If you are experiencing difficulties making your rental or utility payments there are a number of non-profit organizations that offer assistance. Listed below are some of the ones we know with their contact information. Many get funds at different times and do run out. Therefore, you can expect that you may have to contact numerous agencies before being able to receive assistance. The internet is also a valuable tool in locating other assistance programs.

226 6th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

418 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, Largo & Dunedin only, FL 33755

1100 Cleveland, Suite 1500
Clearwater, FL

  • Rent, utilities for poverty level families, the sick, disabled and emergency assistance for the elderly when funds available. Clients must submit proof of illness or disability.
863 3 Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713

  • Emergency financial assistance for past due bills or rent based on personal needs assessment. Client must not be eligible for assistance elsewhere and must bring necessary verification of need and identification.
3443 1st Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Helps people make rent payments. Pinellas Opportunity Council service centers participating in this program include:

  • Dwight Jones Center
    1035 Burlington Avenue North
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • Enoch Davis Center
    1111 18th Avenue South
    St. Petersburg, FL 33705
  • Pinellas Village
    8384 Bayou Boardwalk
    Largo, FL 33777
  • St. Vincent de Paul
    123 8th Street North
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701