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Our Mission

The mission of The Glades Initiative is to improve the coordination and effectiveness of the health and human service delivery system in the Glades area of Palm Beach County.

What We Do

We are the local source selected to identify and coordinate the health and human service needs of the community, as well as develop and encourage collaborative relationships to collectively address the community's needs.


Keep In Touch
Sign up for our Community Updates, check out our Community Calendar and dowload our resource guide to stay up to date on happenings in the Glades and available services.

Become A Member

If you're a health and human services provider serving the Glades area, please join us in helping to coordinate services for residents in need.


We believe coordination and collaboration result in your ability to serve our most needy residents to have the best services possible.


We want and welcome your input into the ever-changing issues and solutions to service provision to the Glades Community.

​The Glades Initiative is Hiring! NEW Job Opportunities - WE ARE GROWING!


Looking for meaningful work making a difference? Come see the

career opportunities at The Glades Initiative, Inc.! We are

accepting applicants for the following positions:

Program Assistant - Food (full or part-time)

TO APPLY: Send email resume and cover letter in pdf to with the word Food-Program Assistant -"your name" in the subject line of the email.

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In the News!

​Our Food Pantry was Featured in the News!

We were on the NEWS!” WPTV featured our food pantry, our passionate volunteers, and all of the work that goes into ensuring our residents in the Glades don’t go hungry.


With the cost of consumer goods rising, our work feeding more than 400 families each week is vitally important.

If you or anyone you know is in need of food, please contact us at 561-996-3310. Our food pantry is open on Tuesdays (3 to 7 p.m.) and Wednesdays (8:30 to 11 a.m., and from 2 to 4:30 p.m.)

Click here to view news segment!

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The Great Charity Challenge 2023

Woohoo! The Glades Initiative, Inc. was one of the 30 organizations chosen for the Charity Drawing of The Great Charity Challenge sponsored by Fidelity Investments®!! Great Charity Challenge.  It's a free, fun-filled event, come join The Glades Initiative, Inc. on February 4, 2023 for the 2023 Great Charity Challenge sponsored by Fidelity Investments®!  Thank you to the many donors and leaders who make this special opportunity happen. Learn more at

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