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The Community Services Department is comprised of three divisions and se​veral independent programs. It provides staff and administrative support for various health and human service boards and community initiatives.

The Board of Cou​nty Commissioners award​​s some local match and operating fun​ds to support local non-profit agencies providing health and human services. The Departm​​ent monitors the use of these funds and provides technical assistance to the agencies.​​​

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Walk-in visits are temporarily suspended to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


Due to the high volume of applications, the rental and utility assistance portal is currently closed.  Staff will use this time to process the applications already submitted.  

The portal will reopen on May 3, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. For more information, visit www.rentalassistancepbc.org or call (561) 355-4792.

Servicios en línea solamente para prevenir el contagio de COVID-19.

Debido al gran volumen de aplicaciones, el portal de asistencia para alquiler y servicios públicos está actualmente cerrado. El personal utilizará este tiempo para procesar las solicitudes ya sometidas.

El portal reabrirá el 3 de mayo a las 8:00 a.m. Para más información, visite www.rentalassistance.org o llame al (561) 35504792.

Sèvis sou entènèt sèlman.

Mache-nan vizit yo pou yon ti tan sispann yo anpeche gaye nan COVID-19.


Akòz gwo volim aplikasyon an, pòt pou lokasyon ak asistans sèvis piblik la fèmen kounye a. Anplwaye yo ap itilize tan sa a pou trete aplikasyon yo ki deja soumèt.

Pòtal la pral relouvri sou 3 me a 8:00 a.m. Pou plis enfòmasyon, vizite www.rentalassistancepbc.org oswa rele (561) 355-4792.

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CSD Online Services

  • Rental assistance
  • Utility Assistance
    • LIHEAP & EHEAP (for seniors)
  • Other emergency services available
  • CARES Act Rental, Utility and Food Assistance

Click here to access paper applications for utility assistance (LIHEAP). For instructions on how to submit a paper application call 561-355-4792.

Access the CSD's Guidance for COVID-19 Related Emergency Rental, LIHEAP, EHEAP & Utility Assistance here.

Apply Online

Rental www.rentalassistancepbc.org

Utility www.utilityassistancepbc.org

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