Abuse Counseling Treatment (ACT)
counsels clients that have been abused
sexually, physically or emotionally. ACT
does have a safe house.
Area Agency on Aging
for Southwest Florida, Inc.
Provides a wide range of programs and
services to older Americans who are
60+ years of age. Some of the services
available are: Adult Day Care, Emergency
Assistance Programs, Home Delivered and Congregate Meals, Homemaker Services,
Legal Assistance and Personal Care.
Here to promote self-sufficiency by "whatever
it takes for how ever long to provide services". Services provided are: food pantry, clothing, financial assistance when available and
Florida Rural Legal Services
Florida Rural Legal Services provides civil
legal assistance to persons with limited
income and assets. Migrant Farmworkers
also served. FRLS DOES NOT handle
criminal cases, traffic tickets or "fee
239-334-4554 or 800-476-8937
Food Stamp applications may now be
completed on-line (as required) at two
locations in Lehigh Acres:
Lehigh United Way House,
1303 Homestead Road N,
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road,
Lee County Human Services
Family Self-Sufficiency has a variety of funding sources that can help to prevent eviction, past due mortgage and utility disconnection. If a household has a financial crisis (unexpected loss of income or unforeseen expense), they can visit our Intake Department 8:00 to Noon, Monday through Friday. They can also call for a preliminary telephone screening. One of our Intake staff will return the call within 24 hours.
Lehigh United Way House
Jobs, Home Ownership Resource Center, Mental Health Issues, Domestic Violence,
La Leche League, Food Stamps and
Medicaid-whatever the problem, whatever the need, we will listen, we will help.
Serving residents of Lehigh Acres.
1303-103 Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres
Literacy Volunteers of Lee County, FL, Inc.
Volunteer tutors teach English to those of
different cultures and nationalities. English speaking persons who are unable to read
and write are also tutored. There is no age
discrimination. Help with getting your GED
is also available.
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels delivers meal daily to
those in need. Meals are prepared at
Lehigh Regional Medical Center. There is a small charge per meal.
United Way 211
Helping people connect to community
resources that meet the client's situation.
Referrals include: housing, food,
employment, legal, child care and medical.
211-land line phone