Charlotte County Survival Guide

Food Pantries:

Salvation Army – 2120 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte – (941) 629-3170

Remnant Seed – 21202 Olean Blvd B5, Port Charlotte – (941) 625-3490 -Serving 33952 Area Code

Saint Charles Bromeo – 21841 Felton Ave., Port Charlotte – (941) 625-9784

Saint Maximillian Kolbe – 1441 Spear St., Port Charlotte – (941) 743-6877

San Antonio Catholic Church – 24445 Rampart Blvd, Port Charlotte – (941) 235-1254

Seventh Day Adventist of PC – 2036 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte – (941) 629-1333

Palm Tabernacle Ministries – 390 Flamingo Blvd, Port Charlotte  – (941) 764-1411

Edgewater United Methodist – 19190 Cochran Blvd, Port Charlotte – (941) 625-3039

Lighthouse Outreach Center – 1476 Kenesaw St, Port Charlotte – (941) 627-4228

Charlotte County Health – 3082 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte – (941) 625-4343

Good Samaritans – 1105 Taylor Rd, Punta Gorda  – (941) 639-3335

Saint Vincent dePaul – 25200 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda  – (941) 575-0767

Souls Harbor C.O.G.I.C. – 451 Helen Ave., Punta Gorda  – (941) 639-1048

Community Resource Center – 5400 Riverside Dr #3522 – (941) 276-1240

Bread of Life Ministries – 6454 Scott St., Punta Gorda   – (941) 575-4440

Blessing Shop – 180 Langsner St, Englewood – (941) 475-7161

Charlotte Homeless Coalition – 1476 Kenesaw St, Port Charlotte – (941) 627-4313

Charlotte Co Human Services – 1050 Loveland Blvd – (941) 833-6500

Christian Life Center  – 2201 Englewood Rd – (941) 702-0318

Cmty Resource Ctr – 5400 Riverside Dr, Unit 3522 – (941) 625-0209

Discipleship Driven Ministries  – 4040 Tamiami Trail – (941) 764-8458

Edgewater United Methodist – 19190 Cochran Blvd – (941) 625-3039

Eglise Ebenezer de la Pentecote -1057 Collingswood Blvd -(941) 889-7392

Englewood Bible Ch & Family Ctr – 501 Yale St, Englewood – (941) 473-9664

Englewood Helping Hand – 700 E Dearborn St, Englewood – (941) 474-5864

1st Baptist of Punta Gorda – 459 Gill St, Punta Gorda – Walk In Only – Tue 9AM – 11:30AM Tue

1st Macedonia Missionary  – 411 E Charlotte Ave, Punta Gorda – (941) 763-7743

Friendship United Methodist – 12275 Paramount Dr, Punta Gorda – (941) 637-1717

Heart of Mercy Ministry – (941) 763-2244 – Call for location -Varies

Port Charlotte Church of Christ – 20484 Midway, Port Charlotte – (941) 629-7454

Praise Tabernacle Pentecostal – 18350 Edgewater Dr, Port Charlotte – (941) 766-9995

Punta Gorda Alliance Church – 7500 Florida St, Punta Gorda – (941) 637-6444

St David’s Episcopal Church – 401 S Broadway, Englewood – (941) 474-3140

St Francis of Assisi Parish – 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City – (941) 697-4899

Suncoast Worship Center – 880 S River Rd, Englewood – (941) 474-5044

Housing & Shelters:

PG Housing Authority – 340 Gulf Breeze Ave., Punta Gorda  – (941) 639-4344 – Low income

Charlotte Housing Authority – 18500 Murdock Cir, Port Charlotte – (941) 743-1200 – Low income

The Housing Corporation  – 4344 Laura St., Port Charlotte – (941) 255-9454 X:402 Low income housing list – www.charlottecountyfl.com

Find Affordable Housing – floridahousingsearch.org

Bread of Life Ministries – 6454 Scott St, Punta Gorda – (941) 575-4440 – Individuals

Charlotte Homeless Coalition – 1476 Kenesaw St, Port Charlotte – (941) 627-4313

Charlotte Co Human Svcs Dept – 410 Taylor St, Punta Gorda – (941) 505-4884 – Low income

Englewood Helping Hand – 700 E Dearborn St, Englewood – (941) 474-5864

Habitat For Humanity – 1750 Manzana Ave, Punta Gorda  – (941) 639-3162 – Low income

Bread of Life Ministries – 6454 Scott St, Punta Gorda 33950 – (941) 575-4440

Englewood Helping Hand – 700 E Dearborn St, Englewood – (941) 474-5864

Horn of Plenty – 459 Gill St, Punta Gorda – (941) 639-3857

Heart of Mercy Ministry – Call for locations – (941) 763-2244

Medical:

