Education

The Caridad Education Department provides various programs & services for the disadvantaged and underserved children/families of Palm Beach County.  The following below are just a few of our highlights from this past year:


Education Programs - Caridad Center's after school Homework Enrichment Program assists children in need with school work and provides enrichment activities and mentoring support. Below are a few of our accomplishments: 

  • Over 77% of the students we served who were struggling in school are now on track for promotion per Sunshine State Standards.  
  • Over 89% showed improvement in their reading skills.
  • Over 75% showed improvement in writing skills.
  • 102 children attended summer camp and/or recreational classes.
  • Caridad provided backpacks and school supplies to over 1,200 children this past school year.  
  • Caridad awarded 17 college scholarships to our students.

 

 

Health

doctor and child

  • Over 400 doctor, dentist , and community volunteers
  • Yearly patient visits total approximately 28,000
  • 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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