St. Lucie West Resources

St. Lucie West Resources

LOCAL RESOURCES

LOCAL RESOURCES FOR
ST. LUCIE WEST

Medical Connections Specific to St. Lucie West 10 Mile PMA

Martin Emergency Center at St. Lucie West
1095 NW St. Lucie West Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
772.278.5585
https://www.martinhealth.org/emergency-service-er-locations

The Martin Emergency Center at St. Lucie West is a free-standing center that provides access to critical medical care services to residents of west Port St. Lucie. The emergency center is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, but does not provide inpatient beds. It is staffed and equipped to handle many of the same emergencies a hospital would, though patients with more severe injuries or ailments are taken to appropriate facilities. Patients requiring inpatient admission are transported by ambulance to a hospital.

Martin Family Care – St. Lucie West
1095 NW St. Lucie West Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Martin Family Care – Tiffany
1651 SE Tiffany Ave.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
https://www.martinhealth.org/martin-health-primary-care-express

Martin Health System offers an alternative to an emergency department for common minor conditions that can be diagnosed and treated in the office setting. Medical services are provided in these offices by nurse practitioners and physician assistants who can diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common illnesses.

Tradition Medical Center
10000 SW Innovation Way
Port St Lucie, FL 34987
772.345.8100
https://www.martinhealth.org/mhs-tradition-medical-center

The state-of-the-art acute care facility is conveniently located on the Tradition Center for Innovation campus at the southwest corner of Tradition Boulevard and Interstate 95 in Port St Lucie.

St. Lucie Medical Center Emergency Room at Darwin Square
3275 SW Darwin Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
772.807.4840
http://stluciemed.com/service/er-darwin-square

The new St. Lucie Medical Center Emergency Room at Darwin Square is equipped to handle emergency situations and built with special consideration for pediatric and geriatric patients and their families. It includes:

St. Lucie Medical Center
1800 SE Tiffany Ave.
St. Lucie, FL 34952
772.335.4000
www.stluciemed.com

St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed hospital and is a Certified Primary Stroke Center and the Chest Pain accredited facility on the Treasure Coast. The hospital offers a full range of acute care services including:

Port St. Lucie Hospital
2250 SE Walton Road
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
772.337.3327
www.portstluciehospitalinc.com

Port St. Lucie Hospital is a 75-bed private behavioral healthcare facility, offering both inpatient and outpatient therapy services to patients. The hospital offers psychological wellness programs including:

  • Adult psychiatric program
  • Dual-diagnosis unit for co-occurring disorders
  • Senior-focused program to meet the needs of patients 60 years of age and older

The hospital offers 24 hour mental health services provided by licensed professionals in various disciplines. The hospital also offers the traditional 28 day inpatient treatment program for patients with chemical dependency issues. Self-pay and Medicare clients are welcome.

East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic
3661 S. Babcock Street
Melbourne, FL 32901
321.434.7612
http://www.ecfmdc.org

The East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic is the sixth of 15 state designated memory clinic statewide. The clinic is a collaborative effort between Health First Aging Institute and the Florida Institute of Technology School of Psychology.

SPIRITUAL CONNECTIONS SPECIFIC

SPIRITUAL CONNECTIONS SPECIFIC TO ST. LUCIE WEST 10 MILE PMA

St. Bernadette Catholic Church
350 NW California Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
772.336.9956
http://stbernadetteslw.org

St. Bernadette Catholic Church is an active, growing parish of 2,800 families and the youngest in their diocese of Palm Peach. They occupy an 18 acre site and in 2010 dedicated their new permanent church and Family Life Center. The church welcomes everyone with the warmth and love of Christ.

Temple Beth El Israel
551 SW Bethany Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
772.336.2424
http://templebethelisrael.org

Temple Beth El Israel has a large sanctuary, a social hall, a commercial kitchen, and a religious school. It serves as a viable center for the spiritual, cultural, educational and social elements associated with Judaism.

Grace Family Church
6300 W Torino Pkwy
Port St Lucie, FL 34986
772.878.2040
www.gracepsl.org

Grace Family Church has an active seniors group called the Primetimers. The group exists to connect and mobilize seniors for the encouragement of the next generation. Primetimers meets monthly for a fellowship meal and mutual encouragement. They also participate in regular group outings.

