Other Types Of Services

Gulfcoast Legal Services offers assistance in its Clearwater and St. Petersburg offices to people seeking help with SSI (Supplemental Security Income). If you have applied for SSI and have been denied and live in Pinellas County, please call for assistance. We also help with applications for unemployment assistance, food stamps and the cash assistance program. If you live in Pinellas County, and have been denied assistance with one of these programs please call for assistance. The number to call is 727-443-0657 for the Clearwater office and 727-821-0726 for the St. Petersburg office.

NEW:  These two informational videos were a collaboration between Gulfcoast Legal Services, The Community Law Program, and Amy Bellhorn, a local private attorney who is a former Gulfcoast disability law attorney and who volunteers with Community Law.  The videos were produced at Stetson University College of Law and are narrated by Ms. Bellhorn.

Click HERE for an explanation of the difference between SSI and Disability, and the definition of Disability under the Social Security Act.

ClickHERE for a walk-through of the SSI/Disability application and administrative appeals process.


     Gulfcoast Legal Services is proud of its Homeless Outreach Project. As part of this Project a GLS attorney visits shelters, soup kitchens One Stop and Pinellas HOPE (tent city) to assist with SSI , Food Stamps and medical care. GLS is often able to help the homeless get back on their feet by obtaining SSI and other benefits.

If you are able to help with a donation to support GLS in its effort to help the homeless please push the DONATE NOW button.