Center for Abuse & Rape Emergencies

Address

No Physical Address
Punta Gorda, FL 33951

(941) 627-6000

www.carefl.org

AKA:

CIS CARE Agency

Description:

CARE offers counseling, shelter, and advocacy to victims of domestic abuse and/or rape, and other violent crimes, via walk-in or hotline. Programs include safety planning, information and referral, group support sessions, a diversion program, and public education.

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

May 14, 2019

Volunteer Opportunities:

Please call the office and speak with our volunteer coordinator about the volunteer opportunities at C.A.R.E.

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

No Physical Address
Punta Gorda, FL 33951

Physical

6868 San Casa, Room 168 & 169
Englewood Office
Englewood, FL 34224

Mailing

PO Box 510234
Punta Gorda, FL 33951

Contacts

Karen McElhaney

Primary Contact

Executive Director

(941) 639-5499

admin@carefl.org

Phone Numbers

Hotline

(941) 627-6000

Business Line

(941) 639-5499

Englewood Hotline

(941) 475-6465

Fax

(941) 639-7079

Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours

(941) 637-0404

Legal Status:

Private, Non-Profit

Description

CARE offers counseling, shelter for victims, education on domestic violence/sexual assault, and advocacy through support, referrals/assistance with paperwork, provided to victims of violent crimes. In case of violent crime, a CARE victim advocate will meet a victim at a local hospital ASAP.

Hours

8AM - 4PM Monday to Friday (office); Hotline available 24/7 and holidays

Eligibility

Counseling and advocacy available to any victim of a violent crime; for shelter, must be 18+ and in imminent danger

Fees

No fees

Intake Procedure

Call

Languages

English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

Offered Outside of Physical Location

Yes

Service Area

Charlotte

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Charlotte County

    Telephone Numbers

    Number:
    941-475-6465
    Name:
    Englewood Hotline
    Number:
    941-475-6465
    Name:
    Englewood Hotline
    Number:
    941-475-6465
    Name:
    Englewood Hotline
    Number:
    941-627-6000
    Type:
    Hotline
    Name:
    Hotline
    Number:
    941-637-0404
    Name:
    Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
    Number:
    941-637-0404
    Name:
    Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-020) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    CARE offers counseling, shelter for victims, education on domestic violence/sexual assault, and advocacy through support, referrals/assistance with paperwork, provided to victims of violent crimes. In case of violent crime, a CARE victim advocate will meet a victim at a local hospital ASAP.

    Hours

    8AM - 4PM Monday to Friday (office); Hotline available 24/7 and holidays

    Eligibility

    Counseling and advocacy available to any victim of a violent crime; for shelter, must be 18+ and in imminent danger

    Fees

    No fees

    Intake Procedure

    Call

    Languages

    English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

    Offered Outside of Physical Location

    Yes

    Service Area

    Charlotte

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • Florida
      • Charlotte County

      Telephone Numbers

      Number:
      941-475-6465
      Name:
      Englewood Hotline
      Number:
      941-627-6000
      Type:
      Hotline
      Name:
      Hotline
      Number:
      941-637-0404
      Name:
      Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FP-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      CARE accepts used cellphones that have the matching charger, for use in their 9-1-1 abuse program.

      Hours

      8AM - 4PM Monday to Friday (office)

      Eligibility

      Anyone

      Fees

      No fees

      Intake Procedure

      Call to donate cellphones

      Languages

      English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

      Offered Outside of Physical Location

      Yes

      Service Area

      Charlotte

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

      • Florida
        • Charlotte County

        Telephone Numbers

        Number:
        941-639-5499
        Name:
        Business Line
        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TI-1800.5200-100) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        CARE offers counseling, shelter for victims, education on domestic violence/sexual assault, and advocacy through support, referrals/assistance with paperwork, provided to victims of violent crimes. In case of violent crime, a CARE victim advocate will meet a victim at a local hospital ASAP.

        Hours

        8AM - 4PM Monday to Friday (office); Hotline available 24/7 and holidays

        Eligibility

        Counseling and advocacy available to any victim of a violent crime; for shelter, must be 18+ and in imminent danger

        Fees

        No fees

        Intake Procedure

        Call

        Languages

        English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

        Offered Outside of Physical Location

        Yes

        Service Area

        Charlotte

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Florida
          • Charlotte County

          Telephone Numbers

          Number:
          941-475-6465
          Name:
          Englewood Hotline
          Number:
          941-627-6000
          Type:
          Hotline
          Name:
          Hotline
          Number:
          941-637-0404
          Name:
          Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FN-1900) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          CARE offers counseling, shelter for victims, education on domestic violence/sexual assault, and advocacy through support, referrals/assistance with paperwork, provided to victims of violent crimes. In case of violent crime, a CARE victim advocate will meet a victim at a local hospital ASAP.

