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The Beacon: Pinellas County Launches Pilot Adult Emergency Financial Program

2018-05-22T19:51:41+00:00

Pinellas starts pilot emergency assistance program By SUZETTE PORTER Mar 28, 2015 For years, Pinellas County kept a pot of money to help people with emergency financial needs. It was part of its arsenal to prevent homelessness. But the program fell victim to the budget axe wielded by previous county administrator Bob LaSala. “We went many years without an emergency fund,” County Administrator Mark Woodard said March 24 during a presentation about a new pilot program that will restore money to provide a one-time hand up for those in need. County Commissioners unanimously approved a six-month agreement with 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares [...]

The Beacon: Pinellas County Launches Pilot Adult Emergency Financial Program 2018-05-22T19:51:41+00:00