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Community Resources

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If the issue you would like to report is not related to financial fraud, waste or financial mismanagement of guardianship cases within Palm Beach County, please refer to the helpful list below for the proper agency to contact.

The Clerk's office does not endorse any products or services provided by these agencies. This resources page is for information purposes only.

Please e-mail us if you don’t know who to contact.

Issue Referral Agency Phone
Abuse(Children, Elderly or Disabled) Florida Abuse Hotline (800) 96-ABUSE (22873)
Alzheimer's Alzheimer's Community Care (561) 683-2700
Community Services Helpline 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast 211
Consumer Fraud or Questions Consumer Affairs (888) 852-7362
County Government (Service Questions) Board of County Commissioners (561) 355-2030
County Government
(Waste, Fraud, Misconduct or Other Abuses)
Office of Inspector General Hotline (877) 283-7068
Criminal Acts Crime Stoppers (800) 458-TIPS or
911 (emergencies)
Crime and Corruption (public officials) State Attorney’s Public Integrity Unit Tip Line (561) 355-7491
Discrimination Florida Commission on Human Relations (800) 342-8170
Discrimination Palm Beach County Office of Equal Opportunity (561) 355-4883
Domestic Violence or Physical Abuse Domestic Abuse Hotline(24-hours) (561) 833-7273 or
(866) 891-7273
Domestic Violence or Physical Abuse Florida Department of Children and Families (800) 96-ABUSE
Ethics Complaints Palm Beach County Ethics Commission (877) 766-5920
Florida Commission on Ethics (850) 488-7864
Guardianship Questions Clerk & Comptroller (561) 355-6511
Homestead Exemption Fraud Property Appraiser (516) 355-3230
Insurance Fraud Florida Department of Financial Services (800) 342-2762
Landlord/Tenant Disputes Clerk & Comptroller (561) 355-2500
Lemon Law Issues Florida Attorney General (800) 321-5366
Medicaid Fraud Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (561) 837-5000
Welfare and Food Stamp Fraud Florida Department of Children and Families (866) 762-2237
Workers’ Compensations Florida Department of Financial Services (800) 342-1741