Community Programs / Client Services

The Beacon of Hope with its small staff and dedicated volunteers attempts to assess the needs of the Greater Pine Island area and then meet these needs through our own efforts or by interactions with other groups and agencies. No is not an answer.

Nancy Buthman, director 239-246-3566

What we offer


Case Managers
Bill pay assistance
Low-income utility assistance
Medical Assistance
Medicare, Medicaid
County, State, Federal Programs
Social security
Any Other – as needed
Human Resources
Budget classes
Home Repairs
Wellness Committee
Health and Wellness Classes
Articles in the Eagle
Home and Client Assessment
Beacon Bites-Deliver meals daily to seniors and the disabled..
Veteran’s Support Assistance- the first Friday morning of every month
Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group – 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 2:30pm.
AARP Tax Preparation
AARP low-income service employment training
Food Bank – every Saturday at 9:30 am.
Emergency Pantry – when we are open.
Computers, fax and printers available
Counseling by appointment
Disaster preparedness and relief
PINE ISLAND CARES – meets every 3 months.
Community Service
Breast Caravan/mobile mammography – for those without insurance.


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