Sarasota Local Resources

EMERGENCY and NON-EMERGENCY

  • All Emergencies  Dial 911

  • Poison Information Center 1-800-282-3171

 

NON-EMERGENCY

  • Sarasota County Sheriff (Non Emergency) (941) 316-1201

  • Fire Department (Non emergency) (941) 861-5473

  • Fire- Non-Emergency 951-4211

  • Police- Non-Emergency 955-7171

  • Sheriff- Non-Emergency 951-5800

  • Crime Stoppers 366-8477

Missing Children & Crisis
  • Childhelp USA 1-800-422-4453

  • Clearing House 1-888-356-4774 (1-888- FLMISSING)

  • ​Missing Children and Runaway Services

  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children         1-800-843-5678

  • Youth Crisis Hot Line 1-800-448-4663

  • 1-800-HIT-HOME

Hospitals
  • Columbia Doctor’s Hospital 342-1100

  • HealthSouth Rehabilitation 921-8600

  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital 917-9000

 

SARASOTA COUNTY

  • Administrative Offices 316-1172

  • Animal Services- Sarasota Co. 316-1081

  • Assessor/Property Appraiser 951-5650

  • Clerk of Circuit Court 362-4066

  • Construction/Property Standards 378-6117

  • County Information Operator 951-5200

  • Drainage/Storm Water 316-1301

  • Employment Hot Line 951-5495

  • Evacuation Information 361-6844

  • Hazardous Waste 316-1301

  • Health Department 954-2966

  • Homestead Exemption 951-5650

  • Information Line 492-3156​​

  • Motor Vehicle Department 362-9898

  • Plates, Tags and Motor Vehicles

  • Property Tax Collector 326-9888

  • Recycling Administration 364-4663

  • Sarasota Co. Area Transit 316-1234

  • Solid Waste/Recycling 364-4444

  • Trash/Garbage Collections 378-6188

Public Utilities
  • Before You Dig 1-800-432-4770

  • Florida Power and Light 917-0708

  • Florida Power and Light 379-1424.

    (For the North Port area call 624-3030)​

  • Peoples Gas System 366-4277

  • Sunshine State One Call Center

  • Waste Management  5750 Pinkney Ave., Sarasota 34233. (941) 924-1254.

  • Water/Utilities 861-6100

State of Florida
  • Drivers License 361-6219

  • Driver’s License - Renewals and Testing:

1212 Jacaranda Blvd., Venice 34292  483-5995  

  • South County Administration Center,

4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice.  492-3060

  • Voter Registration

State Parks
  • Myakka River State Park 361-6511

  • Oscar Scherer State Park 483-5956

Public Libraries
  • Elsie Quirk Library 474-3515

      (100 Dearborn Ave, Englewood)

  • Environmental Library 316-1242

  • Gulf Gate Public Library 316-1213

  • Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda 861-1260

      (4143 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice)​

  • North Port Library 426-4300

       (13800 Tamiami Trail)

  • Selby Public Library  951-5501

      (1001 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota)​

  • Circulation Desk 316-1181

  • Reference Desk 316-1183

  • Venice Public Library (Venice) 486-2338

SCHOOLS

 

Register at individual schools. To find out what school boundary you live in, call the School Board of Sarasota County at 486-2163

 

Sarasota County School Board 927-9000

 

Elementary Schools:

  • Alta Vista 361-6400

  • Ashton Elementary 361-6440

  • Bay Haven School 359-5800

  • Brentwood Elementary 361-6230

  • Emma E. Booker Elementary 361-6480

  • Fruitville Elementary 361-6200

  • Gocio Elementary 361-6405

  • Gulf Gate Elementary 361-6499

  • Lakeview Elementary 361-6571

  • Oak Park 361-6428

  • Phillippi Shores Elementary 361-6424

  • Pine View 486-2001

  • Southside Elementary 361-6420

  • Tuttle Elementary 361-6433

  • Wilkinson Elementary 361-6477

Middle Schools:

  • Booker Middle 359-5824

  • Brookside Middle 361-6472

  • McIntosh Middle 361-6520

  • Oak Park 361-6428

  • Pine View 486-2001

  • Sarasota Middle 361-6464

 

High Schools:

 

  • Booker High 355-2967

  • Oak Park 361-6428

  • Pine View 486-2001

  • Riverview High 923-1484

  • Sarasota High 955-0181

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