The Human and Veteran Services lobby is closed effective March 18, 2020, until further notice.

Please call 533-7900 or view additional information regarding assistance and services on this website.

Emergency Services coordinates programs to assist individuals and families in need. Program eligibility is assessed upon application. Applicants will also be provided information and referral to other agencies or local resources, if available.

  • Apply for assistance with past due rent, mortgage, or utilities online, or by picking up a paper application at 2440 Thompson St., Fort Myers, FL 33901.  

  • Eligibility requirements may vary depending on the program.  
  • Any assistance is not in the form of cash but rather payments to vendors such as utility companies or landlords. Due to funding cycles, all programs are not necessarily in effect at any given time.