2-1-1 Palm Beach Special Needs Helpline
Main # Dial 211
Staff provides information on health care options, financial assistance, support groups, respite, state and federal programs and more. In addition, specialists can provide an overview of the special-needs system and give direct assistance and support in accessing the various levels of services.
Coalition for Independent Living Options (CILO) – Assistance with SSI and Medicaid
Main # 561-966-4288 ext 105
Provides Advocates/Attorneys teach self-advocacy skills and how to navigate systems and acquire the accommodations people with disabilities need. Advocates attend I.E.P or 504 plan meetings for students with disabilities. Assist individuals to file fair housing complaints and discrimination complaints under Americans With Disabilities Act. They also address crime victims who have a disability or who have developed a disability due to crime victimization.
The Arc of Palm Beach County (Respite)
Main # 561-842-3213
Provides services from trained and screened caregivers who provide in-home respite care for children and adults who have a developmental disability such as autism, cerebral palsy. Families receive a break from caregiving to enable them to address other issues and needs and reduce their levels of stress.
Agency For Persons With Disabilities (Medwaiver)
Main # 561-837-5564