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MAY 2012 - Peace River Center

Peace River Center (PRC) is a private, not-for-profit, community mental health organization that was founded in 1948. They have been providing Polk, Hardee and Highlands Counties with quality mental and behavioral health care services for over 60 years. With facilities across Polk, Highlands and Hardee Counties, Peace River Center is equipped to offer a variety of treatment options to children and adults in many different settings. PRC is Accredited by The Joint Commission.

The mission of PRC is to improve the mental health of individuals in our community. At PRC, the client is their first priority and they are committed to providing each individual with care that will enable each person to improve his/her quality of life. 

Funding for Peace River Center services and programs come from various sources including: Florida Department of Children & Families, United Way of Central Florida, the Polk Health Care Plan, Board of County Commissioners for Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties, Victims of Crime Act and individual, business and community donors. PRC also accepts many third party insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, and in some cases, PRC can offer services on a sliding-scale fee basis 

Services offered by Peace River Center include Crisis Stabilization Unit, Outpatient Counseling, Psychiatric/Medical, Adult Residential Treatment, Case Management, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence and Rape Recovery programs, and 24-hour Crisis Hotline services.

If you have any questions regarding services offered at Peace River Center, please call the Administration Office at (863)519-0575 or visit them on the web at:


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