The State of Florida and Lee County offer a variety of community groups that provide assistance to home education families.  

Note: These sources are provided only as a reference and should not be considered as an endorsement for or against any of the parties indicated by the Lee County Public School System.

HOPE HEALTHCARE Family Night
What: Hope's Family Night is designed for families and children ages 5 and older who have experienced the loss of a loved one.  Receive encouragement from Hope's bereavement counselors and from other families like yours.
When: Monday, November 13, 2017 @ 6:00pm
Where: Hope Healthcare Community Room, 2430 Diplomat Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33909
RSVP: Mindy Hall by November 6
When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 6:00pm
Where: Hope Healthcare Community Room, 1201 Wings Way, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
RSVP: Jay Reed by November 6

VALERIE'S HOUSE
Mission: Valerie's House mission is to help children and families work through the loss of a loved one together and go on to live fulfilling lives.  
Vission: Valerie's House vision is that no child will grieve alone.
Contact/more information: [email protected] or www.valerieshouseswfl.org

FPEA SPECIAL NEEDS CONFERENCE For Gifted and Struggling Learners
What: Homeschool solutions for gifted and struggling learners.
Where: Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL
When: November 17-18, 2017
More details/Register: https://fpea.com/events/16661/11-17-2017/2017-special-needs-conference-gifted-and-struggling-learners

West Point High School Student Briefing
What: Meet with Direction of Admissions, Lieutenant Colonel Shannon Horne
Where: Fort Myers High School Cafeteria
When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 6:00pm
What: Learn more about attending one of the top schools in the country.

FSW Open House
When: Nov. 15, 2017
Time: 3:00-5:30pm
Where: Building U on Thomas Edison (Lee) Campus in Fort Myers
Who:  Students who are interesed in learning more about FSW.
Topics include: Campus tour; Housing tour; FAFSA completion assistance
RSVP:www.fsw.edu/openhouse 

College Prep Information Night
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Where: The Dance Warehouse
Who: Sington Consulting, Dr. Cheryl Sington
Purpose: Information for middle/high school students; map out the best post-secondary plan through knowledge, understanding and identifying scholarship monies.
RSVP: 239-275-5678
Website: http://csing.wiseweblady.com/ 

FPEA COLLEGE & CAREER FAIR
High School Registration: FREE to all high school juniors and seniors but you MUST PRE-REGISTER by November 10!
Family Registration: $10 (Register by November 10)
Where: Shingle Creek Resort and Conference Center
Register: https://fpea.com/events