Hendry CARES FAQ

We are no longer accepting Business Applications.

Hendry County has secured $7.5 million in funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. An immediate $1.8 million was allocated for efforts and programs to serve all Hendry residents impacted by the devastating effects of COVID-19.

CARES Program assistance, through Hendry County, will be used for those who have been directly affected by COVID-19.

The funding will be used to pay past-due utility, lease, and mortgage bills and possible workforce development opportunities. Residents who have been affected by COVID-19 will be assisted through Hendry County programs.




What is the deadline for Business and Individual applications?

Individual Assistance Program Questions

Business Grant Program Questions

Who is eligible for Assistance through HENDRY CARES?

How do I apply for assistance?

If I've received assistance from Social Services in the past, can I still apply?

What does the assistance pay for?

What documents do I need to apply for assistance?

If I'm approved for assistance, how long will it take to pay my bill?

When can I apply for these programs?

Where did this funding come from?

Can I apply for more than one of the programs?

How long is the application review process?

When will assistance be distributed?

If your application has been rejected due to being incomplete?

If your application is denied?

What is the deadline for Business and Individual applications?