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Posted on: October 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Community Resource Center opens Friday on Fort Myers Beach

A Community Resource Center will open at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, to provide access to federal, state, local and non-profit partners at Beach Baptist Church, 130 Connecticut St., on the corner of Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach.   

The location will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

Lee County, the Florida Division of Emergency Management, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have partnered to open this new location to serve Fort Myers Beach residents.   

The Community Resource Center includes FEMA Disaster Recovery Assistance Teams, as well as other local and national non-profit organizations. The site includes bathroom trailers, shower trailers, and water and ice distribution, provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Florida Department of Children and Families is also on site providing assistance for existing beneficiaries of DCF programs or newly unemployed residents who need food assistance. 

Additional resources will be added in the coming days. 

Town of Fort Myers Beach questions, such as utility or permitting issues, should continue to be addressed via email on the town’s website at, or at the temporary town hall at 2525 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District questions can also be routed to the temporary town hall site.

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