsors, silent auction donors, Mustard Seed Board of Directors, attendees and volunteers for making our Raise the Table fundraiser a successful event! Thank you for believing in and supporting our mission!

A special thank you to our event emcee Car… read more

TMS Receives Third Place for Best Local Charitable Group

August 30, 2021

Orlando Weekly’s Best of Orlando 2021 results are out, and The Mustard Seed is honored to have received third place for Best Local Charitable Group! Congratulations to first place winner Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and second place winner Zebra Coalition!

Thank you for your su… read more