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Charlotte County

On this page, one will find resources for Charlotte County that include emergency management, food delivery services, public libraries, recreation/leisure, support groups, transportation, veteran services and voter services.

Emergency Management

Charlotte County

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office

Food Delivery Services

Meals on Wheels of Charlotte County

Public Library

Port Charlotte Public Library

Punta Gorda Charlotte Library

Recreation/ Leisure

Senior Friendship Center

Support Groups

Charlotte County Support Groups

VIP Support Group -Support for visually impaired & blind people
Offering educational programs, guest speakers, games and peer support
Join us Tuesdays 11-2 

  • Address: Wintergarden Presbyterian church
    18305 Wintergarden Ave
    Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: Questions call:  Bethany 239/573-6996 or Cheri 941/882-2432

SACRED (Support Advice Community Resources for Every Disability)

  • Address: Edgewater Church 19190 Cochran Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33948
  • Address: Edgewater Church 19190 Cochran Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33948
  • Phone Number: 941-426-5248
  • Email


Charlotte County

  • Main Phone Number: 941-743-1200
  • Charlotte County Transit (CCT): 941-575-4000
  • It is a shared ride curb-to-curb transit service provided to the general public in Charlotte County. Service area includes Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, and the surrounding areas. CCT also connects with SCAT Sarasota County Area Transit system in North Port and Englewood. Reservations and Cancellations required.

Veterans Services

Charlotte County Veterans Council

  • Address: CCVC PO Box 494471 Port Charlotte, FL 33949-4471

Voter Services

Charlotte County

  • Address: (Main Office) Charlotte County Historic Courthouse 226 Taylor Street Punta Gorda, FL 33950
  • Phone Number: 941-833-5400
  • Website