Information on early childhood development
Information on early childhood development
Goldner Center for Children's Opera Education — offers programs based in West Palm Beach, such as story time series, concerts in the classroom and vocal apprenticeships for high school students
An app, involving the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and Palm Beach County School District, for students, parents, faculty and staff that that provides two-way communication to report threats and suspicious activity, as well as receive alerts, bulletins and news about security concerns
Music education and resources, based in West Palm Beach, for local youth, such as instructional videos, activities and lesson plans
Supports those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building and research
Office of Student Financial Assistance — student loan and other educational information for Florida residents
This nonprofit center provides early education, family assistance, advocacy and other services to the Guatemalan Mayan community.
First Step to Success — in-home early intervention services for children up to age 5 with mild developmental delays
Free and reduced-priced meals — information about year-round food service, including an application for these meals
Mental health services in Palm Beach Gardens for families, specializing in play therapy for children who've experienced trauma
A nonprofit organization in West Palm Beach offers eco-sustainable and affordable programs and materials for art, education, and the creative public. Afterschool and summer programs encourage eco-conscious children through environmentally-friendly behaviors.
Community service/volunteer — information about community service requirements for students, as well as opportunities to volunteer
Little Owls Early Intervention Initiative – free three-day training program for caregivers of children 18 months to 5 years old with autism and related disabilities, designed to promote learning, improve communication and increase social engagement
Dental Hygiene Care Center — low-cost dental services by college students at the Lake Worth Beach campus
Support groups in Lake Worth Beach for ages 12 to 18 that meet Wednesdays for LGBTQ teens and friends, and transgender teens Fridays; both from 5 to 7 p.m. Plus, transgender group for ages 3 to 11 and their families the first Saturday of each month from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Positive Parenting Program, known as Triple P, offers free seminars and one-on-one guidance to help families improve the parent-child relationship
Mentoring 4 Kids — free role-model program for children ages 6 to 14
Raising Healthy and Happy LGBT & Gender Non-Conforming Children — information for parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming youth
Based in Wellington, Palm Beach chapter of a national resource for families of children with attention and hyperactivity issues
Highridge Family Center — Residential treatment center in West Palm Beach offering a three-month weekday program for troubled youth ages 11 to 16
Resources for parents and teen drivers
This counseling agency provides free Peer Support Groups for children, young adults, and adult caregivers after the death of a loved one. Groups are open to anyone who has lost a parent, sibling, grandparent, relative, or friend as a result of illness, accident, suicide, or homicide. Losses can be recent or in years past.
Quality Improvement programs — list of afterschool and out-of-school locations for children and youth
Treasure Coast Early Steps — child care and early intervention services for children with developmental delays
A smartphone app for students to report suspicious activity at their schools, which is instantly relayed to appropriate school officials and law enforcement agencies
Milestone Tracker App — tracks children's milestones from 2 months to 5 years old with easy-to-use illustrated checklists and tips to encourage child development
Healthy Start Healthy Beginnings, a network of local intervention and prevention services for pregnant women and families raising young children
Advocacy, information and support for families, caregivers and people with autism
Common Sense Parenting — a six- to seven-week parenting course to improve family communication, discipline and relationships
Teen Outreach Program, a youth development program known as TOP that builds self-esteem, confidence and goal-setting among middle and high school students in Palm Beach County
Matches children and youth in Palm Beach and Martin counties with adult mentors
Foster care services — support for children in the foster-care system to achieve academic success
This free hands-on science center in Sugar Sand Park caters to children ages 5 to 12 with interactive exhibits, programs and camps that bring the physical sciences to life through its permanent collection and traveling exhibits.
Afterschool programs — more than 90 quality elementary afterschool programs at local schools
In West Palm Beach
Positive Parenting Program, known as Triple P — free seminars and one-on-one guidance to help families improve their parent-child relationships
Youth Services — local services and support for children, including mental health, education, summer and other programs
A non-profit school located in West Palm Beach's Northwood District for students grades Kindergarten through 3rd.
McKinney-Vento Program — support services for children facing homelessness
A free digital book platform for children ages 3-12 available in multiple languages, includes fun family engagement recommendations for most books. Sponsored by The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.
Mental health services in Delray Beach for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction
Afterschool, summer and out-of-school programs for local children
Child Find — screening, evaluation, services and placement of children with special learning needs
Ten neighborhood hubs help parents raise children healthy, safe and strong