Achievement Centers for Children & Families has reopened our regular programming in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please contact us if you have any questions.

If you would like to Adopt one of our ELP classrooms please click here for more information.

If you would like to Sponsor A Student for Summer Camp 2021 please click here.


For more information about the Palm Beach County School Districts Distance Learning for the 2020-2021 School Year please click here.

Our Family Strengthening Team is checking in with all of our families on a continuous basis. We will update you as we gather information and determine our critical needs.  If you would like information on how you can assist please email our Director of Community Engagement, Jessica Gregoire

Event Update & Reschedule Dates

We will continue to provide up-to-date information via email and through our social media channels. If you have any questions that need to be answered directly please email

Follow us on Social Media for future updates:

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In this uncertain moment, we have every confidence in our community’s ability to pull together with kindness, care, and concern for the common good.

Please see the below list of local & federal resources on the Coronavirus (COVID 19):

City of Delray Beach Updates: Click Here
If you have questions or need assistance, you can call the Coronavirus Helpline: 561-243-7777 (Available Mon – Fri; 8 am – 5 pm)

Palm Beach County Schools: 

FL Department of Education Announces Additional Guidance for 2019-20 School Year

CDC (Center for Disease Control):

Palm Beach County:
Call PBC’s emergency hotline at 561-712-6400

Primetime Out of School Time Info:

Healthier Delray Beach Resources: Click Here

Palm Beach County Library Resources: Click Here

Local Resources

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COVID-19 Testing

The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is taking calls for screening and will schedule you for an appointment for COVID testing if deemed necessary:

Location: South County Civic Center – 16700 S. Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Call between 7am – 7pm – (561) 804-0250

Palm Beach Testing Sites: Click Here


COVID 19 Updates and Info

Updates on COVID:
The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 | 1 (866) 779-6121 |

How to prepare:

Talking to your kids:

Delray Beach information about closures:

211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast: 211 has activated its disaster website to provide current information on COVID-19. If you are need of assistance during this time, we encourage you to contact 2-1-1 by visiting their website, dialing 2-1-1, or texting your zip code to 898211.

Delray Beach COVID-19 HOTLINE: Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm – (561) 243-7777


Donations FAQ:

Nonprofits First: Dedicated web page that describes needs that are being requested from all Nonprofit organizations.

ACCF: We are accepting donations via Amazon of non-perishable food items, diapers, and toiletry items – click here to view our wish list.

United Way of Palm Beach County:


Food Assistance

Achievement Centers for Children & Families:
ACCF is partnering with Boca Helping Hands to offer food kits to currently enrolled children. Bags of groceries and essential items that have been donated through community support are being distributed via ACCF’s Family Resource Center. Please contact for more information.

The Caring Kitchen:

EVERY WEDNESDAY – CROS Ministries’ Mobile Food Pantry will distribute pre-made bags of food from 9:30 am – 11:00 am at St. George’s Episcopal Church and Center, 21 West 22nd Street in Riviera Beach (WEATHER PERMITTING). To receive the FULL allotment of food from a CROS Ministries’ food pantry, you must bring a photo ID and identification for all family members.

EVERY 1ST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH – CROS Ministries’ Mobile Food Pantry will distribute pre-made bags of food from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Lakeside United Methodist Church, 1901 12th Ave S. in Lake Worth (WEATHER PERMITTING). To receive the FULL allotment of food from a CROS Ministries’ food pantry, you must bring a photo ID and identification for all family members.

EVERY SATURDAY, CROS Ministries’ Mobile Food Pantry will distribute pre-made bags of food (Weather Permitting) from 8:30 am – 10:00 am at Church in the Palms, 3812 Jog Road in Greenacres. To receive the FULL allotment of food from a CROS MINISTRIES’ Food Pantry for you and your family, you must bring your photo ID and identification for all of your family members.

For a list of CROS pantries that are open and times of operation, visit our website at For other food resources, please contact 211 HelpLine.

