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, home-ownership, 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. If you need further assistance, please contact Neighborhood Services at (561) 741-2278.

General Help and Government Programs
Programs/ServicesAgency/Org.WebsiteContact InformationInfo and How to Access
Help: Referrals for help, social services and personal or family crisis.211 of Palm Beach/Treasure CoastWebsite211 Helpline can be reached by calling:
2-1-1
(561) 383-1112
(866) 882-2991
or text your zip code to 898211 (available 24/7)
or click here to chat online everyday from 10 am - 8 pm
211 provides free & confidential information, assessment, referral, crisis intervention, supportive counseling, suicide intervention, via telephone 24 hours a day/365 days a year.
View the Palm Beach County General Information Guide here.
Also available in Spanish.
Also available in Creole.
Helping People Build Better CommunitiesPalm Beach County Community ServicesWebsitePBC Community Services,
810 Datura St. W.P.B, FL 33401(561) 355-4700
Annual Report 2016
Newsletter Vol. 2, Issue 1
Local Transportation SystemPalm Beach County Palm TranWebsite
Palm Tran's Customer Service Department can answer your Fixed Route AND Connection questions Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, and on Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
(561) 649-9838
jmcgrego@pbcgov.org
Fixed Route Information Line:

561-841-4BUS (4287)
877-930-4BUS (4287)

Bus routes and real-time schedules!



Low Income Home Energy Assistance
(LIHEAP)
PBC Community Action ProgramLIHEAP Website
Community Action Website
Jupiter
(Tuesdays Only, Appointments
and Walk-ins Welcome)
6415 Indiantown Road
Jupiter, FL 33450
Phone:  561-694-5471
Directions: 
Click here
Assistance to help pay FPL utility bill (must have received shut off notice or bill is delinquent, and income qualify).
Medicaid, Food Stamps, Cash AssistanceDepartment of Children and Families (DCF)WebsitemyACCESS Florida Customer Service 1(866) 762-2237 Agents available
8am to 5pm Mon-Fri
Call for an appointment.
DCF can assist qualified residents with Food Stamps, Medicaid, and Cash Assistance. Call for an appointment.
*Look up local community partner agencies that help DCF provide access to public assistance services here.
Food & Meal Services
Programs/ServicesAgency/Org.WebsiteContact InformationInfo and How to Access
Food Pantry -
St. Peter Catholic Church
St. Peter Catholic ChurchWebsiteCarol Licata at (561) 277-8184 or (561) 575-0837, St. Peter Catholic Church, 1701 Indian Creek Parkway, Jupiter, FL 334582nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 8:30-9:30am. Distribution of non-perishable food to the needy.
Jupiter Food PantryJupiter
Neighborhood
Resource
Center
WebsiteBrian Rowe, Pantry Coordinator, CROS Ministries, (561) 233-9009 or El Sol Jupiter Neighborhood Resource Center, (561) 745-9860Jupiter 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.
Health & Well-being Services
Programs/ServicesAgency/Org.WebsiteContact InformationInfo and How to Access
Deaf and Hearing ResourcesAudiology with a Heart, Inc.WebsiteAt the Jupiter Community Center: the last Thursday of every month from 10 am - 2 pm.
Call for an appointment:
(561) 366-7219.
Receive an amplified or specialized telephone at no cost. You must call for an appointment (561) 366-7219.
Drowning Prevention Information/EducationDrowning Prevention Coalition (DPC) of Palm Beach CountyWebsiteAnna Stewart, Coalition Manager (561) 616-7068

astewart@pbcgov.org 


Safety education to help reduce accidental drowning in Palm Beach County.
Free Therapeutic Services to Families with ChildrenPalm Beach County Youth Services BureauWebsiteNorth County Youth Services
3188 PGA Blvd., Rm. 1436
P.B.G., FL 33410
(561) 624-6562
Free family, individual and group therapy for families with children up to age 17. Residential treatment. Parenting classes. Info Flyer
Health Care ServicesMyClinic Jupiter

