"I’m back on my own two feet again."

– Joseph, mechanic

They don’t want to be homeless any more than you do. But you can help change a life.

"One day I had a job, a home... the next day it was gone. I never saw it coming"

– Lydia, single mom

Homelessness can happen to anyone. But you can help change a life.

"This is not how I saw my life, my future”

– Michael, retired military

Homelessness is not a choice. But you can help change a life.

"I don’t know how I got there, but I’m now back on track and proud to be independent"

– Jenny, store clerk

No one chooses to be homeless. But you can help change a life.


Changing Lives is dedicated to enriching and transforming the lives of homeless women and men in our area, by providing basic needs, resources, health and wellness referrals, mentorship, employment placement and more. Our goal is to help transition their lives from one of hopelessness to hopefulness and, most importantly, independent and self-sustaining living.

Did you know?

  • 50% of Americans are 1 paycheck away from homelessness? 
  • 6% of America’s homeless are veterans who have served our country. 
  • 5% are under the age of 25
  • 18 in every 10,000 people in America are homeless.

Changing Lives helps the unfortunate regain control of their lives.
391 Served    54 & Counting Transitioned to Independence


Start Making A Difference!

When it seems like there is no hope…


Changing Lives is a group of people coming together to share their love for others, to show one another what genuine heartfelt support looks and feels like.

We work hard to enrich the lives of each man and woman experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless in Boca Raton by offering everything from basic needs resources to mentorship, employment and much more.

What are the main causes of homelessness?

The top 5 causes are:

1. Lack of affordable housing

2. Unemployment

3. Poverty

4. Mental illness and the lack of needed services

5. Substance abuse and the lack of needed services


I Need Help

If you need to schedule an appointment for help, please CONTACT US. We will contact you within 24 hours.

I Want To Help

You can help right now, by giving of your time, donating money, volunteering your services or skills. You can make the difference in the life of a homeless person.


Our Resource Guide’s purpose is to connect individuals and services providers to valuable and relevant community resources in Boca Raton and the surrounding areas.



About Us


Homeless or facing homelessness

Looking for employment

In need & interest of job training opportunities

In need of healthy meals

In need of emotional support

In need of hospital and preventative health care information

In need of religious resources

In need of clothing and everyday life needs


Who are ready to change their lives and become self-reliant


We are dedicated to offering countless resources to help individuals face obstacles and reach independence.

We want to improve our community by helping each individual reach their full potential and reach a higher quality of living.

Our goal is to change people’s lives and see them succeed as hard-working and self-supporting members of the community.

See Our Overview Video

See Our UNITY DAY 2021 Video

Latest News:

Changing Lives Featured on DOWNTOWN BOCA website

Who is Behind Changing Lives

Where Is Changing Lives Giving Help This Month?

Latest Past Events

Employment Workshop

Changing Lives Office 1000 N Dixie Highway, Boca Raton

Advisory Board Meeting

Changing Lives Office 1000 N Dixie Highway, Boca Raton

All Are Welcome! The Changing Lives Advisory Board meets every Wednesday, from 12 - 1pm, at the Changing Lives office in Downtown Boca Raton. Contact Us if you need the […]

Changing Lives of Boca Raton Office

1000 N Dixie Highway,
Boca Raton, FL., 33432

Office Hours for intake and further assistance:
Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Compassionate Care Services at First United Methodist Church for clothes, toiletries, food, showers, haircuts, spiritual encouragement and more:
Saturdays: 8:00am to 12:00pm

Phone Number:  (561) 961-4635

You can also find us on Saturdays at:

First United Methodist Church
625 NE Mizner Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL., 33432
Saturdays from 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM