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Huge Turnout For Our First Drive-Thru Food Drive in West Palm Beach

The Urban League of Palm Beach County and our partners distributed 1,080 boxes of food during our first drive-thru food drive on Saturday, June 27 to help Palm Beach County families struggling in the coronavirus pandemic. READ MORE.

ULPBC Launches Foundation and Support Initiative

The Urban League of Palm Beach County has launched the Urban League of Palm Beach County Foundation, as well as the Gifts of Gratitude initiative, to support our work in assisting African Americans and other minorities in the achievement of social and economic equality.  READ MORE

Help Us Raise Funds To Provide Food and Essentials For Our Vulnerable Residents

The Urban League of Palm Beach County is aware of the enormous financial burdens that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing for people throughout our community. We have started an emergency online campaign to collect donations to take care of vulnerable, low-income individuals and families. With your support, we will buy gift cards and get them directly to the people who need help the most – right now.

URBAN LEAGUE OF PALM BEACH COUNTY REMAINS OPEN FOR BUSINESS.
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CALL OUR MAIN NUMBER: 561-833-1461

Our offices are closed to the public to minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). But our staff is working remotely and available to help you. We are still providing the following services remotely:

  • Housing: counseling for pre-purchase and mortgage default
  • Project Thrive: case management and assessments 
  • Entrepreneurship Center: consultations and workshops 
  • Children in Need of Services and Families in Need of Services (CINS/FINS):case management
  • Project Moving Forward: case management and referrals 
  • City of West Palm Beach workforce grant: case management and training
  • PBSO workforce grant: case management and training
  • US Census questions: call 561-833-1461 Ext. 3002
  • Coronavirus (COVID 19) questions: information from CDC

Again, all of these services are offered remotely. Please call us at 561-833-1461 to access our staff related to these services or if you have other issues to discuss.  

Click here regarding closings of our offices.

 

There’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones against the coronavirus. That includes:  
  • Washing your hands frequently with soap and warm water for 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. 
  • Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
  • Staying home if you feel ill.

Click here to read more steps you can take to stay safe and health.

Below are resources to help you and your family get through the challenges facing our community now and in the coming weeks.

Educational Resources

Here are links to academic websites to support at-home learning:

Mental Health Resources

Here are links to help you manage stress during these times:

Health and Wellness Resources

Here are links to help you maintain healthy routines at home:

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