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.

1100 Cleveland, Suite 1500
Clearwater, FL 33755

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.

, FL

Dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211.
Provides crisis intervention, intake & referral on health and community resources, financial assistance for overdue rent and utilities.

, FL

Rapid Rehousing Rental Assistance

Serves all residents of Citrus, Hernando Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties regardless of race, creed, gender, national origin, handicapping condition or socioeconomic status.

, FL


Serves residents of Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota counties regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.