• Social Work

    School Social Workers: Mrs. Cole, LCSW

    Email: Mrs. Cole

    Mrs. Cole is at Pinellas Park Middle Monday through Friday.

     

    Pinellas County Schools Social Work

     

    Mission:

    To support and advocate for students, parents, and families in a way that fosters their educational goals and engagement with their school. To work collaboratively with home, school, and community to enhance highest student achievement in a safe environment.

     

    Services include but are not limited to: group and individual counseling for students; crisis intervention and follow-up; agency and community referrals for services; Response to Intervention (RTI) support; staff consultation; attendance; home visits; Social Histories; child abuse awareness and prevention; interventions and accommodations for students in the classroom; parenting skill training; and parent conferences.

     

     Resources:

     

    • Dial 211 from any land-line or cell phone for information about health and human resources in the community. A caring professional is available 24 hours a day. You can also visit www.211connects.org to find a list of more than 4500 resources, organizations, and services within several counties.

     

    • Clothes to Kids is an organization where eligible K-12 students receive a week’s worth of clothing free of charge. Students or families need to qualify for free or reduced lunch in order to participate. In order to shop, students or families need to call for an appointment and bring a copy of their free/reduced lunch letter. There are two locations:

     St. Petersburg Store 3251 Third Ave. N. St. Petersburg, FL 33713

    Clearwater Store (727) 441-5050 1059 N. Hercules Ave. Clearwater, FL 33765

     

    • The St. Petersburg Free Clinic provides temporary assistance to those requiring help with basic needs such as food, shelter, medical care, limited financial assistance, and referral information.

     

          Health Center (727) 327-0333 863 3rd Avenue N St. Petersburg, FL

         We Help Services (727) 823-3471 863 3rd Avenue North St. Petersburg, Florida

     

     St. Petersburg Office (727) 582-7781

     Clearwater Office (727) 464 8400

     

    • Legal Services

      Bay Area Legal Services (813) 232-1343 or 1-800-625-2257

     

    Gulfcoast Legal Services (727) 821-0726 

     

    Project AWARE