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If you are in a life-threatening situation, please call 9-1-1 now.

United at Work

If you are an employee in Charlotte County, Florida who has unmet needs related to the hurricane, you may be eligible for help through United at Work.

United Way of Charlotte County has partnered with the Elsa & Peter Soderberg Charitable Foundation to provide assistance to victims of Hurricane Ian who are employed in Charlotte County. Funds will be disbursed to those who qualify.

Details on this fund are available here.

To apply for assistance, click here.

Free Tax Prep

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program through United Way of Charlotte County (UWCC) provides FREE, quality tax preparation from IRS-certified preparers to individuals and families earning up to $66,000 annually. Our work ensures that tax returns are accurate and everyone receives their full refund and avoids unclaimed tax credits, fees for tax preparation services and refund anticipation loans.

SCHEDULING FOR 2023: Call our VITA line at 941-421-7100 to be added to our appointment list.

Click here for more information regarding scheduling and locations

Charlotte 211

Charlotte 211 is not a part of United Way of Charlotte County. Charlotte 211’s database contains over 600 health and human service providers, representing local services available throughout Charlotte County. The goal is to expedite the exchange of information between customers and service providers. Visit Charlotte 211 at

Local Resource List

Click here for a Charlotte County resource list. Always call ahead to verify services offered and hours of operation.