EXERCISE AND FITNESS PROGRAMS

EXERCISE AND FITNESS PROGRAMS SPECIFIC TO ST. LUCIE WEST 10 MILE PMA

Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
772.873.6432
http://www.cityofpsl.com/parks-recreation/parks/port-st-lucie-community-center.html

The community center offers the following exercise classes every week:

  • Zumba Gold
  • Silver Sneakers Yoga Stretch
  • Relaxation Yoga
  • Senior Fit
  • Chair Yoga

Humana Fitness and Wellness Center
Port St. Lucie Civic Center
9221 SE Civic Center Place
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
772.204.7101 or 772. 807.4499
http://www.cityofpsl.com/civic/index.html

The Civic Center offers the following exercise options for seniors:

  • Pickleball
  • Senior Fitness
  • Zumba Gold
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Chair Yoga

Council on Aging of St. Lucie
2501 SW Bayshore Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
772.336.8608
www.coasl.com

The Council on Aging of St. Lucie, Inc. focuses on seniors keeping physically active. The COASL offers both Line Dancing and Sittercise every week.

Senior Softball Leagues
Les Willard
519.281.0987
containman@aol.com

Senior Softball leagues play at Lyngate Park. 60+ slow pitch softball runs from September to December and January to May. Registration is in August and December.

Oxbow Eco-Center
5400 NE St. James Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
772.785-5833
oxbow@stlucieeco.org

The Oxbow Eco-Center is an environmental learning center located on a 225-acre preserve on the North Fork of the St. Lucie River.

SUPPORT GROUPS

SUPPORT GROUPS SPECIFIC TO ST. LUCIE WEST 10 MILE PMA

Please call for group meeting times.

Alzheimer’s Association, Southeast Florida Chapter
Port St. Lucie, 34952
800.272.3900

This group is an early stage group and includes congruent patient and caregiver sessions.

Alzheimer’s Support Group
The Palms of St. Lucie West
501 NW Cashmere Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, 34986
772.344.7441

Alzheimer’s Community Care
First Congregational Church
Weyland Hall
2401 SE Sidonia St.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
772.336.2573

Safe Return Bracelets: Registration for Alzheimer’s
Morningside Library
2410 SE Morningside Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
772.979.0058

Safe Return Bracelets: Registration for Alzheimer’s Patients
Council on Aging of St Lucie County
2501 SW Bayshore Blvd. 34984
772.336.8608

Safe Return Bracelets: Registration for Alzheimer’s Patients
Port St. Lucie City Hall
121 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL
772.871.5225

Look Good…Feel Better
St. Lucie Medical Center
1801 SE Tiffany Ave.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
800.227.9954

This support group is for active cancer patients to combat the appearance-related effects of cancer.

Man to Man American Cancer Society
Sunlight Community Church
477 SW Cashmere Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
772.871.6457

This is a group for the newly diagnosed and survivors with prostate cancer.

Al-Anon: New Beginnings
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
CCD Center
930 SW Tunis Ave.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
772.344.3809

Alcoholics Anonymous
Bayshore Club
7123 S US 1
Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
772.873.9299

Take off Pounds Sensibly
Council on Aging of St. Lucie County
2501 SW Bayshore Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
772.344.3589

Treasure Coast Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association
DHHS Office
Fountain Plaza
10016 S. Federal Highway
Port St. Lucie, FL
34952
noisegone@treasurecoastflhlaa.com

Lupus Wings Network Meeting
574 SW Lucero Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
772.530.9462

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
772.342.2797M

Port St. Lucie Medical Center Stroke Support Group
Brighton Gardens
1699 SE Lyngate Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
772.337.2408

S.T.O.P. Stroke Society
PGA Golf Club
1916 Perfect Drive
St. Lucie West, FL 34986
800.382.3522

General Caregiver Group
Clubhouse at the Cascades
Cascades at St. Lucie West
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
561.209.6124

VETERANS RESOURCES

VETERANS RESOURCES SPECIFIC TO ST. LUCIE WEST 10 MILE PMA

St. Lucie County Veteran Services
Dorothy J. Conrad Building
1664 SE Walton Road, Suite 205
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
772.337.5670
http://www.stlucieco.gov/departments-services/a-z/community-services/veteran-services

You may be eligible for VA benefits if you are:

  • A veteran
  • A veteran’s dependent
  • A surviving spouse or child of a deceased veteran
  • An Active Duty Service Member

The Veterans Service Division can assist you with:

  • Service connected compensation
  • Non-service connected pension
  • Health care
  • Education
  • Home loan guarantees
  • Burial benefits
  • Dependent/survivors benefits
  • Lost military records/application to request DD214
  • Property tax exemptions
  • Transportation to your scheduled West Palm Beach VA Medical Center appointments

St. Lucie County PTSD Clinical Team Outpatient Program
126 SW Chamber Court
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
772.878.7876

The St. Lucie PTSD Clinical Team is a specialized treatment program for Veterans who are having difficulty coping with the effects of combat while in the military.

Fort Pierce Community Based Outpatient Clinic
1901 South 25th Street, Suite 103
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
772.595.5150

West Palm Beach VA Medical Center
7305 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 34410
561.422.8262 or toll free 800.972.8262
http://www.westpalmbeach.va.gov

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is a general medical, psychiatric and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and limited research. Comprehensive healthcare is provided through primary care and long-term care in the areas of:

  • Dentistry
  • Extended care
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center operates a Blind Rehabilitation Center which is the referral center for blind and visually impaired veterans from throughout the state of Florida.

SERVICES SPECIFIC TO ST. LUCIE WEST 10 MILE PMA

Council on Aging of St Lucie
2501 SW Bayshore Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
772.336.8608
http://www.coasl.com

The Council on Aging of St. Lucie is a non-profit organization providing services to the seniors of St. Lucie County. COASL is sponsored by State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) and the Area Agency on Aging. All residents of St. Lucie County, Florida, age 60 and older, are eligible to use the services provided by the Council on Aging.

Homemaking Services

Homemaking provides light housekeeping to assist our seniors in maintaining a standard of cleanliness in their homes. Services consist of:

  • Housekeeping
  • Meal planning
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping assistance
  • Routine household activities by a trained homemaker

Nutrition

Congregate dining is offered at the Council on Aging in Port St. Lucie for those who have registered.

Meals on Wheels is a volunteer staffed program that helps distribute the same nutritious meals to the home-bound.

COASL also offers:

  • Computer classes
  • Driving courses
  • Bingo
  • Ceramics workshops
  • Excursions
  • Line dancing
  • Lectures

Port St. Lucie Community Center
2195 SE Airoso Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
772.873.6432
http://www.cityofpsl.com/parks-recreation/parks/port-st-lucie-community-center.html

AREAS OF INTEREST SPECIFIC TO ST. LUCIE WEST 10 MILE PMA

New York Mets Spring Training
525 NW Peacock Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
772.871.2115
http://newyork.mets.mlb.com/spring_training/ballpark.jsp?c_id=nym

Port St. Lucie is home to the New York Mets Spring Training, the St. Lucie Mets Minor League Team and all the New York Mets Minor League operations. The main stadium, Tradition Field, has a seating capacity of 7,000.

PGA Gallery at PGA Golf Club
1916 Perfect Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
800.800.4653
http://www.pgavillage.com

View highlights and artifacts of the PGA Championship, the Ryder Cup, and golf’s four major championship trophies, along with those of legendary Walter Hagen. In addition, a historical timeline enables visitors to learn more about the growth of the PGA of America. The PGA Gallery is the PGA of America’s interactive year-round showcase.

Oxbow Eco-Center
5400 NE St. James Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
772.785.5833
http://www.stlucieco.gov/departments-services/a-z/oxbow-eco-center

The Oxbow Eco-Center is an environmental learning center located on a 225-acre preserve on the North Fork of the St. Lucie River. The preserve at the “Oxbow” is a living laboratory, offering year-round educational programs on a variety of nature-related subjects.

Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens
2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL, 34952
772.337.1959
http://www.pslbotanicalgardens.org

The Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens features 11 different gardens and feature special events every year including performances by the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society.

City of Port St. Lucie, Florida
121 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34984
772.871.5225
http://www.cityofpsl.com/parks-recreation/special-events.html

The City of Port St. Lucie offers special events throughout the community. Please see link above.

St. Lucie County Regional History Center
414 Seaway Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34949
772.462.1795
http://www.stlucieco.gov/about/st-lucie-county-history

Overlooking the Indian River in Museum Point Park, the Regional History Center offers a glimpse at the foundation of St. Lucie County.

St. Lucie County Aquarium
420 Seaway Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34949
772.462.3474

Created and managed through a partnership between the St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners and the Smithsonian Marine Station in Fort Pierce, this 5,000-square foot facility features more than 8,000 gallons of marine life.