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21st Century C.A.R.E. - Financial Assistance (For Cancer Patients)

21st Century C.A.R.E. provides immediate financial assistance for expenses related to active cancer treatments, such as:

  • Transportation to and from treatments
  • Follow-up visits related to cancer-care
  • Childcare during treatment
  • Temporary housing due to geographical distance from the treatment center
  • Medical supplies

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A Safe Haven For Newborns - Pregnancy & Adoption Support

The aim of this agency is to prevent the abandonment of newborns. Women who have an unexpected pregnancy can find help here. Safe Haven is a safety net for mothers and their newborns. They help new mothers before they reach the crisis stage. Clients can get information and advice about adoption and parenting. Please see the website for more information.

24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

ACT Abuse Counseling & Treatment - Anger Management, Batterer's Intervention

26-week on-going group program to help participants learn alternatives to violence. It teaches:

  • Skills such as “time out” and “positive self talk”
  • Stop denying the existence of violence and effects on the victim and family
  • Take responsibility for one's own behavior
  • Taught alternative nonviolent behaviors, emotions and attitudes
  • Taught what abuse is, so one knows what behavior is threatening

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ACT Abuse Counseling & Treatment - Counseling

ACT offers counseling and treatment to victims of domestic violence, and survivors of sexual assault. Also offers help for adult survivors of child sexual assault. Their children and families are also offered services. We offer:

  • Educational groups – designed to empower
  • Focuses on developing safety plan
  • Individual counseling and therapy
  • Support groups – psycho-educational (50% support group 50% educational)

Some of the groups offered:

  • 35+ Freedom Group
  • 35+ Insight Group
  • Family of Sexual Assault Survivors Group
  • Freedom Group
  • Individual and Group Therapy
  • Insight Group
  • Journey Group
  • Sexual Assault and Coping Skills Group
  • Wisdom Workshop

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ACT Abuse Counseling & Treatment - Emergency Protective Shelter

Services offered to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and new and temporarily homeless. Children of these victims are also welcome. Services include:

  • 24-Hour service
  • Assistance with resumes
  • Child assessments
  • Clothing
  • Food
  • Goal setting
  • Individual counseling
  • Information and safety planning
  • Job skills
  • Parenting skills
  • Personal care items
  • Specialized children's program
  • Tutoring for children
  • Weekly groups

The length of stay may be up to eight weeks. Call for more information.

ACT Abuse Counseling & Treatment - Victim Advocacy Program

The Victim Advocacy Program helps victims by offering:

  • Assistance with filing an Injunction for Protection
  • Case status updates
  • Court accompaniment
  • Crime compensation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Information about family court procedures for domestic violence or sexual assault
  • Referrals for shelter
  • Referrals for various social services
  • Safety planning
  • Supportive counseling

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After the Rain of Southwest Florida, Inc. - Halfway Housing

After the Rain of Southwest Florida, Inc. is a halfway house that helps women. They may be in recovery from addiction, homelessness, and domestic violence.

They offer three types of housing:

  • Emergency shelter, good for up to 90 days and consistent with HUD/Lee County Homeless Coalition tracking
  • Transitional housing which frequently runs into six months
  • Supportive housing, usually under a separate roof. This house will accommodate women who have participated in our program for a year or more and who are ready for a little less structure, yet still need the support offered by After the Rain

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Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center - Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Group

We offer a support group designed for those who have early stage dementia and are seeking information and support. The group includes:

  • Adjusting to new situations
  • Coping with changes and feelings related to memory loss
  • Topics such as questions and concerns about memory loss
  • Wellness and support systems

This group meets twice per month for a four month period. Those interested must be interviewed first to determine whether this type of group is right for them. Call for more information.

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