Resources For Parents

Being a parent is the most important job you’ll ever have, but also one of the hardest. The next time everyday pressures build up so you feel like lashing out, try some of these,

 

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Parenting is rewarding, but it can be challenging. Each stage of development brings new questions, concerns and joys. We provide information to help parents along that journey.

Palm Beach County Victim Services Division
www.pbcgov.com/publicsafety/victimservices 
PHONE: (561) 355-2418
The Palm Beach County Victim Services Division provides individual, family, and group therapy and support to provide a calming environment to reduce the trauma caused by violence. Services are offered by licensed clinical therapists and are available in English and Spanish.  

Aid to Victims of Domestic Violence (AVDA)
www.avdaonline.org 
PHONE: (561) 265-2900
AVDA is a Certified Domestic Violence Center providing Palm Beach County with emergency shelter, a 24-hour hotline, support services for victims of domestic abuse, and prevention and education programs for the youth.   

YWCA Harmony House
www.ywca.org 
PHONE: (561) 640-0050
The YWCA Harmony House offers a secure, year round, 24 hour facility for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.
 Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO)
www.pbso.org 
PHONE: (561) 688-4162   
Florida KidCare
www.floridakidcare.org 
PHONE: (888) 540-5437
Florida KidCare is the state’s children’s health insurance program for uninsured children under age 19. It includes four different parts, or programs: MediKids, Healthy Kids, Children’s Medical Services and Medicaid.  
Legal Aid Society of PBC
www.legalaidpbc.org 
PHONE: (561) 655-8944
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County provides equal access to our judicial system to the disadvantaged living in Palm Beach County.  
Florida Department of Children and Families
http://www.myflfamilies.com
Florida Department of Children and Families provides food stamps, Medicaid, and temporary cash assistance information and services.
Health Care District of Palm Beach County
www.hcdpbc.org 
PHONE: (561) 659-1270
The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an independent taxing district that provides an array of health care services.  
Palm Beach County Health Department
www.pbchd.com 
PHONE: (561) 840-4500
The Palm Beach County Health Department promotes and protects a healthy community and environment by assuring essential public health services with a focus on prevention.
National Single Parent Resource Center
www.nationalsingleparent.org 
PHONE: (561) 441-8557
National Single Parent Resource Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established by Coach Judy Romanoff in 1994 to develop informative programs for parents in South Florida.