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Boys Town South Florida (West Palm Beach)

1655 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, Suite 102, 300
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 612-6000

http://www.boystown.org/south-florida

Description:

Provides a variety of services based on the research-proven Boys Town Model®:

In-Home Family Services

We help teach families not only how to handle issues after they arise but also how to prevent them from becoming more disruptive, while they remain in their home.

Located in one of the largest school districts in the nation, Boys Town South Florida screens more than 11,000 kindergarten and first-grade students in 60 schools each year. The screenings determine the need for early intervention and in-home and in-school support. On average, 22 percent of children screened are deemed eligible for Boys Town services.

Community Support Services

Children and parents can tap in to a wide variety of resources to learn how to help themselves through advice from our experts, or receive direct care through specialized services. Most resources focus on prevention rather than intervention.

The Behavioral Health Clinic offers a wide range of outpatient services for children of all ages. Individual therapy, family therapy and psychological evaluations are available for children and young adults (up to age 22) who are experiencing any of a wide variety of problems, including ADHD, school difficulties, emotional issues, noncompliance and relationship concerns.

Care Coordination Services provide a lifeline for children suffering from mental health issues by connecting them with programs or resources that can provide the best care.

Common Sense Parenting ® helps parents learn new skills, build on their parenting strengths and develop healthy relationships with their children. Numerous families and children benefit each year from these classes, which are offered to parents in the West Palm Beach area. Learn more or find a class in your area.

Primary Project helps students in select Palm Beach County elementary schools improve their adjustment to school and enhance their social and emotional well-being. More than 600 children participate in this program each year. Download more information.

The Boys Town National Hotline® (800-448-3000) is a free resource and counseling service that assists youth and parents 24/7, year round, nationwide.

Parenting Support We've learned a lot about caring for children and families over the past 100 years. All that knowledge has been adapted and made available to all parents online. View our content for Parents »

Boys Town Press® produces books, audio products, DVDs, display materials and other resources to assist children, parents, caregivers, educators and other professionals.

YourLifeYourVoice.org is a special ​website that enables and encourages teens to share their problems and concerns in positive ways and provides access to immediate help in a crisis.

Parent-Child Home Program offers home visits for families with 2- and 3-year-olds, focusing on language and pre-literacy skills, as well as positive parent-child interactions.

School-Based Programs provide a variety of training and instruction resources for teachers, administrators and other school staff that can support or enhance an educational environment. Training programs are based on the Boys Town Education Model®, which focuses on skills teaching, relationship building and effective discipline procedures.

Primary Services:

  • Adolescent/Youth Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Case/Care Management  [Show Definition Details]

  • Child Guidance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy  [Show Definition Details]

  • Family Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Family Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Family Maintenance/Reunification  [Show Definition Details]

  • Family Preservation Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Mental Health Screening  [Show Definition Details]

  • Parent/Child Activity Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Parenting Skills Classes  [Show Definition Details]

  • Play Therapy  [Show Definition Details]

  • School Based Integrated Services  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Monday-Friday / 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Available for crisis response 24/7

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Accessibility:

Wheelchair Accessible

Is Shelter?

No

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