IDignity Seminole – How we’re serving during COVID-19

We provide assistance in obtaining birth certificates, Social Security cards and other documentation needed to obtain a FL ID or license. During this pandemic, IDignity Seminole is available through two monthly events. These events are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. IDignity Seminole events are hosted on either the second Friday of every month or the last Wednesday […]

IDignity Seminole is working remotely to try to meet the needs of clients

In order for us to serve safely, clients must have access to communication technology such as a computer (for Zoom conferencing and scanning documents), a fax machine or scanner, phone service, and a mailing address. Because of these needs, we are primarily focusing on referrals from shelters, agencies and social workers where the clients can […]

In response to COVID-19, Identification Clinics are cancelled until further notice

In accordance with the CDC’s mitigation strategies outline, we have decided to cancel IDignity Seminole’s Identification Clinics until further notice. As the next few weeks unfold, we will continue to monitor the situation and update you about how it may impact other events. For more information on the Coronavirus, including prevention techniques, please visit the […]

Beneath All Appearances — An IDignity Client Story

  Clients served in 2018: 588 Clients served to date: 1946 If we’re so fortunate as to have a nice place to shower and access to a laundry machine, we all tend to put up a veneer in public which says, “I’m doing well. I have my ducks in a row. Things are on the […]

Stories and Updates from May ’18

Clients served so far in 2018: 398 Total clients served to date: 1756   A story of persistence, careful concern, and a fair amount of luck At our May 2, IDignity Seminole event, the Out of State Birth Certificates Team had a rewarding experience.  A client from our very first event, May 20, 2014, came to re-apply […]

Some Early 2018 Highlights

Tony’s Story   Tony is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force who served in the Middle East conflicts.  After returning home, he ran into trouble, lost his family and has been under the jurisdiction of the Veteran’s Court, recently finishing his probation.  Because he had lost his ID, he could not get work or […]

  Amber’s Story Just before the 2017 Christmas holiday, a social worker at Winter Springs High School contacted a volunteer of IDignity Seminole to discuss the “immediate need” of a homeless senior.  The senior turned out to be a 17-year-old female, who had been on the streets since age 13. The story got even more […]

A Dream Not Deferred

Total Clients Served to Date: 1,161 One of our event leaders, Dennis, and I occasionally make trips to the Seminole State College volunteer fair to put IDignity in front of students as a great opportunity to rack up some meaningful service hours. This last time an older student, a young lady of maybe 23 or […]

Everyone Seemed To Know What To Do: A Client Story

I’m repeatedly impressed by the strange and unexpected ways in which IDignity events pull out the best in everyone involved. At a recent Seminole county event, one of our clients was waiting patiently to see the DMV when he fell into an epileptic seizure. I’ve witnessed this sort of thing in other settings where it […]