For non-emergency situations, counseling, guidance, and assistance, call 2-1-1 from your home or wireless phone to receive free crisis counseling along with useful information and referral 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Help is just a phone call away. United Way provides funding support to 2-1-1 operations throughout the region and supports many of the agencies they refer people to contact.
DESOTO, MANATEE & SARASOTA
Suncoast 2-1-1 serves DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Find out more at www.211suncoastcares.org.
The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay provides 24/7 information for Hillsborough County. The Crisis Center offers a wide variety of services for people in crisis. For more information, go to http://www.crisiscenter.com.
In Pinellas County, 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares provides immediate, round-the-clock information for those needing assistance. Learn more at http://www.211tampabay.org.
United Way Suncoast is a key partner in keeping the community connected to critical service providers in DeSoto, Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Sarasota counties.
Local Federal Employees –
You are an integral part of the Suncoast community, and we appreciate all that you do to keep our country safe. United Way Suncoast has put together a number of resources that may be of assistance to you during the Federal Government shutdown.
United Way Suncoast is accepting applications for grant requests from $1,000 – $7,500 through the Innovation and Community Response Mini Grant fund.
Interested organizations should complete the online application and submit a proposal no later than noon on Wednesday, October 25th. Proposals submitted after that date/time will not be accepted.
The United Way Suncoast Innovation and Community Response Mini Grant is open to any non profit 501(c)(3) organization providing services in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties.
This mini grant is supported through a special investment from an anonymous donor and is intended to provide small, flexible grants awarded to local organizations in an effort to encourage creative ways in addressing community problems through technology, collaboration, capacity building or special project or program innovation.