WELCOME TO LAKE WORTH WEST RESIDENTIAL PLANNING GROUP

We offer programs, activities and resources for children, teens, and adults living in a western area of Lake Worth in Palm Beach County. Our staff provides innovative services ranging from early literacy for young children to college preparations for teens to parenting workshops for new parents. Read more.

WHAT SERVICES DO WE OFFER?

Lake Worth West Community Center promotes family unity and community safety through all of our services. We provide services for entire families, as well as referrals to health and human service agencies.

EARLY BEGINNINGS

We have many programs for babies, preschoolers and their families through BRIDGES which is funded by Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County. Our goals are to increase healthy births, prepare children for the start of school, and have children be at grade level by the time they reach third grade. Read more.

YOUTH AND TEENS

Our services for young people are designed to give them confidence to continue their education, break the cycle of poverty, and stay clear of distractions. We provide homework assistance, after-school programs, special events, and other activities, including our popular college prep club. Read more.

ADULTS

There are many services for adults, including a range of classes, clubs and other activities to become great parents, neighbors and contributors to their community. We provide

child birth classes, family educational workshops, and English language workshops to develop literacy skills. Read more.

OUR STORY

Since the beginning, the residents have worked with publicly elected and appointed officials to push for infrastructure improvements and neighborhood beautification, increase educational opportunities, and continue to resew the fabric of the community.  With help from Palm Beach County government, Lake Worth West became the first target revitalization are in what is now known as CCRT (Countywide Community Revitalization Team) that was established by the Board of Commissioners within the Palm Beach County Planning and Zoning Department.

OUR NEWS

One of 20 professionals selected for esteemed program.       WEST PALM BEACH, FL November, 14, 2019 – Blanca Cartagena, Site Coordinator, Lake Worth West/ Parent-Child + has been accepted into the 2020 Rising[...]
Congratulations to our Executive Director Rhonda Rogers who was recently nominated by Nonprofits First as Nonprofit Executive of the Year through the organization’s Hats Off Nonprofit Awards, which will be held October 1 in West[...]
Our summer youth camp made a big difference in the lives of elementary and middle school children. How do we know? The parents and volunteers told us so, but we could also see it in[...]

OUR FUNDING PARTNERS

floridablue
jarden literacy publix
 
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Lake Worth West Resident Planning Group is accredited – What does that mean?

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Risk Management – Accreditation assures board members, funders and community stakeholders that your organization and its leadership team have conducted a thorough assessment and
the safeguards necessary to successfully operate in today’s environment have been integrated into policies and procedures.

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Recognition – Accreditation enhances your organization’s reputation and credibility in the community, among your peers, as well as with potential public and private donors.

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