|Public Assistance with Meals and Food Distribution
Neighborly Care Network (Meals on Wheels)
431 East Spruce Street, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone (727) 573-7773; FAX: (727) 756-1016
Provides both congregate and home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels) to persons who are unable to prepare nourishing and well-balanced meals for themselves due to financial, social, physical, and/or mental limitations. Persons who attend nutrition sites have the opportunity to socialize with others their age and to be kept well informed of services and activities available to them. There are 19 congregate dining sites located throughout Pinellas County
St Petersburg Free Clinic
The Food Bank gathers surplus food from distributors, retailers
and wholesalers and distributes the food to approximately 70 organizations in Pinellas county including three of the Free Clinic's programs: We Help, the Women's Residence and Beacon House.
The Food Bank also coordinates and distributes USDA government surplus food to income-qualified individuals at 26 sites throughout the city and participating agencies. In cooperation with local farmers, volunteer groups glean fresh produce and fruit for the Food Bank's inventory. In addition, 3200 households receive food each month through USDA programs.
Medicaid Food Stamps
(Fla Dept of Children & Families)
RCS Food Pantry
700 Druid Road, Clearwater
Mon thru Friday 12:30pm to 3:30pm.
For residents of North Pinellas County; living North of Ulmerton Road.
Food can be picked up during the hours: Mon thru Friday 12:30pm to 3:30pm. Food is not cooked or served there. Area
Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc.
9887 4th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Offers services, such as homemaker assistance and Meals On Wheels, which helps older adults who wish to remain in their homes.
Just Love Hot Meals
2050 58th St N, Clearwater, FL 33760
Office Hours: 12p-2pm Mon-Friday
Eligibility: Anyone in need, Pinellas County ; Arrive during days/times when meal is served.
|Private delivery companies
|Food with Care, Inc.
Call toll free (877) 578-9938
Complete frozen meals delivered to your home.
Meals can be heated up in the microwave.
$5.00 per meal for entree, starch, vegetable, dessert, roll, butter & milk or juice.
$4.50 per meal for entree, starch, and vegetable.
Minimum of 10 meals per delivery. Deliveries are twice monthly to all areas of Florida.
(Food with Care is a private company, accepts Medicaid Waiver & Medicaid P.A.C.)
Any person of any age can purchase food and have it delivered to
their home. Personal checks, Visa/Mastercard, and EBT/Food Stamps are accepted
|Internet References (Academic & National Organizations)
- Senior Helpline for age 60 and over Online information and assistance program for the elderly ages 60 and greater (also see tabs above)
- 2-1-1 Tampabay Cares Online comprehensive database of community resources for ages < 60 (also see tabs above) On the homepage, locate and click on the link entitled "Online Database". You can search the database by keyword, program, or agency.
|--Written by N Thompson, ARNP in collaboration with C Thompson and M Thompson, MD, Internal Medicine, August 2004