As part of Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services (offices in Clearwater and Miami, Florida), the Florida Center for Survivors of Torture works in collaboration with agencies that include Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, Lutheran Services of Florida, and World Relief. Affiliated with the University of South Florida's Medical School and School of Public Health, they offer health, psychiatric, psychological, social services and legal assistance for torture survivors living in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough counties. Torture treatment services were established in 2000.
Contact: Sylvia Acevedo, LL.M, Program Director, (727)479-1858, Sylvia.Acevedo@gcjfcs.org
14041 Icot Boulevard
Clearwater, FL 33760