About Boys Town South Florida
Boys Town South Florida opened in 1991 and provides a variety of In-Home Family ServicesSM to assess children’s needs and keep struggling families together. Trained Boys Town South Florida Family Consultants work in the homes of families to enhance parenting skills and make sure children are safe. Through School and Family Support Services, children are screened for social, emotional and behavioral issues, and Consultants assist the family to learn to get their child on track for success in school. The site also is part of Primary Project, which is available in select Palm Beach County elementary schools. Project goals include improving students’ adjustment to school and enhancing their social and emotional well-being.
Our Care Coordination Services program provides a lifeline to children suffering from mental health issues by ensuring they receive the right care at the right time. In this intensive, family-centered case management program, Boys Town consultants helps parents and caregivers navigate, access and monitor the services their children need.
These services and programs touch the lives of 17,000 children and families in South Florida each year.
Boys Town has a long history of serving as excellent stewards of the support that we receive from our donors. The Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance named Boys Town a BBB Wise Giving Alliance Accredited Charity and Charity Navigator, one of the nation’s largest and most-respected charity rating systems, has awarded Boys Town its highest 4-star rating for the sound management of its finances. We are very strongly positioned to continue to save children and heal families in South Florida.
Boys Town South Florida is headquartered in West Palm Beach. Amy Simpson serves as the Executive Director.