Frequently Requested Contacts

Here you can find Hillsborough County managed services and contacts seniors frequently need.

  1. Affordable Housing Services

    Effective solutions for low and moderate income residents

    Phone: (813) 246-3150

    Email Affordable Housing Services

  2. Aging Services

    Offers services designed to enhance the lives of older adults age 50 and over, including senior and dining & activity centers

    Aging Services Phone: (813) 272-5250

    Email Aging Services

  3. Financial and Social Services

    Case management programs and stabilization services to low-income residents of Hillsborough

    Social Services Department Phone: (813) 301-7341

    Community Resource Centers Phone: (813) 272-5220

  4. HCFL Alerts

    Hillsborough County's official mass notification system

    Always be the first to know what's happening in your community with HCFL Alert, Hillsborough County's official notification system. HCFL Alert is designed to keep you informed about local emergencies, everyday events, and county news that's important to you.

    Sign Up for HCFLAlert

  5. Health Care Services

    Offers an innovative health care plan, healthy living initiative, and programs to ensure effective and cost-efficient health care assistance for residents

    Health Care Services Phone: (813) 272-5040

  6. Homeless Services

    Works in collaboration with partners to provide resources to individuals and families experiencing homelessness

    Homeless Services Phone: (813) 274-6834

    THHI Phone: (813) 223-6115

  7. Library Services

    Offers books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and 24/7 access to resources and digital collections via our online library

    Phone: (813) 273-3652


  8. Parks, Recreation, and Nature

    A large variety of parks, recreation centers, nature preserves, and athletic fields

    Parks & Recreation Department:

    • Neighborhood parks and playgrounds
    • Dog parks
    • Skate parks
    • Rec centers (some with fitness centers)
    • Athletic Parks

    Parks & Rec Phone: (813) 744-5595

    Find Recreation & Fitness Centers

    Conservation & Environmental Lands Management (CELM) Department:

    • Conservation parks
    • Nature preserves
    • Trails

    CELM Phone: (813) 672-7876

    Find a Park

  9. Pet Resources

    Operates a shelter that accepts domestic animals and attempts to find them permanent or foster homes; also responsible for pet registration tags

    440 N. Falkenburg Road
    Tampa, FL 33619

    Pet Resources Phone: (813) 301-PETS (7387)

    Adopt a Dog or Cat

    Animal Control

    Pet Resources is not in charge of animal control issues. The Code Enforcement department's Animal Control division handles pet-related ordinances and citations, and investigates reports of animal abuse, dangerous pets, or dog bites.

    Animal Control Phone: (813) 744-5660

    Email Animal Control

    Report an Animal Emergency or Cruelty

  10. Severe Weather Resources

    How to prepare and what you need to know before, during, and after a storm

    Storm Information

  11. Trash and Recycle

    Solid Waste Services oversees waste collection, disposal, and recycling in Hillsborough County

    Phone: (813) 272-5680

    Email the Solid Waste Department

    Trash & Recycle Info

  12. Transportation

    Sunshine Line provides door-to-door transportation and bus passes for eligible elderly, low-income, and people with disabilities

    Phone: (813) 272-7272

  13. Water and Sewer

    Water Resources provides drinking water and wastewater treatment service to unincorporated Hillsborough County

    Phone: (813) 272-6680

    Email Water Resources

    Pay or View My Water Bill