Help & Assistance Programs

If you need help finding affordable health insurance during this year's open enrollment (Nov - Dec 2017) make an appointment to come and see a Health Care Navigator, free at the Jupiter Community Center, click here for more info!


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.

Click here to download a printable PDF of the Senior Resource Guide.

Programs
or
Services

Agency
or
Organization

Website
Contact Information
Info and How to Access
Jupiter Food Pantry
Jupiter
Neighborhood
Resource
Center
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.
Food Pantry-
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 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.
Health Care Services
MyClinic Jupiter

Website
411 W. Indiantown Rd.
Jupiter, FL 33458

For appointments call:
(561) 203-7511
Adult-only, primary non-emergency medical care for un-insured residents Tues., Thu. and Sat. for patient medical services. Wed. and Fri. for new patient registration. Appointments are strongly recommended.
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

At the Jupiter Community Center:

(last Tuesday of every month from 10am-2pm)

Call for appointment.
Receive an amplified or specialized telephone at no cost. Call for an appointment.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance
(LIHEAP)
PBC Community Action Program
LIHEAP 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).
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
Homebuyer 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) Program
Palm Beach County Office of Resilience
Website
Office of Resilience
Natalie Schneider, Coordinator (561) 681-3812
For more information visit the website or read the frequently asked questions.
Services for Senior Residents
Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services
Website
PBC 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.
Area Agency on Aging's Elder Helpline
Palm Beach County Office
4400 N. Congress Ave.
W.P.B., FL 33407
(561) 214-8678
Website
1(866) 684-5885
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
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.
Transportation for Seniors and persons with disabilities

Palm Tran Connection


Website
50 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



Local Transportation System

Palm Beach County Palm Tran
Website
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!


Helping People Build Better Communities
Palm Beach County Community Services
Website
PBC Community Services, 810 Datura St. W.P.B, FL 33401(561) 355-4700
Annual Report 2016
Newsletter Vol. 2, Issue 1
Drowning Prevention Information/Education
Drowning Prevention Coalition (DPC) of Palm Beach County
Website
Anna Stewart, Coalition Manager (561) 616-7068

astewart@pbcgov.org 

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
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
Free Legal Service
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
Website
423 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 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.