COAD works to help Charlotte County residents during times of hardship and disaster. Agencies and organizations work together all across Charlotte County to keep our community safe and healthy.
Assistance with rent bills necessities employment business living food health safety
Community Organizations Active in a Disaster (COAD)
COAD is a group of Charlotte County community organizations, working together during a disaster to provide coordination of services to ensure that unmet needs are addressed, provide financial assistance and supplies, and to share knowledge and resources with Charlotte County residents during a disaster. COAD members include faith-based, non-profits, volunteer groups, and government agencies.
The goal of COAD is to expedite information and assistance between the partnering agencies and those in need of assistance. For specific information regarding how to protect yourself from COVID-19 or what to do if you think you are sick, visit the CDC's COVID-19 website. For Florida specific information regarding COVID-19, visit Florida Health's website.
Employment seekers are encouraged to register before July 30th so that information and/or resumes can be uploaded prior to the event. Participating employers include Publix Super Markets, Ace Hardware, Lee Health System, City Furniture, VIP
COAD, St. Vincent de Paul, Cheney Brothers, and GA Foods will be partnering this coming Friday, June 24th to distribute fresh produce, dairy and meats to our local community. The event will take place at Franz Ross Park beginning at 9:30am. The Park is located at 19333 Quesada Avenue in Port Charlotte. This is a “free event” for all.
Did you know?
Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year?
Our most recent flash poll indicated that over 20% of those who responded are not encouraging those they serve to fill out their Census.
Let’s Help Stock the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
We’re planning a “contact-less” drive-through food drive Friday, May 22 at the Charlotte Community Foundation.
The COAD website has added a COVID-19 screening and scheduling tool. Visit www.COADFL.org today use the tool to get screened and/or schedule a COVID-19 test in Charlotte County. Testing begins on May 14th, 2020.