Girls Coordinating Council - Palm Beach

We believe girls experience the world differently.

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GIRLS DESERVE TO BE UNDERSTOOD IN HOW THEY LEARN AND EXPERIENCE THE WORLD

Since 2017, Girls Coordinating Councils have been formed in various counties throughout Florida and Georgia.

The Girls Coordinating Council is a community collaborative focusing on reforming and strengthening the system of care for girls and increasing the availability of gender responsive, trauma informed and strength-based services for girls.

The goal of the Girls Coordinating Council is to...


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Strengthen

Community presence and alignment with Birth to 22 United for Brighter Futures.

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Coordinate

Launch a central drive for Girls Coordinating Council and support Birth to 22 United for Brighter Futures Action Teams.

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Expand

Invite new members who align with the system of care matrix.

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Align

Identify gender responsive resources for girls and contribute to a resource directory for services

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Increase

Create a girls voice taskforce.

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Gather

Ongoing collection and review of data indicators.

  • Palm Beach County Victim Services
  • Palm Beach County Youth Services Department
  • Pace Center for Girls
  • Public Defenders Office
  • Vita Nova Inc.
  • Center for Child Counseling
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Palm Beach County School Board
  • YWCA
  • Compass
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Dare to Be a Girl

Contact Us

Holly Carotenuto
Palm Beach County Victim Services
hcaroten@pbcgov.org

April Brownlee, LMHC, MCAP, NCC
Pace Center for Girls, Palm Beach
April.Brownlee@pacecenter.org

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50 S Military Trail, Suite 203
West Palm Beach FL 33415
Phone: 561-242-5700

Email: pbc-birthto22@pbcgov.org