Florida Domestic Violence Hotline
Florida Domestic Violence Hotline
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)
Spend the day at the zoo visiting more than 550 animals, including tigers, koalas and flamingos. Located at 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach.
This waterfront facility, located in front of the Town Center Promenade, offers classes and programs for all ages in art, dance, education, exercise, health and wellness.
Afterschool, summer and out-of-school programs for local children
A smartphone app for students to report suspicious activity at their schools, which is instantly relayed to appropriate school officials and law enforcement agencies
Cyclists, walkers and runners are welcome at this 20-foot-wide waterfront boardwalk, from Lake Wellington’s shore behind the Wellington Community Center to the Lake Wellington Professional Centre.
Support and services, based in Lake Worth Beach, for Palm Beach County's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community
24-hour hotline, live chat service and website of crisis resources to support people in distress
Special Needs Equipment Fund — money to purchase medical equipment for children with special needs, when no other funding is available, such as wheelchairs, strollers, bath and shower chairs
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
This town complex features a skate park, playground, four lighted tennis courts, four lighted racquetball courts, four lighted basketball courts, two lighted hockey rinks and four multipurpose fields.
This 8.2-acre city park is home to an outside amphitheater, fitness paths, basketball and racquetball courts and playgrounds.
A program of the National Safe Place Network that provides immediate help and support to teens in crisis who need safety and shelter. The community initiative designates schools, fire stations, libraries and other youth-friendly organizations as Safe Place havens that display the yellow-and-black sign.
This city park features lighted softball fields, two half-court basketball courts and Ninja-Warrior-style playground.
Hotline and online chat service to help teens prevent and end abusive relationships
Programs and services for local families in need, including social services, holiday assistance, youth programming, summer camp, athletics, transitional housing for men
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
This locale overlooks 100 acres of constructed wetland and provides educational opportunities about this unique habitat. The wetland features 1.5 miles of elevated boardwalk with interpretive signs and QR codes to scan for a self-guided tour. The nature center features live animals in an extensive exhibit room that highlights wetland attributes.
Annual members can enjoy a 10,000-square-foot skate park, outdoor basketball court and a recreation center with computer lab, game room, recording studio, table tennis and lounge with TV and DVD player. Programming offers movie night, basketball instruction, tournaments, pizza night, field trips, Cooking 101, out-of-school camps and special events.
This nonprofit organization provides music for community events, such as Boca Raton's Summer Concert Series at Mizner Park. Its free afterschool music program, “Building a String Orchestra and Self-Esteem,” serves children who attend the Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach.
Mentor Center — support and services for mentoring organizations, as well as mentor matches
Safe Harbor provides emergency shelter for youth in crisis
Programs and assistance for hunger issues, based in Boynton Beach
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.
National resources to protect children from preventable injuries
Community-based children's choir in West Palm Beach
A state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater and concert green at Centennial Park in Town Square that accommodates up to 1,000 people for a variety of events, such as concerts, festivals, fundraisers and family movies.
This refuge protects 145,188 acres — or 226 square miles — of Everglades ecosystems, including a 400-acre cypress swamp. These lands and waters are home to more than 250 species of birds, 60 species of reptiles and amphibians, 40 species of butterflies and 20 types of mammals. Nearly 50 miles of serene trails offer hiking, biking, boating, canoeing, fishing, wildlife photography, birding and horseback riding. Canoe and kayak rentals are available.
School health services — responsible for medical oversight, consultation and education for school health program staff
Services, support and medical services, based in Delray Beach, for those coping with addiction
Community service/volunteer — information about community service requirements for students, as well as opportunities to volunteer
Matches children and youth in Palm Beach and Martin counties with adult mentors
This professional ballet company enhances the cultural richness of our community by creating and presenting public performances, outreach programs, training experiences and school programs. Summer programs offer five levels of training in three types of workshops.
Victim Services — help for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and other violent crimes, including therapy and a crisis hotline
Children’s Advocacy — free legal services for the disadvantaged related to health care, education, foster care, juvenile court issues and relative caregivers
This is only one of two Florida venues to host two major league baseball teams for spring training — the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals. It's also the only stadium in the country to host four minor league teams. Some games feature attractions for your kids, like bounce houses and inflatable games.
This city complex features classrooms, game room, multipurpose rooms, catering kitchen, playground, open play field, pavilion and outdoor basketball courts.
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.
Services and programs for families facing emergencies
This nonprofit center provides early education, family assistance, advocacy and other services to the Guatemalan Mayan community.
A local nonprofit organization that manages aspects of the child-welfare system, such as foster care, adoption and other youth services
Mental health services in Delray Beach for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction
Based in West Palm Beach, local information and services related to mental health, including support groups and an online screening test
Help Me Grow – information, guidance and developmental assessment of children up to age 8
Special needs hotline