The Family Center on Deafness offers essential services to deaf or hard of hearing children. Through local partnerships and a focus on togetherness, FCD sponsors events and programs that support the deaf community.
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With only a dozen community-based aphasia centers across Pinellas County, Voices of Hope for Aphasia is one of the largest — and a PCF grant recipient since 2020. Through this partnership, PCF helps foster an environment where everyone is heard.
Because food insecurity is an ongoing concern, especially since the pandemic began, PCF supports organizations that are feeding the hungry in Pinellas County.
The Needed Now Fund, designed to address our community’s most pressing needs, has distributed $20K to local nonprofits who feed the hungry and mitigate evictions in Pinellas County. As community needs change, so too will the fund’s focus areas. Learn more about the organizations serving the needs of Pinellas residents.
Gulfcoast Legal Services helped a Pinellas County resident and her children remain in their home after facing the threat of eviction.
Gulfcoast Legal Services, a PCF grant recipient, helps Pinellas County residents in need of legal aid to avoid eviction.
The threat of losing one’s home is terrifying. That’s why PCF created the Needed Now Fund to help prevent eviction for those impacted by the pandemic.
Virtual learning and infrequent socialization can be detrimental to adolescent development. With a PCF grant, House of Mercy and Encouragement in Dunedin expanded its mental health counseling services to include virtual sessions.
Following a tragic family loss, Dolores and Allen Mortimer turned their pain into support for so many in Pinellas County when they established the House of Mercy and Encouragement Foundation. The Dunedin-based nonprofit organization provides mental health therapy to individuals and families in Pinellas County.
By stretching a penny, FLDC services to Pinellas County residents in need include programs that provide food, home repairs, community clean-up, and more with help from Pinellas Community Foundation.