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Resources
Homeless / Transition Services Resource Name
Resource Contact Number
Plant City Housing Authority
1306 Larrick Ln. Plant City, FL 22562
Tel: (813) 752-0569 Fax: (813) 754-2163
Salvation Army Tampa Area Command. People in need of help can turn to this agency for money for utility bills, rent, housing expenses, holiday gifts, and much more.

(813) 226-0055
Lee Davis Neighborhood Service Center

In an effort to assist individuals and families who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, will use SHIP funds to provide the upfront funds for households to obtain quality, safe, decent and affordable rental housing. The household must have the income to afford the monthly rental payments. The County will pay up to $3,000 for items such as first month's rent, security deposit, and utility connection/start-ups. Funds will also be provided to those tenants in danger of being evicted from their current occupied rental units.
Applicants using the Rental Deposit Programs must meet the following criteria:
  • Very low income
  • Homeless or at risk of homeless because of inability to pay the rental deposit (first and last is also defined as rental deposit under this program
  • The lease must be at least for one year
(813) 272-5220 or (813) 272-5555.
Hillsborough County Catholic Charities organization. It is intended to help people become self-sufficient, and the various Family Support programs provide individuals and families with comprehensive case management, support services,~ financial laid and life skills education. Qualified staff will assist families in accessing needed community services such as child care, rent and housing assistance, health care, employment, financial assistance, cash grants and other local area social services.

Call (813) 631-4370
Tampa ACCESS Service Center can help people obtain cash assistance, food stamps, access to government programs, Medicaid, and health insurance based on program criteria. Call

(866) 762-2237.
Hillsborough County Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Inc. provides assistance people regardless~ of religion. Assistance is provided to the low income and qualified in the form of free food, clothing, household items, and financial aid for bills such as rent and utilities. The assistance is given to those in need on a case-to-case basis and as funding allows. Tampa Florida.
Among them include financial assistance for paying rent, possibly some limited mortgage assistance, utility bill payments and employment and even medical services.

(813) 971-7843
Department of Children and Families' Downtown Service Center 1313 N. Tampa St., room 401, Tampa, Florida 33602
1-866-762-2237


Family Support Services – Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
702 E. Alsobrook St.
Plant city, FL 33566
Provides case management, rent, utility assistance, mortgage and short term crisis counseling.
Days & Hours: Mon, Wed, and Fri 8:30AM-5PM
Tues AND Thurs 8:30AM-7 PM
(813) 264-9949

Neighborhood Service Center
307 N. Michigan Ave.
Plant city, FL 33564
Financial assistance for shelter, utilities, medical and prescription assistance, job placement.
Days & Hours: Mon – Fri 7:30AM-5P

(813) 757-3871

Plant City Housing Authority Financial Assistance
1306 Larrick Lane, Plant City, FL - 33563
(813) 752-0569
Abe Brown Ministries
(813) 247-3285
Alpha House
(813) 875-2024
Homeless Recovery Program
(813) 276-2976
Homeless Veterans Program
(813) 979-3556
Mary & Martha House (Women & Children)
(813) 641-7027
Metropolitan Ministries
(813) 209-1200
River of Grace Ministries (Men)
(813) 274-3081
Salvation Army
(863) 853-2214
Hope House—Men’s Transitional ext. 264
(813) 226-0055
Hospitality House—Women & Children
(813) 226-0055 ext. 297
Red Shield Lodge—Men & Women
(813) 226-0055 ext. 264



Housing/Housing Counseling Resource Name
Resource Contact Number
City of Tampa Department of Code Enforcement-
(813) 274-5545
Consumer Credit Counseling Services-
1-800-741-7040
First Time Home Buyer Program-
(813) 274-6600
Habitat For Humanity-
(813) 239-2242
Hills County Dept. of Code Enforcement
(813) 274-6600
Housing Authority of the City of Tampa
(813) 253-0551
Housing Management Services—CFM
(813) 248-6259
Section 8 Housing & Community Development
(813) 903-3400
Tampa Housing & Community Development
(813) 274-7954
U.S. Dept of HUD Tampa Office
(813) 228-2026
Volunteers of America
(813) 282-1525
1-877-428-8844