Immokalee Multicultural Multipurpose Community Action Agency may be able to provide financial assistance and education to those in need in the community. Please call for more information.
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Legal Aid Services of Collier County provides legal aid for Consumer Law.
Issues include, but not limited to:
- Public benefits (like foodstamps, unemployment compensation, and SSI, to name a few)
- Unpaid wage claims
- Defending against Credit and collections actions (including small claims)
- Veterans benefits
- Identity Fraud
- Consumer Fraud
- Unlicensed Contractors
- Unlawful contracts
- Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Please call or visit website for more information.
A drunk driving crash can financially ruin a family. MADD Victim Advocates can help the family apply for Crime Victim Compensation. This is a program that may help crime victims and/or survivors. Every state offers this type of benefit. Eligibility conditions may vary. Please see the website for more information.
Costs that may be compensated:
- Child care
- Counseling services
- Crime scene cleanup
- Funeral expenses
- Lost wages
- Medical, rehabilitation and prescription expenses
NAMI Collier County, Inc. provides the Emergency Care Fund. They may be able to help with financial needs for housing, medication, transportation, co-pays, and other needs. Please call or visit website for more information.
Social Security Administration provides information and assistance with social security needs. Please call or visit website for more information.
The Salvation Army provides Emergency Financial Assistance. This program helps families pay rent and utilities. Please call or visit website for more information.
In Florida, the TANF (or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) work program is called the Welfare Transition Program. It is run by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The program helps welfare recipients move from welfare to work. The goal of the program places importance on work and self-sufficiency. And on personal responsibility. To meet these goals a variety of support services and programs were created. The funding came from both federal and state. There are requirements that must be met to participate in this program.