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A Safe Haven For Newborns - Direct Assistance For Pregnancy Support

A Safe Haven For Newborns offers assistance to women who are pregnant and to women with newborns.

Services include:

  • Medical Related Issues, through referral assistance
  • Baby related items, such as baby clothing and formula
  • Local transportation
  • Legal issues
  • Burial services
  • Direct financial assistance
  • Counseling
  • Parenting education
  • Abuse prevention
  • 24-Hour/Multilingual Helpline: 1.877.767.2229

Please call or visit website for more information.

Answers for Parents - Counseling and Treatment for Troubled Youth

Answers for Parents is a free hotline that may be able to help parents with a troubled teen or young adult.

They may be able to help through the following programs:

  • Residential Treatment Centers / Programs
  • Therapeutic Boarding Schools
  • Residential Youth Development Programs / Schools
  • Transitional Boarding Schools
  • Regular / Traditional Boarding Schools
  • Wilderness and/or Outdoor Therapeutic Programs
  • In-Home Intervention Programs
  • Boot Camps
  • Military Schools

Please call or visit website for more information.

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 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/mc…

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