United Way of Palm Beach County funds ten local programs that support employment for adults with disabilities and provide financial coaching and services. These programs help households increase income, build savings, and grow assets.
For the past 20 years, United Way and our primary partner, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), have offered free tax preparation services to low- to moderate-income PBC families to help them achieve financial stability and self-sufficiency. Since 2003, our free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program has helped return approximately $277 million in refunds to Palm Beach County residents, generating over $412 million in economic impact.
Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service serves the community by providing social services to strengthen individuals and families and participating in identifying, addressing, and assisting in the coordination of aid for
The Community Health Center of West Palm Beach free, quality primary health care services, navigation, and education services to uninsured and underinsured low-income Palm Beach County residents. Areas of care include chronic disease management, mental health, vision, and women’s health.
Families First of Palm Beach County provides permanent housing with support services to homeless families with disabilities. Families First of Palm Beach County also links high-risk pregnant women to needed pre- and postnatal care as well as monitoring and follow-up services.
Farmworker Coordinating Council of Palm Beach County promotes self-sufficiency and improves the quality of life of migrant/seasonal farmworkers and other people in need through education, advocacy, and access to services.
The mission of Alpert Jewish Family Service is to serve the community and fulfill its obligation of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world).
FLIPANY aims to build health equity through healthy meals, nutrition education, mentored physical activities, and wellness initiatives.
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies aims to nurture healthy births and families by meeting the physical, emotional, economic, and social challenges of pregnancy and infant wellness.
The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County delivers outreach, education, consultation, free legal services, interventions, in-depth case examination, workshops, and educational materials to both military veterans and low-income individuals in Palm Beach County.
Palm Beach County Medical Society Services increases access to quality health care for the uninsured. Individuals with urgent medical needs connect to specialists and other medical service providers willing to serve the uninsured at no charge.
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services provides services such as food distribution and creates opportunity for social-emotional health and interpersonal skills by participating in a nurturing, stable relationship with a mentor.
T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society connects high school students interested in medical and STEM careers with ethnically and culturally diverse healthcare professionals to encourage and support a culturally competent medical workforce.
The Children’s Healing Institute provides a strong, consistent support system for at-risk families, ultimately to protect children. Each family is matched with a highly qualified mentor who teaches non-violent parenting practices and strives to improve the parent’s ability to meet the basic needs of their family.
The Salvation Army offers housing for eligible male Veterans at the agency’s Center of Hope complex. Supplemental services include intensive case management, clothing, transportation, and life and job skills training, among others.
United Community Options serves children and adults with a wide range of needs and abilities including physical, intellectual, and neurological disabilities, as well as developmental delays and developmental disabilities.
Youth Empowered to Prosper develops the mindset and skillset of challenged youth ages 13 to 22 through mentorship and real-life experiences focused on character-building, education and leadership, job and money management, uplifting others and personal wellness.
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