201 Plaza Dr., Ste. 3 info@lehighcommunityservices.com 239.369.5818

United Way House Programs and Services

The United Way House in Lehigh Acres works to bring together multiple agencies and organizations in one place to assist local residents near their home.

  • FOOD PANTRY – IMPORTANT
    Notice:
    Lehigh Community Services Pantry will start doing food distribution by Appointment Only for Lehigh Acres residents.

    Please use this service Only if you are unable to purchase groceries at the stores which are open or go to one of the drive thru mobile pantries available in the community.

    The appointments will be determined by the amount of food available for assistance, quantities are limited at this time.

    For an appointment – call (239) 369-5818 – our staff will ask the questions we need to best serve you:

    Name

    Are you a current pantry client?

    Address

    Number of Household members

    Type and color of vehicle you are driving

    Does the vehicle have a trunk

    Please do not arrive before your appointment time; and do not get out of your vehicle. We need to be able to serve the appointments as scheduled – early arrivals will interfere with this and you will not get your assistance earlier than your appointment time.

    No one will exit vehicles – if the vehicle does not have a trunk; the staff will not place the items inside your car – you will be asked to pick-up the food from a designated table after the staff has moved away.

    This service is limited to once every 30 days.

    La despensa de servicios de Lehigh Community Services comenzará a distribuir alimentos solamente con cita previa, y solo para los residentes de Lehigh Acres.

    Utilice este servicio solamente si no puede comprar alimentos en las tiendas que estáran abiertas o ir a una de las despensa móviles disponibles en la comunidad.

    Las citas serán determinadas por la cantidad de alimentos disponibles para asistencia, y las cantidades son limitadas en este momento.

    Para una cita, llame al (239) 369-5818 y  nuestro personal le hará las preguntas que necesitamos para atenderlo mejor:

    Nombre

    ¿Eres un cliente actual de despensa?

    Habla a

    Número de miembros del hogar

    Tipo y color del vehículo que conduce

    ¿El vehículo tiene maletero/baul?

    Por favor no llegue antes de la hora de su cita; y no salga de su vehículo. Necesitamos poder atender las citas según estan programados; las llegadas tempranas interferirán con esto y no recibirá su asistencia antes de la hora de su cita.

    Nadie saldrá de sus vehículos, si el vehículo no tiene maletero/baul; el personal no colocará los artículos dentro de su automóvil; se le pedirá que recoja los alimentos de una mesa designada después de que el personal se haya mudado.
    Este servicio está limitado a una vez cada 30 días.

  1. Food Pantry – Monday and Wednesday 8:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (This is not Correct until after COVID 19 is cleared)
  2. A.D. Alzheimer Support Group – Meets 3rd Monday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  3. Food Stamp and Medicaid Applications –  Appointments , please call (239) 369-5818
  4. Limited Financial Assistance – Utility bill assistance by appointment, when funds are available
  5. Lifetime Ministry – Free pregnancy testing, by appointment
  6. Lehigh Literacy – Classes scheduled after initial assessment – Classes September – May
  7. Team Rescue – Quarterly meeting of all agencies, churches and organizations providing free services in Lehigh Acres, meets 3rd Thursday each quarter from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., next meeting Thursday, March 19, 2020
  8. VITA – Free income tax preparation, January – December, provided by certified volunteers, Now taking appointments for Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening and all day on Saturdays.
  9. Vocational Rehabilitation Job Counselor – by appointment
  10. Meals on Wheels – Distributed/delivered by volunteer drivers daily in Lehigh Acres, Please call Community Cooperative for application or assistance (239) 332-7687
  11. Back to School Outreach  – School Supplies and Backpacks to Lehigh Acres students, K-12, annual in July, preregistration is required
  12. Thanksgiving Baskets – Distributed the week before Thanksgiving to families in Lehigh Acres, preregistration is required.
  13. Christmas for Seniors – Event and distribution, Annually in December, preregistration is required, seniors are recognized as those individuals 60 years of age or older.
  14. Homeless Outreach – Food, bus passes, hygiene items, etc.
  15. Verity free pregnancy testing – 4th Monday; 9am-Noon beginning January 27, 2020
  16. Cancer Alliance of Naples – new dates will be posted in 2020.