The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers actively partners with government agencies, various community businesses and numerous non-profit organizations that strive to bring impactful change to improve the quality of life for public housing and Housing Choice Voucher residents.
211 is a United Way program that provides free information and referral to human/social service agencies within Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties. Clients can call and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs.
Lee County Department of Human & Veteran Services serves as a collaborative hub for resources (Federal, State, Local, Private, and Non-Profit) designated to aid Lee County residents through supportive programs and services.
Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT) is a private, not-for-profit agency committed to serving victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County provides affordable after school and out of school programs for youth ages 6-18.
The job search can be intimidating. Let CareerSource help! Get ahead and plan your future with their portfolio of job seeker services and tools geared to help you succeed.
Founded in 1981, the mission of the is to provide a coordinated response to child victims of abuse and neglect; and improve the lives of at-risk children and their families through prevention services.
Child Care of SW Florida provides high quality, affordable childcare throughout SWFL.
Florida Department of Children and Families ACCESS Florida system allows customers to connect with public assistance information 24/7, through the online application and MyACCESS Account. The Economic Self-Sufficiency Program helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by determining eligibility for food, cash and medical assistance for individuals and families on the road to economic recovery.
Early Learning Coalition of SWFL school readiness programs are offered to income-eligible families and others to ensure they receive the best start possible on their education journey. School Readiness offers developmental screening and age-appropriate curriculum to prepare preschoolers for Kindergarten. When children attend good preschools, parents are free to work or to complete their education.
Florida KidCare provides free, subsidized, and full-pay insurance options based on family income and household size. Most families pay nothing at all, and many pay as little as $15 a month for all children in the household.
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Fort Myers Technical College provides students with industry-standard technology and equipment in all classrooms and labs. FMTC provides an education that enables students to become productive members of the workforce and community. Our instructors are licensed and certified teaching professionals.
Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida is committed to serving people with disabilities and disadvantages by offering life-changing opportunities to achieve independence.
The Hope Pace program enables seniors to live as independently as possible by providing truly all-inclusive services. In addition to addressing each participant’s unique medical needs, we also help with the social, emotional, and practical challenges. Through interactions with peers, stimulating activities, and other supportive services, participants enjoy better quality of life.
The Adult, Career & Technical Education Department is responsible for providing quality programs in middle school, high school, Adult Basic and General Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and Life-long Learning.
The mission of the School District of Lee County, the driving force which unites our dynamic, diverse community through education, is to ensure that each student achieves his/her highest potential through a system characterized by rigorous and relevant academic challenges designed to meet each student’s differences and interests, innovative instruction based on reliable research, opportunities that foster good citizenship, a culture in which educators are held in high esteem, highly trained staff, a high level of parent support, safe schools and efficient use of all resources.
SalusCare is a not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse service provider with seven locations to serve you throughout Southwest Florida. SalusCare provides services for all regardless of disability or handicap. Accommodations will be provided upon request. All substance abuse programs, and most mental health services are accredited by CARF International, an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.
Sometimes a personal crisis such as a job layoff, a house fire, an illness, or an injury can set a family back. The Salvation Army may be able to help by providing crisis services such as emergency FOOD and CLOTHING, assistance with UTILITIES, as well as referrals to other community resources to help families and individuals meet basic needs.
Community Supportive Services
The Resident Council Association is an organization made up of residents working together to help make a better life for everyone.About Resident Councils