          Hours

          8AM - 4PM Monday to Friday (office); Hotline available 24/7 and holidays

          Eligibility

          Counseling and advocacy available to any victim of a violent crime; for shelter, must be 18+ and in imminent danger

          Fees

          No fees

          Intake Procedure

          Call

          Languages

          English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

          Offered Outside of Physical Location

          Yes

          Service Area

          Charlotte

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

          • Florida
            • Charlotte County

            Telephone Numbers

            Number:
            941-475-6465
            Name:
            Englewood Hotline
            Number:
            941-627-6000
            Type:
            Hotline
            Name:
            Hotline
            Number:
            941-637-0404
            Name:
            Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
            Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-160) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            CARE offers counseling, shelter for victims, education on domestic violence/sexual assault, and advocacy through support, referrals/assistance with paperwork, provided to victims of violent crimes. In case of violent crime, a CARE victim advocate will meet a victim at a local hospital ASAP.

            Hours

            8AM - 4PM Monday to Friday (office); Hotline available 24/7 and holidays

            Eligibility

            Counseling and advocacy available to any victim of a violent crime; for shelter, must be 18+ and in imminent danger

            Fees

            No fees

            Intake Procedure

            Call

            Languages

            English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

            Offered Outside of Physical Location

            Yes

            Service Area

            Charlotte

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • Florida
              • Charlotte County

              Telephone Numbers

              Number:
              941-475-6465
              Name:
              Englewood Hotline
              Number:
              941-627-6000
              Type:
              Hotline
              Name:
              Hotline
              Number:
              941-637-0404
              Name:
              Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
              Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1500.1400) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              CARE has a crisis shelter available for victims in need.

              Hours

              8AM- 4PM Monday to Friday (office); Hotline available 24/7 and holidays

              Eligibility

              Counseling and advocacy available to any victim of a violent crime; for shelter, must be 18+ and in imminent danger

              Fees

              No fees

              Intake Procedure

              Call

              Languages

              English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

              Service Area

              Charlotte

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Florida
                • Charlotte County

                Telephone Numbers

                Number:
                941-475-6465
                Name:
                Englewood Hotline
                Number:
                941-627-6000
                Type:
                Hotline
                Name:
                Hotline
                Number:
                941-637-0404
                Name:
                Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
                Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-1800.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                CARE offer support group(s) for victims of domestic violence.

                Hours

                Call for days/times

                Eligibility

                Anyone

                Fees

                No fees

                Intake Procedure

                Call for information

                Languages

                English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

                Service Area

                Charlotte

                Geography Served

                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                • Florida
                  • Charlotte County

                  Telephone Numbers

                  Number:
                  941-475-6465
                  Name:
                  Englewood Hotline
                  Number:
                  941-627-6000
                  Name:
                  Hotline
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.0200-180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  Volunteer opportunities

                  Hours

                  8AM - 4PM Monday to Friday (office)

                  Eligibility

                  Anyone interested in volunteering time

                  Fees

                  None

                  Intake Procedure

                  Call

                  Languages

                  English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

                  Service Area

                  Charlotte

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • Florida
                    • Charlotte County

                    Telephone Numbers

                    Number:
                    941-639-7079
                    Type:
                    Fax
                    Name:
                    Fax
                    Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX-2300.0200-200) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    A hotline, counseling and hospital response all are available via CARE for victims of sexual violence.

                    Hours

                    Hotline is 24/7.

                    Fees

                    No fees

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call

                    Languages

                    English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

                    Service Area

                    Charlotte

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                    • Florida
                      • Charlotte County

                      Telephone Numbers

                      Number:
                      941-637-0404
                      Name:
                      Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
                      Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-800) and related services within the Service Tree.

                      Description

                      A hotline, counseling and hospital response all are available via CARE for victims of sexual violence.

                      Hours

                      Hotline is 24/7.

                      Fees

                      No fees

                      Intake Procedure

                      Call

                      Languages

                      English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

                      Service Area

                      Charlotte

                      Geography Served

                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                      • Florida
                        • Charlotte County

                        Telephone Numbers

                        Number:
                        941-637-0404
                        Name:
                        Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
                        Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1500.1400-750) and related services within the Service Tree.

                        Description

                        CARE offers support group(s) for victims of sexual violence.

                        Hours

                        Call for days/times

                        Eligibility

                        Anyone

                        Fees

                        No fees

                        Intake Procedure

                        Call for information

                        Languages

                        English, Spanish and AT&T Language Line

                        Service Area

                        Charlotte

                        Geography Served

                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                        • Florida
                          • Charlotte County

                          Telephone Numbers

                          Number:
                          941-637-0404
                          Name:
                          Sexual Assault Helpline -24 hours
                          Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.0200-800) and related services within the Service Tree.

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