Palm Beach County Community Services
Helping People Build Better Communities
IMPORTANT NOTICE: COVID Cares Portal is closed effective NOVEMBER 17, 2020 for New applications.
All re-submittals for currently returned applications (Rent & Utility) will be accepted until November 30, 2020 at midnight.
One time Assistance for Food Prepaid Card for up to $1000 will be accepted until November 30, 2020 at midnight.
All re-submittals for food will be accepted until December 5, 2020.

Non-COVID-19 related assistance will open on December 1, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
Regular portal will have limited services available for COVID Crisis.

Online System for Rental, Utility, and Food Assistance

To Apply for COVID-19 Services you must be a Registered User.

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To promote independence of life in Palm Beach County by providing effective and essential services to residents in need.

A community where all residents of Palm Beach County have the resources and opportunities to achieve their full potential.

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Palm Beach County
Community Services
810 Datura Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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