Hillsborough County Health Department, Homeless Shelters, and Food Pantries

Hillsborough County Health Department

P.O. Box 5135
Tampa, FL 33675-5135

1105 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 307-8000
FAX (813) 272-6984

Hillsborough County Local Homeless Shelters

Alpha House of Tampa, Inc.

201 S. Tampania Avenue
Tampa, FL 33609

Phone: (813) 875-2024
Fax: (813) 877-7784

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     8:30 AM-4:30 PM, M-F 
Services:     Baby supplies (including food). Transitional shelter for homeless and/or pregnant women in crisis. 
Eligibility:     Pregnant and in crisis 
Contact:     call receptionist


Hillsborough County Dpt of Family and Aging Srvcs

601 E Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602    

Phone: (813) 272-5040
Fax: (813) 276-2865

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     8:00-5:00 PM, M-Fri 
Services:     Food, shelter, medical care, boarding home svcs, burial/cremation, transportation, and dental services for qualified low-income residents. 
Eligibility:     Call first to find out where to apply 
Contact:     Ask for anyone 

Hillborough County Local Food Pantries

Bread of Life Mission          

908 E. Reynolds Street
Plant City, FL 33563    

Phone: (813) 704-4678
Fax: (813) 754-7808
Email: breadoflife3@juno.com www.breadoflifemission.com

Counties Served:     Hillsborough, Polk 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     10-5:00 PM, T-F 
Services:     Emergency Food Pantry, Bilingual Education, Clothes closet 
Eligibility:     Migrant farm workers or any low income people 
Contact:     Pastor Julio Santana


Metropolitan Ministries Outreach

2002 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602    

Phone: (813) 209-1000
Fax: (813) 209-1080

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     9-5:00 PM, M-F 
Services:     Food Pantries, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Clothing, Holiday Assistance 
Eligibility:     Individuals at risk of becoming homeless/needy persons or families in need of emergency food. 
Contact:     Ask for anyone


Nativity Catholic Church

705 E. Brandon Boulevard
Brandon, FL 33511    

Phone: (813) 689-2289
Fax: (813) 653-9482

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     9-4:00 PM M-Tclosed for lunch 12-1, 912: F/ Pantry hours Thursday 3:00 
Services:     Food basket one time a week for up to three months 
Eligibility:     picture ID, SS card, proof of residence, demonstrated need. 
Contact:     Pessy(813) 767-4446


Plant City Health Center - Project Empower

302 N. Michigan Avenue
Plant City, FL 33566    

Phone: (813) 307-8057
Fax: (813) 757-3963

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     7:30-5PM, M-F after 2:30 call ahead 
Services:     Family planning, child abuse prevention, and also provides food and clothing assistance. 
Eligibility:     Pregnant women in Plant City. 
Contact:     Ask for person in charge of food pantry.


Salvation Army

1603 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604    

Phone: (813) 386-0539
Fax: (813) 849-0926

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Salvation Army, Food Pantry 
Hours:     8-4:00 PM, M-F Food pantry 9AM-3PM 
Services:     Food for the needy or those over 60. Also have some utility and rental assistance 
Eligibility:     Call for guidelines 
Contact:     Irene Zucco


St. Anne Catholic Church

106 11th Avenue N.E.
Ruskin, FL 33570    

Phone: (813) 645-1714
Fax: (813) 645-5570

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     Office hours 8:30-4 PM M-Th, 8:30-12PM, F(closed 12-1 for lunch M-TH) Food Pantry 9-12,W 
Services:     Food Pantries 
Eligibility:     Person must be in boundaries 
Contact:     Bill Richard


St. Clement Catholic Church

1104 N. Alexander Street
Plant City, FL 33563    

Phone: (813) 752-8251
Fax: (813) 759-2721
Email: info@Stclementpc.org

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Religious Organizations, FOOD PANTRY 
Hours:     8:30-4PM, M-F, Food Pantry 9-12 F 
Services:     Supplemental Clothing and Food 
Eligibility:     Must be at or below the Florida Poverty Income level. 
Contact:     Father Rafael Martos
         


United Food Bank & Service of Plant City, Inc.

702 E. Alsobrook Street, Suite 9
Plant City, FL 33566    

Phone: (813) 764-0625
Fax: (813) 764-8346

Counties Served:     Hillsborough 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     9-1:00 PM , MWF; 1:30-5:30 Tu, Th 
Services:     Food Pantry. Persons with referrals are eligible for food pantry assistance up to three times. 
Eligibility:     Plant City Residents Only 
Contact:     Kelleigh Klein

 

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