Empowering others to move into self sufficiency
Our mission is to assist individuals facing various barriers to achieving self sufficiency. We understand that moving forward can be challenging, especially for those who may be experiencing financial difficulties or have limited access to resources. That's why we offer a comprehensive range of workshops, trainings, and financial assistance programs to empower our clients and support them on their journey towards self-sufficiency. We are committed to providing personalized guidance and support, tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual we serve. Whether it's improving job skills, enhancing financial literacy, or overcoming other obstacles, we are here to help you unlock your full potential and achieve your goals. Join us today and let us empower you to build a brighter future.
Address of Program: 3174 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL 34112
Main phone line for program: (239) 793-0059
Translation available at this location: Spanish
HOURS OPEN: Mon-Fri 9 am to 5 pm
WHO IS ELIGIBLE (include location if applicable): Income eligible Collier County Residents
HOW TO ACCESS SERVICE/Intake: Call for appointment
ITEMS NEEDED at intake (ie: id card, etc): Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Insurance (if any), childs birth certificate and social security card
Carmen was a lawyer in Venezuela. She came to the US in 2016. She fled due to the political crisis in her country. She came with her husband and 4 children. In 2018, she was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer stage 5 cancer. She underwent operations and chemo treatments and lost all her hair. Despite everything, she continued believing and not allowing her Faith to be broken. After two very difficult years, she was cancer-free and completely healthy! She was ready to get back to work and found a job with Instacart delivering groceries to customer’s homes. Although, she was happy with her job, she dreamt of getting back in her career field. She enrolled in our Empowerment program and completed training at the Immigration Institute of Florida. She received several certifications and currently works with an Immigration Attorney. She will Graduate in October of this year as Paralegal. She had so many barriers and has finally been able to follow her dreams.
650 Households served on average per month
4271 Households comprised of 11,861 Family served during fiscal year 7/2022-Present