Resource Center

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
9:00AM - 4:00 PM
Please make an appointment to be seen.

Boca Helping Hands is closed on all major holidays.

Boca Helping Hands provides many resources to clients facing financial difficulties.

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Boca Helping Hands provides limited, financial assistance to qualifying Boca Raton residents in crisis. Clients may receive limited financial assistance in a twelve month period for aid with rent (must have a 3 day notice from landlord), utilities (must have final notice from FPL or water department). Individuals are reviewed on a case by case basis.  There are limited funds available.  Clients have to go thru a specific screening process to meet criteria to be approved.

  • Rent
    • Must have a 3 or 5 day notice
  • FPL
    • Must have a final notice
    • Financial assistance does not pay any deposits or reconnect fees.
  • Water
    • Must have a past due notice
    • Financial assistance does not pay any deposits or reconnect fees.

Children's Assistance Program:
CAP helps working parents by providing limited financial assistance for summer camp, after-school care, and day care for qualifying Boca Raton residents of 1 year or longer. Those interested in applying for CAP have to go through a specific screening process to meet criteria to be approved. Children must already be enrolled in order to apply for financial assistance. 

Prescription Medication Assistance: 
The Resource Center provides emergency, one time financial assistance with prescription medication (does not include prescriptions for narcotic or anti-depressants) for those individuals that qualify for the program.  In addition, the Resource Center helps connect clients to additional resources in the area. 

Discounted Bus Passes:
Individuals wishing to purchase discounted 31-day Palm Tran bus passes can do so at Boca Helping Hands on Tuesdays from 9:00am – 12:30pm. 1-day bus passes are also available for purchase. Discounted rates depend on income eligibility. In order to purchase discounted bus passes, individuals must provide accepted valid documentation based on Palm Tran’s guidelines. A complete list of accepted documentation can be found by clicking here

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USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

* Note, financial assistance is rendered as available. Not all clients qualify, nor are funds available to assist every qualified applicant. Boca Helping Hands has the final determination of the amount of financial  aid rendered, if any.