Help & Assistance Programs
Resources & Referrals for Jupiter Residents
Sometimes we all need a little help. If you or someone you know would like assistance with finances, homeownership, social services, or even home repair, Neighborhood Services can refer you to the right agencies, and walk you through the process of getting the help you need. Some helpful resources are listed below, or contact Neighborhood Services at 561-741-2278.
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|| Info and How to Access
|Jupiter Food Pantry||Jupiter
|Website||Brian Rowe, Pantry Coordinator, CROS Ministries, (561) 233-9009 or El Sol Jupiter Neighborhood Resource Center, (561) 745-9860
||Jupiter Food Pantry is open every Tuesday and Friday from 2:00-4:00 pm to the food pantry should bring identification for each person receiving food.|
St. Peter Catholic Church
|St. Peter Catholic Church||Website||Carol Licata at (561) 277-8184 or (561) 575-0837, St. Peter Catholic Church, 1701 Indian Creek Parkway, Jupiter, FL 33458||2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 8:30-9:30am. Distribution of non-perishable food to the needy.|
|Medicaid, Food Stamps, Cash Assistance||Department of Children and Families (DCF)||Website||myACCESS Florida Customer Service 1(866) 762-2237 Agents available
8am to 5pm Mon-Fri
Call for appointment.
|DCF can assist qualified residents with Food Stamps, Medicaid, and Cash Assistance. Call for appointment.
*Look up local community partner agencies that help DCF provide access to public assistance services here.
|SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders)||Area Agency on Aging - Palm Beach County||Website||For the site nearest you, call 1-800-963-5337||SHINE is a program offered by the Florida Dept.of Elder Affairs at no cost to you to assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid and Health Insurance issues.|
|Deaf and Hearing Resources||Audiology with a Heart, Inc.||Website||For appointment, call (561) 366-7219. A representative is at the Jupiter Community Center the last Tuesday of each month from 10am-2pm.||Receive an amplified or specialized telephone at no cost. Call for an appointment.|
|Health Care Services||My Clinic Jupiter||Website||For adult-only primary medical care; located at 411 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter, FL 33458. For appointments, call (561) 203-7511.||The clinic is for adult-only primary non-emergency medical care. Open most Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm.|
|Home Energy Assistance
|PBC Community Action Program||Website||Community Action Program, 6515 Indiantown Road, Jupiter (561) 694-5471||Assistance to help pay FPL utility bill (must have received shut off notice or bill is delinquent, and income qualify).|
|Federal Mortgage Assistance Program||Florida Hardest Hit Help
||Website||www.flhardesthithelp.org||Program designed to aid families hit hard by the economic and housing market.
|Homeownership Services||Housing Partnership, Inc.||Website||Housing Division 2001 Blue Heron Blvd., Riviera Beach, FL 33404. (561) 841-3500||Housing Partnership offers everything a family needs to know to buy a home (home buying process, mortgage lending, first time home buyer programs, etc.)|
|Services for Seniors Residents||Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services||Website||PBC Division of Senior Services, 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. (561) 355-4746||Services for seniors.|
|Summer BreakSpot - Summer Meal Service for Kids||USDA||Website||Click here to find the site nearest you.||Summer BreakSpot provides free nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 and under during summer break at over 3,500 supervised locations in Florida.
Drowning Prevention Information/Education
|Drowning Prevention Coalition (DPC) of Palm Beach County||Website||
Anna Stewart, Coalition Manager (561) 616-7068
|Safety education to help reduce accidental drownings in Palm Beach County.|
|Social Service/Crisis Referrals for Palm Beach County Residents||211 of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast||Website||211||211 provides free & confidential information, assessment, referral, crisis intervention, supportive counseling, suicide intervention, via telephone 24 hours a day/365 days a year.|
|Free Therapeutic Services to Families with Children||Palm Beach County Youth Services Bureau||Website||North County Youth Services Bureau (561) 625-2530||Free family, individual and group therapy for families with children up to age 17. Residential treatment. Parenting classes.|
|Free Legal Service||Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County||Website||(561) 655-8944, 423 Fern Street, Suite 200, West Palm Beach 33401||Provides free civil legal services to the disadvantaged, disabled, elderly or children.|
|Free Annual Credit Report||Annual Credit Report||Website||AnnualCreditReport.com is the official site to help consumers to obtain their free credit report.||This central site allows you to request a free credit file disclosure (credit report), once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.|
|Transportation for Seniors and persons with disabilities||Palm Tran Connection||Website||Call to reserve transportation. (561) 649-9838 or (877) 870-9849||A door-to-door public transportation for seniors and persons with disabilities.|