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FORT MYERS CONFERENCES OF THE ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

 

NATIONAL SOCIETY

Just 12 years after its founding in France, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul established roots in the United States. On November 20, 1845, the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul was established in St. Louis, Missouri at the Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, popularly called “The Old Cathedral.”

 

THRIFT STORE

Whether you are donating or shopping, you are helping!  Shop our large selections of clothing, furniture, housewares and decor.  Shop with confidence knowing proceeds from your purchases are going to help your neighbors in need in our communities.

 

NEIGHBOR RESOURCES

The following is a list of resources our neighbors can access for assistance with rent, utilities, food, shelter, clothing, other living essentials, and veteran services above and beyond what our St. Vincent de Paul Conference may be able to provide.  Questions can be referred to our Help Line at 239-772-3543.  Additionally, you can download the list by clicking here.

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Topic

Contact Information

Abuse Hotline

FLORIDA DEPT. OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

800-962-2873

https://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/abuse-hotline/report-online.shtml

Bill Paying Assistance

LEE COUNTY FLORIDA ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/lee_county_assistance_programs.html

Car Seats for Kids

Available Through LifeLine Family Center

Phone: 239-242-7238

907 SE 5th Ave

Cape Coral, FL 33990

https://www.lifelinefamilycenter.org/

Email: [email protected]

Child & Family Services

FLORIDA DEPT. OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

850-300-4323

https://www.myflfamilies.com/

Dental Assistance

PROJECT DENTISTS CARE

239-561-1949

2051 McGregor Blvd

Fort Myers, FL 33901

https://www.projectdentistscare.org/

Diapers

(Kids & Adults)

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

239-334-2234

4325 Michigan Ave Link
Fort Myers, FL 33916

https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/locations/fort-myers/

Food Pantries

COMMUNITY COOPERATIVE

239-332-0441

https://communitycooperative.com/

 

ADVENTIST. COMMUNITY SERVICE

(also provides meals and clothing, Tue-Fri)

239-257-1493

829 SE 47th Terrace

Cape Coral, FL 33904

 

CAPE CORAL ASSEMBLY OF GOD FOOD PANTRY

239-574-5690

717 Skyline Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33991

 

CAPE CORAL CARING CENTER

239-945-1927

http://capecoralcaringcenter.org/

 

CAPE CORAL FAITH PRESBYTERIAN

239-542-2858

4544 Coronado Pkwy

Cape Coral, FL 33904

(Friday mornings)

 

CAPE CORAL UNITED WAY HOUSE

239-242-0401

1105 Cultural Park Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33990

 

FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ/LAKE KENNEDY

239-574-0575

400 Santa Barbara Boulevard

Cape Coral, FL 33991

 

MIDWEST. FOODBANK OF FLORIDA

239-690-1722

5601 Division Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33905

https://midwestfoodbank.org/locations/fort-myers-fl

 

TUESDAY’S TABLE

840 SE 4th St

Cape Coral, FL 33991

 

VINEYARD COMMUNITY CHURCH – HOPE CENTER

239-549-8075

923 SE 47th Terrace

Cape Coral, FL 33904

Halfway House

SERENITY RECOVERY LIVING

(8 residences in Fort Myers and Cape Coral)

Business Office: 

2710 Del Prado Blvd S, Suite 2-282

Cape Coral, FL 33904

Lisa Martinez (Case Manager)

Cell:  239-878-1853

Hotline:  866-577-5166

Email:  [email protected]

http://serenityrecoveryliving.com/index.html

Homeless Assistance

COORDINATED ENTRY SYSTEM

239-533-7996

This is the first call the homeless neighbor must make to get help.

 

LEE COUNTY HOMELESS COALITION

239-322-6600

1500 Colonial Boulevard, Suite 235

Fort Myers, FL 33907

https://www.leehomeless.org/

 

SVDP CARES OF SW FLORIDA

239-301-5222

309 Cleveland Ave, Suite 200 & 160

Fort Myers, FL 33904

https://www.svdpsp.org/service-areas/southwest-florida/

Provides Rapid Re-Housing and Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF).  Provides Rapid Re-Housing for non-Veterans.  First step is for neighbor to call Coordinated Entry System.

Homeless Shelters

COORDINATED ENTRY SYSTEM

239-533-7996

This is the first call the homeless neighbor must make to get help.

 

ACT SHELTER FOR WOMEN

239-939-3112

http://actabuse.com/

 

ANGEL WINGS OF SW FLORIDA

239-898-0945

312 Santa Barbara Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33991

https://angelwingsflorida.com/contact-us/

For Homeless Single Women

 

SALUS CARE, INC

Transitional Living Center

2516 Grand Avenue

Fort Myers, FL

239-275-3222

Instructions:  Fill out an online application; phone interview (Zoom interview conducted).  Travel to Grand Avenue for admission.

