Pinellas

List of County Towns: BelleairNorth Redington Beach, Belleair Beach, Oldsmar, Belleair Bluffs, Pinellas Park, Belleair Shore, Redington Beach, Clearwater, Redington Shores, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Gulfport, St. Pete Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, St. Petersburg, Indian Shores, Seminole, Kenneth City, South Pasadena, Largo, Tarpon Springs, Madeira Beach, Treasure Island

Emergency Management Contact: Dial (727) 464-4333; http://www.pinellascounty.org/resident/disasters.htm 

Local 2-1-1: 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares: Dial 727-210-4211; http://www.211tampabay.org/

 

FIND A MOBILE FOOD BANK: http://feedingtampabay.org/mobile-pantries/

 

DISASTER HOUSEHOLD FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM

The Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (FDACS) will be providing emergency food to through a FEMA funded program to counties affected most by Irma. This is a short term program to help meet food needs until the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) becomes available.

Saturday, 4 November: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital 
(Parking Lot C at the corner of 4th Street South and 8th Avenue South)
9am-10:30am
501 6th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL,

Wednesday, 22 November: Positive Impact
9am-10:30am
2750 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL,

Can also click HERE to view the list of distribution sites for the counties active in the current phase out the roll-out.

 

REPLACEMENT SNAP (FOOD STAMP) BENEFITS

DCF is processing mass replacement for 40 percent of SNAP benefits to customers approved as of September 10 in the following 52 counties:  Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, Desoto, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Franklin, Gilchrist, Glades, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Levy, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Suwanee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, and Wakulla counties. Benefits could be available on EBT cards as soon as September 22With a Mass replacement, customers do not have to submit an individual replacement request.

 

DISASTER SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (D-SNAP; Food For Florida)

To qualify, individuals:

Eligible individuals and families should pre-register by visiting this link but they must also visit an established location in person to apply.  Pre-registering will reduce the wait time for the in-person interview.  It is requested that only the head of household should come for to the in-person interview.

This program is not for current food assistance recipients. Current food assistance households not receiving the maximum amount will get additional September/October benefits automatically added to their EBT card within five days of their own county opening the D-SNAP site.

Pinellas County DSNAP applications have closed.  If an individual missed the application date, they should send their contact information to the Florida Department of Children and Families:

Customer Call Center, 1-866-762-2237 (Florida Relay 711)
Agents available 8am to 5pm Mon-Fri