Places for Assistance

Open Arms: Hyde Park United Methodist, 500 W. Platt St., Tampa

  • Hyde Park’s Sunday morning meal to feed those who are experiencing homelessness or simply in need of a meal and someone to talk to. Food is served every Sunday at the corner of Magnolia Avenue and Azeele Street.
    • Service begins 7 a.m. in our Magnolia parking lot – Guests are welcome to take To Go containers
    • ACCESS Assistance (Helps with Florida food stamps, cash assistance programs)
    • Prayer and spiritual counseling ever Sunday
    • Mail distribution — Sundays only
    • Free WiFi service and cell phone charging
    • Free library
    • Free bicycle tune-ups and repairs – most Sundays only
    • Holy Communion is served on the first Sunday of each month
    • We host Mission Smiles, a dental ministry, in April and October

Metropolitan Ministries: 2301 N. Tampa St., Tampa | 813.209.1000

The Shop: Drop-In Services for Those Experiencing Homelessness, 6220 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa | 813.272.2311

  • Provides a full range of services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. This program provides a place where individuals experiencing homelessness with behavioral disorders can drop in, take showers, do laundry, participate in case management and housing assistance.

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