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    Tampa Bay Homeless Resource Wiki

    A resource for homeless persons, case managers and the greater community for information about homeless services available in our community.  Providers of homeless and housing services are invited to post your program(s) and service(s) information on the Wiki to help ensure as many resources are listed as possible.  The Wiki can be updated as often as necessary to indicate changes in services, availability of services, phones numbers, etc.

     

    Hurricane Preparedness for Homeless Citizens in Hillsborough County << download PDF 

    This pamphlet provides information for homeless persons during a hurricane including evacuation information.  This guide is intended to be used in conjunction with the Hillsborough County Hurricane Guide and HART's Emergency Route information.

     

    Pocket Guide <<click to download PDF

    A quick reference of emergency and transitional shelters and hot meal locations with contact numbers.

     

    Street Survival Guide - 2013 <<click to download PDF

    Expanded list of homeless services including shelters, substance abuse programs, health and mental health resources, legal assistance, veteran services and more.

     

    2-1-1

    2-1-1 is a toll-free number that provides callers with information about available health, human and social services for every day needs and in times of crisis.  2-1-1 can be dialed from land and cell phones and accessed online at www.211atyourfingertips.org.

     

    Hillsborough County Directory of Community Resources

    Community Link is an innovative project implemented by the Hillsborough County Citizen Action Center and Hillsborough County Information Line to share vital community and human services in the community. Call the Hillsborough County Information Line at (813) 272-5900 or access Community Link online.

    Hurricane Evacuation Information << click to download PDF

    Information for Homeless Citizens in Hillsborough County Pamphlet and 2009 Supplemental Information
    Emergency Evacuation Bus Routes Info Online www.gohart.org
    Hurricane Red Cross Shelter Locations / Map www.tampabaydisaster.org

     

    Cold Weather Shelters

    In Hillsborough County cold weather shelters are emergency shelters that open when temperatures are exepted to be below 40 degrees F.  The decision to open cold weather shelters is made by the Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center.

    The cold weather shelter locations are:

     

    Bethune Park Rural Shelter (South County) - Adults and Families

    5809 Edina St., Wimauma.

    This shelter opens at 6 p.m.

     

    Brandon Community Center - Individuals and Families

    510 E. Sadie Street, Brandon

    This shelter opens at 5:30 p.m.

     

    Salvation Army - Adults

    1514 N. Florida Ave., Tampa

    This shelter opens at 4 p.m.

     

    **The Salvation Army, in conjunction with Hillsborough County, coordinates additional 'overflow' locations for adults. 
    To access the overflow shelters, people still need to go to the Salvation Army.**

     

    Metropolitan Ministries - Families

    2010 N. Florida Ave., Tampa

    This shelter opens at 4 p.m.

     

     

     

     

    MAIN: 813-223-6115 | FAX: 813-223-6178 | P.O. BOX 360181, TAMPA, FL, 33673-0181 | info@homelessofhc.org