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Office on Aging


The Office on Aging is a division of the City of St. Petersburg's Parks and Recreation Department. They are a liaison office for the city's Commission on Aging, which addresses public issues that improve the quality of life for seniors in St. Petersburg.


The Office on Aging provides extensive one-on-one information and referral service for profit and nonprofit businesses that serve seniors. The office also provides information on services for elder law, in home services, meal services, caregiver support, assisted living, nursing homes and other community programs. For more information, call the Office on Aging at 727-893-7102.

General Resource Helplines 


These are often overloaded and difficult to get through normally. Don’t get discouraged. Leave a message and continue to call until you get through. 

Office on Aging: 727-893-7102 

General Resource Helpline: 211 

Weekly Reassurance/Wellness Check Calls: 727-893-7102 


COVID-19 Questions and Concerns


The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7: 1-866-779-6121




Food Sources 


Food Pantries – We have a large list, call and find out which is close to your home.

View Food Pantry List (PDF)


St. Petersburg Free Clinic
Limited Hours
863 3rd Ave N. St. Petersburg, FL 33701 


Fresh Produce Pick-Up: 727-430-6196 


Saving Our Seniors: 727-537-6753 

Limited Shopping for those who are without family and/or caregiver. Will be screened for appropriateness. Call to see what appropriate resources are available. Pre-packaged meals for about 5-7 meals for those without family or caregivers. 

Neighborly Care Network Senior Services: 727-573-9444 

Café Dining will deliver if unable to pick up. Will soon be ready for in-house dining option.


Saturday Morning Market Online - Fresh Produce Pick-up Bill Staunko: 727-272-5212 


Fresh Access Bucks (FAB) is extending unlimited dollar-for-dollar matches for all SNAP purchases on Florida-grown fruits and vegetables at participating markets through April 30, 2020. The program typically has a $40 cap on matches. Order Online and Pickup. 


My Access Benefits: 850-300-4323 

If you have questions about your benefits and the temporary relief of work requirements during this time, please contact the Department of Children and Families customer center. 



Community Housing Guide (PDF)

Housing List (PDF)

Rental Assistance Info (PDF)

Resources for Emergency Rental Assistance

Landlord-Tenant Tips


Mental Health 


24-Hour Mental Health Assistance: 727-541-4628 


National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255


Emotional Support Hotline: 727-524-4464 
Emotional Support Hotline (available to Pinellas County residents 8 a.m.-8 p.m./7 days a week): 727-524-4464 press 6 


Morning Light Wellness Center - Local Counseling Office: 727-273-0490 


Text Crisis Hotline: 741741
It could save you. Text HOME to 741741 for free crisis support.


Legal Issues


Gulfcoast Legal Services: 727-821-0726 | Request Assistance Info


Bay Area Legal Services: 800-625-2257



Please be aware that a lot of people will be attempting to get your information in a variety of ways. Do not give out any personal information without discussing with a trusted source.

AARP Fraud Watch Network: 1-877-908-3360


St. Petersburg Economic Crimes Unit: 727-893-7780

Attn: Detective Brian Kronz

Support Groups / Caregiving 


Guardian Group Services will be conducting Conference Call Support Group. Contact Susan Brehm at 727-490-8609 and leave a message. 


Alzheimer’s Hotline: 1-800-272-3900 


Caregiver Action Network: 855-227-3640 




Diapers for Dignity Program
Call Carrie Laird 727-893-7074 for an appointment; drive by pick-up only. 


DME Equipment 


Saving Our Seniors will deliver gently used equipment: 727-537-6753 




PSTA is currently free to ride; only a limited number of passengers are permitted on the bus due to physical distancing. 


Easy Rider Senior Transport: 727- 403-3851 


Care Ride LLC Transportation Services: 727-452-4328 


Wheelchair Transportation Service DART Reservation: 727-536-7433
Medicaid Transport (TD): 727-536-7433; Private Pay: 727-866-1193


Neighborly Care Network Senior Services Transportation Main Line: 727-571-4384 

We do have an extensive list of resources for transportation. Call OOA if these do not work. 


Veterans Services 


Florida Veteran Affairs: 727-518-3202


Pinellas County Veteran Services: 727-582-7828

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255

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