Index

Abuse Counseling and Support Services

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

Aim Target Programs, Inc.

Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Activities for Youth

African Caribbean American Center

Alliance for the Arts

Boy Scouts of America, S.W. Florida Council

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County

Cape Coral Parks & Recreation

Cape Coral Police Department

Cape Coral Youth Center/William “Bill” Austen Youth Center

Fort Myers Police Department

(City of) Fort Myers Recreation Division

Frieda B. Smith Special Populations Center

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc.

The Heights Center

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

Lee County 4-H

Lee County Library  System

Lee County Parks & Recreation

Lee County Sheriff’s Office

(City of) Sanibel Recreation Department

Sky Family YMCA

STARS Complex

Addiction, also see Substance Abuse

Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling

On-Line Gamers Anonymous (OLGA)

Adoption

Children’s Home Society

Children’s Network of Southwest Florida

Florida’s Adoption Information Center

Adult Education

Adult and Career Education/Lee County School District

Cape Coral Technical College

Fort Myers Technical College

Afterschool Programs

African Caribbean American Center

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County

Cape Coral Parks & Recreation

Cape Coral Youth Center/William “Bill” Austen Youth Center

Child Care of Southwest Florida

Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida

(City of) Fort Myers Recreation Division

Gladiolus Learning and Development Center

The Heights Center

Lee County Housing Authority

Lee County Parks & Recreation

Pine Manor Community Resource Center

Quality Life Center

(City of) Sanibel Recreation Department

Sky Family YMCA

STARS Complex

AIDS/HIV

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Lee County Health Department

Alcohol, see Substance Abuse 

Alternative Education

Adult and Career Education/Lee County School District

City of Palms Charter High School

DJB Technical Academy

Finish School

Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA)

Florida Virtual School

Florida Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Home School Education Office/Lee County School District

Lee Adolescent Mother’s Program (LAMP)

Lee Virtual Instruction Program

Northern Palms Charter High School

PACE Center for Girls

Palm Acres Charter High School

Also, see Vocational Education

Anger Management

Aim Target Programs, Inc.

Beyond Barriers, Inc.

Anger Class Online

SalusCare

Art Therapy

Florida Art Therapy Services

Arts

Alliance for the Arts

Cape Coral Arts Center

The Heights Center

Quality Life Center

Assessment

The Behavioral Health Center

Child Find/Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System (FDLRS)

Lutheran Services of Florida

SalusCare

Sylvan Learning Center

Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyperactivity (ADHD)

CHADD of Lee County, #613

Florida MENTOR

Autism

Autism Society of Florida

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)

IMPACT for Developmental Education

Florida Art Therapy Services

Peace by Piece Learning Center

Baby Items

Cape Coral Caring Center

Catholic Charities

Destiny Ministries of Southwest Florida/Destiny Diaper Bank

Babysitting Classes

American Red Cross (first aid)

Cape Coral Youth Center

Golisano Children’s Hospital

Blind Services

Blind Services (Division of), Department of Education

Lighthouse of SWFL

Talking Books Library

Cancer

21st Century C.A.R.E.

American Cancer Society

Career Counseling

CareerSource of Southwest Florida

Lifescape Counseling Services

Vocational Rehabilitation (Division of), Department of Education

Youth Connections

Character Education

Boy Scouts of America, S.W. Florida Council

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc.

The Heights Center

Child Abuse/Neglect

Child Abuse Hotline

Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Children’s Network of Southwest Florida

Cyber Tipline

Department of Children and Families

Guardian Ad Litem

Safe Haven

Southwest Florida Children’s Home

Voices for Kids of Southwest Florida

Child Care

Child Care Aware

Child Care of Southwest Florida

Community Cooperative Montessori Preschool

Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida

Gladiolus Learning and Development Center

Child Support

Child Support Enforcement Office, Department of Revenue

Family Court Services

Clothing Assistance

Cape Coral Bootstrap Homeless Ministry

Café of Life

Laces of Love

Lehigh Community Services

Lee County Homeless Coalition

Counseling – Individual, Group and/or Family

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

Aim Target Programs, Inc.

The Behavioral Health Center

Children’s Advocacy Center

Delta Family Counseling

Elite DNA Therapy Services

Florida Art Therapy Services

Florida MENTOR

HEADS

Hope Healthcare Services

Lifescape Counseling Services

Lutheran Services of Florida

Park Royal Behavioral Health Services

Royal Palm Christian Counseling

SalusCare

Sinfonia Family Services

Thrive Therapy Services

Credit Counseling

Clearpoint

Job-Link Family Resource Center – see Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

Crisis Prevention & Intervention

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

National Runaway Safeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

SalusCare Crisis Stabilization Unit – Emergency Services

Dating Violence

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

Teen Dating Violence Hotline

Deaf/Hearing Impaired

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Dental Services or Assistance

Bonita Springs Assistance Office

F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva

Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida

NCEF Pediatric Dental Center

Project Dentist’s Care of S.W. Florida, Inc.

Development – Infant

Child Find/Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System (FDLRS)

Children’s Medical Services (CMS)

Early Steps/Early Intervention – see Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida

Head Start/Early Head Start

Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

IMPACT for Developmental Education

March of Dimes

Developmental Screening

Child Find/Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System (FDLRS)

March of Dimes

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

Diapers

Destiny Ministries of Southwest Florida/Destiny Diaper Bank

Disabilities

Able Trust Youth Programs

Blind Services (Division of), Department of Education

Brain Injury Association of Florida

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)

CHADD of Lee County, #613

Challenger Baseball

Child Find/Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System (FDLRS)

Children’s Medical Services (CMS)

Deaf Service and Hard of Hearing Service Center of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Devereux Florida

Disability Rights Florida

Early Steps/Early Intervention – see Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida

Easter Seals Florida, Gulf Coast Region

Family Care Council

Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc.

Florida Directory of Early Childhood Services

Freida B. Smith Special Populations Center

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc./Florida High School – High Tech, L.I.F.E Academy

IMPACT for Developmental Education

LARC, Inc.

Special Equestrians Special Olympics

United Cerebral Palsy of Southwest Florida

Divorce

Children’s Rights Council

Family Court Services

Domestic Violence

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

Aim Target Programs, Inc.

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Dropout Prevention, see Alternative Schools

Able Trust Youth Programs

Adult and Career Education/Lee County School District

Florida Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Youth Connections

Drug Use, see Substance Abuse

Early Childhood Services

Child Care of Southwest Florida

Child Find/Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System (FDLRS)

Children’s Medical Services (CMS)

Early Steps – see Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida

Head Start

Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Emergency Services

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

American Red Cross

Poison Information Center (Florida) – Tampa General Hospital

SalusCare – Crisis Stabilization Unit – Emergency Services

Employability Skills Training

CareerSource Southwest Florida

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc.

The Heights Center

Job-Link Family Resource Centers – see Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

Lee County Human and Veterans Services

St. Martin de Porres Outreach Ministries

Youth Connections

Employment Services

CareerSource Southwest Florida

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Hope Clubhouse of SWFL, Inc.

English as a Second Language

Adult and Career Education/Lee County School District

Amigos Center

St. Martin de Porres Outreach Ministries

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Family Counseling

The Behavioral Health Center

Delta Family Counseling

Elite DNA Therapy Services

Lifescape Counseling Services

Park Royal Behavioral Health Services

Lutheran Services of Florida

SalusCare

Sinfonia Family Services of Florida

Thrive Therapy

Family Planning

Lee County Health Department

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida

Financial Assistance (Emergency)

Benefits.gov

Bonita Springs Assistance Center Cape Caring Center

Economic Self-Sufficiency Services – see Department of Children & Families

F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva

Interfaith Charities of South Lee County

Lee County Human and Veterans Services

Lehigh Community Services

Saint Vincent DePaul Society

Financial Management

Clearpoint

Lee County Extension

Firesetting

Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program

Food Assistance

Abiding Love Lutheran Church

All Souls Episcopal Church Food Pantry

Bonita Springs Assistance Center

Broadway Community Church

Cape Coral Bootstrap Homeless Ministry

Cape Coral Caring Center

Café of Life

Come as You Are Ministries – (239) 770-8947

Community Cooperative

Cornerstone Ministries

Department of Children & Families (food stamps)

