FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I make an appointment?

A: Just call (850) 841-7733. You do not need a physician’s referral.

Q: Who does Lee’s Place serve? Do you see children only?

A: Lee’s Place serves everyone, beginning with children at the age of 4. Our clients are all ages and come from every walk of life. Our clients have suffered a loss which can include; death/suicide/homicide, divorce, victim of crime or accident, long term illness (of self or loved one), loss of job or home, loss of physical functionality (sight, arms, legs), incarceration, acting out in school, abuse, domestic violence, sexual trauma, and more.

Q: What are the hours of operation?

A: We see clients by appointment only, Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. However we try to be flexible to meet the needs of families and may schedule appointments as late as 5 pm if needed.

Q: How much does it cost and how do I pay?

A: Click here to view our Sliding Fee Scale 2016. Fees vary from $30 to $120 based on family income and number of dependents. There is no charge for the first appointment. Payment is due at time of service. We accept cash, checks, or money orders only. There are ATM machines at several nearby locations (Publix, American Legion Hall, or banks in the area).

Q: Does Lee’s Place take or file any insurance?

A: We do not file any insurance. We can provide statements with Diagnosis codes but it the clients’ responsibility to file with the insurance company for reimbursement.

Q: Where is Lee’s Place located?

A: 216 Lake Ella Drive, in the heart of Tallahassee across from the American Legion Hall. There are bus stops nearby and plenty of parking for our clients. Click to View Map>

Q: Do you have support groups in addition to one-on-one therapy sessions?

A: Lee’s Place primary focus is one-on-one therapy sessions. Our therapists will offer support groups and training classes as the need arises among our clients or within the community. Call us at 841-7733 to inquire.

Q: How does Lee’s Place get referrals and from whom?

A: We are honored to say that our primary referral source is family and friends of those who have received services from us and know firsthand the quality therapy received.
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Capital regional Medical Center, physicians, law enforcement, Victim’s Advocates, Schools, Hospice, Boys Town, and other local service organizations all refer to us regularly. However, anyone may refer to us.

Q: Where does Lee’s Place get funding to provide services at reduced fees?

A: Private and business donors are the primary revenue source. Grants from private foundations are the secondary source. As these have become more difficult following the recession we rely more on private donors. We do not receive funding from any government sources.

Q: How can I donate to Lee’s Place or sponsor an event/project?

A: There is a donate button on each page of our website ( www.leesplace.org) that you may use to donate through PayPal. PayPal also has a PayPal Giving Fund which receives donations for nonprofits and does not take a fee to do so, meaning the nonprofit will receive the entire donation.

Checks can be mailed to us at 216 Lake Ella Drive Tallahassee, FL 32303.

Cash donations may be left in our donation box in the main area of our building.

To sponsor an event or to learn more about donations or ways to help please contact our Director of Development at (850) 841-7733.

Q: Is my donation tax-exempt?

A: Yes, Lee’s Place is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, IRS Tax ID 59-3685124. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Q: Where does the money go when a donation is received?

A: All donations go directly towards expenses required to provide the quality, licensed therapy to clients in our community who need help to regain their joy and learn coping skills following a traumatic life changing event. We hold our expenses to a minimum to meet our mission.

Q: What is the mission of Lee’s Place?

A: To provide quality therapy to adults, children, and families, regardless of their financial circumstances, who are coping with loss, trauma, and life changing experiences, while offering specialized training and education to the community.

Q: Is Lee’s Place affiliated with any other organization?

A: Lee’s Place is not affiliated with any political, religious, or community organizations.