Friends of Special Equestrians
United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties
United Way is a vital and growing organization striving to improve lives and build stronger communities. Special Equestrians is one of the 80 United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee partner agencies who serve over 300,000 individuals each year.
Contact them at: 239-433-2000 | www.unitedwaylee.org
Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship
Special Equestrians is a PATH, Intl. Premier Accredited Center. There are over 800 PATH, Intl. centers worldwide. For more information on PATH, Intl. and for a complete list, go to the PATH, Intl. website.
Contact them at: 800-369-7433 | www.pathintl.org
Babcock Ranch Preserve
Babcock Ranch is now managed by Tarpon Blue Land & Resource Management. Visitors can get to know the Crescent B Ranch by taking the Babcock Ranch Eco-Tour – a 90-minute eco-tour through the Babcock Ranch. They will see the working cattle ranch and learn its history, wander through Florida eco-systems, all the while getting up close and personal with the local wildlife.
For more information: babcockranchecotours.com
Tice Fire Protection & Rescue District
The Tice Fire and Rescue District operates two stations in East Lee County. They are located in beautiful Southwest Florida. Their personnel are trained and dedicated to making the Tice District a safer place to live, worship, work and play. They are always ready to answer the call. Special Equestrians is proud to partner with Tice Fire.
9351 Workmen Way
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Contact them at: 239-694-2380 | www.ticefire.com
The Parelli Foundation is a unique conduit between those who wish to help the world of horses and programs that passionately support those causes. They are helping to create a better world for horses and humans through natural horsemanship education.
Contact them at: https://parellifoundation.org
United Way 211
Is a program that provides free information and referral to human/social service agencies within Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties. Clients can call and receive information and referrals appropriate to their needs. Need Help?
Dial 2-1-1 | www.unitedwaylee.org/211.html
Florida Gulf Coast University
Through mission and function, Florida Gulf Coast University takes pride in partnerships forged with the communities it serves. Students are central to these partnerships and are provided opportunities for community involvement through service-learning experiences that combine classroom pedagogy with community action.
10501 FGCU Blvd, South Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Contact them at: 239-590-1000 | www.fgcu.edu
Vet Center of Fort Myers
Counseling/Advocacy Case Management. Mental health counseling; Veterans are informed of the activities offered in our community. Special Equestrians is a proud partner with the Vet Center of Fort Myers.
2891 Center Point Drive, Suite 100
Ft. Myers, FL 33916
Contact them: 239-652-1861 | Directory Link
Pet Partners is an organization dedicated to improving people’s health through positive interactions with therapy animals. Pet Partners is the nation’s largest and most prestigious nonprofit registering handlers of multiple species as volunteer teams providing Animal-Assisted Interactions.
Contact them at: 425-679-5500 | www.petpartners.org