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Since 1973, Urban League of Palm Beach County has assisted African Americans and minorities in achieving social and economic equality and becoming self-reliant through education, housing, employment, and health opportunities.

GET OUT THE VOTE - FREE RIDE TO VOTE

The Urban League of Palm Beach County encourages all Palm Beach County residents to get out and vote.

The Urban League of Palm Beach County is offering free rides to vote at the polls during the early voting period and on election day. Click here to get your free ride ticket.

We need volunteers to participate in the Get Out The Vote – Ride To Vote. Learn more here.

Our Next Food Drive Is Nov. 21 in West Palm Beach

The Urban League of Palm Beach County and our partners are planning our 19th Annual Thanksgiving drive-through food distribution on Nov. 21, starting at 7:30 am, at our headquarters in West Palm Beach. We need volunteers. To learn more, please contact: Soulan Johnson at 561-833-1461 Ext 3002.  See event flyer.

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

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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EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS

Preparing teens and young adults for college, work and life.

Helping individuals and families build wealth and assets.

Assisting individuals with job skills and career opportunities.

Providing health education to individuals and families.

Spotlight On Our Staff

Joan Kennedy is our senior advocate counselor/job developer. She’s known for her outstanding work in the community. She works with many organizations and often goes beyond what’s required to make a difference.  READ MORE