Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida

CALL US NOW (239) 433-6700 Ft. Myers
(941) 487-5400 Sarasota
SWFL Resource Link


The Health Planning Department can support your organization to maximize community impact and improve overall health of  Southwest Florida.


  • Strategic planning and project management,
  • Marketing design and Communications support,
  • Data collection, interpretation and reporting,
  • Grant research and writing,
  • Developing community health assessments,
  • Facilitating and building coalitions,
  • Resource planning and program assessment,
  • Program design and implementation.


Call today for a free consultation 239-433-6700
or fill out our online proposal


Hospital and Nursing Home Utilization Data

Monthly utilization data from licensed hospitals and nursing home facilities in all seven counties is collected and analyzed by facility each  month and is available for annual subscribers.  This data is invaluable to hospitals, nursing homes, and consultants in determining market share and identifying trends.  

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Certificate of Need

HPCSWF is under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) to provide program support for the Florida Certificate of Need (CON) Program. Such support includes conducting public hearings on proposed CON projects, monitoring approved projects and filing status reports to the AHCA.

For more information on CON activities in Area 8, please call (239) 433-6700 or email


  • Published County Health Profiles in each county in our region showing key health status indicators and trends in our area.
  • Created Needs Assessments, and Service Delivery Planning for persons with HIV/AIDS in our area
  • Developed the HIV Prevention Plan for our region
  • Formed the Collier County Health Care Access Coalition
  • Organized the Disaster Planning for Persons with Disabilities Workshop
  • Completed Community Health Assessments for Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hendry, Glades and Lee Counties
  • Facilitated Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP), a new approach to health planning, in the counties in southwest Florida.
For more information about the services offered by the Planning Department, please click below to download our brochure.

The mission of the Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida is to improve the health and wellness of our community by:

  • Promoting healthy lifestyles,
  • Reducing health disparities
  • Increasing access to quality health related services
  • Detecting and eliminating gaps in services,
  • Expanding knowledge through education, and
  • Facilitating community partnerships.