CAMPBELL PARK RESOURCE CENTER
Available services include:
- Job Searches
- Resume Building
- Computer Access
- Fax and Copies
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
To access the CPRC, turn right on 9th Ave. and then right on Queen St. The CPRC is at the far end of the parking lot.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fridays by appointment only
CAMPBELL PARK RESOURCE CENTER
On Jan. 13, 2017, Duke Energy Foundation and United Way Suncoast began a partnership committed to the development and sustainability south St. Petersburg’s Campbell Park Neighborhood. There was a need for a one-stop resource center, collaborating with community partners, to provide empowerment services for families working towards long-term financial stability.
THE RESOURCE CENTER OFFERS:
FINANCIAL LITERACY COACHING
Learn how to achieve financial freedom, set up savings goals, track expenses, and develop healthy financial habits to become self-sufficient.
Career training and education opportunities in employment sectors that provide sustainable living wages and long-term financial stability.
Free legal services for those in need: housing/foreclosures, family law, wills, debt collections, bankruptcy, expungements and more (all non-criminal cases).
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES
Assist to stabilize entire family; cover immediate basic needs, set up short/long-term goals, develop new skills and build a support system for each other. Emergency housing and domestic violence guidance services are available.
Open to students and adults. Work on your resume with a coach, search and apply for employment, scholarships and other educational programs, school projects and homework. Computer literacy courses are offered twice a week. Open daily.
HOMEOWNER AND CONTRACTOR RESOURCES
Learn about financing home improvements and repairs, lowering your utility bills, or expanding your small contractor business’s reach.
Campbell Park Resource Center Partners
BAY AREA LEGAL SERVICES
Provides services in the areas of landlord tenant issues, federally-subsidized housing, Homeownership, Consumer Issues, and Family Law.
CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG
Lead agent for the center by providing workspace for on-site staff and for our organized community partnership and programming.
On-site provider for case management services to include: financial empowerment, emergency living funds, child care resources, and housing assistance.
PINELLAS EX-OFFENDER REENTRY COALITION
Provides workforce development and training for ex-offenders. The program includes personal development, resume building, soft skills, and interviewing techniques.
PINELLAS COUNTY URBAN LEAGUE
On-site provider for workforce development and career training. They provide resume writing, and basic computer skills trainings twice a week.
CAMPBELL PARK ELEMENTARY INITIATIVE
Campbell Park Elementary School sits in the shadow of Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg and serves 646 children, 86 percent of whom are on the free or reduced lunch program. Several strategies have been put in place at the school. Parents’ basic needs are being addressed with benefits assistance, budgeting classes, back-to-school supplies and holiday gifts. Through our partner agencies, early learning and youth development programs are being expanded.
- Campbell Park Elementary serves 617 students (46 percent female).
- 20 percent have a disability and 94 percent are economically disadvantaged.
- 0.1 percent are English language learners.
- 21 percent are suspended each year.
- 25 percent missed 21 or more days of school each year.
- Students are comprised of 85.5 percent African American, 16 percent white, 12.9 percent multiracial, 3 percent Hispanic, .01 percent Asian.
- 94 percent of students are in the free and reduced lunch program.
- Needs assessment identified that students lack role models, leading to poor outcomes for youth.
- Program funded by the Tampa Bay Rays.
- Religious Community Services: Provides resources/referrals for families attending school.
- Parents Getting Involved Program: Addresses the challenges of low parent involvement and increases parent advocacy for children; increases parent volunteerism for PTA and other opportunities as they evolve.
Strategy 1: Work through the school system to meet parents’ basic needs and establish trust.
Strategy 2: Implement strategies to assist parents in getting children safely to school.
Strategy 3: Identify opportunities to expand evidence-based programs that support early learning.
Strategy 4: Identify opportunities to expand evidence-based youth development, emphasizing programs that provide youth with role models.
United Way Suncoast convenes the caring people of this community to bring about sustainable impacts for children and families. We focus on education and financial stability to create systemic change and address emerging issues.