Lee County Government is investing in Human & Business Services to provide immediate assistance for individuals, families and businesses. Funds are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package.

Visit www.LeeFLCares.com for more information on eligibility

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.

Roger Mercado, Director

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

Individuals and agencies can do the following on this website:


Applications for Assistance

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


Homelessness Prevention

Lee County residents may apply online for assistance 
with past due rent, mortgage, or utilities.


Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Lee County residents may apply for assistance from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) online or by calling for an application. To receive an application in the mail, call 239-533-7900 and select options1, 5 and then 2. 


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


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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