Website411 W. Indiantown Rd.
Jupiter, FL 33458

For appointments call:
(561) 203-7511
MyClinic provides and specialty medical care, behavioral health counseling, referrals for urgent dental services and lab and imaging tests free of charge for uninsured residents of Palm Beach County (ages 3 and over) who have limited financial resources. Hours of operation are Mon 9-1, Tue-Fri 9-5 and Sat 9-1. Appointment preferred and prospective patients will need to meet with a navigator to determine eligibility.
Senior Services  
Click here to download a printable PDF of the Senior Resource Guide.
Programs/ServicesAgency/Org.WebsiteContact InformationInfo and How to Access
AAA Elder HelplineYour Aging & Disability Resource Center Area Agency on Aging (AAA) -  Circle of CareWebsite1 (866) 684-5885
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
Palm Beach County Office
4400 N. Congress Ave.
W.P.B., FL 33407
(561) 214-8678
Help for seniors, adults with disabilities and their caregivers find answers and make informed decisions. Specialists are able to help in English, Spanish and Creole. Part of a nationwide network, Your Aging & Disability Resource Center provides information on aging issues, advocacy, one-on-one assistance and a host of services that help seniors maintain their independence.
Meals on Wheels (MOW)Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches is now available in Jupiter.WebsiteFor more information call
(561) 802-6979 or visit the website.
Office Location:
1300 S. Olive Ave. Ste. 210
West Palm Beach , FL 33401
We are Meals on Wheels (MOW) so no senior goes hungry. Meal delivery program for seniors, you must call to find out about qualifying.
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE)Area Agency on Aging - Palm Beach CountyWebsiteFor the site nearest you, call 1-800-963-5337SHINE 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.
Services for Senior ResidentsPalm Beach County Division of Senior ServicesWebsitePBC Division of Senior Services, 810 Datura St.
W.P.B., FL 33401
(561) 355-4746
Programs & services for seniors. Management Center for Palm Beach County Senior Centers.
Transportation for Seniors and persons with disabilitiesPalm Tran ConnectionWebsite50 S. Military Trail, Suite 101
West Palm Beach, FL 33415

(561) 841-4200
Call Center Hours:
M-F 5:00 am - 10:10 pm
Sat. 6:00 am - 10:10 pm
Sun. 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

For questions, to request a Paratransit application, copies of Rider’s Handbook, or to book a trip please call: (561) 649-9838 or 1(877) 870-9849 (toll-free) 

TTY users can call Florida Relay Service 800-955-8771
You may also contact Palm Tran Connection by e-mail at connpalmeligibility@pbcgov.org
Palm Tran Connection is a shared ride, door-to-door paratransit service that provides transportation for disabled residents and visitors in Palm Beach County under the following programs:  

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Program

Division of Senior Services (DOSS)

Program Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) Program


Homeowner Programs
Programs/ServicesAgency/Org.WebsiteContact InformationInfo and How to Access
Federal Mortgage Assistance ProgramFlorida Hardest Hit HelpWebsitewww.flhardesthithelp.orgProgram designed to aid families hit hard by the economic and housing market.
Homeownership ServicesHousing Partnership, Inc.WebsiteHomebuyer Services
Main Office, 2001 Blue Heron Boulevard
Riviera Beach, FL 33404
561-899-1637

Housing Partnership offers everything a family needs to know to buy a home (home buying process, mortgage lending, first time home buyer programs, etc.)
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) ProgramPalm Beach County Office of ResilienceWebsiteOffice of Resilience
Natalie Schneider, Coordinator (561) 681-3812
For more information visit the website or read the frequently asked questions.
Legal Services
Programs/ServicesAgency/Org.WebsiteContact InformationInfo and How to Access
Free Legal ServiceLegal Aid Society of Palm Beach CountyWebsite423 Fern Street, Suite 200
W.P.B., FL 33401
(561) 655-8944
1(800) 403-9353
M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm or by appoinment
Provides free civil legal services to the disadvantaged, disabled, elderly or children.
Free Annual Credit ReportAnnual Credit ReportWebsiteAnnualCreditReport.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.