GLS provides services in the following areas: Financial Stability Advocacy Housing Advocacy Family/Domestic Violence Advocacy
GLS places special emphasis on helping the following vulnerable populations within Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties:
Seniors (age 60+)
Families with School-Age Children
Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Ex-Offenders Re-Entering Society*
*Must not be an opposing party in another GLS case
Client eligibility is clearly defined in each of GLS’s grants. Most specify that our clients must earn under 250% of the federal poverty level. Some specify even lower levels (200% FPL or below) except for agency VOCA funding which provides services for all victims of crime, regardless of income and funding for clients aged 60+.
As a grant funded organization, we MUST have proof of income to accept clients.