A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.
Florida State Health Department 13601 North 22nd Street Tampa FL 33613 813-307-8002
Hillsborough County Health Department 505 North East Street Tampa FL 33602 813-276-8100
A Victims Assistance Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance to the victims of crimes. In many locations, the Victims Assistance Office is run by the local Prosecutor’s Office. Victims Assistance Offices provide a range of support services to the victims of crimes, including crisis intervention services, support groups, mental health services, and medical advocacy. Victims Assistance Offices can also assist the victims of crimes with obtaining compensation.
Hillsborough County Victims Assistance 800 East Twiggs Street Tampa FL 33602 813-272-6472
Tampa Hillsborough Victims Assistance 419 Pierce Street Tampa FL 33602 813-276-8100