 

SALVATION ARMY TRANSITIONAL HOUSING CENTER

239-791-0110

2789 Ortiz Avenue Building K

Fort Myers, FL

Instructions:  Call for short phone interview.  Travel to Building K for admission.

Housing

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

239-334-4007

4325 Michigan Ave Link
Fort Myers, FL 33916

https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/locations/fort-myers/

 

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SW FLORIDA HOUSING

239-995-6100

5100 Tice Street

Fort Myers, FL 33905

https://www.goodwillswfl.org/housing/

 

LEE COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY

239-997-6688

14170 Warner Cir

Fort Myers, FL 33903

http://leecountyha.org/web/

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CITY OF FORT MYERS

239-344-3220

4224 Renaissance Preserve Way

Fort Myers, FL 33916

https://www.hacfm.org/

 

SVDP CARES OF SW FLORIDA

239-301-5222

309 Cleveland Ave, Suite 200 & 160

Fort Myers, FL 33904

https://www.svdpsp.org/service-areas/southwest-florida/

Provides Rapid Re-Housing and Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF).  Provides Rapid Re-Housing for non-Veterans.  First step is for neighbor to call Coordinated Entry System.

Immigration Services

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

239-334-4007

4325 Michigan Ave Link
Fort Myers, FL 33916

https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/locations/fort-myers/

Job Assistance

CAREER SOURCE OF SW FLORIDA

239-931-8200

6800 Shoppes at Plantation Drive, Suite 170

Fort Myers, FL 33912

https://careersourcesouthwestflorida.com/

 

DRESS FOR SUCCESS OF SW FLORIDA

239-689-4992

12995 South Cleveland Avenue, Suite 153

Fort Myers, FL 33907

https://swflorida.dressforsuccess.org/

 

LABOR FINDERS

239-334-1964

3814 Palm Beach Blvd.

Fort Myers, FL 33916

https://www.laborfinders.com/locations/fl/ft-myers/25-13/

Legal
Assistance

LEE COUNTY LEGAL AID SOCIETY

239-334-6118

2400 First Street, Suite 214

Fort Myers, FL 33901

https://www.leecountylegalaid.org/

 

FL RURAL LEGAL SERVICES INC.

239-334-3042/4554

Toll-free: 888-582-3410

3210 Cleveland Avenue

Fort Myers, Florida 33902

https://www.frls.org/home/

Low Cost

Clothing
Furnishings

Furniture
Housewares
Kitchen Appliances

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL THRIFT STORE

239-573-0217 / 0229

2023 Del Prado Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990

https://svdpthriftcapecoral.org/

 

SALVATION ARMY

239-540-0265

4506 Del Prado Blvd S, Unit D

Cape Coral, FL

https://www.facebook.com/Salvation-Army-Cape-Coral-200549710100736/

Meals

Showers

LEE COUNTY MEALS ON WHEEL

239-337-1055

https://communitycooperative.com/what-we-do/meals-on-wheels/

 

ST. MARTIN DE PORRES

239-693-4711

4711 Palm Beach Blvd

Fort Myers FL 33905

https://www.smdpoutreach.org/index.php

 

SALVATION ARMY

239-789-1169

2400 Edison Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Showers:  Tue and Wed, 9-11 am; Thu and Fri, 12-3 pm

Food Served:  9-11 am; dinner 6:30 pm

 

SENIOR FRIENDSHIP CENTERS

Lake Kennedy Senior Center (Seniors Only)

239-574-0572

400 Santa Barbara Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33991

https://friendshipcenters.org/location/lake-kennedy-senior-center/

 

HEARTS & HOMES FOR VETS

239-674-1719 / 239-336-5521 (Vets with DD214 Only)

2230 Alicia Street

Fort Myers, FL 33901

https://www.hhveterans.com/

Medical Assistance

(No Insurance)

SAMARITAN HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER INC.

