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Coordinated Entry

PINELLAS COUNTY COC COORDINATED ENTRY SYSTEM

The housing system can feel like a maze for individuals experiencing homelessness. Trying to determine who to talk to, how to get there, and where to begin can be confusing and overwhelming. Coordinated Entry for Individuals and Families establishes a system where housing placement isn't a matter of talking to the right case manager, at the right agency, at the right time.

Instead, Coordinated Entry represents standardized access and assessment for all individuals and families, as well as a coordinated referral and housing placement process to ensure that people experiencing homelessness receive appropriate assistance with both immediate and long-term housing and service needs. The entire Coordinated Entry process uses a “client centered” approach, while doing so through a standardized process from initial engagement to successful housing placement.

In a data-driven and evidence-informed manner, providers across Pinellas County are establishing strategic partnerships to better serve our fellow community members experiencing homelessness.


The Coordinated Entry System Navigators will be at the locations listed below at the times and dates indicated.

The CES Navigators will be available during these times to conduct VI-SPDATs and provide information regarding Coordinated Entry in Pinellas County. 

Monday

8:30AM-12:00PM Daystar Life Center - 226 6th St S, St Petersburg, FL 33701

8:00AM-12:00PM Northwest Presbyterian Church - 6330 54th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709

Tuesday

9:30AM-12:00PM The Shepherd Center of Tarpon Springs - 304 S Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Wednesday

8:30AM-10:30AM St. Vincent de Paul Community Kitchen and Resource Center - 1345 Park St, Clearwater, FL 33756

Thursday

10:30AM-12:00PM St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church - 812 E Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Friday

1:00PM-3:00PM Daystar Life Center - 226 6th St S, St Petersburg, FL 33701

             Click here for the complete CES Policy Guide

    Click here for the complete V2 VI-SPDAT for individuals.

   Click here for the complete V2 VI-SPDAT for families.