US Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet

District Seven

3300 Lake Shore Dr., Riviera Beach, FL 33404
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ABOUT

US Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet is a Small Boat Station located on Riviera Beach in West Palm Beach, Florida. Station Lake Worth is part of the Atlantic Area Command and within District 7 and Sector Miami.

Station Lake Worth Inlet is responsible for the area between St. Lucie Inlet in Port St. Lucie to just north of Boca Raton.

 

The Atlantic Area Command Center coordinates Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Rescue Missions that occur on the High Seas across and outside District Boundaries ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf and spans 14 million square miles. This span includes 5 Coast Guard Districts and 40 states.

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ARRIVAL

The nearest major airport is Palm Beach International Airport (PBI / KPBI). This airport has international and domestic flights from West Palm Beach, Florida and is 8 miles from the center of Lake Worth, FL.

Another major airport is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL / KFLL), which has international and domestic flights from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is 43 miles from Lake Worth, FL.

Resources

TRICARE Information and News

 

For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/.

 

Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.

 

The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.

FOR THE CHILDREN
 

Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten. Students must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1 and have completed kindergarten to attend grade 1.

 

In 2010, the majority of states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity adopted Common Core State Standards that provide a consistent set of educational expectations for students, regardless of ZIP code. When a family moves, a student’s education is often disrupted because the student may be forced to repeat material or learn at a different level at the new school. With common standards across states, this disruption will be reduced — of particular interest to military families. For more information, visit http://www.corestandards.org/.

 

Palm Beach Schools
Manatee Elementary School
Tradewinds Middle School
Park Vista Community High School
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If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER

Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition. Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program. Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.

 

​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.

 

Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing. Enroll today!

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware:

Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit. There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Military Children and Teens Resource Guide

 

Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County (561) 840-4500
The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

 

Family Services of Palm Beach County (561) 616-1222
Since 1961, we have been dedicated to servicing the changing and growing needs of individuals, families and children in our community with our resources and social service programs.

 

Animal Rescue Force of South Florida (561) 586-2126
A.R.F is a unique rescue group in that all the animals are housed in foster homes or at our Adoption Center. Thus, each animal’s personality is known and the perfect match of a “forever” home can be made. The increased socialization and family life makes each animal more adoptable. In addition to the Adoption Center, A.R.F. has secured other adoption locations to showcase our animals, including a PetSmart and two PetSuppliesPlus stores all in Palm Beach County.

 

Florida Highway Safety (561) 357-4040

 

Base Operator (561) 844-4470

Housing

Currently, on-base housing is not offered at Station Lake Worth Inlet.

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Wellington – Palm Beach County

Wellington is a suburb of Miami with a population of 62,796. Wellington is in Palm Beach County. Living in Wellington offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Wellington there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Wellington and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Wellington are highly rated.

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Community

In Lake Worth, the summers are hot, oppressive, wet, and mostly cloudy and the winters are comfortable, humid, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 59°F to 89°F and is rarely below 45°F or above 92°F.

 

The hot season lasts for 3.8 months, from June 5 to September 29, with an average daily high temperature above 86°F. The hottest day of the year is August 8, with an average high of 89°F and low of 77°F. The cool season lasts for 3.0 months, from December 6 to March 5, with an average daily high temperature below 77°F. The coldest day of the year is January 18, with an average low of 59°F and high of 74°F.

 

The wetter season lasts 4.6 months, from May 23 to October 11, with a greater than 40% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 62% on August 24. The drier season lasts 7.4 months, from October 11 to May 23. The smallest chance of a wet day is 17% on December 9.

Residents in Lake Worth, FL enjoy a cost of living index of 99. This index is 1% lower than the Florida average, and 1% lower than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Lake Worth, FL, the average cost of goods and services is 4% higher than it is in Florida, and it is 3% higher than the national average.

Lake Worth Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, which takes its name from the body of water along its eastern border known as the Lake Worth Lagoon. The lake itself was named for General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the last part of the Second Seminole War.

 

A youthful, yet historic city, Lake Worth balances cutting-edge art and high-tech cultural offerings with more than 1,000 vintage buildings. It’s stylish, revitalized downtown is the home base for the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County and the Lake Worth Playhouse, as well as the city’s annual holiday parade and street painting festival. Filled with coffee houses, antique malls, mom-and-pop restaurants and art galleries, this artistic community in the west is sure to give you an experience in The Art of Florida Living.

 

Downtown Lake Worth Beach is best described as colorful, artistic and bohemian. Along its two main streets, Lake Avenue and Lucerne Avenue, visitors can meander through the eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, art galleries, music venues and unique specialty shops. Lake Worth has become a center for the finest visual arts, experimental music, dance, and theater groups, and its exuberance is reflected in the many locally-owned boutiques, art galleries, and public art forms that dot the streets downtown. One thing not to miss is the annual Street Painting Festival where colorful murals fill the avenues.

 

The Lake Worth Playhouse occupies the former Oakley Theatre, the oldest building on the register of the Art Deco Society of Palm Beach County. Today, the Playhouse is proud to offer a variety of mainstream and alternative programming, both live and on film. Year-round programming includes award-winning dramas, comedies, musicals, area premieres, Broadway favorites, children’s shows, international ballets and operas in cinema, and live concert series. In addition to its main stage theatrical fare, the Playhouse presents daily independent and foreign films in the Stonzek Theatre, an intimate black-box style theater equipped with a large viewing screen and high-definition projection.

 

On the shores of the Atlantic Ocean lies the historic Lake Worth Casino Building and Beach Complex, perfect for soaking up the sun and taking in scenic views. The new casino building remains true to the original 1920’s architecture. While there’s no gambling at the new building, the name “Casino” remains as a reminder of the history and importance of the building to the citizens of Lake Worth. The complex features an oceanfront park and picnic facilities. Beach chairs, lounges and cabanas are available to rent at the beach. Also, there you will find the famous William O. Lockhart Municipal Pier, a popular fishing spot for locals which also offers ocean side dining at Benny’s on the Beach. This unassuming little shack by the water is known for fresh seafood, but they also make delicious American breakfasts and pastries.

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