2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares is part of a statewide program of 2-1-1 providers that is dedicated to helping Florida veterans.
Our state has the third largest veteran population in the nation with 1,533,306 veterans calling Florida home. (Source: Florida Department of Veterans Affairs Website, 2016, http://floridavets.org/our-veterans/profilefast-facts/)
2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares is working in conjunction with the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs and the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay to provide a help-line where veterans can receive both emotional support and linkages to community resources.
By calling the Florida Veterans Support Line at 1-844-MYFLVET (693-5838), or 2-1-1, veterans are able to talk with someone who can help them through the difficulties of transitioning back to civilian life. The program offers:
- Comprehensive information and referral to VA-funded services and hundreds of additional community- based services
- Emotional support provided by trained professionals.
If you know a veteran who might need assistance, please share this web page and encourage them to call 1-844-MYFLVET (693-5838) or 2-1-1.