Schedule an Appointment: 727.388.1220
Administrative Office: 727.327.7656   fax:727.322.2109
Sexual Assault Service Helpline: 727.530.7273
Abuse Hotline: 800.962.2873

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Strengthening, protecting and restoring lives for a healthy community
Strengthening, protecting, & restoring lives for a healthy community
  • We believe in quality, strengths-based services which are caring, culturally competent, and provided in a welcoming and safe environment.
  • We believe in the inclusion of the family of origin, family of choice, and/or other support system.
  • We believe in fostering independence, empowerment, and self-determination to achieve wellness.
  • We believe that honesty and integrity define all of our relationships.
  • We believe in respecting the rights of privacy and confidentiality for all individuals served.
  • We believe in responding to community needs through advocacy and teamwork.
  • We believe in appreciating staff and providing them opportunities for professional development.
  • We believe it is our responsibility to lead efforts to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and other medical conditions, abuse, neglect or need.
Provide inspiration, leadership, and hope to the community we serve
Suncoast Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and holds a substance abuse license from the Department of Children and Families.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
4010 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg
4024 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg
2188 58th Street North, Clearwater
Our doors are open to the community; offering professional, accredited services, when and where they are needed. Flexible appointments are available across a variety of community sites, as well as in the client's home.
Interpreter services are provided upon request.
Click here for a list of our locations.
Payment of Services
Suncoast Center accepts private pay, Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance. Reduced fees or no-cost services may also be available to those who qualify.  Payment is expected when services are provided.

Leadership Team

Kristin Mathre, LMFT
Chief Operating Officer
Barbara Daire, LCSW
Dustin Sode
Chief Financial Officer
Laurie Elbow, LMHC
Director of Clinical Services
Jim Shea
Director of Information Services
Maria Ochoa, B.A. PHR. SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources
Gregory Onderko, DO
Medical Director
Rhonda Miller, M.A
Director of Quality Improvement
Board of Trustees
Kristin Smith - Chair
Cindy Stokes - Vice Chair
Robert M. Melby - Treasurer
Camille E. Skluzacek - Secretary
Stephan Freeman

Linda Lerner
George J. Matz
Chuck Prather

Richard Tourtleot
Dr. Carlton Turner
Janis Weber 
Community Impact Report
Suncoast Center has proudly served our community for over 70 years.  During our fiscal year of 2017-2018, Suncoast Center:
  • Served 23,687clients
  • Provided 284,828 services
  • Responded to 1,141 sexual assault calls
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Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Suncoast Center will not share or release information regarding a client's diagnosis or treatment to any individual or agency unless specifically authorized, in writing, to do so by the individual client concerned.        
HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice
Auxiliary Aid Service Plan and Procedures
Suncoast Center provides Auxiliary Aids/Interpreter Services to clients and companions who are deaf/hard-of-hearing and/or communicate in a language other than English at no cost to the client.   
Auxiliary Aid Plan