Lee County Social Services for Public Assistance

A Food Stamp Office is a government office at the local level that provides nutritional assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP benefits are available to income-eligible households in order to reduce food insecurity and poverty by supplementing the food purchasing power of the household. A Food Stamp Office can assist eligible families in enrolling for SNAP benefits and receiving nutritional assistance benefits. These food assistance benefits include a monthly stipend to purchase household food items or plants and seeds to grow food.

Fort Myers Service Center Food Stamp Office 2295 Victoria Avenue Fort Myers FL 33901 866-762-2237

A Housing Authority is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides housing assistance and support to income-eligible people. Housing Authorities offer a range of services, including rental assistance, access to long-term low-income rental housing, and housing support. Housing Authorities often provide additional support services to tenants, including education and job training, access to healthcare services, and other social services.

Fort Myers Housing Authority 1225 Southeast 8th Terrace Cape Coral FL 33990 239-242-0816

Fort Myers Housing Authority 4224 Renaissance Preserve Way Fort Myers FL 33916 239-344-3220

Lee County Housing Authority 14170 Warner Circle North Fort Myers FL 33903 239-997-6688

Lee County Housing Authority 1700 Medical Lane Fort Myers FL 33907 239-337-4111

A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides financial support to elderly people, surviving family members, and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide services including stipends to retired workers as well as low-income individuals and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide assistance in enrolling for Social Security benefits, receiving Social Security benefits, and planning for retirement needs.

Fort Myers Social Security Office 3650 Colonial Boulevard Fort Myers FL 33966

A WIC Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that provides support to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC is a supplemental food program, and in addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help getting other social services. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance.

Bonita Springs WIC Office 25300 Bernwood Drive Bonita Springs FL 34135 239-344-2000

Fort Myers San Carlos Park WIC Office 18070 South Tamiami Trail Fort Myers FL 33908 239-344-2000

Lee County Career and Service Center WIC Office 4150 Ford Street Fort Myers FL 33916 239-931-8200

Lee County Health Department WIC Office 3920 Michigan Avenue Fort Myers FL 33916 239-332-9501

Lehigh Acres WIC Office 5624 8th Street West Lehigh Acres FL 33971 239-344-2000

North Fort Myers WIC Office 83 Pondella Road North Fort Myers FL 33903 239-344-2200