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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

www.bbbstampabay.org
711 South Dale Mabry Highway, Suite 300
Tampa, Florida
Samantha Fenger
727-518-8860 (ext. 227)
samanthaf@bbbspc.org

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.

www.bgcsun.org
2300 Tall Pines Drive, Suite 150
Largo, Florida
(7790 61st Street North
Pinellas Park, Florida)
727-547-5737

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

Child care, after-school programs, and more.

www.rclub.net
4140 49th Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-578-5437

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay

www.wcfcbsa.org
Seminole Service Center
11046 Johnson Boulevard
Seminole, Florida
727-391-3800

Military Kids Connect

Resources for children of military families

www.militarykidsconnect.dcoe.mil

Our Military Kids

Support and recognition for military children

www.ourmilitarykids.org
6861 Elm Street, Suite 2A
McLean, Virginia 22101
866-691-6654 - toll free
703-734-6654

 

Employment Assistance

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

202-461-4131
odi@va.gov

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

Provides employment and housing services for people with disabilities

www.abilitiesfoundation.com/home.html
2735 Whitney Road
Clearwater, Florida
Frank De Lucia, President/CEO
fdelucia@abilities.org
727-538-7370

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
727-398-6661

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

727-319-7902
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
727-873-4467

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
727-518-3457

St. Petersburg Office #1
701 94th Avenue North, Suite 107
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-217-7930

St. Petersburg Office #2
525 Mirror Lake Drive North, Suite 100
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-552-1589

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

Pinellas County SCORE

Help small businesses start, grow, and succeed

www.pinellascountyscore.org
4707 140th Avenue North, #311
Clearwater, Florida
727-532-6800
score@scorepinellas.org

Financial Aid

VA Debt Management Center

800-827-0648

e-Benefits

www.ebenefits.va.org

Pinellas Opportunity Council Emergency Financial Assistance

The emergency services program provides limited financial assistance once per year to alleviate emergency crisis situations.

http://www.poc-inc.org/emergency-services-program/
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

http://www.svdpsp.org/ssvf/
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

https://ul-pinellas.iamempowered.com/content/liheap
727-327-0977

Pinellas County Human Services

• http://www.pinellascounty.org/humanservices/
http://www.pinellascounty.org/humanservices/pdf/Financial-Assistance-Program.pdf
http://www.pinellascounty.org/humanservices/elderly-energy.htm
http://www.pinellascounty.org/veterans/

American Legion Family Support Network

http://www.legion.org/serviceofficers/FL#results -- 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

http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/index.html ????
727-562-1545 ???

Clearwater Free Clinic

www.clearwaterfreeclinic.org
707 N. Ft. Harrison Ave
Clearwater, Florida
727-447-3041
Clinic Hours - Monday-Thursday 9:00a-6:00p

St. Petersburg Free Clinic

863 3rd Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida
727-821-1200

Family Emergency Treatment Center (PEMHS)

http://www.pemhs.org
11254 58th Street North
Pinellas Park, Florida
727-541-4628

Community Health Centers of Pinellas

https://www.chcpinellas.org/
Johnnie Ruth Clarke (point of contact)
727-821-6701
727-544-2284

Marriage and Family Counseling of Pinellas

727-726-9408

Housing

Alliance for Affordable Housing

??? Provides down payment assistance

www.affordablehousingalliance.com – address is for a New Jersey organization, not a Florida one; Florida contact information for "Alliance for Affordable Housing" does not exist
727-224-0645

American Legion: Project Homefront

Provides healthcare, employment, homelessness, education, suicide prevention, and PTSD services

www.projecthomefront.com
mail@floridalegion.org
800-393-3378

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

Provides services for returnees and their families

www.axpow.org
8735 Doral Oaks Drive #1617
Tampa, Florida
Ed Dement, CMDR
813-985-3783
Ann Still
727-360-2005