Are you a Pinellas County resident looking for help getting your basic needs of food, shelter or health care? You’ve come to the right place! We have many programs that help you with those basic needs. Read below to learn more about each program and how to contact them to determine your eligibility for help.

Temporary Operating Hours:

Monday: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Tuesday: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Wednesday: 8:30am - 3:00pm

Thursday: 8:30am - 7:00pm

The We Help Services Food Pantry is committed to remaining open during this unprecedented health crisis. For everyone's health and safety, we are offering pre-bagged items in an expedited manner via an outdoor mobile distribution plan, which means no waiting room, and no long waits. If you are in a car, please enter the large tent in our parking lot from 8th st/3rd ave N. If you are on foot or bicycle, look for the walk-up station tables in the front are of the parking lot near the 3rd ave N entrance. Please wear a mask if you have one and be aware of your proximity to others, to allow appropriate distancing and ensuring the safety of all involved.

Clients should bring identification for themselves and anyone else in the household in need of food. Clients will need documentation indicating full name, date of birth and current address. Clients may utilize the food pantry once per calendar month.

Location: 863 3rd Ave N. St. Petersburg, FL 33701
We are currently assisting clients with the fees to obtain a Florida Identification Card. Clients need to have an appointment scheduled with the Tax Collector's Office prior to receiving assistance. If you need help scheduling an appointment with the Tax Collector, call (727) 821-1200 ext. 126. Clients will need to bring their original birth certificate (no photocopies) and two pieces of mail indicating their current address.

Location: 863 3rd Ave N. St. Petersburg, FL 33701
We are currently booking appointments to help clients with birth certificates. Please call 727-821-1200 ext. 126 for an appointment.

Documentation requirements for birth certificates vary by state. Clients should bring any identifying documentation they have (at least three) showing their name, date of birth and current address, such as benefits paperwork, utility bills, social security card, medical records, etc.

Location: 863 3rd Ave N. St. Petersburg, FL 33701
We Help assists with $100 of the water bill. Assistance is available once every twelve months, and in most cases can be done over the phone. Please call 727-823-3471 ext 115 to schedule an appointment.

We assist with bus transportation for new, verifiable, permanent employment. Currently, due to COVID-19, bus services are free for everyone.

We also offer a bike assistance program, which gives bikes to individuals who have verifiable, permanent employment. Please call 727-821-1200 ext. 126 for information about eligibility requirements.

Location: 863 3rd Ave N. St. Petersburg, FL 33701
The Men's Residence is our homeless mens’ transitional residence. This is a long term facility where men stay an average of 6-9 months and work closely with a case manager to gain long term financial and housing stability.

Contact Info: 727-823-5780

The Virginia & David Baldwin Women’s Residence is our homeless womens’ transitional residence. This is a long term facility where women stay an average of 6-9 months and work closely with a case manager to gain long term financial and housing stability.

Contact Info: 727-821-3894

The Family Residence is our homeless family transitional residence. Families stay an average of 1-3 weeks and work closely with a navigator to return to a stable housing situation.

St. Petersburg Family Residence operates as part of the Juvenile Welfare Board’s Family Service Initiative. Referrals for family assistance can be made to 2-1-1, where appropriate referrals will be made. The Family Residence does not accept any direct referrals for shelter or services.
Hours: Appointments Only, No Walk-Ins

Monday-Wednesday-Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday 8:30 am - 7:00pm

Friday 8:30 - 2:00pm

The Health Center is our clinic that treats adults aged
 18–64 without private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and who do not qualify by low income for county health care.

Medical Patient Criteria

Health Education Learning Series

Location: 5501 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33703

For more information, call 727-327-0333.
Our dental clinics provides uninsured adults with dental hygiene, pain relief, fillings, and extractions.

Dental Patient Criteria

Contact Info: 727-327-0333 Location: 5501 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33703

Since its founding in 1970, St. Petersburg Free Clinic has been dedicated to equal opportunity and has opened its doors to clients, employees, and volunteers without regard to race, sex, creed, or other irrelevant criteria. Consistent with this tradition, it is the policy of St. Petersburg Free Clinic to promote and maintain an environment that is welcoming and respectful to all.