The city also provides special programs, such as housing assistance, crime prevention and life safety programs, among others.
The city of Clearwater Utility Customer Service department offers the "62 Plus Program" to assist seniors and customers who are disabled and on a fixed income avoid late payment charges on their city of Clearwater utility bills. Call (727) 562-4600.
File of Life Program
Offered by the Office on Aging to city of Clearwater for residents age 50 or older. A File of Life provides critical information to emergency personnel including: name, medications, medical conditions, allergies, blood type, emergency contact and physician's name. File of Life stickers placed at participants' front doors direct emergency personnel to easily accessible folders containing patient data sheet. The packets are free to city residents and available at the Aging Well Center. Bilingual packets are available. Call (727) 724-3070.
The city of Clearwater's Housing division provides income-eligible citizens with down payment and closing-cost assistance, rehabilitation loans and assistance with retrofitting homes to increase accessibility. Call (727) 562-4030.
Clearwater Fire & Rescue participates in the Smoke Alarm "Giveaway" Program for those Clearwater residents who are unable to purchase an alarm. Smoke alarms can be installed for citizens in need of special assistance. Call (727) 562-4334.