Veteran and Military Resource Guide

Ultimate Resource Consolidation Document

Divided by category

Resource Guide (PDF)


Child Care Services

Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Provides children with one-to-one attention with a mentor/role model
711 South Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 300
Tampa, Florida
Samantha Fenger
727-518-8860 (ext. 227)
[email protected]

Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast

Provides children with a place to go after school/when parents are away an participate in positive activities.
2300 Tall Pines Drive, Suite 150
Largo, Florida
(7790 61st Street North
Pinellas Park, Florida)

4 R'Club Child Care Inc. (Under "Child Care Resource & Referral in the Guide)

Child care, after-school programs, and more.
4140 49th Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay
Seminole Service Center
11046 Johnson Boulevard
Seminole, Florida

Military Kids Connect

Resources for children of military families

Our Military Kids

Support and recognition for military children
6861 Elm Street, Suite 2A
McLean, Virginia 22101
866-691-6654 - toll free


Employment Assistance

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Human Resource Recruitment Office
For Disabled Veterans

[email protected]

Abilities Foundation of Florida (a.k.a., ServiceSource, Inc.) ??

Provides employment and housing services for people with disabilities
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, Florida
Frank De Lucia, President/CEO
[email protected]

Warrior Bridge Program (for disabled vets)

727-600-8906 or 813-480-6894 - Dianne Duncan
727-744-2814 - Mike Dunlap

Military Bridge Program

ABILHouse Program

727-373-9568 - Deveney Ching
813-480-6894 - Dianne Duncan

Bay Pines VA Health Care System

Human Resources
727-398-6661 ext. 41424

Employment Specialist
727-398-6661 ext. 18813

Employment Re-entry Services

Program Director: ext. 17593 (Stacey Souza)
Transitional Work Experience Program: ext. 14177 (Zaneta Moton)
Supported Employment Program: ext. 14440 (Jane Spencer); 11810 (Barbara Ryan)
Incentive Therapy Program: ext. 14907 (Letha Smithson); 11813 (Michele D'Alessio)

Veterans' Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

Aim is to return disabled veterans to stable employment

9500 Bay Pines Blvd, Room 226
St. Petersburg, Florida

CareerSource Pinellas Centers

Main Telephone: 727-524-4344
North Clearwater
2312 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, Florida

South Clearwater
16432 US Highway 19 North
Clearwater, Florida

St. Petersburg
3420 8th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg (Tyrone)
7701 22nd Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg (USF Campus)
140 7th Avenue South, TER 301/302
St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg College Campus (Tarpon Springs)
Bilirakis Building
682 East Klosterman Road
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Florida State Vocational Rehabilitation

Largo Office
11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 123
Largo, Florida

St. Petersburg Office #1
701 94th Avenue North, Suite 107
St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg Office #2
525 Mirror Lake Drive North, Suite 100
St. Petersburg, Florida

Outside Pinellas County
800-451-4327 for contact information and nearest office

Pinellas County SCORE

Help small businesses start, grow, and succeed
4707 140th Avenue North, #311
Clearwater, Florida
[email protected]

Financial Aid

VA Debt Management Center



Pinellas Opportunity Council Emergency Financial Assistance

The emergency services program provides limited financial assistance once per year to alleviate emergency crisis situations.
Administration: 727-823-4140 ext. 10
South St. Petersburg: 727-822-4492
North St. Petersburg: 727-894-5176
Pinellas Park: 727-541-0896
Clearwater & Tarpon Springs: 727-937-9393

EHEAP - Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program

Administration: 727-823-4101 ext. 10
St. Petersburg: 727-821-0584
Largo: 727-202-6803

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF) Pinellas
Society of St. Vincent de Paul -- 727-823-2516 ext. 101
South Office:
384 15th Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida

North Office:
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, Florida

Pinellas Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - Pinellas County Urban League

Pinellas County Human Services


American Legion Family Support Network -- Florida Service Officers
Salvation Army Social Services (North Pinellas only?)
Clearwater: 737-446-4177
1521 E. Druid Road
Clearwater, Florida -- Monday - Friday 8:30a-4:30p

Tarpon Springs: 727-934-4476
209 S. Pinellas Avenue
Tarpon Springs, Florida -- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30a-4:30p

Health Care

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

10000 Bay Pines Blvd.
Bay Pines, Florida 33744
727-398-6661 or 888-820-0230

James A. Haley VA Hospital

13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33612
813-972-2000 or 888-811-0107

Health Net Pinellas ????
727-562-1545 ???

Clearwater Free Clinic
707 N. Ft. Harrison Ave
Clearwater, Florida
Clinic Hours - Monday-Thursday 9:00a-6:00p

St. Petersburg Free Clinic

863 3rd Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida

Family Emergency Treatment Center (PEMHS)
11254 58th Street North
Pinellas Park, Florida

Community Health Centers of Pinellas
Johnnie Ruth Clarke (point of contact)

Marriage and Family Counseling of Pinellas



Alliance for Affordable Housing

??? Provides down payment assistance – address is for a New Jersey organization, not a Florida one; Florida contact information for "Alliance for Affordable Housing" does not exist

American Legion: Project Homefront

Provides healthcare, employment, homelessness, education, suicide prevention, and PTSD services
[email protected]

American XPOW Ex-Prisoner of War, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter

Provides services for returnees and their families
8735 Doral Oaks Drive #1617
Tampa, Florida
Ed Dement, CMDR
Ann Still