If you are in need of social service assistance our Resident Advocates can help you with the following case management services:

  • Food stamp registration
  • Medicaid registration
  • Blue card registration
  • Social Security Disability – first time enrollment only
  • ID & Birth Certificate Assistance
  • Legal Aid referrals
  • Affordable Housing Search Assistance
  • Referrals to Other Social Services -Vocational Rehab, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, etc.

Call our office at 727-851-9074 to make an appointment

Feeding Tampa Bay

Our office offers emergency walk-in assistance Tuesday – Thursday from 9am – 12pm (EST) to individuals needing:

  • Emergency Food
  • Clothing
  • Hygiene
  • Household goods
  • Case management – walk-in appointments upon availability

Emergency Assistance

Florida Dream Center Employer Specialists offer residents assistance with employment preparedness, employment training/job skills and employment placement assistance. Call our office to make an appointment – 727-851-9074 or email gary@floridadreamcenter.org.

Florida Dream Center is now a candidate for the NCCER accreditation. We are currently able to train and certify individuals for Core Construction and Carpentry Level 1 through the National Center for Construction Education & Research. We offer the following certification classes:

  • OSHA approved forklift license
  • NCCER Core Construction certification
  • NCCER Carpentry Level 1 certification

Are you an employer looking to make an impact in your community? Are you looking for workforce development opportunities for your current employees? We are here to collaborate! Contact Gary Webb, Employer Specialist at 727-851-9074 or gary@floridadreamcenter.org

Workforce Development

Florida Dream Center offers community revitalization services to homeowners within the Lealman and Tarpon Springs areas. The following services are managed by our Community Enrichment Crews (C.E.C):

  • Code violation relief
  • Homeowner lawn maintenance
  • Homeowner safety modifications
  • Homeowner aging in place (Senior Citizen modifications)

*These services can be limited to available supplies and do not include major repairs such as roofs or major home structures*

In addition, FLDC teams of staff and volunteers work with county and city agencies to maintain local alleys and remove debris from streets and walkways of the areas we serve.

Our organization is always looking for volunteer teams, families, and individuals to work on some of these projects.

Contact Dawn for additional information – 727-851-9074 or dawn@floridadreamcenter.org

Community Revitalization

The Adopt-a-Block program has consistently served communities every Saturday morning since November of 2014. Currently the neighborhoods served are located in Lealman and Tarpon Springs. Saturday mornings our teams of staff and volunteers support the following services.

  • Distribution of food boxes to families and individuals in four different locations
  • Delivery of food boxes to home-bound residents
  • Distribution of hygiene & clothing items
  • Distribution of youth food boxes for children under the age of 17
  • Canvassing by our Neighborhood Outreach Crew (N.O.C. team) door to door informing residents of services and establishing relationships.

Food/hygiene/clothing distribution information:

For Lealman residents
Saturdays 9am-11:30am
Clearview United Methodist Church
4515 38th Ave N., St. Petersburg FL 33714

For Tarpon Springs Residents
Saturdays 9am-11:30am
St. Timothy Lutheran Church
812 E. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs FL 34689

Our organization is always looking for volunteer teams, families, and individuals to work on some of these projects.

Community Outreach

CLIENT FAQ’S

No, FLDC can assist with getting your ID if you do not currently have one. However, you are allowed to receive assistance without it in the meantime.
Yes, both individuals will need to provide proof of residency at the same address through a lease agreement or piece of mail with your name and listed address.

Due to supply, we offer laundry & dish soap once every 3 months and all other hygiene items are available once every 30 days. Please be aware these items are not guaranteed.

Yes, we do not discriminate against any age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability or criminal history.

Yes, we love this question! We are happy to have those receiving services also become volunteers. Our vision is to empower our community where neighbors help neighbors.
Please email Dawn at Dawn@FloridaDreamCenter.org for more information on how to volunteer with us OR please call Dawn to schedule at 727-851-9074.