Community Center opening on Fort Myers Beach Friday

Drone image of Fort Myers Beach. Credit: USAA

A community resource center will open in Fort Myers Beach on Friday.

The center will be at Beach Baptist Church, 130 Connecticut Street, on the corner of Estero Boulevard.

It will provide access to federal, state, local and nonprofit partners.

The community center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Lee County, the Florida Division of Emergency Management, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have partnered to open this new location to serve Fort Myers Beach residents, according to a news release.

The Community Resource Center includes FEMA Disaster Recovery Assistance Teams, as well as other local and national non-profit organizations. The site includes bathroom trailers, shower trailers, and water and ice distribution, provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Florida Department of Children and Families is also on site providing assistance for existing beneficiaries of DCF programs or newly unemployed residents who need food assistance.

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