Community Connections

If you need community services immediately, contact 211 Tampa Bay, available 24/7

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • Nationwide mental health assistance
  • Call or text 988 for immediate help
  • Chat with a crisis counselor 27/4 online at
Right Service at the Right Time
  • Online tool used by librarians and library users throughout Florida to find necessary social services and government assistance for every county in the state.

  • Allows anyone in need to find free and reduced cost social services programs in their local area or anywhere across the country. 
  • Anyone using the site can search, share program information, and create referrals on their own or on behalf of someone else. 

Pinellas Homeless Resource Guide
  • Search for emergency shelter, healthcare, LGBTQIA+ services, and more
  • PDF version of the guide can be downloaded
Pinellas Mobile Crisis Response Team
  • Crisis assistance at home, work, school, or storefront
  • 24/7 mobile on demand team
Email Account Options without a Phone Number
  • Create an email without a phone number 
211 Tampa Bay
  • Free three-digit phone number set aside by the Federal Communications Commission for information about and referrals to local human service information.
  • You can reach 211 anytime 24 hours a day from any phone.
  • The website offers a Guided Search on topics such as Housing & Shelter, Transportation, Basic Needs, & more.