SalusCare is a member of the Central Florida Behavioral Health Network (CFBHN), a not for profit 501(c)(3) community services network incorporated in 1997. Currently CFBHN contracts with more than 60 provider organizations to offer a full array of mental health and substance abuse services in the SunCoast region and Circuit 10. The geographic area served spans from Pasco in the north, throughout the Tampa Bay area, east through Polk, Highlands and Hardee and south from Desoto to Lee counties. The range of services includes acute care, residential treatment, housing, medical, outpatient and recovery support services. Substance abuse prevention services are also provided for at-risk children.
A joint venture between the State of Florida and the Lee County Board of County Commissioners, the Department of Health works in partnership with other health care providers, contractors, law enforcement and social service providers in an integrated and coordinated effort, with the goal of maximizing resources.
Lee County Human Services and Veteran’s Services provides a variety of services to residents of Lee County to assist with obtaining or maintaining affordable housing, empowering individuals and neighborhoods to improve basic living conditions and work towards self-sufficiency as well as case managing youth due to problems at school or with the juvenile justice system.
NAMI is a non-profit, grassroots, self-help, support, and advocacy organization of consumers, family members, and friends of people with mental illnesses. NAMI provides free education and support programs for individuals, family members, providers and general public in Lee, Charlotte & Hendry Counties.
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties, and United Way 211, serves the needs of hundreds of thousands of Southwest Floridians by supporting more than 80 not-for-profit agencies. SalusCare is a proud United Way Partner and Pacesetter Agency.
Helping people with addictions find the right support system, The Bryce Burke Foundation believes people with addictions can turn their lives around. The Foundation is dedicated to promoting outreach, assistance, and awareness to help people overcome addictions and build better lives for themselves. In addition, The Foundation and its founders, Don and Lizabeth Pine, have been instrumental in SalusCare's "Family Information Group" held every Monday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm on the Evans Campus of SalusCare. This is a FREE group for family members looking for information about dealing with an adult family member impacted by addiction. More information on Family Group and a link to their Facebook page is below.
The Lee County Homeless Coalition’s mission is “to advocate, educate, and promote awareness of issues and obstacles facing homeless individuals in Lee County through community collaboration, planning, and implementing solutions.” The Lee County Homeless Coalition is a non-profit advocacy group made up of community and faith-based service providers, local businesses, people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, and other advocates committed to ending homelessness.
Since its founding in 1989 by Jim Nathan, Sheriff Mike Scott and a group of local leaders, the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida has worked to provide prevention resources to families in Lee County. Prevention events include Drug House Odyssey, Red Ribbon Week Celebrations, Town Hall Meetings and Lunch and Learn Educational Events.
For those looking for a free and open group to explore options in dealing with a family member impacted by addictions, the Family Information Group held every Monday at SalusCare's Evans Campus (3763 Evans Ave.) from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm may be for you. The group is free and open to the public, with no enrollment requirements, and is facilitated by a SalusCare staff member.
Services Provided at Cape Coral United Way House
Cape Coral Caring Center
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Serving coffee, donuts and breakfast bars. The only requirements is the need for food. Consumer will sign in, receive their coffee and donut, receive their bag of nonperishable foods to take home and be connected for further services by filling out some questions the pantry may ask. Cinda Bucther Head Staff at Caring Café/ United Way House firstname.lastname@example.org, Wendy Wootton, Operations Manager email@example.com Julie Ferguson Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org Main Office for any referrals 239.945.1927
Goodwill Job Links
Mondays Tuesday and Thursdays from 9am-5pm
Job placement, interview skills, resume writing, computer help
Contact: Audrey Mayrent email@example.com 239.823.7927
Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 1:30pm
Help with job, education, housing and wellness. They provide a sense of community and support to members and network of peers who are suffering from mental illness.
Contact: Hillary Carney Hcarney@hopeclubhouse.org 239.267.1777
Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida
Wednesdays 12 to 4pm and Fridays from 9am to 2pm, by appointment.
Saturday appointments are also available.
Provides therapeutic services, mental health counseling, support groups, art classes, exercise classes and seminars.
Contact Kay@mscenterswfl.org or 239.910.4416
Lee County Legal Aid
Thursday evenings starting August 1, 2019 and every first Saturday of the month from 9 am to noon.
Self-Help Center will be open for free legal advice to persons wishing to represent themselves in all types of court issues. During these sessions, the Lee County Legal Aid Society will also accept initial applications for free legal advice and counsel through case representation in Family Law matters with minor children.
Appointments will be made through Lee County Clerk’s office 239.533.5000 SELF HELP CENTER
The Salvation Army
Wednesdays from 9 am to 2 pm
Salvation Army will be providing some bill assistance for any customers that utilizes Florida Power & Light (FPL) and qualify for their Care to Share Program. Assistance provided for individuals with Access applications. Toiletries and personal hygiene items may be provided as well.
Contact: Terryn Streets 239.537.9959