Rise in traumatic bike injuries for PBC children during COVID-19

From March 15 to April 27, 2020, eight children suffered traumatic bicycle injuries in Palm Beach County, compared to three such injuries during the same period in 2019. Schools in Florida were closed on March 13 because of COVID-19.

Council Update: Amid COVID-19 crisis, Council increases support to local providers

At its monthly meeting, the Council approved payments to child care providers through June 30, 2020 and increased emergency grants for local nonprofits.   

Council releases more than $500,000 through COVID-19 contingency fund

Hunger relief, baby and household supplies, and assistance with calls to 211 Helpline are among the programs supported through CSC's COVID-19 emergency funds. 

Council Updates and Coronavirus Resources

Stay up-to-date on Children's Services Council's response to COVID-19, and find helpful local resources.

Child care scholarships available to first responders, essential workers

A limited number of child care scholarships are available to COVID-19 first responders and essential workers.

Council Update: Council approves $500,000 for COVID-19 grant for nonprofits

Children’s Services Council's board approved the use of up to $500,000 for a contingency fund to support nonprofits working to meet the needs of local families.

News Advisory: Area funders step up to support local nonprofits during COVID-19 crisis

In response to COVID-19, leading Palm Beach County funders announce the creation of a coordinated relief grant for area nonprofits.

News Advisory: Birth to 22 Business Breakfast rescheduled for fall 2020

Amid concerns about COVID-19, the Birth to 22: United for Brighter Futures Business Breakfast has been rescheduled for fall 2020.

Council funding available to increase local Census participation

Council Update: Quality afterschool programming benefits children in numerous ways

A study of Prime Time Palm Beach County’s Quality Improvement System found long-term benefits of quality afterschool programming to children, Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County staff shared at a recent board meeting.

Council Update: Council joins community partners, invests in behavioral health

Recognizing the vital importance of a community’s collective behavioral health, Children’s Services Council has joined other leaders in funding BeWellPBC.

Council Update: High school students empowered by unique grant-making project

Council Update: Council proclaims November Prematurity Awareness Month

Council approves new tax rate for 2019-2020

Families receiving services from CSC invited to take part in survey

Council fuels great ideas with grants to 16 local nonprofits

Council proposes new tax rate for 2019-2020