Community Support Services
Thank you Goodwill SWFL Direct Support Professionals (video link)
We still have a long road to recovery. Anyone who still needs to file for unemployment assistance, SNAP, or non-filer stimulus payments contact the Goodwill CRC closest to you for assistance with learning to navigate these websites. Coordinators are asking that you call to set an appointment ahead of time to ensure you have the needed documents.
Goodwill's Community Resource centers assist individuals with job searches, resume preparations, computer and internet skill training, and obtaining successful meaningful employment. Multiple services are provided that result in Family Strengthening. Collaboration with partner agencies provides a continuum of services through a referral process.
Veterans Referral Services: offers timely multiple services to veterans and veteran family members.
Mobile Community Resource Center (CRC)
Transportation is a barrier preventing many from getting the help they need. Goodwill's Mobile CRC is a modified RV with computers that bring employment and family strengthening into remote areas. Goodwill collaborates with community agencies providing food distribution, VITA (Tax preparation) and assistance for those seeking employment.
Through GDT, you'll create a path toward your new or better job. You can gain valuable digital skills to improve your career possibilities and gain financial Independence. This is a free program to all individuals and companies - no income level requirements.
Goodwill provides aspiring small business owners the training to be successful entrepreneurs. MicroEnterprise participants are mentored to develop the skills they need to thrive as entrepreneurs and become more independent.
- Fox 4 Story about MicroEnterprise Program
- What One recent Graduate had to say about the MicroEnterprise program
Southwest Florida job seekers. Assistance with resume preparation, develop of interview skills and job search are offered along with the certification programs. Specific programs vary throughout the year.
Goodwill provides income-sensitive barrier-free housing. These 200+ apartments provide affordable, convenient and independent living opportunities.
Call (239) 995-6100
Goodwill assists the Pine Manor, Page Park and Charleston Park communities with revitalization projects in these community neighborhood centers. Goodwill's community centers provide services such as food assistance, employment services, and teen outreach.