Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies

Also Known As: 
C.A.R.E.
Hotline: 
(941) 627-6000
TDD: 
(941) 627-6000
Mission: 

The mission of The Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Inc. is to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes in Charlotte County, Florida. The Goal of C.A.R.E. is to create safety in community by helping survivors and to promote non-violent relationships by example and education.

Phone: 
(941) 639-5499
Fax: 
(941) 639-7079
Email: 
admin@carefl.org
Website: 
http://www.carefl.org
Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 510234
Punta Gorda, FL 33951
Contact: 
Kay Tvaroch
Contact Title: 
Executive Director
Shelter: 

Confidential Location
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Number of Beds: 18
Transitional Housing: 1 Unit / 3 Beds

Outreach: 

Phone: (941) 475-6465 (Englewood Hotline)
Hours: Call for Hours and Location

Services: 
  • Certified Rape Crisis Center
  • DV Emergency Response Team
  • Food and Clothing Assistance
  • Pet Fostering Off-Site
  • Transitional Housing
Thrift Stores: 

Charlotte

ReUse Stores
7070 Environmental Way
Englewood, FL 34224
Phone: (941) 697-8800
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Hours: 9:00 am-4:00 pm Tues.-Sat.

19675 Kenilworth Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL 33954
Phone: (941) 624-3488
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Hours: 9:00 am-4:00 pm Tues.-Sat.

Associated Center: 
Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies