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Southern Legal Counsel - Legal Assistance

Southern Legal Counsel, Inc. is a not-for-profit public interest law firm. They help those in need with basic human and civil rights. They use the power of law to obtain positive social change by striking down unjust laws and policies.

Services:

  • Ending Homelessness
  • Improving Children's Services
  • Accessing Health Care
  • Promoting LGBTQ Equality
  • Challenging Discrimination
  • Protecting Civil Rights

The Able Trust Florida High School HighTech

The Able Trust Florida High School High Tech (HSHT) program provides opportunities for students with disabilities and other barriers to explore potential future careers. The program is designed to help students determine their interests and aptitudes, offer job-shadowing and internships, and provide leadership opportunities. HSHT has been shown to reduce high school dropout rates and increase the overall self-esteem of participating students.

The Able Trust Florida HS/HT is an initiative of the US Department of Labor and the Able Trust. The program is currently offered at high schools in Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties.

Charlotte County
(Charlotte, Lemon Bay, and Port Charlotte High Schools)
Contact HSHT Coordinator, Angela Hemstreet at 941.255.3884 or angelahemstreet@goodwillswfl.org

The Hope for Families Center - Shelter

The Hope for Families Center helps homeless families in need. They offer shelter through a community program. You must complete a financial literacy course. A case manager will work with you to develop and maintain a family budget. Food and other essential supplies will be provided during your stay.

Services include:

  • Food
  • Hygiene essentials
  • Career services – Resume building, interview practice, job placement
  • Parenting courses
  • Legal guidance for child support
  • Domestic violence rights and empowerment

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