We work hand-in-hand with local and national foundations, charities, and businesses to support our mission. The Center for Child Counseling deeply appreciates the support of local foundations and individuals who are committed to children and families in our community. Major funders, partners, and local businesses that currently support us include:
Thank you to the Quantum Foundation for sharing our vision of supporting the youngest, most vulnerable children in our community. We appreciate their support of our programs and mission.
Through funding from the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, we are implementing the Child First Program. Child First is a national, evidence-based, two-generation model that works with very vulnerable young children and families, providing intensive, home-based services. We are honored to be a part of CSC's Healthy Beginnings Program, bringing this high-quality program to at-risk families in our community.
In addition to generous individuals and private family foundations, our major supporters also currently include...
Through Palm Healthcare Foundation support, we are co-located with NAMI of Palm Beach County and Boys Town South Florida in the Palm Healthcare Pavilion on Greenwood Avenue in West Palm Beach. Located on the St. Mary's Medical Center campus, this beautiful space expands out outreach and impact in the community.
We are deeply honored to be a Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agency. The Town of Palm Beach United Way focuses on raising funds for programs that promote the building blocks for a better life, including good health, which is directly in live with our mission of supporting the social-emotional health and wellness of children and their families.
The Jim Moran Foundation supports our Childhood Trauma Response Program. Founded in 2000 by automotive pioneer Jim Moran, the mission of The Jim Moran Foundation is to improve the quality of life for the youth and families of Florida through the support of innovative programs and opportunities that meet the ever-changing needs of the community.
The Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea has supported the Center for Child Counseling for the past two years, launching groups for victims of domestic violence at AVDA and supporting services at a local childcare center through our CCSEW program. This funding has helped us expand services, effectively supporting some of the most at-risk families in our community.
A special thank you to the Lost Tree Village Charitable Foundation for their vision in building a stronger local community and support of our programs through a generous grant for technology, including an Electronic Health Record (EHR). The Lost Tree Foundation is a grant maker located in North Palm Beach, Florida. Their vision is to make our surrounding community much stronger by significantly improving the quality of life for all our neighbors.
Through the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin County's Philanthropy Online website, the Center for Child Counseling has received support from private family foundations and individuals in our community interested in making a lasting impact for young children and their caregivers. In 2014, we participated in their first Great Give campaign, raising funds through an online giving campaign to support our mission.
Other Funding Partners...
We are proud to participate in the Honda Classic's Birdies for Children program to support our mission. The Center for Child Counseling receives 110% of each contribution made through the program.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in West Palm Beach supports our therapeutic services in local childcare centers, allowing us to offer critical counseling to at-risk children in our community.
Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative (CBHC)
Through support the Federally Assisted Agencies (FAA) program through the department of Community Services, Palm Beach County supports the Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative (CBHC), which includes five core organizations dedicated to improving the system of care for children with mental health needs.
A New and Better Way to Find the Right Services for Children
The Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative includes Boys Town South Florida, Center for Child Counseling, Families First of Palm Beach County, FAU Community Health Center, and NAMI of Palm Beach County.
The Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative takes behavioral and mental health services to a new level in Palm Beach County by:
- Making it easier for families to get the help their children need;
- Providing a comprehensive system of care that can help children succeed in school, at home and in the community;
- Ensuring children and their families have access to an array of services to meet their individual needs;
- Improving communication and cooperation between referral sources and service providers; and
- Improving communication and cooperation between parents, children and other family members.
The Center for Child Counseling is an approved behavioral health provider through ChildNet, the agency responsible for managing the local system of services and supports for the communities' most vulnerable children. Our system of care was developed with extensive input from local stakeholders and its effective implementation depends upon their continued support.
The Center for Child Counseling is approved through the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) as a Medicaid Provider.
Individuals and Family Foundations
Ruth Hartman...Thank you for your generous contributions and support which have allowed us to complete our vision of a learning center in Palm Beach Gardens. The Hartman Learning Center is located at our Child and Family Center, supporting clinical excellence and ongoing learning for therapists. We are truly touched by your generosity.
The H. Kirsch Family Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties...Thank you for the generous grants and donations to support our programs. Your support is deeply appreciated.
A special thank you to the individuals and private family foundations, who prefer to remain anonymous, that support our work in Palm Beach County.
2008 Sapphire Award from the Blue Foundation
In 2008, the organization won the Sapphire Award and its accompanying $100,000 grant. The award is given by The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida, the philanthropic affiliate of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF), recognizing nonprofit corporations in Florida that successfully address health care disparities across the state.
2005 National Easter Seals Service Excellence Award Winner
In 2005, the organization received the National Easter Seals Award of Excellence (in competition with 72 nationwide child development centers) for programming at Easter Seals in West Palm Beach. This award honors Easter Seals affiliates for their achievement in providing exceptional services - bringing help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities.