Pinellas County Health Department, Homeless Shelters, and Food Pantries

Pinellas County Health Department

205 Dr. M. L. King Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 824-6900 
FAX (727) 820-4275

Pinellas County Local Homeless Shelters

ALPHA: A Beginning, Inc.          

701 5th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701    

Phone: (727) 822-8190
Fax: (727) 821-4378

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     9-1, M-F 
Services:     Transitional living facility for homeless pregnant women and teens 
Contact:     Jennifer Stracick

ASAP Homeless Sevices, Inc.         

423 11th Avenue S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701    

Phone: (727) 823-5665
Fax: (727) 821-6627

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     7:30-4:30, M-F 
Services:     Drop-in for showers, women/children emergency shelter, family emerg. Family Shelter & women and Children 
Eligibility:     Homeless, agree to help with chores, find a job 
Contact:     Karen Bolden

Clearwater Homeless Intervention Project (CHIP)

1339 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756    

Phone: (727) 466-6612
Fax: (727) 466-6616

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     24 hrs/4p-intake until full, 8-3 Day shelter 
Services:     Provides food and shelter for individuals and families, clothing, and public showers 
Eligibility:     Anyone who is homeless find full time employment w/in 7 days 
Contact:     Tim O'Keefe

Grace House/Stepping Stone of RCS          

1552 S. Myrtle Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33756    

Phone: (727) 446-5964
Fax: (727) 441-1606

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     9-5 M-F 
Services:     Emergency food and shelter for families 
Eligibility:     Drug free and homeless and be working in 7days. 
Contact:     Shellie Andrews

Homeless Emergency Project, Inc.          

1120 N. Betty Lane
Clearwater, FL 33755    

Phone: (727) 442-9041
Fax: (727) 446-1516

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     9-5, M-F/ 9-1W 
Services:     Transitional/emergency shelter for homeless persons, clothing, food, permanent housing for some families 
Eligibility:     Proof of homelessness 
Contact:     Barbara Green

Salvation Army          

1400 4th Street S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701    

Phone: (727) 821-9123
Fax: (727) 821-0314

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Salvation Army, Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     9-11:30- 1-3:30, M-F 
Services:     Food assistance. 
Eligibility:     Food assistance for Seniors and families with children. Picture ID and Social security cards for everyone in the family. 
Contact:     Debra Johnson

The Mustard Seed Foundation         

2510 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33712    

Phone: (727) 502-0188
Fax: (727) 321-7968

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Homeless Shelter and Services 
Hours:     8-5, M-F 
Services:     Food, utilities, rent, referral, and prescriptions on an emergency basis only. 
Eligibility:     Homeless, Addicts, and Alcoholics. 
Contact:     Susan Woods

Pinellas County Food Pantries

Abundant Life Ministries Food Pantry         

1550 Belcher Road S
Largo, FL 33771    

Phone: (727) 210-5433

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     9-4:30, M-R; Food Pantry 10-11am on Thur. 
Services:     Food pantry 
Eligibility:     Call for eligibility 
Contact:     Speak with someone in church office.

Church of God--Feeding Hungry Children        

5595 66th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33709    

Phone: (727) 546-1517
Email: worshipcenterchurchofgod@hotmail.com worshipcente

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     Sunday breakfast 9-10, pantry by appt. but Open on Wed 10:00a-10:30a & 5:30p-6:00p 
Services:     Food pantry by appointment only; bus in children and feed them a good breakfast before Sunday school. Occasionally, we feed a few adults (usually elderly church ladies) who want to eat. 
Eligibility:     People in need, picture ID, pantry by appt. only 
Contact:     Pat Velie

Elim Seventh Day Adventist Food Pantry

801 6th Avenue S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701    

Phone: (727) 823-1619
Fax: (727) 894-0294

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations, Soup Kitchen 
Hours:     7-6, M-F 
Services:     Emergency food and clothing, soup kitchen 
Eligibility:     Anyone in need 
Contact:     Ask for someone in food ministry.

GCJFS Family Support Services

           
14041 Icot Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33760    

Phone: (727) 538-7150
Fax: (727) 536-3337
Email: www.gcjfs.org, fwolf@gcjfs.org

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     8-5, M-F 
Services:     Emergency Assistance from Food Pantry for Jewish families and elderly, loans to college students in need from Jewish families,limited homemaker services to Jewish elderly,Russian resettlement for new refugees 
Eligibility:     families and elderly 
Contact:     Sheila McClean

Helping Hands          

2565 Blackburn Street
Clearwater, FL 33763    

Phone: (727) 724-1290

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     10-2 M-F 
Services:     Food & Clothing Pantry 
Eligibility:     Low income 
Contact:     Clayton Davis

Northside Ministries "He Cares"         

9825 66th Street N
Pinellas Park, FL 33782    

Phone: (727) 548-1535
Fax: (727) 545-4880

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     10-12:30, Wed & Fri, Food Pantry 
Services:     Food Pantry 
Eligibility:     Picture ID, SS card, Birth Certificates, Car registration, Current rent or utilities, and Pay stub 
Contact:     Rita G. Smith

People that Love Mission: Food & Clothing Pantry      

817 5th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701    

Phone: (727) 820-0775

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     Pantry 11-2:30, M-F, Soup Kitchen 4-5:30 
Services:     Non-perishable food and clothing, Homeless shelter, Turkey baskets for holidays, toys are given. Thanksgiving meal served 3:30 
Eligibility:     Have picture ID; The shelter is for men only 
Contact:     Brother Flint

Religious Community Service, Inc.          

