Who We Are

  • A non-profit 501(c) (3) organization founded in 1981.
  • Alpha House of Tampa offers homeless pregnant women and mothers with young children safe housing and the tools they need to become self-sufficient and effective, responsible parents.
  • We provide a safe, temporary place to stay and assistance with housing and employment, as well as addressing the underlying issues that contributed to homelessness.
  • We offer vision, hope and strength for a better life.
  • Ranked #4 on the Top Ten List of Best Charities in Tampa Bay by Charity Navigator.
  • We are grateful to our generous community partners and funders who make it possible to achieve our mission.


2015 Annual Report

2015 Audited Financials

2015 Form 990

Financial Policies and Procedures

Client Date Privacy Policy

Alpha House of Tampa History

1981: Volunteers open a crisis pregnancy center in Tampa providing services for women without a safe place to stay during their pregnancy

1982: First residence opens with 7 beds on Empedrado Street

1986: Agency is incorporated

1988: Grand opening of 23-bed maternity home on South Tampania Avenue

1990: Transitional housing program opens in the house adjacent to Bonnie Center

1991: Named by President George H. W. Bush as America’s 513th “Point of Light”

1996: Heart House and Sally Hill House open, increasing the number of families in transitional housing to 8

2001: Rosalie Center grand opening on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hill; construction is completed with no mortgage, adding another 8 units of transitional housing

2005: Anonymous gift of $500,000 received to establish endowment

2007: Alpha House of Tampa wins the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Nonprofit of the Year Award in Human Services

2012: New bylaws, governance documents and mission and vision statements adopted by the Board of Directors

2014: Executive Director is a finalist for Tampa Bay Business Journal (Nonprofit) Business Woman of the Year Award

2014: Comprehensive 3-Year Strategic Plan adopted by the Board of Directors

2016: Charity Navigator ranked Alpha House of Tampa #4 in its Top Ten List of Best Charities in Tampa Bay and awarded the organization a 4-Star rating for two consecutive years. Aftercare Case Management services begin. Nurturing Parenting Program expands into Pasco County. HUD-funded transitional housing program ends; emergency shelter expands. Alpha House of Tampa celebrates 35 years of serving the community.