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Peace River Center is open for business, but our number one priority the safety and wellbeing of our clients, employees, and community. In an effort to be responsive to emerging rules and requirements regarding COVID-19 as well as following CDC guidelines we are making the following enhancements:

  • As of Wednesday, March 25, we are going to limit our walk-in access at all locations.  We will not be able to accommodate non-emergency walk-ins until further notice.
  • If you would like to engage in services, we can set you up with telehealth options. Please call (863) 248-3311 to get started.
  • If you are in crisis, we have a crisis hotline and mobile response team that can assist you.  Just call (863) 519-3744 or toll-free (800) 627-5906.  Our mobile crisis response team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist with mental health or emotional crises.
  • Our Lakeland and Bartow Crisis Campuses and Crisis Stabilization Units remain open at this time and operate 24/7. We are screening all admissions following the CDC requirements. Patient visitation has been modified to ensure the health and safety of our staff and patients.

We appreciate your partnership as we work to protect our staff and clients from the COVID-19. For more information please visit the CDC. We also encourage you to review this article on looking after your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Engage. Restore. Empower.

Peace River Center (PRC) is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization striving to impact the lives of our clients and the community we serve by engaging, restoring, and empowering individuals to reach their fullest potential by offering a broad range of mental health, victim services and substance use disorder services throughout Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties.

OUR MISSION & VISION

 Peace River Center’s mission is to engage, restore, and empower individuals in our community to reach their fullest potential. The vision of Peace River Center is to be a Center of Excellence for building emotional wellness.

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Mental Health

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Victim Services

You are not alone. We can help.

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Substance Use Treatment

Recovery is real. Give it a chance.

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Crisis Services

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Club SUCCESS

Get more out of life by getting valuable work experience & learning life skills.

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Health & Wellness

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You can make a difference.

By supporting Peace River Center, you'll be helping us make a positive impact in the lives of the people we serve. Whether it's a small gift or some of your spare time, you're contributing to our goal: to help build emotional wellness in our communities.

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