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Answers for Parents Resources & Referrals

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.

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.

CROS Summer Day Camp Programs

Summer camp opportunities are offered to children from families with low incomes throughout Palm Beach County. Donations for camp scholarships fund these programs. Summer day camps are held Monday through Friday for children grades K through 5th. Please call for more info.

Summer Camp activities include:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Bible Stories
  • Educational Speakers
  • Field Trips
  • Lunch and Snacks
  • Recreation
  • Singing

Alternate Locations:
Pahokee
491 E. Main Street
Pahokee, Florida
33476

Lake Worth
1615 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, Florida
33460

DCF - Abuse Hotline

The Florida Abuse Hotline accepts reports 24 hours a day. Anyone who suspects that a child or vulnerable adult is abused or neglected needs to make a report. You can report online, by phone or by fax.

Abuse Hotline: 1.800.962.2873
Florida Relay Services: dial 711 or TTY: 1.800.955.8771
To report an allegation in Spanish or Creole, please call 1-800-962-2873, for TTY use 711 or 1-800-955-8771. This toll free number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with counselors waiting to assist you.

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