Fort Myers Christian Outreach Center

Gladiolus Food Pantry

Interfaith Charities of South Lee County

Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties

Lee County Homeless Coalition

Lehigh Community Services

Lucy’s Love and Light/Living Word Ministries

McGregor Baptist Church Food Pantry

St. Martin de Porres Outreach Ministries

Saint Vincent DePaul Society

Salvation Army

Suncoast Community Center

Vineyard Community Church

Foster Care

Children’s Home Society

Children’s Network of Southwest Florida

Department of Children and Families

HEADS

Southwest Florida Children’s Home

GED Preparation

Adult and Career Education/Lee County School District

The Heights Center

CareerSource Southwest Florida

Grief

Elite DNA Therapy Services

First Candle

Hope HealthCare Services

Gun Safety

Lee County Sheriff’s Office – Crime Prevention Programs

Health Services

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Lung Association

Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida

Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida

Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Lee County Health Department

Shriners Health Care for Children

Health Insurance, also see Prescription Assistance

Health Insurance Marketplace

Florida KidCare

HelpLine

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT)

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Lee County Area Intergroup

Boys Town National Hotline

Child Abuse Hotline

NAMI

Narcotics Anonymous (Gulf Coast Area)

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Parent Helpline

National Runaway Safeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

Poison Information Center (Florida) – Tampa General Hospital

SalusCare

The Trevor Project

Hispanic Services

Catholic Charities

Home School

Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA)

Home School Education Office/Lee County School District

Homeless Services

also see Food Assistance, Financial Assistance

Cape Coral Bootstrap Homeless Ministry 

Children’s Home Society

CityGate Ministries

Community Cooperative

Lee County Homeless Coalition

Oasis Youth Shelter – see Lutheran Services 

Salvation Army

See Lee County Homeless Coalition website for more homeless services.

Housing Assistance

Affordable Home Ownership Foundation Inc. 

Around the Clock Caring

Cape Coral Housing Development Association 

Habitat for Humanity

Home Ownership Resource Center of Lee County (HORC) 

Housing Authority of Fort Myers

Lee County Human and Veterans Services 

Lee County Homeless Coalition

Lee County Housing Authority

Human Trafficking

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking 

Into the Jordan Ministries

Wings of Shelter International, Inc.

Immigration Services

Amigos Center 

Catholic Charities

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking 

Florida Equal Justice Center – (239) 277-7060

Information and Referral

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT) 

Al-Anon & Al-Ateen

American Diabetes Association 

Brain Injury Association of Florida

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) 

CHADD of Lee County, #613

Child Abuse Hotline

Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Deaf Service and Hard of Hearing Service Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida

Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

Family Court Services

Family Network on Disabilities of Florida, Inc. 

Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) 

Juvenile Assessment Center of Lee County (JAC) 

Lee County Library System

NAMI

United Way 211

Job Skills Training

Cape Coral Technical College 

CareerSource of Southwest Florida

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

DJB Technical Academy

Fort Myers Technical College

Heights Center

LARC, Inc.

Lee County Human and Veterans Services 

St. Martin de Porres Outreach Ministries 

Juvenile Justice Programs

Bay Area Youth Services – see Juvenile Diversion Alternative Program (JDAP) 

Civil Citation – see Juvenile Assessment Center

CHAMPS (Choosing Healthy Attitudes & Motivating Personal Success – see Juvenile Assessment Center

Department of Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Arbitration – see Court Administration 

Juvenile Assessment Center of Lee County

Juvenile Assessment Center Screening Unit – see Department of Juvenile Justice 

Juvenile Diversion Alternative Program (J-DAP)

Lee County Clerk of Court

Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) – see Lee County Human and Veteran’s Services 

Neighborhood Accountability Boards (NAB) – see Lee County Human and Veteran’s Services 