700 Druid Road
Clearwater, FL 33756    

Phone: (727) 443-4031
Fax: (727) 443-6874
Email: rpantry@tampabay.rr.com, www.rcfpinellas.com

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     12:30-3:30 M-F; until 7:00 on Thursdays 
Services:     Food and Referrals, emergency short-term food assistance 
Eligibility:     Current proof of address and ID, preferably SS card, for each family member. ZIP CODES SERVED: 33755-33767, 33770, 33771, 33774, 33778, 33785, 33786, Oldsmar, Dunedin, & Safety Harbor 
Contact:     Kathi Trautwein

Safety Harbor Neighborhood Family Center          

1003 Martin Luther King Street N.
Safety Harbor, FL 34695    

Phone: (727) 791-8255
Fax: (727) 725-2930

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     8:30-5, M-F 
Services:     Food pantry, emgcy food assist to families from Safety Harbor involved in pgm, community forums,family literacy,finance & budget planning,career dvlpmt,WIC pick-up & certification, technology training, access site for food stamps, job club 
Eligibility:     Residents of Safety Harbor and neighboring communities 
Contact:     Dianna Kessel, Janet Hooper

Salvation Army          

1521 Druid Road E.
Clearwater, FL 33755    

Phone: (727) 446-4177
Fax: (727) 447-1394

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Salvation Army, Food Pantry 
Hours:     10AM-4:30PM, M, 8:30AM-4:30PM T-F 
Services:     Food assistance. 
Eligibility:     Anyone in need. 
Contact:     Ask for someone in office

Salvation Army        

PO Box 657
8021 60th St. N
Pinellas Park, FL 33780    

Phone: (727) 546-1349
Fax: (727) 547-0092

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Salvation Army, Food Pantry 
Hours:     9-5, M-F 
Services:     Food assistance. 
Eligibility:     Must meet income guidelines 
Contact:     Ask for someone regarding food.

St. Giles Food Pantry          

8271 52nd Street N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33718    

Phone: (727) 545-2664

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     9:30-12:30, M-Thursday 
Services:     Three day supply of emergency food to persons in need 
Eligibility:     Picture ID, Social security cards, Proof of income, proof of residency piece of mail sent to your address. 
Contact:     Betty Niles

St. Nicholas Cathedral Philoptochos          

18 Hibiscus Street
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689    

Phone: (727) 944-3366
Email: stmicholasphilosts@yahoo.com

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Religious Organizations, Food Pantry 
Hours:     10-12PM, T-Th 
Services:     Food to needy, financial assistance (rent, water, electricity, and medication); on national level, provides support for families with family member undergoing medical surgery 
Eligibility:     Anyone in need. Grocery assistance limited to once a week. 
Contact:     Helen Vapouris

St. Petersburg Free Clinic         

863 3rd Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701    

Phone: (727) 821-1200
Fax: (727) 821-9263

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     9-5, M-Th, closed F 
Services:     Limited financial aid, emergency food 
Eligibility:     ID and bill documentation; Requires an interview 
Contact:     Dave Browning 
St. Vincent de Paul Society
           
401 15th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705    

Phone: (727) 825-0725
Fax: (727) 821-6244

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, Religious Organizations 
Hours:     M-F 7am-8am,M-S 11-12, M-F 7p-8, Sa 5-6, Su 5-6 
Services:     Free food M-Sun. Lunch M-S 11-12, Dinner M-F 7-8,Sat 5-6, Sun 6-7 
Eligibility:     Anyone who's hungry 
Contact:     Ask for anyone in food ministry.

Tarpon Springs Shepherd Ctr Food & Clothing Pantry          

101 W. Court Street
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689    

Phone: (727) 939-1400
Fax: (727) 937-4505
Email: shepardcenter@yahoo.com

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry 
Hours:     9:30-4PM food pantry, 10:30-2:30 outreach 
Services:     pantry, clothing, (amount of food depends on family or individual size), soup kitchen 
Eligibility:     SS card and other form of photo ID, proof of residency within service area 
Contact:     Wanda Weber

USDA- F.E.A.S.T. Inc.          

P.O. Box 2154 (34682)
2255 Nebraska Avenue
Palm Harbor, FL 34683    

Phone: (727) 789-5275
Fax: (727) 771-0750
Email: feast4food@verizon.net, feastfoodpantry.com

Counties Served:     Pinellas 
Type of Program:     Food Pantry, USDA 
Hours:     9-12 T-F 
Services:     Provides staple food to low income people who live North of Clearwater 
Eligibility:     Call or come in for eligibility 
Contact:     Walter Anderson

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