Feeding South Florida Emergency Services:

Palm Beach County School Feeding Sites:

Emergency Food Resources:

Boca Helping Hands:

JFS: If anyone in Boca or Delray needs Kosher Home Delivered Meals, please have them contact Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services Call 561-852-3333

Food Bank of Palm Beach County:

Trinity Lutheran Church in Delray:  In a partnership with The Avenue Church, Trinity Delray, 400 N. Swinton Ave., will open its commercial kitchen to help anyone affected with layoffs during this season. The Early Childhood Center, serving children from 2 to 4 years old, has reopened to provide daycare and help parents who are essential personnel. Visit or contact

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Emergency Food Pantry:

The School District of Palm Beach County: To find the location nearest you, visit

Community Coordinated Sites

Click here for FLIPANY-Palm Beach County locations distributing food.
Click here for information about Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County locations distributing Grab ‘n Go bags and other food.
Click here for a summary of food sites – when you click this link, please scroll down for links to information about Food Sites/Pantry Information/Food Distribution information.

Florida Impact is another great resource for connecting seniors, children, and families with food.

United Way Food Finder Map:
Click Here


Legal Services

Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller:

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County COVID-19: Resources Here or call 561-655-8944.


Managing Stress and Anxiety

CDC Resources for managing stress related to COVID-19:

Mental Health America: or call 561-801-HELP (4357).

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach: Providing Counseling Services via teletherapy calls. Please refer calls to 844-848-6777 to be scheduled for an appointment. Click here for resources.

Marriage and Family Services: Free Mental Health Support & Resources: Services are at no cost to families and providers. If you are needing assistance and would like a referral for mental health services, please contact Mr. Eric Mundt, LMFT, with Marriage & Family Services:

Phone: 561.503.3059  E-Mail:  Online:

Mindful of Your Mental Health: Self-Care in a Quarantine: Watch the webinar on YouTube

15 Apps to keep you healthy while sheltering in place: Click Here

10 Ways to Stay Active While Social Distancing: Click Here


Re-employment Assistance

Reemployment Assistance:

JFS: Fund for those who have lost their job or have had a disruption in their work due to the coronavirus Call 561-852-3333


Remote Learning Info & Resources

ACCF Virtual Story Time: Join us each week for Virtual Story Time with our Teachers and Volunteers! Click here for Virtual Story Time videos.

Preparing for Digital Remote Learning:

Scholastic Learn at Home:

42 Free Online School Resources:

Palm Beach County School District Info:

FL Department of Education Coronavirus Updates

Early Learning Activities for Parents & Providers:
The Full Parent and Families Schedule (in English and Spanish) is available here:

@ELCPalmBeach on Facebook   @ELCPalmBeach on Twitter
@ELCPalmBeach on Instagram  @ELCPalmBeach on YouTube

Virtual tours of 12 famous museums

Over 30 virtual field trips

Coronavirus Resources For Childcare Centers, Teachers & Parents – Infant, Toddler and Preschool

Solutions and Resources for Overcoming the Challenges of Online Learning During COVID-19:

COVID-19 resources for college students:



During Distance Learning

Lissette Martinez – 561-434-8377 –
Mary Black – 561-676-1492 –

Parent Services/Parent As Liason (PAL) continues to work remotely and we are available to speak with parents and attend virtual IEP meetings. We are here to listen and guide you!


Excellent Resources below:

Distance Learning –

FDLRS Webinars –



COVID-19 Guide For Parents: Click here for article


Rent and Utility Assistance

Catholic Charities of Palm Beach County: Taking calls for rental/utility assistance. Please refer calls to 561-360-3323 and leave a message. They are working remotely and someone will get back with you. Click here for resources.

Palm Beach County Human Services Eviction Prevention Program: 561-904-7900 or apply online.


Transportation Services

Palm Tran Adjusted Schedule: 

Tri – Rail: Click here for train schedules.