Services are available which assist frail, elderly or disabled persons to live comfortably in familiar surroundings as an alternative to a nursing home. Some of these services are free to qualified persons and others charge a fee.
Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc.
9549 Koger Blvd. Gadsden Building, Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
The Helpline: 1-800-963-5337(727)
Calling from Outside the Area: (727) 217-8111
Utilizes provider agencies to implement programs and deliver services like adult day care and caregiver programs, health promotion services, legal assistance and transportation. Administers a variety of programs and services for seniors using federal and state funding, including meal and nutrition education programs.
Gulf Coast Community Care
14041 Icot Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33760
Provides homemaker services such as personal non-medical care, meal preparation, shopping, light housekeeping, laundry, and grooming to frail elderly and persons with disabilities. Case management is also available for individuals with disabilities. This service provides assessment, planning, and linkage to the services needed to assist them in living successfully in the community. Fees are based on income.
Neighborly Care Network
13945 Evergreen Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33762
2253 119th Street N
Largo, FL 33778
1111 18th Avenue S
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
431 E Spruce Street
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Provides services crucial in facilitating independent living for persons in need, including homemaker services, home delivered meals, transportation and home nursing services.
Pinellas Opportunity Council/ Chore Services
4039 8th Avenue S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Phone: (727) 327-3091
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m
Provides heavy household cleaning such as windows, screens, walls, floors, lawn maintenance, etc. for elderly persons. Persons must be 60 years or older and unable to perform services for themselves. This is intended to be one time assistance and is not a regular cleaning service. There is no charge but there is often a waiting list for this service.