Phone Numbers & Links

Emergencies 911
Poison Control Center
Call directly. Do not call 911 …… 800-222-1222
Nokomis Fire Department
Non-emergency …… 941-488-8855
Non-emergency …… 941-316-1201
FDLE Florida Sex Offenders and Predators Search_Neighborhood_Advanced.jsp for the Geographic Search section.
Animal Services …… 941-861-9500
Hospitals and Walk-In Clinics
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
5731 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota 34233 …… 941-342-1100
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 34239 …… 941-917-9000
Venice Regional Medical Center
540 The Rialto, Venice 34285 …… 941-485-7711
Medi-Clinic Inc.
2107 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey 34229 …… 941-966-7640
Nokomis Walk-In Clinic
623 Tamiami Trail, Nokomis 34275 …… 941-485-5645
Florida Power & Light (FPL) …… 941-917-0708, 800-226-3545
Bulk Cable TV and Internet 
Frontier Communications Bulk Customer Center …… 844-660-0648
Tampa Electric Company (TECO)/Peoples Gas …… 877-832-6747
Garbage Collection …… 941-316-7575
Frontier Communications Residential Services …… 888-631-9580
Waste Management …… 941-924-1254
Sarasota County Environmental Services (SCES)
Online Billing
Disaster Planning
All Hazards Preparation of Sarasota County …… 941-861-5000
American Red Cross, Southwest FL Chapter
2001 Cantu Court, Sarasota 34232 …… 941-379-9300
Florida Division of Emergency Management
Hurricane, family, pets preparedness, link to new maps of flood zones
Sarasota County Government
Hurricane information
Links to maps, health advisories, hurricane information, etc
Social Links
Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau
Official travel & tourism site of Sarasota Convention & Visitors Bureau containing information on arts, culture, attractions, outdoor activities, restaurants and a comprehensive complete calendar of events.
What's Happening - The Sarasota WEEKLY
An up to date web site containing shopping guide, business directory and community calendar of events for the Sarasota area. the Weekly pg/whatshappening.html
Florida Yards Links
Florida Friendly Landscaping, Plants, Gardening, Lawn Care
An educational website to help Florida residents learn about Florida-Friendly landscaping and gardening practices.
Living Green, University of Florida IFAS Extension
Website of a new PBS TV series which focuses on how communities can incorporate environmental concerns into their homes and businesses to help preserve nature for future generations. Humans, the environment, and wildlife work together to form a relationship that is not only mutually beneficial, but necessary for conservation and a healthy community. Series hosted by Dr. Mark Hostetler, a University of Florida Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.
University of Florida Extension, Sarasota County
Website of Sarasota County Extension Office offering advice on human and natural resource management. Information ranges from sustainable community links to financial management to family disaster preparedness.
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Website of the Southwest Florida Water Management District which manages our water supply and quality and works to protect from flood damage.
Selected County Government Offices
Sarasota County Government …… 941-861-5000
Links to all county government offices.
Sarasota County Libraries
Sarasota County Neighborhood Grant Program
Parks and Recreation
Tax Appraisers
4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice 34293 …… 941-861-8200
Laurel Nokomis School K-8
1900 E. Laurel Road, Nokomis 34275 …… 941-486-2171
Pine View School 2-12
1 Python Path, Osprey 34229 …… 941-486-2001
Venice High School 9-12
1 Indian Avenue, Venice 34285 …… 941-488-6726
Property Management Company
Sentry Management
5969 Cattleridge Blvd., Ste. 203, Sarasota, FL 34232 …… 941-361-1222
Landscaping Company
Landscape Management Professionals (LMP).
Any issues for LMP should go through Sentry (see Property Management Company immediately above).