Sharing Hope, Lending a Hand

When you walk through the door at Daystar, you will be greeted personally with a sincere welcome and heartfelt neighborly care. Our entire team is carefully trained and faithfully dedicated to understanding your unique situation and making sure your needs are addressed. In some cases, we may refer you to other caring community organizations who have more of the resources you require. 

Address

1055 28th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Submit a Request for Rent or Utility Assistance

To submit a request for assistance with a past due utility bill or rent assistance, please submit your request by clicking on the appropriate button below. The form must be filled out completely. Please note that rent assistance cannot be accepted after the 12th of the month.

You may continue to submit requests, however, due to the holiday and current volume, we will not be reviewing new applications for utilities until the week of July 15th, 2024. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

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Utility Assistance

Rent Assistance

How We're Helping Our Community

Healthy Food Pantry

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Our healthy food pantry is client-choice and focuses on increasing healthy choices.

Financial Assistance

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Need rent or utility assistance? Please email bills@daystarlife.com to submit a request.

Edible Garden

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Daystar volunteers harvest our edible garden on Wednesday, and provide produce directly to clients at our center every Thursday morning.

Nutritional and Financial Education Programs

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For information on our financial stability educational program, contact Paula at paula.castoro@daystarlife.com.

Secure Mail

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You may qualify to receive your mail through our safe and secure mail service. Please visit our center or call 727-825-0442 to learn more.

Health and Wellness

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Check out scheduled community partners on our calendar page to plan your visit to our center.

Clothing Closet

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Our client-choice clothing closet provides clients with gently used clothing and shoes, and exists thanks to individual donations.

Benefits Application

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Need assistance with benefits applications? Please email generalservices@daystarlife.com or call 727-825-0442.

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Our Privacy Promise to You

Daystar Life Center is funded primarily by donations from individuals, businesses, churches and civic groups in the community.  We could not help our neighbors in need without your financial support.  You have a right to know that we will not trade, share, or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else,  nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.  This policy applies to online and offline donations.

If you provide us with your physical address, email address, or phone number, this information is confidential within our organization.

Online donations made on this website are processed by SafeSave™ using their secure servers; we do not receive your credit card information.  If you provide us with your credit card information in order to make a donation, we will shred it immediately after the transaction is processed.

Information about your donation is handled with respect and confidentiality.  Your donations will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement : This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

CONSUMER SERVICES REGISTRATION NUMBER FOR DAYSTAR LIFE CENTER IS CH17465. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-HELP-FLA OR ACCESSING THE WEBSITE CSAPP.FDACS.GOV/CSPUBLICAPP/CHECKACHARITY/CHECKACHARITY.ASPX.

REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.