Social Security Administration: 1-800-772-1213

United Way 211 of Manasota: dial 211 direct, 366-5025 or 308-4357

North County Clinic: 373-7844, 2400 Colson Avenue, Sarasota FL 34234
Must have very few assets or income and no insurance. Special testing and evaluations are referred to Community Clinic at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Department of Vocational Rehabilitation:
Call the office for the city that you live in and see when the next orientation is scheduled. Go to the orientation and at that time you are assigned a counselor. Go to your scheduled appointment with your counselor and then call this office to tell us the name of your counselor and the results of your appointment.

Sarasota office: 359-5670, 3660 North Washington Blvd., Sarasota FL
Bradenton office: 741-3050, 101 Riverfront Blvd., Bradenton FL
Venice office: 486-2682, 897 East Venice Ave., Venice FL

Gulfcoast Legal Service: 366-1746, 2080 Ringling Blvd., #303, Sarasota FL

Manatee Glens: 741-3131, 375 6th Ave West, Bradenton FL, 34205

Coastal Behavioral Health Care Family Emergency Treatment Center: 952-1147,
2750 Bahia Vista Street, Suite 175, Sarasota FL 34239
Venice office: 492-4300, 7810 South Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL

Free services - therapist and psychiatrists
Walk-ins are welcome. You do not need an appointment.
Open 7:00am - 11:00pm Monday thru Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday

Senior Friendship Centers: Medical care for age 55 and over.
Sarasota: 955-2122, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota, FL
Venice: 493-3065, 2350 Scenic Drive, Venice, FL

On the Internet

United States Government Resources

Social Security Administration:


Veterans Administration:

State of Florida Resources

Florida Department of Children & Families:
(Food stamps, Medicaid)

Florida Department of Corrections:

Sarasota County Area Resources


Sarasota County Health Department:

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Community Medical Clinic:

Genesis Newtown Medical Group:

Senior Friendship Center:


National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives:

Florida Bar Association:

Sarasota County Bar Association:

Sarasota County Clerk of Court:

Sarasota County Sheriff:


US Senator Bill Nelson:

US Senator Marco Rubio:

US Congressman Vern Buchanan:
13th District (Approx. Sarasota, Manatee)

US Congressman Connie Mack:
14th District (Approx. Charlotte, Lee, Collier)

1800 Second Street | Suite 790 | Sarasota, Florida 34236 | Telephone: 941.365.0914