In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand many individuals and families may need extra assistance. We've compiled a list of local, State, and Federal resources for any issue you or someone you know may be facing.
Sarasota County Assistance
If you are seeking assistance due to hardships incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, please call 2-1-1 first.
This Sarasota County resource serves as a referral service and can connect you with the most appropriate agency for your situation. From housing and unemployment benefits, to children and elder services, 2-1-1 is your first step to find the help you need.
- Phone: 211
- Website: 211.org
- Text: Send your zip code to 898-211
- Chat with an operator: Click here to go open a chat window
Direct Links to Area Resources:
City of North Port Social Services Division: (941) 429-3700
United Way of South Sarasota County COVID-19 Assistance Center
Family Promise of South Sarasota County: 941-497-9881
All Faiths Food Bank: 941-379-6333
Harvest House: 941-953-3154
State and National Resources