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A Safe Haven For Newborns - Pregnancy & Adoption Support

The aim of this agency is to prevent the abandonment of newborns. Women who have an unexpected pregnancy can find help here. Safe Haven is a safety net for mothers and their newborns. They help new mothers before they reach the crisis stage. Clients can get information and advice about adoption and parenting. Please see the website for more information.

24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Diocese of Palm Beach - Counseling

Therapy for adults, children, families, couples and groups is available.

The therapy deals with problems such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Child and adolescent problems
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Loneliness
  • Stressful relationships
  • And other life stressors

Counseling is provided in 6 locations:

  • Boca Raton
  • Palm Beach
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Riviera Beach
  • Stuart
  • Vero Beach

Generally, clients are served in the county where they live. Counseling services are NOT given to those who are actively abusing drugs or alcohol or who are physically abusive. Persons that the agency cannot serve will be given a referral for another resource.

Fees are offered on a sliding scale. Spanish-speaking counselors are available at some locations. Call for more information.

Florida KidCare

The state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. It includes four different parts.

Some of the services Florida KidCare covers are:

  • Check-ups and shots
  • Dental
  • Doctor visits
  • Emergencies
  • Hospital
  • Mental health
  • Prescriptions
  • Surgery
  • Vision and hearing

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Harmony In The Street Mobile Camping (Region 2)

This agency has a mobile camping program. It combines Summer Camp and Youth Camp and offers it to areas that may be socially and/or economically challenged. The aim of this program is to teach youth how to use their free time in a positive manner. They will develop a high level of self esteem and learn positive leadership skills. It also helps them to accept others and appreciate the cultural differences of all. Please call for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.765.3797

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