Programs

Mental Health GPS Helpline and Provider Database

Call 561-801-HELP (4357) for referrals to Palm Beach County providers or just to talk.  If you are a behavioral health professional and would like to receive referrals, please join our network of providers. 
 

Training and Internship Program

If you are interested in learning about mental health, integrated care, and early intervention then apply for our extensive internship program.  This internship program is for both bachelor's and master's level student that are pursuing a degree in social work.  Students will become familiar with local community resources, learn about non-profit organizations including grants and fundraising.

You will have the opportunity to work with local healthcare providers to help their clients receive help for their behavioral health concerns.  As an intern, you will also have the opportunity to shadow and facilitate groups at our Peer Place Community Support Center, and provide mental health resources and supportive listening to callers on our Mental Health GPS Helpline.

  

Listen to Children Program

Children need a caring adult to listen to them when they need someone to talk to. Sometimes, for a variety of reasons, children can’t get the attention they need at home. Listen to Children uses trained volunteers in the elementary and middle school setting to provide confidential one-on-one listening sessions with children who have been identified by their teachers as needing extra help due to family problems. 
 

Peer Place

Peer Place is a community support center that provides a safe and comfortable place for adults with mental illness to socialize and learn skills that will assist them in their recovery. Peer Place members can attend support groups, participate in activities, and recieve 1-on-1 support. 

 

Peers Encourage Employment Readiness (P.E.E.R.)

This is a training and certification program that employs peer mentors in a paid tempory position.  The PEER program is designed to help individuals seeking the Certified Recovery Peer Specialst credential in the state of Florida.  All necessary training, supervision, and experience is provided in a supportive environment. Our goal for this program is to help the Peer Specialist workforce grow in the state of Florida.

 

PEARLS

The Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding Lives (PEARLS) is a treatment program using methods of problem solving treatment, social and physical activation, and increased pleasant events to reduce depression in physically impaired and socially isolated people; specifically elderly and adults with epilepsy. PEARLS uses empowerment and skills building to decrease depressive symptoms in older adults while increasing their self-efficacy as problem resolvers.