Resources – USCG Station Fort Myers Beach

Coast Guard anchors

USCG Station Fort Myers Beach

 
 

719 San Carlos Dr., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
Check the US News Health directory online at
https://health.usnews.com/doctors
to find the best doctor for your family.
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at www.findadentist.ada.org

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten. Students must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1 and have completed kindergarten to attend grade 1.

 

School District of Lee County
Rayma C. Page Elementary School
Cypress Lake Middle School
Fort Myers High School
GreatSchools.org

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Lee County Department of Health (239) 332-9501
The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

 

Florida Department of Children and Families (877) 595-0384
DCF’s first priority has always been and will continue to be the safety and protection of Florida’s most vulnerable – our children.

 

Gulf Coast Humane Society (239) 332 0364
Gulf Coast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, no-kill, animal welfare organization established as the first non-profit animal welfare organization in southwest Florida in 1947.

 

Florida Highway Safety (239) 344-1730