There is a strong connection between employment and poverty. It is intuitive that people who have access to full-time, year-round employment are less likely to be living in poverty.
CareerSource Southwest Florida, Fort Myers
Provides a variety of services for unemployed residents in Southwest Florida.
6800 Shoppes at Plantation Drive, Ste. 1, Fort Myers, FL
(239) 931-8200 Employment Services
Employ Florida - Statewide
Provides resources to job seekers including veterans, military families, seniors and persons with disabilities.
WORKFORCE AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Lee County Economic Development Office in collaboration with community partners, offers Workforce Training and Certification programs and a Small Business Technical Assistance Program to assist people, businesses and organizations in response to COVID-19.
Comprehensive List of Resources