239-257-3094

643 Cape Coral Pkwy East, Unit 8

Cape Coral, FL 33904

www.capesamaritan.com

Medicine/ Prescriptions

WALGREENS PRESCRIPTION SAVINGS CLUB

https://www.walgreens.com/psc/prescription-savings-club

Individual Membership Fee $20

Family Membership Fee $35

Mental Health

FLORIDA DEPT. OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

800-985-5990

https://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/samh/

Rental/ Mortgage Assistance

LEE CARES

https://leeflcares.com/

 

LEE COUNTY HUMAN & VETERAN SERVICES

https://www.leegov.com/dhs/assistance/financial

 

LEE COUNTY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORP

239-275-5105

https://leecountyhdc.org/rental-housing-counseling/

 

SALVATION ARMY

239-789-1169

2450 Edison Ave

Fort Myers FL 33901

https://salvationarmyflorida.org/fortmyers/

 

OUR FLORIDA

833-493-0594

https://www.ourflorida.com/

Senior Services

Social Services

UNITED WAY OF LEE COUNTY

211 or 239-433-3900

273 Concourse Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33908

https://unitedwaylee.org/united-way-211/

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

239-334-2234

5597 Sunrise Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33919

https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/charities/clare-house-center/

 

AREA AGENCY ON AGING FOR SW FLORIDA

239-652-6900

2830 Winkler Avenue, Suite 112

Fort Myers, FL 33916

https://aaaswfl.org/

 

DR PIPER CENTER FOR SENIORS

239-332-5346

2607 Dr Ella Piper Way

Fort Myers, FL 33916

https://www.drpipercenter.org/

 

LOVING HEART ADULT DAY CARE

239-443-5337 (CC)  239-437-2788 (Fort Myers)

422 NE 2nd Place, Suite 100

Cape Coral, Florida 33909

http://www.lovingheartadc.com/ 

Shelters

SALVATION ARMY

239-278-1551

10291 McGregor Boulevard

Fort Myers FL 33818

https://salvationarmyflorida.org/fortmyers/

 

LEE COUNTY HOMELESS SHELTERS

https://www.shelterlistings.org/county/fl-lee-county.html

Substance Abuse

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

239-275-5111

12734 Kenwood Lane, Suite 72

Fort Myers, FL 33907

https://leecountyaa.org/

List of Meeting Locations/Times:  https://leecountyaa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/sep-2021.pdf

 

SALUSCARE

239-275-3222

3763 Evans Ave.

Fort Myers, FL 33901

https://www.saluscareflorida.org/

 

FLORIDA DEPT. OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

800-985-5990

https://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/samh/

Suicide Prevention

FLORIDA DEPT. OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

800-273-8255

SVdP Conferences
(Fort Myers)

OUR LADY OF LIGHT SVDP CONFERENCE

(239) 690-6685

19680 Cypress View Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33967

https://ololsvdp.org/

 

ST. CECILIA SVDP CONFERENCE

239-936-3635 ext. 133

5632 Sunrise Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33919

https://saintcecilias.org/st-vincent-depaul-society/

 

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER SVDP CONFERENCE

239-334-9225

2073 Lafayette St

Fort Myers, FL 33901

https://www.stfrancisfm.org/St--Vincent-de-Paul-Society

Food Pantry:  Fridays, 9am-11am

Transportation
(ADA)

LEETRAN PASSPORT

239-533-0300

https://www.leegov.com/leetran/passport-(ada-service)/

Unwed Mothers / Single Moms

LIFELINE FAMILY CENTER

239-242-7238

907 SE 5th Ave

Cape Coral FL 33990

https://www.lifelinefamilycenter.org/about/

 

A MOM’S HELPING HAND OF SWFL

239-895-5341

3627 NE 12th Pl

Cape Coral, FL 33909

https://www.amomshelpinghandofswfl.com/

Utilities  - Electrical

LEE COUNTY ELECTRICAL COOP (LCEC)

800-599-2356 / 239-656-2300

https://www.lcec.net/

 

LEE COUNTY HUMAN & VETERAN SERVICES

https://www.leegov.com/dhs/assistance/financial

 

LEE CARES

https://leeflcares.com/

Utilities - Water

CITY OF CAPE CORAL

239-574-7722 (Option 3, Option 5)

1015 Cultural Park Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33990

 

LEE COUNTY HUMAN & VETERAN SERVICES

https://www.leegov.com/dhs/assistance/financial

 

LEE CARES

https://leeflcares.com/

Veteran Services

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS (DAV)

239-984-5920

4522 Del Prado Blvd S

Cape Coral, FL 33904

http://www.davcapecoral.org/

 

HEARTS & HOMES FOR VETS

239-674-1719 / 239-336-5521

2230 Alicia Street

Fort Myers, FL 33901

https://www.hhveterans.com/

 

LEE COUNTY VA CLINIC

239-652-1800

2489 Diplomat Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33909

https://www.baypines.va.gov/locations/Lee_County_VA_Healthcare_Center_Cape_Coral_FL.asp

 

LEE HEALTH MILITARY SUPPORT PROGRAM

239-343-2045

https://www.leehealth.org/en-US/about-us/community-affairs/military-support-program

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