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Take immediate action by dialing or texting 9-8-8 if you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or a mental-health crisis. Confidential support and assistance is available 24/7.

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

Free Tax Prep

Appointments for the 2023 Tax Season are now full & closed. Please visit if you need assistance filing your 2023 tax return.

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers free tax preparation and e-filing services to individuals and families with an annual household income at or below $66,000.

VITA tax preparers are certified by the IRS to ensure that clients receive all eligible Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) and Child Tax Credits. In addition, clients save money by not having to pay fees associated with tax preparation.

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.

Hurricane Readiness & Recovery 

A little planning ahead can mean avoiding a big headache later when the emergency supplies are in high demand and the lines at the store seem to be a mile long.

Visit Disaster Resources for the local resources you need before, during, and after a hurricane. 

Visit Hurricane Relief to learn more about donating to recovery, volunteer opportunities, or the role United Way of Charlotte County plays in disaster recovery.

Additional Community Resources