​​Covid-19 Service Updates

The health and safety of our community members are of the utmost importance to Lee County Government. All service updates are made in alignment with the State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control's recommendation for social distancing.

  • Human and Veteran Services lobby is closed as of Wednesday, March 18.
  • Client services will be provided by phone and internet.
  • Please call (239) 533-7900 or view additional information regarding assistance and services on this website.

Applications for Assistance


Homelessness Prevention Application

Use this application to apply for assistance with past due rent, mortgage, and/or utilities. 

Applications and all supporting documents may be submitted via
email, mail, or dropped off in the drop box located in front of 
Lee County Human and Veteran Services at
2440 Thompson St., Fort Myers, FL 33901.

Instructions for submitting applications


Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Assistance with home energy costs is available by calling 239-533-7900. Select options 1, 5 and 2 when you hear the greeting begin to play.
A limited number of applications are accepted each day.
You must call prior to submitting an application.

Applications and all supporting documents may be submitted via 
email, mail. or dropped off in the drop box located in front of
Lee County Human and Veteran Services 
at
2440 Thompson St., Fort Myers, FL 33901. 

LIHEAP is an entitlement program and certain income limits apply.
For more information or to obtain an application in Spanish visit the LIHEAP webpage

Instructions for submitting applications


Housing Repair and Rehabilitation

Use this application to apply for assistance making necessary repairs to your home. For more information and program terms visit the Housing Services webpage.

Instructions for submitting applications


Veterans Benefits

Application for Pension with Aid and Attendance
Apply online and manage benefits through the
Department of Veterans Affairs eBenefits system.

Instructions for submitting applications


Roger Mercado, Director

Performance Dashboard

Human & Veteran Services provides a variety of services to residents of Lee County to:


Individuals and agencies can do the following on this website:


Lee County commissioned the Human Services Gap Analysis to assess access to publicly funded services and supports in our community.  Lee County is soliciting public comments on the report thru Friday, Mar. 20, 2020.   
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Contact

  • Human Services Main Phone 239-533-7930
  • Veteran Services Main Phone
    2
    39-533-8381
  • Client Information Line
    239-533-7900
  • Human & Veteran Services Fax: 239-533-7960
  • 2440 Thompson St.
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
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