The Salvation Army

The Red Shield Lodge

1514 N. Florida Avenue

Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 221-4440

Sober adult men and women looking for shelter have an opportunity to receive lodging each day at our 132-bed Lodge. The Red Shield Lodges offers eligible guests lodging with linens, a locker, and three meals each day for $10 per night. Qualifying clients, including homeless veterans, can also apply to have their stay underwritten.

Check-In is at 4 p.m. daily.

Tampa Housing Authority (THA)

5301 West Cypress St.
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813-341-9101

Assisted Housing: (813) 253-0551
Public Housing: (813) 341-9101

The THA was incorporated in 1939 and provides housing opportunities to more than 21,000 residents in the Tampa Bay area. This Agency currently administers 3,026 public housing units and 8,271 Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8).

Project Hope Recovery Center
Phone: 1-877-491-3816

What are the requirements for acceptance into your program?  $500.00 (Non-Refundable), a sincere desire to change, open to instruction and correction, must be at least 18 years of age, and willing to make a 12 – 18 month commitment to complete the program.

* If a student is unable to come up with any portion of the induction fee scholarship options are available and can be discussed with intake director.

This faith-based residential program assists individuals in recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and the life-controlling problems associated with it. In addition, residents work on overcoming rebellion and the self-destructive behaviors associated with their substance abuse and developing positive life skills. Residents participate in spiritual growth activities, individual counseling, and various outreaches.

Dee's House of Comfort for Veterans

4411 Perch Street                                      Tampa, Florida 33617
Phone: (813) 629-1576


Dees House of Comfort is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, created for the specific purpose, and mission, of providing decent affordable housing for our United States Veterans. 

Essence of Christ Church

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1123 Marbella Plaza Dr                                 Tampa, Florida 33619
Phone: (813) 443-5128

AnewU Addiction Treatment Program of Tampa offers affordable, safe, Suboxone treatment to help you or your loved one detox from chemical dependency – all while minimizing painful withdrawal symptoms.

Mary and Martha House

1009 1st St SW

Ruskin, FL. 33570
Phone: (813) 645-7874

Shelter Office Number: (813) 641-7027

At the Mary & Martha House they are given much more than shelter, food, and clothing. We house women for up to 1 year, and then after helping them obtain and transition into their own home, we follow them for 6 months.

Metropolitan Ministries
Tampa Outreach Center
2301 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 209-1200

Outreach Center Hours: (Check-In at 9 a.m.)
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday between 9am and 5pm
Tuesday from 9am -7:30pm
Saturday | Sunday – CLOSED

Right now, our only overnight and short-term housing solutions are located in Hillsborough County. But anyone may apply.

Emergency and long term shelter for homeless families married or unmarried with children. Metropolitan Ministries' mission is to care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in our community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill an expression of the ongoing ministry of Jesus Christ