2017 Dean Blietz Annual Memorial Award Winners!

Congratulations to Bill and Judy Guyn, winners of the 2017 Dean Blietz Annual Memorial Award for Outstanding Community Service!

2017 Census Comparison Report

The 2017 Census Comparison Report Annual Homeless Count Estimates 2,785 Homeless in Lee County. Learn more about what is happening in Lee County.

Partner Agencies Distribute Summer Bags

Eleven partner agencies prepared 100 Blessing Bags for distribution, along with representation from two agencies who came for the sole purpose of volunteering. These bags will be given to those who are living on the streets in Lee… Read More

Annual Homeless Count Estimates 2,308 Homeless in Lee County

Media Contact: Janet Bartos, Executive Director, Lee County Homeless Coalition (239) 322-6600 The Lee County Homeless Coalition is an advocacy group made up of community and faith-based service providers, local businesses, people who are currently experiencing or who… Read More

Nineteenth Annual Candlelight Vigil

Thank you to all who joined us for the Lee County Homeless Coalition’s Nineteenth Annual Candlelight Vigil for the Homeless. This event brings attention to the tragedy of homelessness and memorializes those who have died this past year while living on the streets or shelters of Lee County.

The Homeless Challenge

The 2015 Homeless Challenge was a great educational experience! Our participants were impressed with the services and assistance offered by our member agencies. They were humbled by the people they met and the life stories they heard. Thanks… Read More

Landlords Needed to Help end Veteran Homelessness

Zero: 2016 campaign aimed at ending veteran homelessness by Dec. 31, 2015 Participation by local landlords is greatly needed in order to help end veteran homelessness in Lee County by the end of this year. The Lee County… Read More

Lee County Homeless Coalition releases PSA on child homelessness

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 12, 2013) – As the new school year begins, the Lee County Homeless Coalition encourages the community to consider the many children in our community facing homelessness. According to Project ACCESS, a program for… Read More