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Fort Myers/Naples

LSF is here to help

Lutheran Services Florida is a trusted organization that assists refugees, Cuban-Haitian Entrant Program beneficiaries and asylum seekers by providing them with immediate aid in the form of:

  • Case coordination
  • Legal services
  • Employment assistance
  • Adult and vocational education
  • Youth services
  • Child care needs

In keeping with its mission, LSF continues to expand each division of services to meet existing needs and to bring healing, hope and help to people in need throughout Florida. Since 1982, LSF has provided help to refugees in need.

Legal Assistance

The LSF legal assistance team can help you navigate the sometimes difficult and confusing immigration system. Initially, you’ll meet with a Case Coordinator who will assess your needs and those of your family. We’ll ask a series of questions that will allow us to assist you in the best way possible. Be sure to bring every piece of identification and immigration documentation.

Once you have been interviewed by the Case Coordinator, you will receive help from our LSF accredited staff. They are in charge of requesting the course of immigration procedures that you will carry out through the immigration authorities.

LSF accredited staff assist clients with:

  • Work permits (Employment Authorization Document)
  • Immigrant petition (Lawful Permanent Resident)
  • Applications for citizenship
  • Family reunification
  • General immigration counseling


Our Employment services have developed links with hundreds of employers and businesses that provide job opportunities to refugees, Cuban-Haitian Entrant Program beneficiaries, asylum seekers and human trafficking victims.

Our clients have the opportunity to receive the following services:

  • Vocational training
  • Career advancement
  • Workplace training
  • Preparation sessions for employment
  • Guidance and employment
  • Job search
  • Assistance with child care

Youth Services

For families with children, Youth Services offers tutoring, support, enrichment and career development services for 16-19 year olds. This includes:

  • GED/Alternative programs
  • Vocational programs
  • Career employment


Fort Myers/Naples

LUTHERAN SERVICES FLORIDA CENTRAL SERVICES | 3627 W. WATERS AVE | TAMPA, FL 33614 | PHONE: (813) 875-1408 | FAX: (813) 875-1302