Dawning Family Services incorporates programs and case management
to create a personalized plan for each family. The myriad of services include:
Safe and secure bridge housing
Housing search programs
Prevention & diversion services
Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) assistance
Post-bridge housing support to ensure a family's continued housing stability
Employment Support Services
Due to COVID-19 Dawning Family Services has currently limited the items we are accepting, and only asking for items that are necessary. We need the following items in this list.
*At this time, we can no longer accept gently used clothing*
- Gift cards to local gas stations
- Gift cards to Walmart, Publix, Target, Dollar General, and/or Save-A-Lot ($10 increments)
- Twin and crib sized (24×36 or 25×36) bed sheets
- Pillows and pillowcases
- Mattress protectors for twin bed
- Comforters/blankets (twin sized)
- Towels and washcloths
- Pot set
- Trash bags (13 or 30 gallons)
- Dish tray dryer
- Trash cans (13 gallons)
- Light bulbs
- 9 Volt batteries and AA
- Plastic plates/bowls/cups
- Paper products: tissues, toilet paper, paper towels
- Mop/ mop bucket with wringer
- Beans (Canned)
- Chili (Canned)
- Ravioli in Sauce
- Cooking Oil
- Dry Milk
- Granola Bars
- Hearty Soups (Canned)
- Juice Boxes
- Mac n’ Cheese
- Peanut Butter
- Salt, Pepper, and Spices
- Spaghetti Sauce
- Tuna (Canned)
Purchase Items Off Our Registry
How To Donate Clothes
Dawning Family Services does not accept clothing donations at this time. We have however, partnered with an organization,
Charity Clothing Pickup, that will give a monetary donation to Dawning Family Services when they receive clothing donations from our referrals. Charity Clothing Pickup will pick up the clothes from your house.
To schedule a pick up with Charity Clothing Pickup, you must complete the form in the button below.
Included are specific instructions for ensuring that Dawning Family Services receives the monetary donation.
On the form, select YES, when asked "Do you have a referral", then type in our name, Dawning Family Services.
How To Donate Diapers
Dawning Family Services does not accept diaper donations at this time as we are limited on storage. We have however, partnered with an organization, The Junior League of Tampa, that will accept your diaper doantions and give them to orgnizations in need of diapers, including Dawning Family Services, free of charge.
To find drop off locations in Hillsborough County, please click on the button below.