211 Tampa Bay Cares

We're A Lifeline Connection To anyone In Need.

Improving Lives Through the Power Of Information and Hope.

Our goal is to have a community that is connected and informed regarding critical health & human service information for those who need help & those who are willing to volunteer or donate their time to local community agencies.

Ways To Support 211 Tampa Bay Cares

Contributions from our generous supporters and partners to drive our ability to achieve our mission to our community. Check out the Get Involved section of this website to lend your support or click on one of the three buttons below to get started.

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Our Programs are designed to Restore your hope

211 (Information and Referral Services)

211 Is A Free Three-Digit Phone Number Set Aside By The Federal Communications Commission For Information About And Referrals To Local Human Service Information. 

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Adult Emergency Financial Assistance Program (AEFAP)

AEFAP helps individuals and married couples without minor children by providing financial assistance to help prevent evictions, foreclosures, and unhealthy living conditions as well as things to keep people employed. 

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Family Services Initiative (FSI)

FSI helps families with minor children prevent child protection investigations, homelessness, and further social service engagement by providing wrap-around services to meet families’ basic needs. 

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Florida Veterans Support Line (My FL Vet)

My FL Vet is part of a statewide program of Florida 2-1-1 centers dedicated to helping Florida veterans receive both emotional support and linkages to community resources.

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Healthy Transitions

Pinellas Healthy Transitions helps any young person between 16 and 25 years of age who is a resident of the state of Florida and is suffering from a serious mental health condition or a co-occurring serious mental health condition and substance use disorder.

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Help Me Grow (HMG)

Help Me Grow (HMG) is a free program for families with children ages birth to 8 years old to help the early detection of health or developmental concerns.

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Homeless Helpline

The Homeless Helpline is staffed with highly trained homeless experts knowledgeable about the homeless system. They work to understand the many ways to get anyone back into housing.

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Pinellas Rapid Rehousing Collaborative

The Pinellas Rapid Re-Housing Collaborative works to place individuals and families with minor children into permanent housing with up to six months of rental and utility deposit and payment assistance.

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Resource Database Curation

211 Tampa Bay Cares is the leading provider for curating local government and charity information in Tampa Bay. This information is available to our contact center and the general public.

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Ride United

Ride United provides free rides through the Lyft Ride Share for those needing a short-term ride for employment, food, or health care reasons. 

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Sexual Assault Services Hotline

If you have been sexually assaulted, please call the Sexual Assault Services Hotline at 727-530-7273 anytime 24 hours a day.

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Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, has become withdrawn, or just needs to talk to someone about their life challenges, please call 2-1-1. 

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