Our Partner Agencies
COMMUNITY CARE FUND
HELPING CHILDREN & YOUTH SUCCEED
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Comprehensive Mentoring Program
Provides one-on-one mentors to children in high-risk categories.
Boy Scouts of America — Gulf Ridge Council
United Way Target Grant — Title One
Works with at risk-minority, male youth in the Lacoochee and Dade Oaks area.
Boy Scouts of America — West Central Florida
Prepares our male youth to be effective citizens in the West Pasco community.
Boys & Girls Club
727-842-5673 West Pasco
352-583-2994 East Pasco
Youth Development Services
Offers an affordable, accessible after school program to youth ages 5 to 18.
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
Girl Scouting in Pasco County
Girls discover the fun, friendship and power of girls together. Scouting helps girls develop their full individual potential, relate to others, develop values to guide their actions and sound decisions, and contribute to society through leadership skills.
Suncoast YMCA — James P. Gills Branch
Free Begin-to-Swim program for children ages 5-11 which focuses on basic swimming skills and boating safety so children will be better able to save themselves in case of a water-related emergency.
Tampa Bay YMCA — East Pasco Branch
Youth and Senior Programming
Youth sports programs for ages 3-14 and a teen leadership program for middle and high school students providing them with an opportunity to build social skills through community service. Seniors have access to quality health and wellness sessions.
SUPPORTING VULNERABLE & AGING POPULATIONS
Children’s Assistance Program (CAP)
Operates a bereavement camp for Pasco children to express their feelings of loss with other children and caring adults in a safe, nurturing environment.
Pasco Counseling Services
Mental health professionals provide individual, couples’ and family counseling to those experiencing personal, relationship and family problems.
CARES — Community Aging & Retirement
Elderly CHORE Program
Provides services to the elderly that would not be accomplished otherwise. Includes heavy household tasks, yard work, lifting or moving heavy furniture and essential errands needed to ensure the safety and well-being of the senior. Elderly Homemaker Program Assists elderly individuals in remaining in their homes by providing services such as cleaning, meal preparation and assistance with budgeting.
ASSISTING PEOPLE IN CRISIS
American Red Cross
Emergency Disaster Relief Services
Responds to local emergencies such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
Bay Area Legal Services
Domestic Violence Long-Term Stabilization Program
Helps victims of domestic violence and their children who are in need of legal assistance and long-term stability.
BayCare Behavioral Healthcare (The Harbor)
Medical Outpatient Services
Provides treatment, rehabilitation and support services to persons with substance abuse and mental health issues.
Provides a safe haven for victims of domestic violence and their children in confidential locations.
Youth & Family Alternatives
Runaway Alternative Project (RAP)
RAP House serves runaway and homeless youth, ages 10-17, in need of a short-term, out-of-home placement due to a disruptive and/or violent family environment.
STRENGTHENING & SUPPORTING FAMILIES
American Red Cross
Health and Safety Services
Offers courses in Water Safety, Lifeguarding, First Aid for Youth, CPR and Babysitter training.
Good Samaritan Health Care Clinic
Health Clinic Operations
Provides general medical and dental services, women’s health clinics, pulmonary/asthma clinic and diabetic and nutritional education classes for individuals with no health insurance.
Gulf Coast Community Care
Women & Children’s Homeless Shelter
Provides shelter for homeless women and women with children. Guides them towards self sufficiency.
Center for Independence
Adult Day Training (East and West)
Provides persons with developmental disabilities an opportunity to develop and enhance self-sufficiency, adaptive and social skills. Schrader Group Home provides a residential living environment for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Job Development Program
Provides job counseling and skills training for individuals looking for jobs.
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services of Florida
Signing for Everyday Living
Provides hearing screenings, sign classes, interpreting and equipment training and distribution. FTRI Outreach Program Provides free phones with design features for the hearing impaired to improve their quality of life.
Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind
Independent Living Skills Program
Instructional services that provide hands-on practice of daily living skills.
Suncoast Epilepsy Association
Epilepsy Case Management Program
Provides neurological and diagnostic referrals, epilepsy counseling and education, information, advocacy, support groups, vocational services and limited dental and psychological referrals.