Health and Human Services
Care Fund – Human Services – The Pinellas County Care Fund is a new program that accepts financial donations to help residents in need of basic necessities such as water or electric bills. The helping hand provided through the fund can make a substantive difference for those faced with financial hardship. Individuals and businesses in Pinellas County can donate to the Pinellas County Care Fund. Donations are tax deductible and can be made online. Learn who qualifies to receive the funds, what the program covers and how you can participate. Recommended audience: Adults (18+).
Disability Advocacy Program (DA) - Human Services – The Human Services Disability Advocacy (DA) Program provides assistance to individuals who may be eligible for Social Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits. Our case managers assist these individuals with filing their initial application and subsequent appeals if necessary. An approval is based on developing a comprehensive case that includes providing extensive medical records to support the individual’s claim for disability. Recommended audience: Individuals who may be eligible for SSI and/or SSDI benefits.
Financial Assistance Program – Human Services – Pinellas County’s Financial Assistance Program is available to adults without minor children who need a helping hand during unexpected financial hardships. Learn how the program works, who qualifies and emergencies the program covers. Recommended audience: Adults (18+).
Family Housing Assistance Program – Human Services - This program is designed to assist working families with case management services, rental and utility support, along with referrals to employment, credit counseling and other community services as families work towards economic self sufficiency. Learn how the program works, who qualifies for assistance and how the program has already helped several Pinellas County families. Recommended audience: Adults (18+).
Medical Home-Your One-Stop Health Center - Human Services – Medical homes provide primary medical care, limited specialty care, relief-of-pain dental services, wellness and prevention services, mental health and substance abuse services, and prescriptions. Find out who qualifies, the medical home locations, how the program works and who can take advantage of these essential services. Recommended audience: Adults (18 +).
Mobile Medical Unit – Human Services – A mobile medical van provides outreach medical care to homeless persons living in Pinellas County. Learn about how these services are provided and how this service benefits our community. Recommended Audience: Presentation can be tailored for all ages: elementary, middle, high school and adults.
Veterans and Their Benefits - Veterans Services - Find out what benefits are available to veterans and their families (including widows and widowers of veterans) and how to apply for these benefits. Recommended audience: Adults (18 +).
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