Category Archives: Vickers House

Free Job Fair at the Vickers House – July 26th

When: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 – from 10:00 to 11:30 am Where: Vickers House North – 811 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 804-4970 Featured Employer: KBR Company: When you become part of KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, & Services Company, supports the […]

Vickers House Request for Assistance: Homeward Bound Program

Dear Friends, We need your help once again! As you know, many poor people in our community are still losing their homes and we have been confronted with more families and individuals than ever before who have become Homeless, (Folks who don’t have a drug or alcohol problem) — Just people down on their luck […]

Free job training including living allowance/housing/meals/health care

The City of West Palm Beach is partnering with the Job Corps to provide free job training as well as free health care, housing, meals, a living/clothing allowance and even daycare in some locations while in training. The program will lead to employment for economically disadvantaged youth from 16-24, Veterans 20-24, honorably discharged disabled individuals, […]

Free Help Reducing Energy Costs For Qualified Residents

The City of West Palm Beach Vickers House is pleased to assist Indiantown Non-Profit Housing, Inc. in it’s efforts to distribute applications for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) which is provided through the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs. The program’s mission is to reduce heating and cooling costs by improving the energy efficiency […]

FREE Developmental Testing at Vickers House South

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SCREENING The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities of Florida Atlantic University will be conducting FREE evaluations for children with developmental concerns. Wednesday, May 25 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 3801 Georgia Avenue – West Palm Beach – FL – 33405 This service is critical for children and families experiencing developmental concerns […]

Taxes Done Free

At both Vickers House Locations! Free VITA tax preparation service is only available if you earned less than $49,000 in 2010.  You may be able to get Earned Income Tax Credit up to $5,666. Free Tax Preparation for those that earned under $49,000 in 2010.  Beginning January 18 thru April 18th, 2011.  Please call to […]

Free Job Training at WPB Vickers House

FREE JOB TRAINING! Florida Training Services, Inc. is now offering Pre-Apprenticeship Training in the Construction Trades. These Trade Programs include: Bricklayer, Carpentry, Electrician, Glazier, Heating & A/C Installer Servicer, Structural Steel (Ironworker), Painter, Pipefitter, Plasterer, Plumber, Tilesetter, Roofer, Sheet Metal Worker, and Tapers(Drywall Finishers). Orientation for this training program will be held: Date: Tuesday, August […]

Last Day for Taxes April 15th at Vickers House South!

Last Chance for Free VITA tax preparation service for those who earned less than $49,000 in 2009.  You may be able to get Earned Income Tax Credit up to $5,657. No appointments needed that day. (Spanish Translation Assistance.) April 15th Schedule for Vickers House South: Walk-in From 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Please Bring: Photo […]

Vickers House Locations Offering Assistance with Filling Out the Census Form

Vickers House now has representatives from the Census Bureau at both Vickers House locations offering assistance with filling out the Census Form— •    these reps will be assisting people with filling out a Census Card-( translating in English, Spanish  and Creole) •    a Be Counted Box will also be available at both locations -(containing blank […]

It’s a Baby Shower—for 75 Moms!

When:  Saturday, October 24, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. Where:  Vickers House, 3801 Georgia Avenue, WPB You’re invited to a baby shower—for 75 soon-to-be Moms! The baby shower will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Vickers House South at 3801 Georgia Avenue.  It is suggested that media […]

It’s a Baby Shower—for 75 Moms!

Donations Needed to Help Support Shower as Part of “Make a Difference” Day (Thursday, October 8, 2009)  You’re invited to help support a baby shower—for 75 soon-to-be Moms! As part of “Make a Difference Day,” the City of West Palm Beach’s Vickers House will be giving 75 babies a wonderful beginning through a group baby […]

Taxes Done Free at Both Vickers House Locations!

Free VITA tax preparation service is only available if you earned less than $42,000 in 2008.  You may be able to get Earned Income Tax Credit. Free Tax Preparation for those that earned under $42,000 in 2008.  Beginning January 20, 2009 thru April 15th, 2009.  Please call to make an appointment. (Spanish Translation Assistance at […]

MLK Day – A Day of National Service Feeding the Homeless & Hungry

When: Monday, January 19th, 2009 – From 10:30am to 1:00 pm Where: Salvation Army Northwest 600 North Rosemary Avenue West Palm Beach, FL  33401  To celebrate MLK Day, on Monday, January 19th at 12 Noon, The City of West Palm Beach’s Vickers House in Partnership with Art and Compassion, Food not Bombs and Salvation Army will host […]

Free Flu Shots at City’s Vickers House

When:  Wednesday, October 1, 2008 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Where:  Vickers House South, 3801 Georgia Avenue, WPB In partnership with the Palm Beach County Health Department, the Area Agency on Aging and West Palm Beach Fire Rescue, the City of West Palm Beach’s Vickers House will be offering flu shots at no cost […]

Teen Volunteers Help Improve Elderly Woman’s Home

When: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Where: 726 Lytle Street, West Palm Beach Dozens of teenagers who are part of a local volunteer program will be donating their time to make improvements to an elderly woman’s house and yard on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at 726 Lytle Street […]