|20th Judicial Circuit of Florida|
Detailed information about Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee county courts
|211 (United Way 24-hour Information & Referral Service)|
A searchable list of local organizations that provide information and assistance to people in need
|American Red Cross, Florida’s Southern Gulf Coast Region|
Southwest Florida’s link to Red Cross disaster relief and prevention, preparation and response to emergencies.
|Better Business Bureau of West Florida|
Directory of BBB-accredited businesses and charities with fraud alerts, complaint reviews and filing, and consumer tips.
|Bonita Daily News|
Official site of the Bonita Springs edition of the Naples Daily News.
Portal to official sites of newspapers in Boca Grande, Cape Coral, Captiva, Lehigh Acres, North Fort Myers, Pine Island and Sanibel
A non-profit social service organization that provides assistance (including counseling, financial and literacy help) particularly to immigrants of Southwest Florida.
|Citizenship Resource Center|
Resources from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
|City of Bonita Springs|
The official website of Bonita Springs city government.
|City of Cape Coral|
The official website of the Cape Coral city government.
|City of Fort Myers|
The official website of the Fort Myers city government.
|City of Sanibel|
The official website of Sanibel island city government.
|Consumer Credit Counseling Services|
Provides credit counseling and debt management information and resources.
|Department of Homeland Security|
The official website of the federal government agency charged with evaluating and preparing U.S. defense against terrorist activity. Monitor the nation's terrorist threat level on this site.
|Division of Consumer Services|
Florida's clearinghouse for consumer complaints and resources. Website visitors may search an alphabetical list of consumer resources, get product recall information or register for the Florida Do Not Call list.
|Drivers License Info - DMV|
|Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida|
The Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida serves the families of Collier, Glades Hendry and Lee Counties. It is our goal to make certain that children ages birth to five and beyond, have access to high quality early education experiences to cultivate their natural enthusiasm for learning.
|El Nuevo Herald|
A by-product of the Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald is proclaimed the leading Spanish-language news website in the U.S.
|Employ Florida Marketplace|
A career information resource for job seekers and employers.
Enter the name of just about any community in America and E-podunk tells you all about it, including details about the place's population and events held there.
This website is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.
|Federal Citizen Information Center|
A provision of the U.S. General Services Administration, this center focuses on consumer needs and provides guides and tips for resolving consumer problems, fraud alerts, information catalogs and more.
|FEMA flood maps|
Interested in buying a home in Lee County but don't know if it is in a flood zone? Find out before making a move. Search this site for maps of county flood zones and for flood insurance information.
Need a lawyer or want to find out if yours is legitimate? Use the Florida Bar Association's Online Lawyer Referral Service or search for an attorney by name for license verification.
|Florida Building Code|
Learn all there is to know about Florida's judicial system and get trial court statistics and facts.
|Florida Department of Corrections|
Find out who's on death row, who's wanted by state law enforcement officials, or if any sexual predators live in your neighborhood. That is just a sampling of information available on the Florida Department of Corrections site.
|Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles|
The site for Florida driver's license renewal and vehicle registration information.
|Florida Digital Newspaper Library|
from the Florida Division of Emergency Management; disaster planning and current emergency information.
healthfinder.gov is a government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
healthfinder.gov is coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and its health information referral service, the National Health Information Center.
Florida KidCare is the state’s children’s health insurance program for uninsured children under age 19. It includes four different parts, or programs: MediKids, Healthy Kids, Children's Medical Services and Medicaid. When you apply for the insurance, Florida KidCare will check which program your child may be eligible for based on age and family income.
Get on track with Florida laws and statutes or search for lobbyists.
|Florida Living Network (Florida Association of Realtors)|
Get the latest information about Florida's housing market or search for property.
|Florida Memory Project|
Features collections of film, photographs and videos of Florida's past and present for educational research.
|Florida Newspaper Database|
Articles from newspapers and journals with a Florida focus
|Florida Rural Legal Services|
Provides a list of legal service providers, services for migrants, and self-help law booklets.
|Florida State and Local Government|
A directory of official state, county and city government websites.
Get wildfire safety information from the Florida Division of Emergency Management.
|For Rent (search for local apartments)|
Look for available rental properties across the nation. Search by city and state or by zip code.
|Fort Myers Florida Weekly|
Online access to Southwest Florida's largest weekly news publication.
|Fort Myers News-Press Current and Back Issues|
Fort Myers News-Press Current and Back Issues
|Get Help Florida|
Use this site to find links to find federal, state, and county help for you and/or your family members.
|Goodwill of Southwest Florida|
Charitable organization that assists disabled and disadvantaged residents in Southwest Florida.
|Harry Chapin Food Bank|
An emergency hunger relief provider that partners with other community service agencies to give food to families in need. Volunteer and donation information available online.
|Homes and Communities|
Information site of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which helps low-income families find affordable homes. Find tips about avoiding home foreclosure.
|Housing Authority of Fort Myers|
Find applications and information pertaining to the family self-sufficiency, public housing, and rental assistance programs.
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|Immigration Services Civics Test Study Materials|
There are 100 civics questions on the naturalization test. During your naturalization interview, you will be asked up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions. You must answer correctly at least six of the 10 questions to pass the civics test. Several study tools are available to help you prepare. To get started, see the materials below.
Download forms or get helpful tips and information on tax filing, avoiding schemes, obtaining tax credits for buying a home and more.
Official Lee County government website.
|Lee County Animal Services|
Provides pet services information and a directory of adoptable animals in Lee County.
|Lee County Department of Human Services|
Your link to housing services and development resources in Lee County.
|Lee County Emergency Management|
Find a public shelter, information about pet shelters in Lee County and a map of hurricane evacuation routes.
|Lee County Health Department|
Get updates on immunization requirements for Lee County school youths or learn about health issues affecting residents.
|Lee County Housing Resources|
from the Lee County Department of Human Services. Listings got tenants and providers.
|Lee County Land Development Code|
|Lee County Property Appraiser|
Submit an address change, find current codes or look up a piece of property in Lee County.
|Lee County Tax Collector|
Tax information for business and property owners and guidance for drivers in Lee County. Payments can be made online.
|Lee County’s Job Vacancy Listing|
Want to work in county government? Find out what's available on Lee County's job vacancy list.
|Lee County's Office of Veterans Services|
To inform and assist all veterans, their dependents, widows and surviving children in securing all benefits to which they may become entitled. The Office of Veterans Services shall act as liaison between service organizations and Lee County Government on veterans' issues.
Election and voting information for Lee County registrants.
|Lee Mental Health|
A resource for mental health and substance abuse treatment services.
|Literacy Buddy Project|
The Early Learning Coalition will continue a project during the 10-11 school year which provides children with books for high quality home / bedroom libraries. Children come to school better prepared to learn when they have experienced lots of modeling by adults who read, write and converse with them.
|My Safe Florida Home|
Guides and tips to show homeowners how to make their homes safe from hurricane and wind damages. Includes lists of recommended wind inspectors and shutter selections.
The official web site of Florida government.
|Naples Daily News|
Online access to the metro daily newspaper in Naples, Florida and its bureau publications.
|National Alliance on Mental Illness|
A national advocacy organization that provides education and services for sufferers of mental illnesses.
The national record keeper of federal government documents.
|National Institute on Aging|
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
The online version of the metro daily newspaper in Fort Myers, Florida and its bureau publications.
|Radio Stations (in the Fort Myers metro area)|
This directory includes each station's frequency ID, name, location, format and website link.
|Right Service Florida|
A statewide directory of human service providers
Provides shelter and needful services to the hungry and homeless.
|Social Security Online|
The U.S. Social Security Administration provides information on everything from reporting fraud and receiving retirement benefits to procedures for obtaining or replacing a Social Security card.
|Southwest Florida Help Wanted|
Search for available jobs, in Southwest Florida, by category, city, company or keyword.
|Southwest Florida Museum of History|
Site includes an online calendar of museum events and information about business hours and permanent exhibits.
|State Library of Florida Consumer Information|
Consumer information topics range in category, from A to Z, on this site provided by the State Library & Archives of Florida.
|State Library of Florida Government Information|
A directory of government entities and resources at the city, state and federal levels.
|Town of Fort Myers Beach|
The official site of the City of Fort Myers Beach government.
|United Way of Lee County|
Raises funds for charitable organizations and services in the tri-county area that are dedicated to assisting those in critical need.
|Village of Estero |
|Work Southwest Florida|
Search for jobs and read blogs from Southwest Florida employers.