The Caring Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00a.m. to Noon.
If you are one of many people who do not have sufficient resources to maintain a suitable lifestyle 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 if you need these essentials:
- Food items
- Electric bill assistance (when funds are available)
- 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:
- Critical needs to cope with a negative economic situation on a short-term basis.
- To maximize services to individuals and families.
- To minimize duplication of services by various agencies.
- To help maintain a suitable standard of living..
Below is a list of other agencies that may be able to help you.
Cape Coral Assembly of God
717 Skyline Boulevard
Every other Saturday. Call for details!
Faith Presbyterian Church
4544 Coronado Parkway
Telephone (239) 542-2858
Provides a Food Pantry on Fridays 7:00 AM-9:00 AM, Must call first for application.
Vineyard Community Church
923 SE 47th Terrace
Telephone (239) 549-8075
Open Doors & Register for Groceries on Thursday’s at 4:30, Dinner 5:45
Cape Coral Caring Center’s Caring Café
1105 Cultural Park Blvd,
Thursdays from 9:30 till 12:30. You will receive a bag of groceries.
Adventist Community Service
1509-1511 SE 47th Terrace
Provides food and clothing- Open Tues. & Thurs. 10am- 2pm
Lake Kennedy Senior Center
400 Santa Barbara Boulevard
Telephone: (239) 574-0572
Provides hot lunches for anyone 60+ and volunteers of all ages.
Cape Coral Mini-Bus
Telephone (239) 574-0573
Meals on Wheels
This is for the homebound elderly.
For other assistance for seniors.
Dr. Piper Center, Senior Compassion Center
Area on Aging Agency
Bootstrap Homeless Ministries
4801 Orange Grove Blvd
Telephone: (239) 898-2331
The Salvation Army Homeless Resource Center
2450 Edison Ave Fort Myers
Telephone: (239) 789-1169
Fort Myers Rescue Mission
Christian based for men
Telephone: (239) 334-7365
Angel Wings SWFL
Telephone: (239) 898-0945
Lee County Rapid Rehousing
Telephone: (239) 305-2222
Social Services, Family, Medical and Correction Services
Telephone: (239) 537-9959
Counseling Low Income Housing Assistance
United Way 211
Program that provides free information and referral to human/social service agencies within Lee County. Clients can call and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. Application for assistance with electric bills can be obtained through applying for LCEC Power to Share (funding when available) through 211