Pasco County Health Department, Local Shelters, and Local Food Pantries

Pasco County Health Department

10841 Little Rd.
New Port Richey, FL 34654
(727) 861-5250

Pasco County Local Shelters

Gulfcoast Community Cares          

7801 Maryland Avenue
Hudson, FL 34667    Phone: (727) 861-4840 

Counties Served:     Pasco 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     24 hrs, 7 days 
Services:     Emergency shelter for single women and single women with children 
Eligibility:     single women w/children under 18 years old. Picture ID needed within three days 
Contact:     Angela Littlefield

Pasco County Food Pantries

Atonement Lutheran Church          

29617 SR 54
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543    

Phone: (813) 973-2211
Fax: (813) 973- 0950

Counties Served:     Pasco 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     M-F, 10:00am-3:00pm; Pantry W, 10:00am-2:00pm 
Services:     Distribute grocery packages every Wednesday, 10:00am - 2:00pm, can sign up for food stamps, medicare, cash assistance (ACCESS Program) 
Eligibility:     Anyone in need of food, or assistance form food stamps, medicare, cash assistance 
Contact:     Kay Edwards, Caroline McKinney 

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 78         

6711 Jefferson Street 34652
PO Box 1914 PO Box 1914 PO
New Port Richey, FL 34656    

Phone: (727) 845-3886
Fax: (727) 372-8396

Counties Served:     Pasco 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     Wednesday and Saturday until noon 
Services:     Distribute food baskets to the needy at both Thanksgiving and Christmas. Process claims for service benefits, transportation to VA hospitals. 
Eligibility:     Any veteran is eligible for services. 
Contact:     John Mitchell 

Hicks Road Baptist Church/ Project Life        

12219 Hicks Road
Hudson, FL 34669    

Phone: (727) 863-5959

Counties Served:     Pasco 
Type of Program:     Religious Organizations, Food Pantry 
Hours:     10-5, T and TH 
Services:     Provides food, clothing, deodorant, diapers, shampoo, toilet tissue, laundry soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, children's Tylenol, etc. May have Head Lice Shampoo 
Eligibility:     Low Income and Individuals or famililies out of work. 
Contact:     Andrew McCray/Cliff Meeks or Joanne Mccray 

Lakeview Baptist Church/ Project Hope         

11010 Tami Trail
Hudson, FL 34669    

Phone: (727) 856-5772
Fax: (727) 856-0337

Counties Served:     Pasco 
Type of Program:     Religious Organizations, Food Pantry 
Hours:     11-3, Th only; 9:30-3:30, Church hours 
Services:     Provides emergency food, clothing for one month only and then will re-evaluate. Must show ID 
Eligibility:     Call 
Contact:     Rusty Holbrooke


The Volunteer Way          

7820 Congress Street
New Port Richey, FL 34653    

Phone: (727) 815-0433

Counties Served:     Pasco 
Type of Program:     Religious Organizations, Food Pantry, Food Bank 
Hours:     7:00 AM - 1:00 PM, M-F 
Services:     Monthly food pantry for local residents; personal items available for hospice and women's & homeless shelters; VOLUNTEERS ALWAYS WELCOME & NEEDED! 
Eligibility:     Anyone hungry or in need; those receiving Food Stamps (SNAP) or HUD Housing automatically qualify 
Contact:     Lester Cypher, Martha O'Brien