Welcome to the Gulf Coast Partnership

Together we can be healthy prosper grow live learn be safe help

Through capacity building, partnership, and technology, the GCP brings service programs together, while focusing limited community resources on the most vulnerable populations living in the community.

Coordinated Entry Access Points

Are you homeless? Are you looking for somewhere safe to stay or a place to call home? We can help!

Landlord Engagement

Are you a landlord? Are you tired of the stresses of screening potential tenants and advertising vacancies? We can help!

Community Leader Breakfast

Each year we recognize community leaders, organizations, or educational institutions that positively affect low-income people in the area of employment.

Mission

The Gulf Coast Partnership's mission is to facilitate community-wide initiatives to understand community needs, identify and implement best practices to meet those needs, and to raise the quality of life for all residents.

News

From our blog

CARES Act Individual Assistance Application Deadline Oct. 31

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2020) – The CARES Act individual assistance application deadline is Oct. 31.

Charlotte CARES offers individual financial assistance to residents who have suffered financial crisis due to COVID-19. The Community Organizations Active in Disaster has been offering online access to assistance with rent, mortgage, utilities and other needs since March 17, 2020 with Charlotte County Human Services processing applications submitted through the COAD website www.coadfl.org and the Gulf Coast Partnership assisting with unmet needs.

Read More »

VITA Tip Sheet 2020

Tax season will be here before you know it.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax preparation services to individuals and families making $66,000 or less.
VITA saves you the cost of paid tax preparation and helps you claim all the tax credits available to you.

Plan to schedule your VITA appointment as early as February.

Read More »

United Way of Charlotte County Campaign Kickoff & Day of Caring

On Day of Caring 2020, help us Stock Our Shelves

Our nonprofit agencies have been working hard to serve our community.

They have given of their hearts. They have given of their resources.

Select from our list of requested items and collect as many of your item as you can!

Do it as an individual, group, family or business.

Every dollar that our agencies do not have to spend on stamps, school supplies, personal care products, non- perishable food items, etc., is a dollar that will go into providing services to help our residents.

Campaign Kickoff begins at 9 am on October 22 in the Port Charlotte Town Center parking lot near the old Sears Auto Center. Following the kickoff, items are to be dropped off through a contact-less drive-through until 11 am.

For more information and to sign up for your Day of Caring project:
www.unitedwayccfl.org/dayofcaring

It’s our turn to give back!

Read More »

CHARLOTTE CARES FOR BUSINESS RECOVERY GRANT PROGRAM

STAGE THREE OPENS AT 8:00AM ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1ST, 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the Charlotte County business community to confront immense challenges. As a result, on July 14, 2020 the Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners approved the Recovery Grant Program to accelerate and assist the reopening efforts of businesses hardest hit by COVID-19.

This year Charlotte County was assigned $32.9 million from the federal CARES Act approved by Congress.Twenty percent (20%) of those funds, $6,580,000, will be given to qualified Charlotte County businesses by electronic application through the Recovery Grant Program.The criteria has changed for this stage, so please go to: www.Cleared4TakeOff.Com for more information.

Read More »

Farmers to Families Food Box Program

COAD, St. Vincent de Paul, Cheney Brothers, and GA Foods will be partnering this coming Friday, July 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.

Read More »

Interactive Community Dashboards

One Charlotte

Community Snapshot

We strive to create a better community.

Our Dedicated Staff

Angela Hogan
Angela Hogan
CEO
Tracy Hille
Tracy Hille
Chief Operating Officer
Kelly Hunter
Kelly Hunter
Director of Coordinated Services
Denise Dull
Denise Dull
Director of Landlord Engagement
Shannon Miller
Shannon Miller
Grants & Contracts Administrator

Our funders

Get in touch

Location

408 Tamiami Trail, Unit 121
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Contact Us

Phone : 941-626-0220

Fax: 941-347-8154

Our Hours

MON-FRI 9AM – 5PM

24 Hour Access 2-1-1 or 941-205-0220

Upcoming Events

GULF COAST PARTNERSHIP, INC. IS A PRIVATE 501(C)3 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION AND REGISTERED WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA REGISTRATION; #CH52038. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. OUTSIDE OF FLORIDA, CALL 850-488-2221. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.