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“Welcome to Palm River Family Services”

MISSION STATEMENT:  To build a better community by investing in children and families.

GREETINGS FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:  Tony Altman invites you to come in and learn more about the agency’s role in the Palm River/Clair Mel community.

Mr. Rogers said, “The gifts we treasure most over the years are often small and simple.  In easy times and in tough times, what seems to matter most is the way we show those nearest us that we’ve been listening to their needs. to their joys, and to their challenges.” 

Palm River Family Services was established in 1996, and is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose overall mission is to improve the quality of life of the Palm River/Clair Mel community by investing in people and revitalizing the community.  Since opening our doors in 1996, hundreds of residents and stakeholders have taken part in our initiatives to make Palm River/Clair Mel a better place to live.

In order to provide the best and most relevant services based on families’ needs, we have partnered with many local organizations where referrals can be made.  In addition, our organization provides various services including but not limited to youth mentoring and tutoring, parenting classes, job readiness training, financial literacy classes, copying, printing, and faxing.

We welcome all members of our community to stop by for a visit.  Whether you are a family in need of support or have a child attending Clair Mel or Palm River Schools who may be struggling and in need of services, or you want to get involved in your community by giving back and making a positive contribution to those around you, we welcome you!

Together, we can improve and uplift our community.  One person at a time.

Tony Altman – Executive Director
7454 Palm River Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: 813-628-9179
Fax:  813-663-9404

Pat Odor – Chair
Brad Monroe – Vice Chair
Michael McNabb – Treasurer
Melanie Knox – Secretary
Henry Smith
Pastor Aaron Harris
Valerie Wilkerson
Lisa Page
JoAnn Johnson