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Collier County is dedicated to helping seniors improve or maintain choice, independence and quality of life. The department works to ensure seniors and adults with disabilities have the right to age in place in the least restrictive environment. The following resources can help.

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Senior Resources

       
Parkinson's Assoc. of SWFL   (239) 417-3465
SHINE Medicare Counseling   (866) 413-5337
Medicaid  (866) 762-2237
DCF Food Stamps (866) 762-2237
Florida Dept. of Health  (239) 252-8200
RSVP Volunteer Opportunities (239) 252-4230
Alzheimer's Support Network (239) 262-8388
Long Term Care Ombudsman (888) 831-0404
Florida Public Guardian Office (239) 417-1040 
Emergency Special Needs Disaster Registration (239) 252-3608 
Lighthouse of Collier County, Center for Blindness/Vision Loss (239) 430-3934
Naples Lion Club Hearing/Vision Assistance (239) 353-4800 
Senior Meals Services (239) 252-2233 
Meals on Wheels  (239) 775-0443 
Cremation Services  (239) 252-2273
 Step Smart Collier  

Food Resources

Harry Chapin (239) 334-7007 
Catholic Charities (239) 455-2655 
New Hope Ministries  (239) 348-0122 
Salvation Army Naples  (239) 775-9447 
Tree of Life Church  (239) 530-2200
Jewish Family & Community Services of SWFL  (239) 325-4444 
St. Vincent de Paul  (239) 775-1667 

Senior Volunteer Opportunities

RSVP of Collier County invites you to receive the joys of volunteering! The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program provides an opportunity for seniors and retirees age 55 years or older to make a difference in their community. If you are interested in volunteering with RSVP, contact the RSVP Coordinator at (239) 252-4230.

Volunteer opportunities include:

Disaster Services Concerns regarding the preparation, mitigation, response and recovery efforts that relate to disaster events 
Economic Opportunity Addresses unmet needs of the economically disadvantaged individuals, including financial literacy, affordable housing and employment-related assistance 
Environmental Stewardship  Matters regarding energy and water efficiency, renewable energy use, at-risk ecosystems and behavioral change leading to increased efficiency 
Education  Topics related to unmet educational needs within communities, especially those that help at-risk youth to achieve success in school and prevent them from dropping out 
Healthy Futures  Addresses unmet health needs, including access to health care, increasing physical activity and improving nutrition in youth, and increasing seniors' ability to remain in their own home 
Veterans and Military Families  Addresses unmet needs of veterans, members of the armed forces and family members of deployed military personnel