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Families really benefit when they get free tax assistance-Help United Way of Palm Beach County promote VITA

If your staff or client's household income was 62,000 or less in 2015 they can get their taxes filed for free. The United Way of Palm Beach County's Free Tax Services program gives taxpayers with low-to-moderate incomes several in-person and online options to prepare and file their return for

January Spotlights 211's Special Needs HelpLine: Meet Ari!

In 2015- 211's Special Need HelpLine recieved 2,576 calls from families in its Palm Beach County service area. 381 of these calls became active cases within the Special Needs department. Ari's family was one of these.       Excerpt taken from Palm Beach Post's Season to Share nominees

Foster care for most vulnerable needs overhaul

Article shared by Palm Beach Post:   After the Florida Legislature woke up and cracked down on the appalling deaths of youngsters under Department of Children and Families supervision, removing more of them from troubled homes became a key part of major child-welfare reform law that took effect

Lori Bock's death should not be in vain: Spotlighting the importance of 211's Sunshine program

Note: As a direct result of local media attention, 211 recieved over 30 new Sunshine clients over the course of two weeks! 211 will also be working closely with both Century Village locations to get greater participation of those vulnerable seniors interested in getting a free daily call to check in

211 on "To the Point" TV Show on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

To the Point, Sunday, December 13, 2015: Mental health and substance abuse issues with conversation based on the December 1st Substance Abuse Summit including: Judge Joseph Marx PBC Court Mental Health Specialty Division State Rep. David Kerner (D) Lake Worth-"Be the voice for mental

Healthy Start Family- Our Gratitude Goes Out

On Nov. 8, Florida’s infants, children and families lost a champion with the passing of former Florida first lady Rhea Chiles, widow of Gov. Lawton Chiles. During the early 1990s, the governor and first lady worked tirelessly to persuade the Florida Legislature to enact bipartisan legislation