Children's Home Society of Florida provides a program for those interested in adoption. Counseling and other help may be available. Please call or visit the website for more information.
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Children's Medical Services offers a range of programs and services for children with special needs. Please call or visit website for more information.
Children’s Home Society of Florida provides counseling to families and children in need. Please call or visit website for more information.
Children’s Home Society of Florida provides Independent and Transitional Living. This program helps youth in foster care and young adults exiting foster care. Youth between ages 13 to 23 may be helped through independent living. Youth and young adults ages 18 to 23 may be helped through transitional living. Please call or visit website for more information.
Teens Leaving Foster Care offers the following services:
- A work-study program that connects you with local businesses
- Career planning
- Educational guidance
- Finding health care
- Finding reliable transportation
- Professional's night - eat dinner and interact with local professionals
Call for more information.
Fort Myers Pregnancy Clinic offers the following services:
- Free Limited Ultrasound
- Free Pregnancy Test
- Referrals for Postpartum Baby Services
Call for more information.
The Florida Abuse Hotline accepts reports 24 hours a day. Anyone who suspects that a child or vulnerable adult is abused or neglected needs to make a report. You can report online, by phone or by fax.
Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
Florida Relay Services: dial 711 or TTY: 1.800.955.8771
Report online: https://reportabuse.dcf.state.fl.us/
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center offers equipment on long-term loan with Florida residents. Residents must be hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, or speech challenged. The equipment is offered at no charge to the consumer.
Equipment offered include:
- Volume/Tone Control Phones
- Volume/Visual Phone Signalers
Please call for visit website for more information.
An 8-session parent education program. This class does not require a referral and is designed for voluntary or court-ordered clients.
Parents will learn about:
- Feelings recognition and expression
- How to build self-worth in themselves and their children
- Nurturing discipline techniques
- Stress and anger management
Free child care is available during the sessions. Contact for more information.
F.I.S.H. now has high-speed Internet access. We also have a computer room for clients who wish to research programs. Volunteers are available to help clients navigate the web. Call for more info.