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.
Gulf Coast Community Care
14041 Icot Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33760 538-7460
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
12425 28 St N., Suite 200
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
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.