LVS Cares

Feelings of sadness or grief following Hurricane Ian can strong. We encourage everyone to take care of their mental health.

Hurricane Ian Recovery Resources (link opens in new window)

Locate important updates from cities within Lee County and offices regarding their recovery efforts resulting from Hurricane Ian.

Visit the Lee County of Southwest Florida website at or click on the Recovery Resources graphic above. 


Lee County Community Cooperative (link opens in new window)

Community Cooperative strives to be the leader in alleviating hunger and homelessness in our community by addressing key root causes. With a dedicated team of volunteers, board of directors and staff, Community Cooperative stays committed to our core responsibility to collect and distribute resources through a strong and viable network of community partners. With offices in Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach, residents are able to get the help they need.


Fort Myers
3429 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Fort Myers Beach Outreach
Chapel By The Sea
100 Chapel Street
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

United Way of Lee County (link opens in new window)United Way continues its commitment to providing additional information on resources available to the residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The 2-1-1 Storm Information Hotline is staffed and available Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 2-1-1 or 239-433-3900. 

The Salvation Army (link opens in new window) If you were affected by Hurricane Ian, then you may apply for assistance from The Salvation Army. Simply visit us online at or click on the graphic.

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a Federal Communication Commission (FCC) benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the high-speed internet they need for work, school, healthcare and more. This program:

  • helps ensure eligible households access to affordable the high-speed internet they need for work, school, healthcare and more
  • provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households
  • limits households to one monthly service discount

Service Provider Programs


Questions & Comments

To ask questions or submit comments, please email [email protected]. 



No service is provided on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th

No service is provided on the following holidays:

  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

LeeTran rides (link opens in new window)


SchoolMessenger Communicate and District App

SchoolMessenger® Communicate is a program that enables administration from the District and Lee Virtual School to send families important messages, emergency broadcasts, attendance alerts, and event reminders. There is also a way to receive text messages, however under a rule by the Federal Communications Commission, you must opt in for that service. The process is easy and only takes a few seconds to complete. Simply text any one of these words subscribe, optin or yes to the number 67587. 

Valerie's House website (opens in new window)Valerie's House is a special place where children connect with one another and learn the tools to heal after they have experienced the death of someone they love.  

At Valerie's House, children know others their age, and they learn that loss doesn't have to limit their dreams. In addition to our dedicated staff, many of our volunteers have lived this journey and are here to help you and your children find hope.

All of our resources go directly to providing children and their families a safe place to share, grieve, and grow. 

AlertLee Emergency Notification System

AlertLee replaces the CodeRed system which the County previously used to notify residents and businesses of emergencies.

The AlertLee system enhances officials' ability to quickly communicate with the public and provide information regarding emergencies such as hurricanes.


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