Achieving Self Sufficiency through intergrated services
Our A.S.S.I.S.T. program is a comprehensive program that will coach members through their need to self-sufficiency while evaluating progress every 90 days. If a member has reached their full potential and utilized all aspects of the “A.S.S.I.S.T.” program they will then be graduated after completing an evaluation. If basic needs continue to be a struggle, the member will be placed on our “Emergency food” program to receive food and other necessities 4xs per year. During the first 90 days the client is provided assistance with Food Stamps, Cash Assistance, Medicaid, Affordable Health Care and other needed social services. Our trained volunteers help to determine client need and explore best practices to create solutions to return to self-sufficiency. Through the duration of the A.S.S.I.S.T program clients may recieve basic necessities as needed.
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QUOTES FROM CLIENTS
We wanted take a moment to send a heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful people at Helping Hands who have given us so much help, compassion and encougement through some really rough times"....Judith .
Thank you very much for the shoes. They are just the type I need for my new job as a cook....Robert B.
Thank you so much for all the help and support, especially Christmas. My kids had a wonderful Christmas day! .....Tina
The food has meant fewer times we've had to choose between medicine and food. I am as grateful for your open hearts as for your Helping Hands.....Patricia
Not Just a Food Pantry
Did you know that Helping Hands offers a wide range of services for the needy in our community?
Our Resource and Referral Center offers assistance with food stamp applications, Affordable health care act, encouragment and referrals to navigate the maze of social services in the community.
Helping Hands Extended Outreach Partners
Carl's Place Half Way House, Lantana, Fla.
Habitat for the Children- seeks to build hope and inspire Haitian Orphans to have a better future.
Iglesia Cristiana Monte de Sion Lake Worth
Pierre Angulair Church Lantana, Fl.
Villa Madonna senior living facility Greenacres, Fl.
Hepzibah House residential treatment center for women rescued out of human trafficking.
Other Friends and Partners
United Way of the Palm Beaches
211 of Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County Food Bank
Feeding South Florida
Department of Children and Families Access program
Gateway Community Outreach
U.S. Marines Toys for Tots
Channel 5 Food for Families
Channel 12 Project Thanksgiving
City of Greenacres
Office Depot Foundation
National Association of Letter Carriers "Stamp out Hunger"