Pinellas Hope at 5726 126th Avenue North, Pinellas Park, FL 33762 US - Our History
12.1.2007: Pinellas Hope, a program of Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg opened on 10 acres of land provided by Bishop Robert N. Lynch and the Diocese of St. Petersburg. It was developed as a pilot program and expected to be open only five months.
9.7.2010: Bishop Lynch dedicated and blessed Pinellas Hope II. This expansion of the homeless shelter run by Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg with support from local and state governments includes a community center with permanent offices, kitchen, meeting rooms, and a covered dining area replacing temporary trailers. It also includes 80 apartments for transitional housing as residents of Pinellas Hope prepare to return to regular housing.
Today: Pinellas Hope continues it's mission on 20 acres of land to provide a safe living environment for homeless individuals and support to become self sufficient.