Behavioral/Mental Health Resources
All of the information provided below came from pbcgov.org.
The Palm Beach County School District
PBCSD has launched a hotline number for mental and behavioral health concerns which will be supported by the district’s mental health professionals.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
CINS/FINS Prevention Services
(Children In Need of Services/Families In Need of Services)
FREE Non-residential Counseling for youth ages 6-17 and their families
24 / 7 Phone: (561) 868 – 4456
Individual and Family Counseling (IFC)
Provides services to children and adults struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges, through in home, at school and telehealth counseling.
Phone: (561) 868 – 4300
Safe Harbor Shelter Program Respite:
Services for youth, ages 10-17 who may be in crisis and need respite-struggling with parents.
Counseling available for families.
Domestic Violence respite and Probation respite services also available.
24 / 7 Phone for all services: (561) 868 – 4456
For additional info: View their website
Pace Center for Girls Palm Beach County
Currently has openings for telehealth Therapy services provided through our Reach Program.
These services are for any girl residing in Palm Beach County, 8-18 years of age.
Phone: (561) 472 – 1990
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) PBC
Can help navigate individuals or a loved ones experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness or other mental health challenges to mental health support.
Individuals can be connected to a resource or therapist if they are insured or uninsured.
Phone: (561) 588-3477
The Salvation Army
Emotional and spiritual care hotline is available to all residents
Hotline is available 7 days a week from 9:00 am-9:00 pm.
Phone: (844) 458-HOPE (4673).
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
The Alliance’s low-cost, outpatient therapy for individuals who are uninsured or underinsured in Palm Beach County, remains open virtually.
Contact The Alliance for more information at Info@allianceforeatingdisorders.com
Individuals who have experienced or are experiencing eating disorders, and their friends and family supports can find help here.
A database of eating disorder clinicians and treatment providers, is available here.
For personalized referral services you can call The Alliance.
Phone: (866) 662 – 1235
Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups
Call to find a free support group to join.
24 / 7 Helpline
Phone: (800) 272-3900
The Palm Beach & Jupiter Vet Centers
Currently open for Veterans and their families. Meetings with individuals, groups, families and other services are being provided by phone and video.
If veterans, both established clients as well as new, wish to speak with a counselor or schedule an appointment, please call:
Jupiter Vet Center (561) 422-1220 or
Palm Beach Vet Center (561) 442-1201
A list of smartphone apps for self-help & coping strategies compiled by the VA can be accessed here.
The 24-hour hotline for Veterans in distress is (800) 273-8255
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services
Virtual support groups related to anxiety surrounding the Coronavirus are available.
Phone: (561) 852-3333
Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Center
To avoid possible COVID-19 exposure victims should avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital unless injuries need immediate medical attention.
Sexual assault services provided by PBCVS are free and in a confidential and private setting.
To reach an advocate at any time, call the PBCVS Helpline.
Phone: (561) 833-7273
This service is a partnership with New Directions Behavioral Health, which connects individuals with specially trained behavioral health counselors.
Offering a 24-Hour Toll-Free Helpline with Free Bilingual Emotional Support
Phone: (833) 848 – 1762
Mental Health America Palm Beach County
Due to Coronavirus office is closed.
The following services are still available remotely:
Support calls to MHA Phoenix Club and Peer Place members,
Group and individual support via Zoom video meetings,
Access to online support through the MyStrength app,
Messaging and posts for Phoenix Club and Peer Place members via private Facebook group,
Free telehealth counseling with clinical psychologist for uninsured individuals.
MHA Helpline phone support and navigation
Phone: (561) 501 – 4357
Drug Abuse Treatment Association (DATA)
The free “Want to Chat” program is available for youth or adults experiencing anxiety, depression or stress and would benefit from learning some coping skills during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Phone: (561) 844-3556
Spiritual Care Hotline
A service by Florida Baptist Convention relief agency offers prayer and comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chaplains are not mental health professionals but have received training from mental health professionals at the Heart Peace Counseling Center in Deland.
Hotline is available daily (8am-8pm)
Phone: (888) 829-5004