211: 211 is a 24/7 resource and referral line.
Big Brothers Big Sisters: 772-466-8535.
Castle: 772-465-6011 . Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect through education and awareness.
Catholic Charities: 772-283-0541 . Provides one-on-one counseling for families.
Children's Services Council of St. Lucie : 772-408-1100 . Works with families to keep them safe.
HIbiscus Chidren's Center: 772-430-5044 .Provides voluntary intervention for families in crisis through financial, education, mental health services and child respite.
The ARC of St. Lucie County: 772-468-7879 . Afterschool and Summer Program for youth with physical/developmental disabilities.
In the Image of Christ: Operates a free food pantry and provides help paying bills. Other programs include utility bill assistance and HIV/STD testing. Location is 707 N 7th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950. Call (772) 461-7788
Mustard Seed Ministries: 772-465-6021. Food Pantry.
Sarah's Kitchen: The purpose of Sarah’s Kitchen is to welcome and provide hot nutritious meals to those in our community who are hungry and struggling financially.
Pioneer Pantry: IRSC Pioneer Pantry Main Campus, KSU-112 & Main Campus, U-114 Students will need to show their current IRSC ID and are limited to a few items each visit. No limit on the number of times a student may visit the pantry. IRSC Student Affairs 772-462-4706 IRSC Health & Wellness 772-462-7825
Health and Wellness
Florida Community Health Center: Provides medical testing and treatment.
Hands of St. Lucie:Community clinics are a great place to turn to for either free or low cost health care
Healthy Kids Insurance: Provides support to local families for Kid Care Insurance.
Healthy Start Coalition: Parent Teen Community Connection
New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee: A list of community services and 24 Hour Crisis Line 888-468-5600
STD Testing: There are numerous STD clinics in Fort Pierce, Florida that offer quick and private testing.
Housing and Shelter
Fort Pierce Housing Authority: Working with families and section 9 housing.
Habitat for Humanity: After school with focus on tutoring, homework assistance, and character development.
St. Vincent De Paul: (772) 873-2738. Programs offered by this agency include utilities and rental assistance, when funding is available. Meal programs, food, and assistance for the very low income, unemployed, and working poor may be offered.
Treasure Coast Homeless Service Council: Preventing and ending homelessness on the Treasure Coast.
Action Labor: 561-683-121. Provides temporary labor.
Employment Services, Gulfstream Goodwill: Career development and planning is the focus of vocational assessments
Mustard Seed Ministries: 772-465-6021. Offers career services and help finding work.
One Stop Career Center: Employment Agency
Employ Florida: Online resource for job seekers
Boys and Girls Club of St. Lucie County: to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens..
Child Development Center: Includes an infant and toddler program, preschool, and pre-k service to eligible children who meet the entry qualifications.
Multi-Cultural Resource Center: After school with focus on tutoring, homework assistance, and character development.
E-ride Share: Electronic ride board and car pooling information.
Eckert Project Bridge: Provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating back to their home communities from residential commitment programs in Central and South Florida.
Community Agencies Resource Directories
River Support Online Resource Guide: Browse a collection of resources, both throughout our campuses and the community.
St. Lucie County Elder Care Resource Directory: A list of phone numbers to many resources in St. Lucie County.
St. Lucie County Assistance Programs: Emergency Aid and Housing Assistance
Treasure Coast Community Action Agency: The Treasure Coast Community Action Agency's mission is to collaborate with human services organizations, the private sector and residents to offer programs and services that build self-reliant individuals, families and communities.
St. Lucie County Community Services Division: St. Lucie County Community Services Department provides assistance to residents to improve quality of life through information, resources, and services