The American Cancer Society may be able to provide transportation. Rides may be available to cancer patients to and from treatment. Medical air transport may also be available. Please call or visit website for more information.
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Clients who are seeking State Welfare Assistance can apply at their office. BSAO either offers access to a computer with Internet connection. A case manager or volunteer can also help you to submit the application to the Florida Department of Children and Families. We also provide a fax to send the required documents. Call 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.
Fort Myers Pregnancy Clinic offers the following services:
- Free Limited Ultrasound
- Free Pregnancy Test
- Referrals for Postpartum Baby Services
Call for more information.
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.
The program offers relevant personal, social, therapeutic, and work skill training to adults with disabilities through community and center-based resources. The activities are designed to advance individual independence and expand participants’ life choices at work, home, school, and in the community.
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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.
We offer alternative pregnancy resources to women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. We are able to help you find a forever family for your baby, establish ongoing contact/communication with them and assist them with taking steps to get back on their feet.
Call anytime - Toll-Free 855.899.5683, or Call or Text 321.250.5683
Florida Telecommunications Relay Service provides phones for those who qualify.
Phones are for those who are:
- Hard of Hearing
- Speech Challenged
Please call or visit website for more information.
FTRI has special telephone equipment for people who are hearing or speech challenged. Clients can call other people who use a standard phone. There are also services available for those who speak Spanish.
FTRI has a variety of amplified phones, TTY, Voice Carry-Over (VCO), Hearing Carry-Over (HCO) and CapTel phones. Please see the website for all available equipment.
To qualify, client must be a permanent Florida resident, at least 3 years of age, has a certified hearing loss or speech difficulty and a working landline.
To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1 or use one of the phone numbers below: