Lee County Government is investing in Human & Business Services to provide immediate assistance for individuals, families and businesses.
Funds are available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package.

Learn more at our FAQs page

Individual Assistance Program

 Rent, Mortgage, Utilities Assistance

 Maximum assistance of $2,000 per household

  Frequently Asked Questions

 Application available May 26, 2020
  • Payments will be made directly to landlord, mortgage company and/or utility company.

  • Household income must be less than $55,000/year at time of application.

  • Applicant must have had a loss of employment or reduced work hours due to COVID-19.

Small Business Relaunch Program

 Eligible Business affected by the "Safer at Home Act"

 $5,000 Relaunch Grant

  Frequently Asked Questions

 Application available May 26, 2020
  • Intended to help offset the unintended costs of reopening or relaunching a small business as a result of being directly affected by Governor DeSantis’ Safer at Home Act.

  • Funds can only be used to reimburse the costs of business interruption caused by required closures that are not covered by insurance or another federal program.

  • Business must have 25 or fewer employees, and the business owner must be a Lee County resident.

PPE for Small Businesses Program

 Industry sectors with high-intensity personal contact

 Mask, hand sanitizer, glove distribution

  Frequently Asked Questions

 Application available May 26, 2020
  • The following business segments (with less than 25 employees) are eligible for PPE Kits: Medical and dental practices, childcare services and youth camps, museums and historical sites, amusement and recreation centers, independant restaurants, barber shops, beauty salons, nail salons and personal care services.

  • Each kit will contain a predetermined quantity of surgical masks, rubber gloves and hand sanitizer (while supplies last).

  • Approved applicants will be emailed a confirmation receipt and directions for pick up.