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S.E.E.D.S. program (Supporting and Empowering Educational & Developmental Services)

This program is a designed to support and empower families in their child's educational, social and develpmental experience. Families engaged in the SEEDS program partner with school personnel to ensure success in school for their child, become active in their neighborhoods and communities to promote safety, growth, and inclusiveness for their children and family, and recognize their strengths and build upon others as a means of creating positive change.

Families with children age 3 through 3rd grade who reside in Hillsborough County hand have concerns regarding their child's readiness for school and/or have a child experiencing challenges (below level achievement) can apply to the SEEDS program.
Fax or mail a completed application to 882-3689 or 5522 W. Idlewild Avenue, Tampa FL 33634
or call 901-3439

Food, Clothes, possibly shelter

  • Salvation Army - 226-0055
  • Metropolitan Ministry - 209-1000
  • Divine Prov. Food Bank - 254-1190
    • St. Johns Mission Baptist - 3401 25th Ave. E.
  • Cathedral of Faith  -231-9673
  • Cornerstone Ministries - 261-3808

* Please know that these are faith based.

Oak Grove Church on Waters & Habana Ave provides free dinners on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.