Cenacle Legal Services

Cenacle Legal Services, Inc.,  is an all-pro bono legal option for income-eligible individuals residing in Englewood, North Port and Venice. Legal services are provided by volunteer attorneys regardless of clients' race, age, religion, gender, disability or immigration status in the United States. Priority services are extended to the elderly, the vulnerable and the  working poor who may not qualify for traditional legal aid from Gulfcoast Legal Services and Legal Aid of Manasota. Consultations are provided by appointment only.

Florida Bar admitted lawyers are encouraged to volunteer.

Contact: Evelyn L. Moya, Esq., Executive Director, (941) 244-0308 or Email Evelyn Here

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Retreat Center

OLPH  provides a setting to serve those searching for God: people of Catholic parishes, participants of programs of the Diocese of Venice, and people of all faiths searching for spiritual help and growth.

Contact:  Denise Riley   (941) 486-0233

Address: 3989 S. Moon Dr. , Venice, FL 34292

Our Mother’s House (Catholic Charities)

Our Mothers House has been providing housing to homeless mothers and their children since 1987.  The mission of the program is to offer single mothers and their children a safe and secure environment in which to achieve increased self-sufficiency through education, vocational training and personal growth.

Contact: Joyce Scott (941) 485-6264 or Email Joyce Here

Address:  405 Manatee Ct, Venice, FL 34285

Pregnancy Care Center

A non-profit organization founded in 1985 to serve families in Sarasota County.  Our goal is to help parents with children that are in need to provide safer, healthier, and happier lives for their children.  We provide gently loved clothing from newborn to 5T and previously loved baby furniture, cribs, swings, high chairs, strollers and more.  We also offer baby food, cereal and formula, along with one package of diapers per child, once every four weeks.

Contact:  Susan Rohman, (941) 244-0608 Email Susan Here

Address:  301 Bayshore Dr., Venice, FL 34285

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Epiphany Cathedral/Our Lady of Lourdes Conference

Conference composed of parishioners from Epiphany Cathedral and Our Lady of Lourdes.  A worldwide lay organization that offers tangible assistance to those in need as well as spiritual support through prayer and person-to-person contact. Financial aid is provided to individuals with emergencies, such as a need for help paying for housing, utilities, medications, clothing and food.

Contact:  Volunteer Members at (941) 493-2027, or website for more information:  svdpvenicefl.org


Society of St. Vincent de Paul
c/o Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
1301 Center Road, Venice, FL 34292

South County Food Pantry

Is an all volunteer organization providing food to those in need in Venice, Osprey and Nokomis.  Open  weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  Closed Holidays.

Contact: Telephone manned by volunteers(941) 408-2911

Address: 247 Center Court, Venice FL 34285