Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc.

What Florida Rural Legal Services (FRLS) does:

Florida Rural Legal Services offers free legal services intended to help individuals and families establish stable housing, maintain jobs, and remove barriers that cause poverty.

Types of issues or cases handled:

  • Child custody and visitation
  • Debt collection
  • Denial of public benefits
  • Divorce
  • Domestic abuse
  • Evictions and landlord abuse
  • Foreclosure rights
  • Housing discrimination
  • Immigration
  • Public housing
  • Unfair loans

And much more...

Areas served:

  • Charlotte
  • Desoto
  • Glades
  • Hardee
  • Hendry
  • Highlands
  • Indian River
  • Lee
  • Martin
  • Okeechobee
  • Palm Beach
  • Polk
  • St. Lucie

See below for the local office that serves each county.

Income & other eligibility:

Please contact FRLS at 1-888-582-3410 for further information.

How to get help:

Telephone intake

  • 1-888-582-3410
  • 1-855-771-3077 (Farmworkers)

Walk-in Intake

  • Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at all office locations (except for Immokalee and Punta Gorda)
  • Mondays & Thursdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Immokalee)
  • Mondays & Thursdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Punta Gorda)

Office locations:


Belle Glade Office (serving Belle Glade, Pahokee, South Bay and Canal Point in Palm Beach County)

Address:  136 South Main Street, Suite C., Belle Glade, Florida 33430

Telephone:  1-888-582-3410

Fax:  1-561-993-0004


Fort Myers Office (serving Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Glades, De Soto and Hardee Counties)

Address:  3210 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida 33902

Telephone:  1-888-582-3410

Fax:  1-239-334-3042


Fort Pierce Office (serving Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie Counties)

Address:  121 North 2nd Street, 4th Floor, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950

Telephone:  1-888-582-3410

Fax:  1-772-489-3176


Immokalee Office (serving Migrant Farmworkers in Florida)

Address:  106 S. 2nd Street, Immokalee, Florida 34142            

Telephone:  1-855-771-3077

Fax:  1-239-657-3393


Lakeland Office (serving Hardee, Highlands and Polk Counties)

Address:  1321 East Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801

Telephone:  1-888-582-3410

Fax:  1-863-683-7861


Punta Gorda Office (serving Charlotte County)

Address:  512 E. Grace Street, Suite 128 & 130, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950

Telephone:  1-888-582-3410

Fax: 1-941-505-9626


Riviera Beach & West Palm Beach Office (Serving Rivera Beach and West Palm Beach)

Address:  2051 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Suite 101, Riviera Beach, Florida 33404

Telephone:  1-888-582-3410

Fax:  1-561-820-8892


Stuart Office (serving Martin County)

Address:  759 Federal Highway, Suite 208, Stuart, Florida 34994

Telephone:  1-888-582-3410


Updated: October 6, 2018

Topics: Money & Debt, Loans, Debt Collection, Family Law, Custody, Divorce/Separation/Annulment, Domestic Violence, Immigration, Housing, Housing Discrimination, Public Housing, Foreclosure, Eviction, Benefits