Medical

Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

1649 Forum Place #2, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 

Phone: (561) ) 841-0900 

 

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness ("The Alliance") is nonprofit organization dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach,education, and early intervention for all eating disorders. Founded in October 2000, The Alliance has worked tirelessly to raise awareness, eliminate stigma, promote access to care and support for those susceptible to, currently struggling with, and recovered from eating disorders. The Alliance creates a bridge for those needing and seeking help by connecting people with resources and information to assist them in their recovery.

Website: www.allianceforeatingdisorders.com

 

Alliance For Kids

Palm Beach Children's Hospital at St. Mary's
901 45th St, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Phone: (248) 242-1301 

 

Alliance for Kids, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization committed to providing resources, special programs and Child Life services for hospitalized children and their families. We created Alliance For Kids to give the community a way to help support the Child Life program and become Super Heroes for our kids. Everything we do directly supports the pediatric patients at Palm Beach Children's Hospital.  

Website: www.allianceforkids.com

 

 

 

American Cancer Society

621 Clearwater Park Rd., WPB, Florida 33401

Phone: (561) 366-0013

 

For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cance

Website: www.cancer.org

 

 

 

American Heart Association

2300 Centrepark W Dr, WPB, Florida 33409

Phone: (561) 697-6600

 

The American Heart Association works to improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. We educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.

Website: www.heart.org

 

 

 

Association for Community Counseling

4731 W. Atlantic Ave., Ste. B-13, Delray Beach, Florida 33445

Phone: (561) 638-0908

 

Association for Community Counseling, a non-profit organization, mission is to support the members of our community in their time of need and work toward a greater good. We have been serving the Palm Beach community for more than a decade. Our community outreach programs and youth initiatives are designed to help those in need. We also provide counseling services at our clinical office in Delray Beach, Florida. In addition to our onsite counseling services for all ages, we provide services in school settings, senior centers, and Family Promise. We train volunteers to work with our licensed psychologists and mental health counselors in a unique, all volunteer non-profit organization.

Website: www.associationforcommunitycounseling.org

 

 

 

Autism Speaks

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Phone: (888) 288-4762

 

Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.

Website: www.autismspeaks.org

 

 

 

Bella's Angels

P.O. Box 1562, Jupiter, FL 33468

Phone: (561) 267-1505

 

Our mission is to offer assistance and support to families of children who have been diagnosed with CHARGE Syndrome or a life-long physical disability. Our goal is to make diagnosing and treating these extra-special children a reality regardless of where their medical team resides. We are continuously updating and using our vast database of hospitals, corporate entities, and housing options when traveling to make the care of these children more accessible. Bella’s Angels helps defray the cost of such medical treatment of the children we assist (we affectionately refer to them as our Bella’s Buddies). Bella’s Angels also works with our Bella’s Buddies families by assisting with medical expenses not covered by insurance.

Website: www.bellasangels.org

 

 

 

Community Health Center of West Palm Beach

2100 W. 45th Street, Suite A8/9, West Palm Beach, Fl

Phone: (561) 840-8681

 

The Community Health Center exists to share the love of God by providing non-emergency medical, and eye care to those who do not have access to health care services, and assist them in establishing a continuum of care through conventional health care systems to promote a healthy body, mind and spirit. The Community Health Center mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County.

Website: www.freehealthcarewpb.org

 

 

 

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 

700 South Dixie Highway. Suite 100, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401

Phone: (561) 683-9965

 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support. We are a nonprofit donor-supported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF, and ultimately to find a cure.

Website: www.cff.org/Chapters/palmbeach

 

 

 

FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)

Phone: (866) 288-RISK (7475)

 

FORCE was founded on the principle that no one should have to face hereditary breast and ovarian cancer alone. We are the only national non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Website: www.facingourrisk.org

 

 

 

Gift of Life

800 Yamato Road, Suite 101
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: (800) 962-7769

 

Diagnosed with leukemia in 1991, Jay Feinberg was told he would need a bone marrow transplant to survive, but there was no matching donor for him in the registry. His loving and persistent family would not take “no” for an answer! They organized an international grassroots campaign to find his donor. Over 60,000 people were tested and joined the registry, providing matches for hundreds of other patients – but not Jay. As his health was failing, one last hopeful drive was held and the last person tested turned out to be Jay’s match. He received a successful transplant, and to pay it forward, founded the Gift of Life Marrow Registry. Now celebrating its 26th anniversary, Gift of Life has 285,000+ registered volunteer donors and 3,224 lives saved…and, so much more to do to help those suffering from Blood Cancer and other curable diseases like Sickle Cell disease. Individuals can join the registry anytime after their 18th birthday...and since you can stay in the registry until you are 61- High School seniors are very important. 

Website: www.giftoflife.org

 

 

 

Hospice of Palm Beach County 

5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Phone: (561) 848-5200

 

Hospice of Palm Beach County, founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), has cared for nearly 70,000 patients and their families and averages 1,100 patients daily throughout Palm Beach County. A leading provider of hospice care, Hospice of Palm Beach County serves as a model for other Hospice programs nationwide. Our care encompasses all socio-economic and demographic groups. Services are provided at the patient’s home, in an extended care facility or a hospital. When acute care is needed, patients may be admitted to one of our seven inpatient units.

Website: www.hpbc.com

 

 

 

iRISE2 Mentoring Program

777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone: (561) 297-2055

 

The iRISE2 Mentoring Program serves youth with autism and related disabilities. The goal of the program is to help these youth reach their full potential for personal development and independence, while enriching their social-cognitive capacity through interest-based mentoring. Protégés are matched with a trained mentor that will help them address the challenging issues related to building positive, social relationships with family and peers. Matches are encouraged to explore the functional applications of their protégé’s special interest and the possible career opportunities that can contribute and lead to a life of high self-esteem and independence. Matches are free to explore the community and its beaches, parks, museums, libraries, cultural festivals and any other activities throughout Palm Beach County that complement the interest of their protégé.

Website: http://coe.fau.edu/centersandprograms/card/irise2.php

 

 

 

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

1450 Centrepark Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: (561) 686-7701

 

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is now the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF research is to improve the lives of all people affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal.

Website: www.greaterpalmbeach.jdrf.org

 

 

 

Kayla Cares 4 Kids

PO Box 33513, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Phone: (561) 389-4648

 

Kayla Cares 4 Kids collects and donates entertainment and educational items to children's hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses nationwide, in an effort to help sick kids and their families feel better. Items include DVDs, DVD players, game consoles (Wii, Xbox, PlayStation), video games, books, board games and arts and crafts.

Website: www.kaylacares4kids.org

 

 

 

Kids Cancer Foundation

246 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Phone: (561) 371-1298

 

Our mission is to provide hope and support to local children and families battling childhood cancer and/or blood disorders. We accomplish this by providing compassionate, easily accessible, supportive care services. The Kids Cancer Foundation provides hope and support to our young patients and their families. When a child is diagnosed with cancer their childhood days quickly change to be filled with chemo and endless doctor and hospital visits. Life not only changes for the child but for the entire family.Doctors and Nurses work hard to cure the cancer but families need more than just medical help to get through this stressful and fearful time in their lives. This is where Kids Cancer Foundation steps in to fill this void.

Website: www.kidscancersf.org

 

 

 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

3230 Commerce Place Suite B, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Phone: (561) 616-8682

 

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

Website: www.lls.org/aboutlls/chapters/pb

 

 

 

 

Locks of Love  

234 Southern Blvd.,West Palm Beach, FL 33405-2701

(561) 833-7332

 

Our mission is to return a sense of self, confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss by utilizing donated ponytails to provide the highest quality hair prosthetics to financially disadvantaged children. The children receive hair prostheses free of charge or on a sliding scale, based on financial need.

Website: www.locksoflove.org

 

 

 

Make-A-Wish Foundation Southern Florida

4491 S State Road 7 Suite 201, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314

Phone: (954) 967-9474

 

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.” Make-A-Wish strives to transform each wish into reality. Every person who joins us commits to this vision and uses it as a guide in every action.

Website: www.sfla.wish.org

 

 

 

March of Dimes

2301 Centrepark West Drive, #125, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Phone: (561) 684-0102

 

Through programs and services in communities across Florida, we promote healthy pregnancies and babies, and work to prevent premature birth and birth defects. We educate moms and support families in need

Website: www.marchofdimes.com/florida

 

 

 

Mended Hearts

JFK Medical Center, 5301 S Congress Ave, Atlantis, FL 33462

Phone: (561) 742-2740

 

Our mission is dedicated to “Inspiring hope and improving the quality of life for heart patients and their families through ongoing peer-to-peer support”. Mended Hearts is a national and community-based non-profit organization that has been offering the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers. Our support groups help people understand that there can be a rich, rewarding life after heart disease diagnosis. Members listen, share their experiences and volunteer to talk to other heart patients about what they may face including lifestyle changes, depression, recovery, and treatment.

Website: www.mendedhearts.org

 

 

 

Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, Inc.

909 Fern Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: (561) 832-3755

 

The Mental Health Association of Palm Beach Count works to improve mental wellness and eliminate stigma in our community through education, advocacy, and outreach. Our ‘Mental Health GPS’ program is Guiding People to Services using screening, navigation, care coordination, and a new Helpline (561-801-HELP). Our Be Merge Initiative is working to integrate behavioral healthcare into primary care settings. Youth and adult support centers offer peer mentoring and recovery support groups. We also offer workshops on a wide variety of topics

Website: www.mhapbc.org/

 

 

 

Muscular Dystrophy Association- South Florida

2500 Quantum Lakes Drive # 212, Boynton Beach, FL 33426

Phone: (561) 742-3748

 

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. We do so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement. It’s special work powered by special people who give generously.

Website: www.mda.org

 

 

 

My Charity 4 Kids

9713 SW 2nd Street Miami, Florida 33411 (Volunteer Opportunities in PBC)

Phone: (561) 223-91717

 

My Charity 4 Kids is a program designed for blind children, children with special needs and their families. Our mission is to fund medical research in the field of congenital eye disorders, Autism, the granting of funds and supplies to these children, families, and non-profit organizations that share a common interest.

Website: www.mycharity4kids.org

 

 

 

North American Spine Foundation

601 Heritage Drive, Suite 237, Jupiter, Florida 33458

Phone: (630) 230-3688

 

The vision of the Spine Foundation is to end spine-related disability. Our mission is to sponsor research, education, and advocacy to end spine-related disability. The vision and mission of the Spine Foundation can only be achieved by forming a coalition of partners and supporters willing to work together in a collaborative and cooperative manner. This alliance must include providers, patients and their families, employers, third-party payors, pharmaceutical and medical implant companies, makers of ergonomic and support products, disability insurers, policy makers, and the general public. A team approach that encompasses medical, occupational, social, and psychological strategies is required.

Website: www.spine.foundation

 

 

 

Sari Center

3401 PGA Blvd. #200, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Phone: (561) 578-5900

 

Our mission is to integrate complementary therapies with medical treatment to enhance the quality of life for all persons affected by cancer through a multidisciplinary approach that strengthens the mind, body, and spirit. The Sari Center provides the highest quality therapies, education, and services through an interdisciplinary team dedicated to improving patient outcomes and quality of life. We are a center of excellence specializing in integrative approaches to cancer care. Our core values include being integrative, compassionate, open, and dedicated.

Website: www.saricenter.org

 

 

 

Susan G. Koman

1309 North Flagler Drive, 5th Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: (561) 514-3020

 

Susan G. Komen South Florida is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. We join more than a million breast cancer survivors and activists around the globe as part of the world’s largest and most progressive grassroots network fighting breast cancer. Through events like the Komen South Florida Race for the Cure®, our Affiliate has invested over $14.7 million in community breast health programs in Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie counties. Demand for essential breast health services in our communities continues to grow and we're committed to do everything we can to fund these services.

Website: www.komensouthflorida.org

 

 

 

The Children's Healing Institute

1803 S Australian Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Phone: (561) 687-8115

 

The Children's Healing Institute is the leading source for child abuse prevention and family crisis management expertise in South Florida. We partner, on a long-term basis, with at-risk families referred to us by schools, hospitals, police and other community agencies. The families we serve ask for our help, and we are committed to protecting children by helping their parents.

Website: www.childrenshealinginstitute.org

 

 

 

Trustbridge 

Palm Beach County

Phone: (561) 227-5138

 

Trustbridge Hospice Volunteers Needed in Palm Beach and Broward Counties – visiting with patients and families or helping in our offices and resale shops. Training provided. Call 561-227-5138 or visit Trustbridge.com/volunteers for more details and to complete the Volunteer Interest Form.

Website: www.trustbridge.com

 

 

 

Quantum House 

901 45th Street, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407

Phone: (561) 494-0515

 

Quantum House is a caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for families whose children are receiving treatment in Palm Beach County for a serious medical condition.

Website: www.quantumhouse.org

 

 

 

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Contact Us: info@pbccan.org

 

 

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