Project Help, Inc.
PHI is the only state-certified Sexual Assault Crisis Center in Collier County. We are also the only agency working with the Collier County Medical Examiner’s Office to quickly identify families and children that are affected by sudden death. Project HELP, Inc. has been providing counseling and advocacy to individuals affected by sexual violence and sudden death since 1986.
We also provide extensive advocacy services to the community. PHI places a victim advocate at the State Attorney’s Office (SAO) to work with victims of all violent crimes, attending court, offering support and guidance, providing legal assistance with Victim’s Compensation, filing injunctions, and connecting victims and survivors to social service providers in the community to help them through the criminal justice process.
Project Help is committed to ending sexual assault and ensuring that rapists are brought to justice. Project Help is committed to improving available services to all victims of crime.
Our referral sources include the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Medical Examiner’s Office, State Attorney’s Office, Family Preservation, Department of Children and Families, Children’s Advocacy Center, Naples Police Department, Marco Police Department, Naples’ Hospitals, Florida Highway Patrol, the Shelter for Abused Women and Children, schools, hospitals, and our 24-hour Crisis & Referral Hotline.
We also provide a 24 hour free and confidential Crisis & Sexual Assault Hotline. Our hotline has been in exisistence for 25 years and our information and referral lists are up-to-date and quite extensive.