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.

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 Glades Initiative is Hiring!


We are hiring! Do you want to make a difference in the lives of the residents of the Glades? Are you looking for a new career opportunity? Come join us at The Glades Initiative! We are accepting applicants for the following positions:

Operations Manager

TO APPLY: Send an email resume and cover letter to with the word OPERATIONS in the title of the email.

Program Coordinator - Senior Support

TO APPLY: Send an email resume and cover letter to with the word SENIOR in the title of the email.

Food Program – part-time hours (Tues-Thurs), $20/hr -heavy lifting required, assisting with unloading, sorting, packing and delivering groceries within the Glades community. -send resume to