More Single Parent Resources



From after school activities, to healthcare, to emergency assistance, here are some single parent resources.

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After School
4H Youth Development
To advance the 4-H youth development movement to build a world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.

After School
Big Brothers/ Big Sisters
To match children 5-14 years with positive adult role models. Find a mentor in your neighborhood.

After School
Boy Scouts of America
Character building, leadership development, physical fitness through education based programs. Find a program in your area.

After School
Boys and Girls Club
Boys & Girls Clubs make a difference in the community by giving young people a safe place to learn and grow. Make a difference in your neighborhood.

After School
Girl Scouts Of America
Building character and skills for success in the real world – just for girls.

Child Care
Redlands Christian Migrant Association
To create and foster opportunities for the children of migrant and other low-income rural families to maximize choices in their lives.

Child Care
YMCA
Provides physical fitness opportunities and other support services.

Children’s Health
Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
Connect children to permanent medical and dental homes.

Counseling
Catholic Charities
Professional counseling for adults and children age 3 and over.

Counseling
National Runaway Switchboard
Information, referral and crisis counseling for runaway youth and families.
1-800-Run-Away (1-800-786-2929)

Counseling
Teen Safe Line
Confidential, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year counseling support for all “teenage topics” including depression, anxiety, peer pressure, drug and alcohol use as well as relationships with family and friends.
1-800-329-TEEN (1-800-329-8336)

Death and Dying
American Cancer Society
Service organization for patients with cancer.

Death and Dying
Americare Home Health
Home care for homebound patients under the direction of their physicians.

Diapers
Discount Diapers Direct
Save time and money by purchasing brand name diapers online.

Disability Assistance
Americans with Disabilities Act Clearinghouse
Assisting people with disabilities.
1.877.232.4968 (Toll-Free)

Disaster Relief
American Red Cross
To provide relief to victims of disaster.

Emergency Assistance
Goodwill Industries
To assist individuals to choose, obtain and/or retain employment commensurate with their needs and abilities.

Emergency Assistance / Child Care
Salvation Army
Provides emergency social services, holiday cheer, seniors outreach, thrift stores, child care and after school programs, and spiritual education.

FL – Abuse
Department of children and families
Working in partnership with local communities to ensure safety and for Medicaid and/or health.

FL – Abuse
Guardian Ad Litem Program
Representation for children before the court, social service agencies and the community. The volunteer guardian protects the child during the family crisis and court proceedings.

FL – Adoption
Heart of Adoption
Adoption related services for adoptive couples and birth mothers.

FL – Child Care
Community Coordinated Care for Children
Provides free child care resource and referral services to enable parents to make informed child care choices.

FL – Children’s Clothing
Laces of Love
To provide new shoes to low income and disadvantaged children in Collier and Lee Counties.

FL – Children’s Diapers
Baby Basics of Collier County
Provides and distributes free diapers to children of working low income families in Collier County.
(239)498-4044

FL – Children’s Education
Florida Parent Educators Association
To unite all home-schoolers in the state of Florida and promote home-education as a choice open to all Florida parents.

FL – Children’s Health
Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System
Enhancing student achievement through in services, workshops, and providing information and support for people involved with children with special needs.

FL – Children’s Health
Florida Directory of Early Learning Childhood Services
Information and referral for children with special needs and their families.
1-800-654-4440

FL – Children’s Health
Kid Care Insurance
Florida KidCare provides a way for Florida’s uninsured children to enjoy the safety and security of health insurance coverage.

FL – Counseling
Counseling of SW Florida
Counseling for 13 and up.
counselingofswfl@aol.com

FL – Court Related
Child Support Enforcement Office
Help given in locating missing parents, determining paternity, establishing medical and financial support orders, and enforcing support.

FL – Court Related
Child Support Enforcement Office
Help in locating missing parents, determining paternity, establishing medical and financial support orders, enforcing support.

FL – Court Related
Legal Aid Service
Legal services.

FL – Court Related
Legal Aid Services
Family law, housing, immigration and public benefits representation. Serving South Florida.

FL – Court Related
Voices of Kids
Support services for Guardian ad Litem Programs.

FL – Grandparent Services
Senior Solutions of Southwest Florida
Promotes and coordinates a network of specialized services designed for people over the age of 60. Sponsored by the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs.
239-332-4233

FL – Jobs
Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board Career and Service Centers of Florida
Provides assistance in preparation of a resume and job search.

Grandparent Support
AARP
To provide information and referral services to grandparents raising grandchildren.

Health
Laleche League
Breast-feeding information and support. Local meetings available.

Health
Planned Parenthood
Medical and educational services, including annual exams and birth control.

Health
Pregnancy Resource Center
Adoption and assistance referrals.

Health
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Federal nutrition program for women, infants and children, providing nutritious foods to financially eligible pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants and children up to 5 years of age.

Housing
Federal Housing Authority
Tips and resources for buying a house.

Housing
Habitat for Humanity
Click here to learn about how to apply for a Habitat House.

Support Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous
Support, meetings, information and counseling for people affected by problem drinking.

Support Groups
Alzheimer’s Support
Find assistance if someone in your family is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

Support Groups
Kinship Care Support Center & Warm Line
To provide support to grandparents and other relatives raising children.

Support Groups
Moms Club
Support for stay-at-home mothers, focusing on children 0-5 years old.

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