Government Services

Government Services (eGovernment) are provided at the city, county, and/or state level. eGovernment allows you to access these services and information digitally through the Library District. We support eGovernment by providing:

  • Free public access to internet computer workstations.
  • eGovernment-only computer workstations located at the Headquarters Library.
  • Classes for basic computer skills (see our Events page).
Affordable Care Act

Health Insurance Marketplace

  • Get Health Insurance

Employ Florida Marketplace

  • Search for jobs
Government Assistance

Automated Community Connection to Economic Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS)

  • Apply for Food Stamps
  • Apply for Medicaid
  • Apply for Cash Assistance

Safelink Wireless

  • Apply for a free cellphone
Re-employment Assistance

CONNECT Claims Process

  • File for Re-employment Assistance

Florida Re-employment Assistance Claim

  • Claim my weeks
SBA Disaster Loans

Who can use an SBA disaster loan?

Businesses of all sizes located in declared disaster areas, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters affected by declared disasters, including civil unrest and natural disasters such as hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires.

How to apply:

For more information, call (800) 659-2955 or visit

Tax Information

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

  • Print tax forms

Free File

  • File your taxes for free
Vital Records

Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics

  • Request records of Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce 
Voter Registration

Register to vote or update your registration through Alachua County's Supervisor of Elections site at

You can download the application to fill out.

You can pick up a Voter Registration Application Form at any library location or other locations throughout Alachua County.

Right Service at the Right Time

The Right Service at the Right Time logo of two puzzle pieces

If you have a need right now, the library can help you find the right service.

Find local and state assistance with:

  • Daily Needs
  • Family
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration
  • Transportation
  • Jobs
  • Housing

Find help available in Alachua County or another Florida county.

Are you a service provider? Want your non-profit or government service(s) listed? Contact us by email or call 352-334-3940.

2-1-1 Get Connected, Get Help

Access 2-1-1 First Call for Help to find local resources for a variety of needs. Want to speak to someone? Contact 2-1-1 today!

Assessment, Information, and Referral

2 1-1 First Call for Help is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all residents of all people by providing access, through caring and professional guidance and advocacy, to essential community health and human services. Once a 2-1-1 Counselor assesses the needs of the caller, their goal is to provide them with the most accurate information, resources and referrals to the agency and program that can best meet their needs.

Disaster-Related Services

People seek vital information about conditions and services such as evacuation routes, shelters and so much more. 2-1-1 provides a 24/7 Helpline connected to a highly trained team providing the up-to-date information in an emergency.