Probation (Juvenile) – see Department of Juvenile Justice

Southwest Florida Regional Detention Center – see Department of Juvenile Justice 

Teen Court – see Court Administration

Learning Disabilities

CHADD of Lee County, #613 

Dyslexia Association

Legal Services

American Civil Liberties Union of Florida (ACLU) 

Family Court Services

Florida Equal Justice Center – 239-277-7060

Florida Rural Legal Services 

Lee County Bar Association 

Lee County Legal Aid Society 

Public Defender’s Office, 20th Judicial Circuit

LGBTQ

Lifescape Counseling Services 

The Trevor Project

Visuality Florida

Literacy Services

Adult and Career Education/Lee County School District 

Cornerstone Ministries

The Heights Center

Job-Link Family Resource Center – see Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida 

Literacy Council Gulf Coast

St. Martin de Porres Outreach Ministries

Medicaid

Agency for Health Care Administration 

Department of Children & Families

Medical Services, see Health Services

Mental Health/ Mental Illness

Beyond Barriers

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance 

Elite DNA Therapy Services

NAMI

Park Royal Behavioral Health Services

SalusCare

Sinfonia Family Services of Florida

TLS Consulting

Mentoring

The Able Trust Youth Programs 

AFCAAM/Catholic Charities of Venice, Inc.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast 

Take Stock in Children/The Foundation for Lee County Public

Schools Inc.

Missing Children

Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse (Florida) 

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Nutrition Counseling/Education

Elite DNA Therapy Services

Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida 

Lee County Extension Services

Lee County Health Department

Parenting Education

Beyond Barriers, Inc.

Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

Children’s Home Society

Lutheran Services of Florida

“Mom University” – see Destiny Ministries of Southwest Florida

Pregnancy Services

also see Teen Pregnancy

Children’s Home Society

Community Pregnancy Clinic

Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

Lee Adolescent Mother’s Program (LAMP)

Lee County Health Department 

Lifeline Family Center

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida 

Verity Pregnancy and Medical Resource Center

Prescription Assistance

Bonita Springs Assistance Office 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance 

Prescription Discount Card

Rx Assist

Prescription Medication Disposal

Cape Coral Police Department 

Fort Myers Police Department 

Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Recreation Programs

African Caribbean American Center 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County 

Cape Coral Parks & Recreation

Cape Coral Police Department Youth Programs

Cape Coral Special Populations Program

Cape Coral Youth Center/William “Bill” Austen Youth Center 

(City of) Fort Myers Recreation Division

The Heights Center

Lee County Parks & Recreation

Sheriff’s Youth Activities League – see Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Quality Life Center

(City of) Sanibel Recreation Department

Sky Family YMCA 

STARS Complex

Residential Programs

Compass Center

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches

Florida Youth ChalleNGe Academy 

Liberty Youth Ranch

Southwest Florida Children’s Home/Florida Baptist Children’s Homes

Vince Smith Center – see SalusCare

Running Away

Lutheran Services of Florida

Missing Endangered Persons Clearinghouse (Florida) 

National Runaway Safeline

School Failure, see Alternative Schools

Adult and Career Education/Lee County School District 

CHADD of Lee County, #613

DJB Technical Academy

Florida Youth ChalleNGe Academy 

PACE Center for Girls

Sylvan Learning Center

Youth Connections – CareerSource Southwest Florida

Scholarships

Do the Right Thing – see Cape Coral Police Department 

Step Up for Students

Take Stock in Children/The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Inc.

Sexual Assault

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT) 

Aim Target Programs, Inc.

Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s)

Lee County Health Department

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida 

Source of Light and Hope Development Center – (239) 822-9752

Shelters (Emergency Services)

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT) 

Oasis Youth Shelter – see Lutheran Services 

Red Shield Lodge – see Salvation Army

Txt 4 Help

See Lee County Homeless Coalition website for adult homeless shelters.

Substance Abuse

Aim Target Programs, Inc. 

Al-Anon & Al-Ateen

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Lee County Area Intergroup 

Beyond Barriers, Inc.

Choose Recovery – see Grace Church

Compass Center – see Coastal Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.

