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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

CareerSource Palm Beach County Programs

Workforce Alliance links businesses in need of work with qualified persons. We list yours jobs, find you talent and supports your quest for a job. We also offer workshops to assist with employment. We do everything free of charge. Please call for more info.

Services including:
Young Adult Programs
This is a program for young adults aged 18 to 21 to help them prepare for a job or career in a field of their choosing. The programs include basic skills training. As well as career planning and development.

Executive Transition Unit
ETU services:

  • Access to computers, phones, fax machines, and copiers
  • Job coaching by professional career staff
  • Prevailing salaries and other labor market information
  • Professional networking
  • Weekly job search workshops

Children's Home Society of Florida - Palm Beach County

This agency provides adoption services and more. Please see website or call for more info.

Adoption Resource Center
Promotes the healthy care of children in stable, loving homes. Services include:

  • Birth Parent Counseling
  • Domestic Adoptions
  • International Adoption Home Studies
  • Parenting Classes

Dependency Case Management
Offers a wide variety of services to children who have been abused and/or neglected. The goal is to connect children with their families or another appropriate residence. Services also include counseling and referrals. Visit the website for more info.

Mentoring Programs
Offers a variety of mentoring programs for children ages 4 to 18. Each child is matched with a mentor who can provide one-on-one guidance and support to help the youth. Visit the website for more info.

Nelle Smith Residence for Girls

Coalition for Independent Living Options, Inc. - Crime Victim Assistance

CILO assist people with disabilities who have been victims of crime.

Support includes:

  • Accompaniment to Police Interviews
  • Advocacy for accessibility needs
  • Assistance in obtaining victim compensation
  • Assistance to obtain restraining orders
  • Counseling on police and court proceedings & legal process
  • Court Hearings
  • Crime Victim Counseling
  • Depositions
  • Referral to shelters, community resources, or social services
  • State Attorney’s Meetings
  • Support Groups / Peer Counseling

Please call for more info.

Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County

Drug Abuse Foundation provides a wide range of services. One or more of our programs are designed to meet each client’s need. Every individual that seeks treatment from the Drug Abuse Foundation receives an assessment to determine their level of treatment. Visit our website or call for more info.

Assessment Center
Provides substance abuse and mental health assessments. Assessment Services assess, evaluate and provide assistance to persons and families. We determine level of care, motivation and the need for services. Visit website or call for more info.

Child Welfare Project
This program identifies and evaluates parents accused of child abuse or child neglect. The objective is to stabilize the family. We try to prevent the child from being removed from the home. Visit the website or call for more info.

Community Education

Florida Department of Education - McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities gives students with special needs the chance to attend a private school. The program is for students in grades K-12. Please see the website for more information.

Please go to this website: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mckay/

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