Human Services

Welcome to Human Services!

Human Services strives to meet the needs of Pasco County's residents by connecting them to available resources in the community as well as providing direct services when available.

Assistance is Available

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All others seeking assistance are encouraged to view our Other Community Resources page.

Volunteer with Human Services!

Human Services is accepting applications for volunteers to help with office tasks and special projects as they become available. If you are interested, please apply!

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United Way of Pasco County

United Way of Pasco County can help point you in the right direction if you're not sure who to call or where to go for assistance. Their operators can provide information, referrals, telephone counseling and crisis intervention services. To reach United Way, simply dial 2-1-1 on your telephone.

Visit United Way's website!

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If you prefer to access United Way's online database or chat with a United Way operator online, you can access their website by clicking on their logo.

Access to Valuable Resources for Citizens and Providers at

Pasco County Libraries has helped develop and maintain a one-stop website called that provides access to valuable Federal, State, and Local government and social services programs, agencies, and resources. An example of just a few of the resources available through the website include:

  • Food Stamps (DCF)
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Assistance with utilities
  • Medicaid and Medicare
  • Job searching
  • Shelters and Housing
  • Help Filing Taxes
  • Education
  • And Many More!

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Get Help Florida

Learn More About SHINE

SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Aging. Specially trained volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential.

SHINE was featured in a video for Aging on the Suncoast. You can view the video to learn more about the program.

Visit Florida's SHINE website.

Resource Centers

The local resource centers below are designated as one-stop locations for citizens to receive assistance in finding the appropriate resources to meet their needs. Please review the list and contact the Resource Center closest to you for additional information.

The R.O.P.E. Center

14121 Watertower Drive, Hudson, FL
(727) 869-6426
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9am-3pm.

Metropolitan Ministries

3214 US 19 North, Holiday, FL
(727) 937-3268
Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.

Salvation Army (West Pasco)

7745 Ridge Rd. Port Richey
(727) 815-8539
Hours: Call for information.

Salvation Army (East Pasco)

14445 7th St. Dade City
(352) 521-3126
Hours: Call for information.

Restored Hope

13703 17th St. Dade City
(352) 437-4815
Hours: Mondays & Thursdays, 9am-1pm

Impact Ministries

8020 Washington St. Port Richey
(727) 847-5000
Hours: Call for information.

View a printable "Resource Guide" brochure.

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