Bread of Life Ministries – 6454 Scott St., Punta Gorda – (941) 575-4440 – Medical Referrals

St. Vincent De Paul  Clinic – 21450 Gibralter Dr, Port Charlotte – Free or sliding scale

Volunteer Community Clinic – 21297 Olean Blvd B, Port Charlotte – (941) 766-9570

Charlotte Co Health & Dental – 1100 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte – (941) 624-7200

Charlotte Co – Englewood – 6868 San Casa Dr, Englewood – (941) 681-3750

Family Health Centers – 4300 Kings Hwy, Ste. 500, Port Charlotte – (866) 355-2348

Income based medical search – www.freemedicalsearch.org

Dental:

Charlotte County Medical – 4120 Tamiami Trl, Ste E, Port Charlotte – (866) 355-2348

North Port Health – 6950 Outreach Way, North Port – (941) 861-3820

Charlotte County Dental – 1100 Loveland Blvd., Port Charlotte – (941) 624-7285 – Call for elligibility

Family Health Centers – 4300 Kings Hwy, Ste. 500, Port Charlotte – (866) 355-2348

Medications:

Florida Rxcard – floridarxcard.com – Up to 75% off

Wal-Mart, Publix, and Target Pharmacies Offer Discount and Some Free Medications

Salvation Army – (941) 629-3170 – Free

NuLegacy – www.NLRxCard.com/ucs  – Save 75%

Englewood Helping Hand – (941) 474-5864  – Temporary assistance

Pfizer Helpful Answers – www.pfizerhelpfulanswers.com – (866) 706-2400

Needy Meds – www.needymeds.org/ – Save 85%

Partnership for Prescriptions – www.pparx.org/ – Reduced rate or free

If you are unable to afford your medications you may be able to get a discount or even free medications by contacting the Pharmaceutical Company directly for assistance.

Mental Health/Counseling:

Charlotte Behavioral Health – 1700 Education Ave, Punta Gorda – (941) 639-8300

Start Your Recovery Substance Abuse Resources – https://startyourrecovery.org/

NAMI – www.nami.org – (800) 950-6264 – Call for programs

New Creation Ministries – 2321 Sophia Lane, Punta Gorda – (941) 627-4141 – Sliding scale

Transportation:

Dial-A-Ride – $3.00 Base Rate + – (941) 575-4000 option 1 – (941) 575-4000 option 1

Sunshine Ride – $1.00 per ride – (941) 575-4000 option 2 – Disabled, medicaid, seniors

FISH of Englewood – Donation – (941) 475-4494 – Englewood residents unable to drive

Cultural Center – Vet Transport – Donation – (941) 575-3670 – Vets to VA Hospitals

Financial Assistance:

Good Samaritans – 1105 Taylor Rd., Punta Gorda – (941) 639-3335 – Charlotte Co residents

Saint Maximillian Kolbe – 1441 Spear St or 25200 Airport Rd. – (941) 743-6877

Charlotte Co Human Services – 1050 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte – (941) 833-6500 – Utilities

Englewood Helping Hand – 700 E Dearborn St, Englewood – (941) 474-5864

Miscellaneous:

Free Cell Phone – www.safelinkwireless.com  – Phone assistance

Advocacy Center For Disabled – www.disabilityrightsflorida.org – (800) 342-0823

Candlelighters of SW FL, Inc. – www.candlelightersswfl.org – (239) 432-2223

Hearing Impaired Persons – 25250 Sandhill Blvd, Punta Gorda – (941)743-8347

Visually Impaired Persons – 3459 Depew Ave, Port Charlotte – (941) 625-8501

Charlotte County YMCA – 1777 Tamiami Trl, Ste 501, Port Charlotte – (941) 629-0909

Charlotte Co Health Plus – 3082 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte – (941) 625-4343 – Serves homebound seniors

Easter Seals – www.fl.easterseals.com – (800) 221-6827 – Services for disabled

Englewood Meals on Wheels – 400 Loma Linda, Englewood – (941) 474-4445

Lions Club of Englewood – (941) 698-7508 – Vision and hearing services

Lions Club of Port Charlotte – www.portcharlottefl.lionwap.org – (941) 235-9740

Lions Club of Punta Gorda – www.puntagordafl.lionwap.org – (941) 637-9979

NATHHAN – www.nathhan.com – (800) 266-9837 – Education for disabled kids

Freecycle – www.freecycle.org – Free items

Craigslist – http://sarasota.craigslist.org/zip/ – Free and Low Cost Items

IDiginity – https://idignity.org/ – Getting documents like birth certificates, ID cards, Social Security cards

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