Education

Caridad Center's after school Homework Enrichment Program assists children in need with school work and provides enrichment activities and mentoring support.

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The Homework Enrichment Program collaborates with Freedom Shores Elementary School to help identify children in need. In 2013-2014, 43 children from first to fifth grade participated in the  enrichment program, along with 86 volunteers.

In 2013-2014, 100% of students in the program were found to be on track for promotion based on the Sunshine State Standards. In reading, 85% of students showed improvement; in writing/language, 57% of students showed improvement; in mathematics, 49% improved.

In 2013-2014, 22 Caridad students received scholarships to attend Palm Beach State College.

In addition, 1 student received a scholarship to Florida International University.

In 2014, 110 children attended summer camp and/or recreational classes

In 2014 during the summer, 1524 children received backpacks and/or school supplies for the start of the school year. An additional 455 students received assistance towards uniforms and/or new shoes.

Health

doctor and child

  • Over 400 doctor, dentist , and community volunteers
  • Yearly patient visits total approximately 26,000
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision care

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Education

  • Tutoring program empowers our elementary-aged students
  • Scholarship fund serves Caridad families
  • Family health classes educate our patients
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Outreach

  • Emergency and Food programs serve those who need it most
  • Adopt-a-Family and Holiday assistance ensures community care
  • Mentor initiatives pave the way for our community’s future
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