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Prescription Hope

Prescription Hope assists individuals who need to take prescription medications, yet lack the income to afford the monthly expense.

They offer:

  • Adding medication or changing dosages is as simple as giving them a call
  • Complete and submit all paperwork directly with each pharmaceutical company
  • FDA approved Brand name prescription medications for a $18.00 per prescription per service fee
  • No age limit. This is not a discount card. This is not an insurance product.
  • Postage paid envelopes provided for each patient and doctor to return requested information
  • Prescription Hope, Inc. manages the process of refilling your medications
  • There is a yearly enrollment fee of only $20, no other medication costs and no hidden costs
  • They manage the annual re-qualifications requirements for you
  • They personally communicate with your doctors to obtain signatures and any information needed

Resurrection House, Inc.

Resurrection House is a faith-based resource center for the homeless. They offer a range of services and give help to those in need. Contact for more information.

Services:

  • Barber
  • Chapel services
  • Clothing
  • Financial assistance
  • Food
  • Lockers for storage
  • Lodging
  • Medical help
  • Shower and bathroom facilities
  • Transportation
  • Veterans assistance

Sarasota County Health Department

Sarasota County Health Department provides a range of health services. The cost of service depends on your ability to pay. Some services are always free. Other services may require you to pay if you have the ability. Your ability to pay is determined by the Eligibility office. Please visit SCHD website for Costs & Eligibility. Services are available to anyone (no eligibility requirements, though some require financial screening and/or fees for services):

  • Birth Control (contraceptives)
  • Childhood Immunizations (vaccinations)
  • Family Planning
  • Immunizations for foreign travel
  • Medical Services
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing, treatment and counseling

Other services are available only to persons determined to be eligible.

Sarasota County Health Department - Healthy Start

Healthy Start is a program that screens pregnant women and newborn babies to identify risk factors for low birth weight and infant mortality. Healthy Start is free and available to everyone regardless of income. A team of nurses, social workers, and peer counselors assist families in finding out their needs. Classes are in English and Spanish. No appointment is needed.

Provided:

  • Childbirth and Breastfeeding Education
  • Counseling
  • Parenting Support
  • Smoking Cessation Services

Senior Friendship Centers - Centers for Healthy Aging

The Centers for Healthy Aging provide quality care for individuals 50+ who are uninsured or in financial need. Most sites accept Medicare. Patient fees are on a sliding scale based on ability to pay. Due to increasing demand, waiting lists may apply. Over the past two years, some patients experienced waits of up to three months or more for an appointment. In order to be considered for dental care patients must first be patients at the medical clinic. To learn if you qualify for care or to schedule an appointment contact.

Sarasota
1900 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236
941.556.3220

Venice
2350 Scenic Drive
Venice, FL 34293
941.584.0041

St. Martha Catholic Church - Caritas of St. Martha's

Caritas is a cooperative effort of several churches in downtown Sarasota. Churches vary based on schedule. They provide emergency assistance. Help is for those in acute financial need. Resources are limited. Contact for more information.

Caritas has provided:

  • Assistance with utilities
  • Clothing
  • Food items from the Caritas Pantry
  • Help with transportation
  • Medicine

Mondays
First United Methodist Church

Tuesdays
St. Martha Catholic Church

Wednesdays
Church of the Redeemer

Thursdays
First Baptist Church
First Presbyterian Church USA
(on Thursdays the above Churches alternate weeks)

Fridays
St. Martha Catholic Church

Hours: 9am to 11am

Tidewell Hospice Manatee County

This agency provides hospice care. Hospice provides medical care and emotional, social, and spiritual support for patients and their families for end-of-life care.

Hospice staff provides care in places such as hospitals and nursing homes. They also provide care at home. Most people choose to receive their hospice care at home. The primary goal of hospice care is pain management and to provide patients comfort and dignity in their final days.

Tidewell has Hospice Houses in Manatee County. Patients can stay there and get care 24 hours a day. Please see the website for more information and locations.

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