National resources to protect children from preventable injuries
National resources to protect children from preventable injuries
A subscriber-based, mobile text messaging service for parents and caregivers of children up to age 4, supported by the Florida Grade-Level Reading Campaign. Two to four messages per week include information about wellness, early childhood growth, education and developmental milestones. To enroll, complete a short form at the link below:
A 35-minute documentary that provides information and guidance for parents who've learned their child is lesbian, gay or bisexual
This 8.2-acre city park is home to an outside amphitheater, fitness paths, basketball and racquetball courts and playgrounds.
Collaborative community campaign and countywide website of local resources for supporting Palm Beach County children's healthy growth and development
This city park offers a concert band shell, exercise stations, boat ramp and trailer parking, horseshoe pits and fishing pier.
Advocacy, information and support for families, caregivers and people with autism
A safety net of local services and support for pregnant women and families with infants, focusing on racial disparities in birth outcomes
This nonprofit organization offers programs for children of all ages and their parents, promoting hands-on learning experiences through play, nature and the arts. Creative programs foster rich sensory experiences, process-oriented art, creative music, science, movement and drama. For example, Circle of Song features a family sing-along with guitar and ukulele, dancing with colorful silks, storytelling, puppets and percussion instruments. Other offerings are a monthly potluck, an after-school program and Seedlings Nature Preschool.
A website developed by the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County providing helpful information to prevent sleep-related infant deaths
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.
Support, guidance and programs based in Boca Raton to help children in foster care succeed academically
Mental health services in Delray Beach for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction
This 21.5-acre park features a baseball field, two tennis/pickleball courts, two playgrounds, two fishing piers, four sand volleyball courts, fitness trail, kayak and paddleboard launch, dog parks, pavilions and resident-only boat ramp and dry and wet boat storage. A multipurpose activity building offers fitness classes, bridge and mahjong.
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.
Maternal Child Health Division — services for pregnant women and families with babies, including nutrition information, nurse home visits, breastfeeding support and more
A nonprofit organization based in West Palm Beach that provides local services, support and education for foster-care families to help children overcome abuse and neglect
This 35-acre county park on the Intracoastal Waterway offers 24-hour ramp access with six day-use boat slips, saltwater fishing, horseshoe pits, picnic shelters and pavilion with grills, playground and volleyball sand court. It's also home to the River Center, which features aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits and a touch tank.
This 3,200-square-foot outdoor facility accommodating up to 1,500 people, next to Scott’s Place Playground, features a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system for events such as concerts, plays, school functions and movie nights.
Ten neighborhood hubs help parents raise children healthy, safe and strong
This museum, run by Boca Raton Historical Society in Town Hall, offers immersive exhibits and a research library focusing on the growth and development of Boca Raton from a small farming town.
Based in Lake Worth Beach, crisis intervention, planning, assessment, support, resources and therapy for victims of domestic violence and their children
This village complex, adjacent to Commissioners Park, offers a gym, classes, game room, basketball and pickleball courts.
Individual and family counseling
Highridge Family Center — Residential treatment center in West Palm Beach offering a three-month weekday program for troubled youth ages 11 to 16
Provides emergency and community services, such as fire safety and carbon monoxide education, child passenger seat installation, smoke alarm installation and more
Food programs, pantries and other hunger-related services based in Lake Worth Beach
This nonprofit organization aims to ensure the social and academic success of underserved children and youth through cultural arts, academic support, mentoring and community art garden. The Blueprint Gallery provides ARTreach programs to children and adults.
Early Head Start/Head Start — provides education to children up to age 5 whose families earn at or below federal poverty guidelines, or who meet other criteria. Also offers family services, disability assistance, and health and nutritional services.
Family Health Line, a toll-free hotline with information on community resources related to pregnancy, breastfeeding, childbirth education, family planning, infants and toddlers
A collaboration of five local mental health agencies that assess and treat children's serious behavioral, emotional or mental health problems
Health services for women and teens with centers throughout South Florida, including family planning and live chat service to address questions about pregnancy, birth control, emergency contraception, STDs and abortion
A collective impact initiative of Palm Beach County organizations focused on ensuring college access and success for all students in Palm Beach County. United Way of Palm Beach County serves as the backbone agency for this countywide effort.
Birthing Center — maternity services, including classes and events, in West Palm Beach
Center for Families & Children — support services for struggling families, including career assistance, domestic abuse education, financial assistance and special needs outreach
This city complex features classrooms, game room, multipurpose rooms, catering kitchen, playground, open play field, pavilion and outdoor basketball courts.
This nonprofit organization offers exhibitions, classes for all ages, diverse special events, community outreach programs, workshops and summer camp.
A website with helpful information about toy safety
Special needs hotline
Services, support and medical services, based in Delray Beach, for those coping with addiction
America’s first drive-through wildlife preserve and home to more than 1,000 animals. Address is 2003 Lion Country Road, Loxahatchee.
Support groups for families coping with alcoholism
Cox Science Center and Aquarium and other community partners provide offerings such as home school classes, day camps, FAU NeuroExplorers, Lego robotics engineering and GEMS Club (Girls Excelling in Math and Science).
Information on early childhood development
Free information, training and support based in Boca Raton for people with autism and related disabilities, as well as for their families and employers
This county department manages more than 31,000 acres of conservation lands where you can enjoy nature-based activities like hiking, bird watching and environmental education — for free! The department also can recommend trails for other interests, like horseback riding and bicycling. In addition, you can join biologists, naturalists and environmentalists on free tours through natural areas to learn about plants, animals, habitats and more!
This county venue, which aims to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities in inclusive environments, features an art gallery, two art rooms, computer lab, training room, gymnasium, performance stage and Gleneagles County Club Aquatic Center. It offers recreational programs, social programs, tournaments and events.
Community initiative, based in Boca Raton and managed by Unicorn Children's Foundation, to improve access to services and support for people with special needs, with goals such as increasing employment opportunities and expanding housing options