Local and Online Resources
We, at Garvin Law Firm, are vested in our clients’ health and recovery journey as well as any human suffering from an injury or pain. Our injury attorneys know hard work, dedication, and routine medical professional visits are just a couple pieces of the puzzle when it comes to getting your life back on track after a serious injury or death of a loved one. There are many contributing factors to your wellbeing; on this page, we have gathered the most helpful and often used resources to help guide you in your healing process and encourage you to take a look if you or a loved one is struggling with pain: emotional, mental, or physical.
Florida Health Care Complaint - File complaints of a healthcare business, person or both
Florida’s Chief Financial Officer - File complaints about an insurance company/consumer protection
Contact: 877-693-5236, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Civil Rights
Atlanta Office (Serving states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia & Tennessee) U.S. Department of Education 61 Forsyth Street S.W. Suite 19T10 Atlanta, GA 30303-8927 Phone: (404) 974-9406 E-Mail: OCR.Atlanta@ed.gov
CRN/Civil Remedy Notice - Intended for use by parties who are beginning the process of filing suit against an insurer who has not acted in good faith or when a party feels they have been damaged by specific acts of the insurer.
CPSC/Consumer Protection Safety Commission - Enacting and enforcing regulation related to the safety of consumer products to prevent personal injury caused by dangerous or defective products.
Lee County Legal Aid - A non-profit, community-based agency that focuses on assisting clients with limited income by providing free quality legal representation while promoting financial and emotional stability.
Collier County Legal Aid - A private, non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to Collier County residents who face matters of life-changing significance.
Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc. - Offers free civil legal assistance to seniors, people with disabilities, and other low-income people in many areas of the law.
Serves the following thirteen counties: Hardee, Highlands, Polk, Charlotte, Desoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Indian River, St. Lucie and Palm Beach.
The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service - A referral source to find a licensed attorney experienced in the area of law related to your legal problem.
Valerie’s House - A resource for children grieving the loss of a parent.
Serving SWFL. Contact: Amy Storm 239-841-9186, email@example.com
Compassionate Friends - A resource for families grieving the loss of a child.
SWFL Chapter. Contact: 239-690-7801, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A.D.D. - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Nationwide & SWFL. Contact: 239-791-7560, email@example.com
Tai Chi - Reduce stress and anxiety while increasing flexibility and balance.
Yoga - Reduce stress, improve fitness, and manage chronic conditions.
Meditation - Mind-body medicine to bring sense of calm, peace and balance to benefit emotional and physical well-being.
Lee County Alcoholics Anonymous - A Lee County resource for alcohol addiction.
Contact: 239-275-5111, lcai@leecountyAA.org
Collier County Alcoholics Anonymous - A Collier County resource for alcohol addiction.
Contact: 239-262-6535, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gulf Coast Area of Narcotics Anonymous - A resource for narcotics addiction.
Contact for other Locations:
Naples: 888-435-7301, http://www.sunsetcoastna.com
Florida Keys: 866-584-2411, http://www.floridakeysna.org
South Dade: 305-265-9555, http://www.namiami.org
North Dade: 866-935-8811, http://www.northdadearea.org
Hollywood: 866-243-2148, http://www.southbrowardna.org
Fort Lauderdale: 888-524-1777, http://www.goldcoastna.org
Boca-Delray: 561-393-0303, http://www.midcoastarea.org/
Venice: 941-493-5747, http://www.soflarscna.org/sharkcoastarea/
Sarasota: 941-257-5055, http://www.suncoastna.org
South Beach: 800-918-2330
David Lawrence Center - A resource for Behavioral Health Solutions - 24 Hour Walk-In Access
Naples contact: 239-572-9070
AIM Target Programs, Inc. - Out-patient counseling and assessment, providing services for substance abuse, drug testing, BIP/domestic violence, anger management and anti-theft.
Fort Myers & Lee County Contact: 239-939-3363
Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida - A resource for depression, addiction, suicide, mind-body connection, military/veterans, abuse, etc.
Naples Contact: 239-261-5404, email@example.com
Lee County Survivors of Suicide - Support groups for suicide survivors & loss
Lee County Contact: Teresa Tate; 239-541-1151, SOSLeeCounty@aol.com
Lighthouse of SWFL, Inc. - A resource for those suffering from eye disease and/or blindness for becoming more independent, rehabilitation, growth, and real-world application.
Central Florida Contact: Felix Gonzalez; 239-997-7797, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence (SCIRE) Project - Dedicated to providing up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of rehabilitation healthcare for people with SCI.
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis - Premier investigative research program conducting cutting edge discovery, translational, and clinical investigations targeting spinal cord and brain injuries.
Contact: 305-243-6001, email@example.com
Brain Injury Association of Florida - A resource to help guide survivors and their families, free of charge, to people, agencies, and resources to help meet their needs and achieve their goals.
Contact: 850-410-0103, firstname.lastname@example.org