Harbor Counseling & Lighthouse Addiction Services – (239) 540-8011

Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida 

Lifescape Counseling Services

Narcotics Anonymous, Gulf Coast Area 

SalusCare

Sinfonia Family Services of Florida 

Teen Challenge – Southeast Region

TLS Consulting

Vince Smith Center – see SalusCare

Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

The Trevor Project

Summer Camps

Alliance for the Arts

American Diabetes Association 

Boys and Girls Clubs of Lee County

Boy Scouts of America, S.W. Florida Council 

Cape Coral Arts Studio

Cape Coral Parks & Recreation

Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida 

Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida, Inc.

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches

(City of) Fort Myers Recreation Division 

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc.

The Heights Center

Lee County Parks & Recreation 

Quality Life Center

Rainbow Trails Camp – see Hope Healthcare Services (may be scheduled other than summer) 

Respect for Law Camp – see Fort Myers Police Department

ROCK Camp – see American Cancer Society

(City of) Sanibel Recreation Department

Sky Family YMCA 

STARS Complex

Support/Support Groups

21st Century C.A.R.E.

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT) 

Aim Target Programs, Inc.

Al-Anon & Al-Ateen

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Lee County Area Intergroup 

American Diabetes Association

Choose Recovery – See Grace Church – Cape Coral Campus 

CHADD of Lee County, #613

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance 

Family Care Council of District 8

Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) 

Hope HealthCare Services

Narcotics Anonymous 

NAMI

Nar-Anon Family Groups/Nar-Ateen 

On-Line Gamers Anonymous (OLGA) 

SalusCare

Visuality Florida

Teen Centers

Cape Coral Youth Center/William “Bill” Austen Youth Center 

(City of) Sanibel Recreation Department

STARS Complex

Teen Pregnancy

Children’s Home Society 

Community Pregnancy Clinic

Healthy Start Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

Lee Adolescent Mother’s Program (LAMP)

Lee County Health Department 

Lifeline Family Center

Our Mother’s Home of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida 

Safe Haven for Newborns

Verity Pregnancy and Medical Resource Center

Traffic School/Teen Driver Programs

Southwest Florida Safety Council

Teen Driver Challenge – see Lee County Sheriff’s Office 

Young Driver Program – 239-336-6797

Translation Services

Amigos Center (Amigos en Christo, Inc.)

Catholic Charities of Lee County

Transportation

Interfaith Charities of South Lee, Inc.

Lee Tran

Trauma

Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Truancy

Lutheran Services of Florida

Tutoring, Homework Assistance

African Caribbean American Center /Catholic Charities of Venice, Inc.

Catholic Charities of Lee County/Diocese of Venice, Inc.

Sylvan Learning Center

St. Martin de Porres Outreach Ministries

Unemployment Services

CareerSource of Southwest Florida

Ungovernable Youth

Florida Network of Youth and Family Services 

Florida Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Lutheran Services of Florida

Victims Services

Abuse Counseling and Treatment (ACT) 

Aim Target Programs, Inc.

Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida, Inc. 

Guardian Ad Litem

Hope Healthcare Services 

Into the Jordan Ministries

Office of the Attorney General, Crime Victims Services 

Office of the State Attorney 20th Judicial Circuit

Wings of Shelter International, Inc.

Vision, Glasses

Bonita Springs Lions Club Eye Clinic/Snead Eye Group 

Florida Vision Quest

Vocational Education

Cape Coral Technical College 

DJB Technical Academy

Fort Myers Technical College

Lee County Human and Veterans Services

Vocational Rehabilitation

CareerSource of Southwest Florida 

LARC, Inc.

Vocational Rehabilitation (Division of), Department of Education 

Vocational Rehabilitation Ombudsman

Volunteering Opportunities for Teens

American Red Cross 

Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida

Lee County Parks and Recreation Teen Court – see Court Administration 

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, & Okeechobee Counties

Wish Fulfillment

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Lee County Health Department

Work Experiences

Americorps – National Civilian Community Corps 

Florida Conservation Corps