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Service Agencies and Contacts in Oldsmar & Northern Pinellas County

Assistance with food, shelter, clothing, job prep, GED, eldercare


For more, please see our Local Services brochure, available here and at the Library.

 

Multi-Service Centers

211 Tampa Bay
211 is a referral service which connects individuals to information about critical health and human services available in their community for everyday needs and in times of crisis. Search online or dial 211 from any phone 24 hours a day.
Mattie Williams Neighborhood Family Center
Bill assistance, food pantry, clothing/toiletries pantry, computer classes, Job Club, ACCESS assistance, parenting classes, referrals
Oldsmar Cares
Provides stop gap rent and utility assistance, a food pantry, and a clothes closet to those in need in the greater Oldsmar area
Pinellas County Veterans Services
Assists veterans & their families with applying for & securing veterans benefits & services

 

Education

Adult Education at Palm Harbor Community School
Offers English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education (ABE), High School Credit Recovery and Lifelong Learning and Vocational classes on the campus of Oldsmar Elementary, 400 Chestnut St.
Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas
English as a Second Language (ESL) and Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) tutoring programs are carried out by trained volunteers who meet with two or more adult students or a single student at locations throughout Upper Pinellas County.

 

Employment/Job Search/Unemployment Assistance

For more, please see our employment links page
Career Source Pinellas (formerly WorkNet Pinellas)
Provide access to computers, fax, telephone, & copy services for job seekers. Career education, training & development programs, resume & interview preparation, job listings, job banks & career fairs.  The nearest location to Oldsmar is in Tarpon Springs on the SPC Campus (map & more info).
Employ Florida
Links all of Florida's state and local workforce services and resources. Has a searchable job bank as well as a resume creator.
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Information on unemployment compensation and workforce development. Apply online for unemployment assistance (also called reemployment assistance)
Oldsmar Works
Assists Oldsmar residents in finding jobs by providing an access point of local resources and programs, identifying training opportunities and tapping into resources to gain new skills. They also offer resume writing, proofing & printing. Visit their website to make an appointment.

 

Food

ACCESS Florida
Provides food (SNAP), medical & cash assistance (TANF)   Apply online
       English paper application   Spanish paper application
F.E.A.S.T. Food Pantry
Provides twice-monthly food support for residents of North Pinellas
Women, Infants, Children (WIC)
A federally funded nutrition program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding or who have recently been pregnant, infants & children under age 5

 

Health Care

Alzheimer's Association Florida Gulf Coast
Provides information and support for Alzheimer's patients, their families and their caregivers
Directions for Living
Offers behavioral health services & social support for adults and children in need of mental healthcare or substance abuse treatment
Partnership for Prescription Assistance for Florida
Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need by matching them with the right assistance programs
Pinellas Free Clinics
These clinics can help low-income and uninsured people by offering free and discounted rates for medical and/or dental care
Pinellas County Health Department
Operates county health department clinics, providing immunizations, infectious disesase help and various wellness programs
Pinellas County Human Services Department
Help with obtaining assistance for medical, dental & prescription services
Suncoast Hospice
Provides assistance for people with any type of advanced illness by providing hospice, palliative care, and homecare. Also provides support for caregivers, families and people who are grieving

 

Housing

FloridaHousingSearch.org
A free place to list and find affordable housing in Florida
Homeless Emergency Project
Provides homeless and very low-income individuals and families with housing, food, clothing and support services
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Help with heating & cooling costs

 

Legal Help

Clerk of Court's Self Help Law Centers
Provides affordable legal assistance to Pinellas County citizens representing themselves in court (sometimes referred to as pro se persons) who do not have a private attorney
Gulfcoast Legal Services
Provides legal help with housing and mortgage foreclosure problems, family or domestic violence issues, immigration matters, SSI/disability, senior issues and consumer matters for income eligible residents

 

Seniors

AARP Senior Community Service Employment Program
Job training & job placement assistance for low income seniors. Call them at (727) 785-1309.
Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas
Plans, coordinates and offers services that help older adults remain in their own homes and offers support for their caregivers
Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly
Helps pay the winter heating bills or summer cooling bills for low-income senior Pinellas residents. Vouchers may also be available for heaters, fans and blankets.

Last updated 06/03/2016