The goal of the Family Development Program is to assist in improving the quality of life and standard of living for low-income families in Pinellas County
Case Management : Monthly contact with assigned case worker to establish, implement and provide support in accomplishing goals.
Referrals/Resource Mobilization: Case Manager will link participant to community resources based on specific needs.
Education/Training: Provide limited financial assistance with tuition, books, uniforms, test fees, background checks etc.Emergency Assistance: Provide limited financial assistance to participants in areas such as utilities, food, clothing, rent/mortgage to alleviate barriers in completing their goals.
Small Business Start Up: Family Development participant’s whose primary goal is to start a small business. Limited financial assistance is available for supplies and licenses. more information…
Youth/Extra Curricular Activity: Provide funding for youth activities such as before/after school care, sports, summer camp etc.
Individual Development Account (IDA): A two to one savings program for eligible Family Development Program.
You may be eligible if You:
- Have a child/children under the age of 18
- Are seeking employment
- Are completing your education/training (last semester of education)
- Meet poverty income guidelines (Click to view guidelines)
North County (North of Ulmerton Rd): (727) 937-9393
South County (South of Ulmerton Rd): (727) 823-4101 ext. 125