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Rental & Monetary Assistance, & Benefits

The following provide links to resources related to monetary aid and benefits, as well as to Get Help Florida assistance resources:

As of May 2022, the Pinellas County Emergency Rental Assistance Program  closed to new applications.  
Temporary Cash Assistance  cash assistance to families with children under the age of 18 or under age 19 if full time secondary (high school) school students, that meet the technical, income, and asset requirements. 


Food Stamps  helps people with low-income, buy healthy food

Medicaid  provides Medical coverage to low income individuals and families. The state and federal government share the costs of the Medicaid program

Bankruptcy Forms  contains US bankruptcy forms and basic bankruptcy information

Florida Department of Children and Families (includes ACCESS Florida) For individuals and families; Locate state and local assistance, services, and information for food, child care, medical assistance, abuse and neglect resources, and more.
  • How-To Videos are available from Florida Department of Children and Families to assist you with using the site.
  • The language of the site can be changed, if you need translations.
  • American Sign Language (ASL) videos are available.
Get Help Florida  government and non-profit resources for those in need

Right Service  tool to find social services and government assistance in Florida. 


Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)  Describes the program and guidelines to assist in understanding the process

Mortgages (USA.gov)  A list of resources provided by the government