I Need Help

Learn how to register for holiday assistance here. We will let you know if you qualify, what to bring and where to go.



    Client Registration

    Do I Qualify?

    Individuals and families with minor age children (0-17) struggling financially.

  • Families that are currently receiving Food Stamps, Cash Assistance, Medicaid, SSI, SSD Award Letter, and Unemployment Benefits
  • Senior citizens, 62 years or older, struggling financially and or receiving social security income only
  • What Do I Bring?

  • Photo I.D. for applying adults
  • Social Security cards or birth certificates for individuals, spouses, and minor children in the household
  • Grandparents need proof of custody of grandchildren
  • Proof of SSI, SSD or unemployment benefits
  • Current utility bill (electric - water) or lease agreement 

    Cliente Registro

    Proceso de registro de cliente comienza en la Carpa de vacaciones.


    Familias y personas con hijos menores de edad (0-17) que luchan financieramente.

  • Familias que están recibiendo beneficios de SSI, SSD o desempleo
  • Personas de 62 años o más luchando financieros
  • Las personas mayores que viven del Seguro Social como su única fuente de ingresos
  • ¿Qué debo llevar?

  • Identificación con foto para adultos que aplican
  • Tarjetas de Seguro Social o Certificado de Nacimiento para los niños menores en el hogar
  • Abuelos necesitan prueba de custodia sobre los nietos
  • Verificación de SSI, SSD o beneficios de desempleo
  • Factura de servicios públicos (electricidad, agua) -o- acuerdo de arriende en su nombre

    Hillsborough Registration


    St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in O'Keefe Hall
    1203 North Nebraska Ave.
    Tampa, FL 33602

    Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


    Thanksgiving & Christmas:

    Starts Thursday/Jueves, Oct. 19th
    Through Nov. 15th (NOT OPEN Nov. 15th-17th)

    After Nov. 15th until Nov. 21st the registration will be held at the Metropolitan Ministries Outreach Center on our main campus located at 2301 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL.

    After Nov. 27th the registration site will return to St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in O'Keefe Hall.

    Christmas Only:

    Nov. 28th Through Dec. 19th (NOT OPEN Dec. 15th)

    Pasco Registration


    Metropolitan Ministries Pasco
    3214 US Highway 19 North
    Holiday, FL 34691

    Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


    Thanksgiving & Christmas:

    Starts Tuesday/Martes, Oct. 24th
    Through Nov. 17th

    Christmas Only:

    Nov. 27th Through Dec. 20th

    Through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill self-sufficiency, Metropolitan Ministries strives to be America’s most effective and innovative caregiver for poor and homeless families. This Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Ministries expects to serve 18,000 families in need throughout Tampa Bay.

    In partnership with Toys for Tots, as many as 2,000 families with 5,000 children will be served in Pasco County. All families seeking assistance in Pasco County are referred to 211 for registration requirements for Metropolitan Ministries.

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