Welcome Home Program
Drop-In Center for Individuals Living with Chronic Mental Illness and the Developmentally Disabled
In 2003, Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services responded to an important community need by implementing the Welcome Home Program. The goal was and still remains to assist those living with persistent mental illness to improve their life skills and social skills. The Welcome Home Program has since expanded to include adults with developmental disabilities functioning at a high level of independence in community settings. The Welcome Home Program provides a nurturing environment designed to improve independent functioning and social interaction of individuals with chronic mental illness. The Program is coordinated by an experience mental health clinician who facilitates an array of services such as art therapy, life skills training, and health/wellness groups.
The Welcome Home Program is located at the Shirley & Barton Weisman Delray Community Center (7091 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33446 | 561-558-2100) and is open four days a week, Monday through Thursday from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. There is no cost to participate in the Welcome Home program or its activities, however, an interview is required before beginning the program.(Currently, the program is being conducted virtually.)
CONTACT JFS Counseling & Mental Health Services - 561.852.3333; firstname.lastname@example.org