Breastfeeding Resource Center in Boynton Beach
Breastfeeding Resource Center in Boynton Beach
Fights hunger through four programs and supports nearly 200 partner agencies with food, resources and services; based in Lantana
Dental program — community water fluoridation
A local nonprofit focused on eliminating addiction through prevention, advocacy and recovery support.
Toppel Family Place — maternity care
State agency overseeing juvenile delinquency prevention, intervention and services in Palm Beach County
Teen hotline, including online chat from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Or, texting available 24 hours a day by texting your ZIP code to 898211.
Behavioral Health Services — crisis assessment, prevention, education and support team
State Health Online Tracking System – free statewide, centralized immunization registry that helps parents, health-care providers and schools track immunization records
Services and support for families facing serious illness or needing end-of-life care, including caregiver support and bereavement programs
How to make an appointment at a local clinic
A nonprofit organization that provides substance abuse treatment, counseling and the Batterers' Intervention Program, with most services available on a sliding fee scale
A program in partnership with Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County to optimize early brain development in children up to age 5, particularly those born into poverty, through interventions that place parents at the center of their children’s education
The New Life Center — maternity services in Loxahatchee
Summer BreakSpot — where children can receive a free meal during the summer
WIC Works Resource System — advice and information for pregnant women on health and wellness
Individual and family counseling
Police Athletic League, known as PAL — builds partnerships with youth and the community through recreational and educational programs based in West Palm Beach
Supporting cradle to career pathways for children and young adults with special needs, such as autism, ADHD and other learning challenges, including the Unicorn Village Academy, the Unicorn Connection Center and virtual program services
A collection of web-based tools and courses that uses extensive video footage to bridge the gap between science and community practice. The navigator was created by faculty and staff in the Autism Institute at the Florida State University College of Medicine. The website includes resources for families.
School immunizations requirements
Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches — provides education and rehabilitation for people with visual impairments and support to their caregivers, based in West Palm Beach
Drug and alcohol in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation located in Atlantis. Services also include telehealth, medicine detox and other dual diagnosis-related services.
CINS/FINS (Children in Need of Services/Families in Need of Services) — support and counseling for families struggling with an unruly, truant or runaway preteen or teen
My NICU Baby — smartphone app that provides answers, tools and support to help parents focus on their baby in the newborn intensive care unit and advocate for the best care
Common Sense Parenting — a six- to seven-week parenting course to improve family communication, discipline and relationships
Nutrition services, including assessment, counseling and classes
FLIPANY’s mission is to foster healthy lives through nutrition education, physical activities, and wellness initiatives. FLIPANY provides physical activity programs, access to nutritious food, afterschool programs and more.
A nonprofit organization providing health-care services, including dental and mental health, for all economic levels in Boca Raton and Boynton Beach. Patients without insurance are billed on a sliding scale.
Office on Women's Health — information and resources for a variety of women's health and wellness issues, including a helpline
Positive Parenting Program, known as Triple P — free seminars and one-on-one guidance to help families improve their parent-child relationships
Birthline/Lifeline — support and free pregnancy care at centers in Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach
Community Voice — grassroots program with volunteers who share health information to reduce black infant mortality rates
Programs and services for youth to promote health and wellness at locations west of Boca Raton and Boynton Beach
Early Steps, early intervention services for children up to 36 months who have or are at risk for significant developmental disabilities or delays
Community Action — distributes non-perishable food to low-income families on a regular basis
WIC — Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5 (For the Breastfeeding Warmline, call 561-398-0351)
Parent Infant Program — free early intervention, family centered programs for children up to age 5 with visual sensory loss in Palm Beach County, as well as Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee counties
A network of minority health-care professionals providing health education programs, youth mentoring programs, speakers, health fairs and screenings in Palm Beach County, focusing on helping the underserved
Angel Food SNAC (Serving Nutrition to Area Children) — eligible children in Pahokee receive a weekly bag of food for weekend meals
Helpline - In collaboration with the Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, help is available for free to nursing families, expecting families and health care providers in need of support and information
Online poison checker that walks you through steps to see whether you or your child is at risk after eating or drinking a substance. A smartphone app is also available to download.
In Boynton Beach
Birthcare Pavilion — maternity services
Teen Outreach Program (TOP), a free development program to build self-esteem, confidence and goal-setting among middle and high school students
Immunization van – monthly schedule of locations, such as school district sites, medical clinics and community centers
Nonprofit non-residential centers for at-risk middle- and high school-aged girls across Florida, including Palm Springs, encouraging a path away from the juvenile justice system
South County Mental Health Center is a non-profit located in Delray Beach that provides counseling, behavior management, case management, mobile crisis and other services to families and their children in Palm Beach County.