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Where to Turn if you need Help

Who to Call / Where to Turn
If it’s a life-threatening emergency, always call 911.
• 2-1-1 is the free, easy-to-remember telephone number that’s your best “first call” to quickly find the right source of help. The central information line is staffed by trained operators who can connect you a wide range of community services. Dial 2-1-1 to connect to resources. Trained specialists answer your call and maintain a comprehensive database of health, welfare and recreation resources such as:
• Rent/Utility Assistance
• Food
• Legal Assistance
• Shelter
• Support Groups, and more

Mental Health Association Walk-In Center
The Center is open Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m; Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Located at: 820 37th Place, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Call 569-9788. Fees are based on a sliding scale and no one is turned away for inability to pay.
• See a professional counselor immediately
• Learn ways to relieve your stress, anxiety and depression
• Find out about local support groups
• Consult with experienced children’s therapists

Rental/Mortgage & Utility Assistance
There is a great demand for emergency assistance for rent and utilities. Some help is available.
Generally, you can only receive emergency rental or utility assistance once every 24 months and
often will have to produce a shut-off notice.

• Salvation Army, phone: 978-0265
• Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council: 567-7790

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast
P.O. Box 3588 Lantana, FL 33465
(561) 533-1099

Economic Opportunities Council of IRC
1456 Old Dixie Hwy.
P. O. Box 2766
Vero Beach, FL 32961-2766
772-562-4177 tel
772-794-7597 fax

Hibiscus Children’s Center
P. O. Box 305, Jensen Beach, FL 34958
1-800-403-9311 x 101; Fax 772-334-1991
Hibiscus Residential Site:
1145 12th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
772-978-9313 x 101

Homeless Family Center
715 4th Place
Vero Beach, FL 32962
772-567-2766 tel
772-567-1454 fax
HFC Residential Site:
720 4th Street Vero Beach, 32962

IRC Health Department
1900 27th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: 794-7450
Fax: 794-7453
IRC Health Department/Dental Clinic
1900 27th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: 794-7435
Fax: 794-7409