EMERGENCY

Always call 911 in the case of medical emergency.

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
One Crisis Center Plaza

  • Dial: 211: (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) Speak confidentially with crisis specialist for emergency assistance, suicide prevention, emotional support, and information about other services.
  • Help for veterans 1-844-MyFLVet
  • Sexual assault exams and advocacy (Assault is not limited to women–all genders are welcome at the Crisis Center)
  • TransCare Transportation: Emergency transportation tailored for sexual assault and domestic violence: 813-964-1594
  • Counseling services: 813-264-9955
  • Telephone support services: 813-964-1577
  • Support groups for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
  • www.crisiscenter.com 
  • General Information: 813-964-1964

The Spring of Tampa Bay:

Help with domestic violence through an emergency hotline, emergency and temporary housing, creating a safety plan, legal assistance, health services, and career training. 24 hour hotline 813.247.7233; Tampa Outreach 813.749.8764; Plant City outreach 813.247.5433 ext 108; www.thespring.org Both Spanish and English.

USF AREA

University Area Community Development Corporation Inc: Located at 14013 North 22nd St, Tampa, FL.

  • Provides ABE/GED and ESOL preparation courses at a low rate. Tuition is $45 and testing is $5. Also provide daycare for children during class times. Call 813.558.5212 ext 409;

 

  • Computer Lab: Offers free courses that include basic computer skills, Microsoft office software, professional Skills, and creative software. Call 813.558.5212

 

North Tampa Head Start program:

Offers free educational and childcare services for children 3 or 4 years old. Call 813.903.3338

 

Mobile Clinic “La Esperanza”:

Offers free healthcare services and accept any form of identification. Provide: primary care (every Tuesday); women’s health (every first Tuesday of the month), Eye exams (second Tuesday of every month), Children’s health services (second Tuesday of every one month). Open every tuesday from 5-7. Call 813.486.4936; Located at Nuestra Senora De Guadalupe 16650 US Highway 301 S., Wimauma, Fl. 33598

 

Tampa

Hispanic Services Council

Has several programs, including La Red de Padres (Parent engagement network) in Wimauma, Plant City, North Tampa, Drew Park, and Palmetto Beach. Also provides early childhood development screenings, health programs in communities, and low-cost, immigrant legal services. Also conducts “Know your Rights” training. Call  813.936.7700. Address: 7825 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Ste. 102, Tampa, Florida 33614

 FLIC Hotline for Community Protection

Report a checkpoint or a hate crime, learn about your constitutional rights, and host a Know Your Rights Training. Call 1-888-600-5762 (www.floridaimmigrant.org/kyr)

 

Gulfcoast Legal Services

Contact Luis at 727.821.0726 ext 229, email jacquelnb@gulfcoastlegal.org; Both Spanish and English.

           

Students Working For Equal Rights

To get involved in civic engagement and find community with undocumented youth. Have chapters in Lakeland, Tampa, and Orlando. Contact: 786-273-9748

 

United We Dream- Tampa Bay

Raise awareness about immigrant rights and creates a community for young undocumented people, their families, and allies. Also can connect you with legal services, give ICE Raid alerts, and engage in local civic engagement. Follow them on Facebook at “United We Dream: Tampa Bay.” Email: contact@uwdtampabay.org

 

Bay Area Legal Services Inc.

Provides legal aide and pro-bono services. Call 813.864.2280, www.bals.org

STATE

Florida Immigration Advocacy Center

Handles advocacy issues for immigrants. Call (305) 573-1106

 

Florida Farmworkers & Dependents of Farmworkers

Assist with career pathways and financial assistance for citizen, legal residents, or DACA recipients. Provide: Vocational training, technical college, GED, ESOL classes at USF and HCC. Contact: Aida Coronado, Diana Lamas, Belinda Walker at 813.757.9480; Dover Family Learning Center: 3218 San Jose Mission Dr. Dover, FL 33527

 

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida

Provide legal and income tax services for low-income families for various cities in mid-Florida. Call 866.886.1799; email info@clsmf.org; www.clsmf.org

 

Florida Immigrant Coalition

Provide help with detention assistance, access to college, civic engagement, citizenship applications, and wage theft. Call (305) 571-7254; 2800 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33137; info@floridaimmigrant.org; For help with detention issues contact Grey at oteam@floridaimmigrant.org.

 

Farmworkers Association of Florida (FWAF)

Protects rights of all Florida farm workers and assists with wage theft and poor working conditions. Contact (407) 886-5151; tirsomoreno@hotmail.com, 1264 Apopka Blvd, Apopka, FL, 32703

Hope CommUnity Center

Immigration services and rights, English classes, citizenship classes, parenting classes, tutoring, volunteer opportunities
407-880-4673
http://www.hcc-offm.org/

SPARCC: Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center

Free and confidential help for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault 24/7 in Florida. Call 800.500.1119 for domestic violence and 888.956.7273 for sexual violence help. www.sparcc.net

 

Florida Law Help

Online resource for various legal issues, including family law, housing, and consumer help. Visit floridalawhelp.org

NATIONAL

Suicide Prevention hotline 800-273-8255 and 888-628-9454 (Spanish)

 

MALDEF

Scholarship Resources for Undocumented high school, college, graduate students, and law students. www.maldef.org

 

Immigrant Defense Project

Provides legal services and information. For legal advice call 212.725.6422 or go to www.immigrantdefenseproject.org. Also provide help in creating an emergency preparedness plan and Know your Rights information, in various languages.

 

United We Dream

Provide services with deportation proceedings, educational resources, and community involvement www.unitedwedream.org

 

Download: List of Resources

 

Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the Immigrant Youth Project.

Email: Immigrantyouth@usf.edu

Call or text: ( 8 1 3 ) 5 6 3 – 9 7 1 7

 

Contact Us

Email immigrantyouth@usf.edu us or Call us at  813-563-9717