Gulf Coast CIL

7011 Cypress Terrace
Suite 103
Ft. Myers, FL 33907

Phone: (239) 260-4575

Executive Director: Renee Shipton (

Additional Services

Service Description Notes
FAAST Reuse Refurbish GrantA grant to assist consumers with repairs and refurbish assistive technology devices.
Ticket to Work ProgramAssist Social Security Beneficiaries in returning to work and benefits counseling
Project Search Programs at Lee Memorial Regional Hospital and Bayfront HealthA one-year youth transition program for young adults with developmental disabilities to gain work skills at a host business setting. Participants work full-time on a rotation basis throughout the host business departments.
Ramps to Independence ProjectA program to assist residents with wheelchair ramps.
VR Employment Services, Discovery and Peer Mentorship ProgramsPrograms designed to place consumers in jobs, provide for an exploration of career interests through discovery and mentorship program for youth with disabilities
Soaring Eagle AcademyA partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University to provide employability skills to students enrolled on campus to gain social, educational and employability skills.
FAAST Demonstration CenterProvide outreach, information & referral services, and training on various AT topics. Technical Assistance and collaboration is also provided to state agencies and organizations to enhance the understanding of and access to AT and accessible information technology. Southwest RDC serving Collier, Hendry, Lee, Sarasota, Charlotte, DeSoto, Glades
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