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Port St. Lucie: PSL Community Resources

Fortis Institute 9022 South US 1 Port St Lucie FL34952

General Help

Domestic Violence

SafeSpace 1.800.500.1119
SafeSpace is a non-profit organization helping victims of domestic violence. SafeSpace operates modern shelters in Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie Counties where families can escape to a safe environment. There are rooms for families with children and babies, kitchens, playrooms, meeting rooms, and facilities for safeguarding you. Experienced caring staff are available 24 hours a day – 7 days a week to talk with you and offer you programs and support that will assist you in achieving a life free from abuse.

SafeSpace, Inc. shall never deny services to victims of domestic violence and their dependents based on race, gender, age, religion, political belief, national origin, immigration status, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation or language spoken.

Governmental Information

Bill Payment Help

Sealing or Expunging Criminal Records

Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. • 1-888-582-3410
A nonprofit law firm dedicated to providing quality civil legal advice, representation, and education for low income people and communities. They may be able to assist you with sealing or expunging a criminal arrest record or applying for a “hardship license” for reinstatement of revoked driving privileges. 

Medical Help

Call 211


Call 211 

As a 501(c) 3 non-profit agency, 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast is into its fifth decade of providing a team of specially trained staff to assist callers through its 211 HelpLine with crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, assessment and referral to community services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Internet & Software Help

Free MS Office 365 for students
Microsoft’s Student Advantage Program provides free Microsoft Office 365 (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, etc.) for all students. You must use your my.fortis.edu email address to claim this offer.



Affordable Internet at Home for Eligible Families
Eligible customers must have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program, not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old, live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service within the last 90 days.



OpenOffice.org

Free word processor


Google docs. If you have a Google account (and if you have gmail or a YouTube station, you do), you have access to creating a Google document, including word processing, spreadsheets, and slides.

Mental Health Help

Transportation Assistance

If a student requires transportation after 8PM, for employment, education/training and nonemergency health care visits, St. Lucie County now offers Direct Connect, a new program enabling public transportation services via Lyft and local taxi companies. For more information contact Alfreda Souter by calling 772-462-2095 or via email at SouterA@stlucieco.org, or visit http://stlucieco.gov/departments-services/a-z/community-services/transportation-services/community-transit/slc-ride 

Food Help

Housing & Homelessness Help

Parenting Support

Childcare Assistance

Cash Assistance

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