4645 SE 15th Avenue

Cape Coral, FL

Telephone: 239-945-1927

Get Help


The Caring Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to Noon.


If you are one of many people who do not have sufficient resources to maintain a suitable life style and you are a Cape Coral resident, you may qualify for help from the Cape Coral Caring Center. Because we know the minimal essentials of life are food and shelter we are here to assist you at our center needing these essentials:


  1. Food items
  2. Electric bill assistance (when funds are available)
  3. Referrals to other agencies


To receive food assistance, all you need is a valid Cape Coral driver's license or Florida ID.


We are also here to help you with:

  1. Critical needs to cope with a negative economic situation on a short term basis.
  2. To maximize services to individuals and families.
  3. To minimize duplication of services by various agencies.
  4. To help you to maintain a suitable standard of living.




Below is a list of other agencies that may be able to help you.


Information & Referral




Elder Helpline of SW FL


Phone: 239-939-3112


Phone: 239-337-4193



4150 Ford Street Extension, Fort Myers

Phone: 1-866-762-2237



1440 Thompson Street, Fort Myers

Phone: 239-533-7900



10291 McGregor Blvd. 33919 239-278-1551

Food & Clothing/Women's House 239-278-1551

Overnight Shelter (single males) 2400 Edison Ave., Ft. Myers 239-332-4241


3920 Michigan Avenue, Fort Myers

Phone: 239-332-9501






Phone: 239-939-8143


3920 Michigan Ave., Fort Myers 239-332-9501

83 Pondella Road, N. Ft. Myers 239-656-4440



Phone: 239-275-3222







Phone: 239-334-4554





Job & Benefit Center

Phone: 239-278-7140


Mayors Alliance

Phone: 239-995-2106 ext. 126


Phone: 239-574-0535




Phone: 239-278-3121



Phone: 239-242-7238



5597 Sunrise Drive, Ft. Myers

Phone: 239-332-3122


Special Populations

400 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral

Phone: 239-574-0574


Lee County Housing Authority

-Various Types of low income housing (call for list)

-Voucher programs and new project becoming available

Phone: 239-997-6688


-SSI – Supplement Security Income

-Medicare applications

Phone: 1-800-772-1213



Phone: 239-275-8726


Phone: 239-574-0573

-Providing safe and comfortable transport for qualified residents.


3429 MLK Jr Blvd., Ft. Myers 33916

Phone: 239-332-7687


NFM - All Souls Church - Pantry and Clothing

Open Wed 9 am to 12 noon

14640 N. Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers

Phone: 239-997-7685


Phone: 239-995-4966




Phone: (Leave message, someone will call back) 239-283-4442