AHF is a global non profit agency providing cutting edge medicine and advocacy regardless of ability to pay to over 1 million people in 41 countries. In Ft. Myers we offer a health care center and pharmacy annex, free HIV testing and linkage to care, case management, support programs, and support groups. Please contact us for further information.
The Literacy Council Gulf Coast is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization committed to improving English language and reading skills of adults and children throughout Southwest Florida. The Literacy Council Gulf Coast provides free instruction for adults in reading and writing, and in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
It offers Moms and Tots Family Literacy for mothers and their young children and Kids + Lifelong Learning for parents in Title I schools. Additionally, the organization offers work-site literacy programs at local golf/gated communities. Our program serves residents of Bonita Springs, San Carlos Park, Estero, Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, Sanibel & Naples.
For more than 60 years, the MHA has served the SWFL community in working for wellness. mental health and victory over mental and substance abuse conditions. The MHA wants all people to understand how to protect and improve their mental health, and know when to seek help for themselves or someone close to them and to have access to high quality, affordable and personalized preventative, early identification treatment services. The MHA offers the following services: peer support groups, community speakers, divorce education, children's mental health initiative, online guide and community resources. The MHA wants to make a more emotionally positive life a realistic goal for everyone.
Our Mother’s Home provides a safe and nurturing environment for teen moms (ages 12-21) in foster care and their babies. Prior to the launch of Our Mother’s Home in 2000, teenage mothers in foster care were often separated from their child at birth. This unique home is the only of in Southwest Florida to provide service to break the cycle one teen at a time.
The Mission of Our Mother’s Home is to transition teen mothers and their children from foster care and human trafficking to stable, happy, and productive lives by providing a safe and nurturing home, education, parenting support, along with physical, mental and spiritual care.
United Way of Collier County works to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a good quality of life – education, income, health, and safety net services. A volunteer-driven organization, we partner with hundreds of volunteers and over 40 local charities to provide hundreds of human service programs to over 100,000 Collier residents.
The organization also runs Collier 211.Collier 211 is a free 24-hour non-emergency human services helpline available to those in need in Collier County by dialing 211 or (888) 369-7688. The 211 service is for referral to health and social services that provide food, housing, medical, child care services and more! Collier 2-1-1 TEXTING, is available as well. Simply text your zip code to 898-211.