BROWARD CONNECTIONS GUIDEBOOK - A Guide to Behavioral Health Services

BROWARD MEALS ON WHEELS  954-731-8770
451 N. State Road 7, Plantation, FL 33317
www.bmow.org
Spanish
M-F: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Provides meal delivery to low-income, homebound and frail older adults.  Offers hot meals to registered individuals at senior centers, meals for companion pets and nutrition counseling.  Arranges for a volunteer to shop for those who can pay for their own groceries but are unable to shop for themselves.  Delivers a 14-day of supply of emergency meals to older adults returning home from the hospital or who suddenly find themselves in need of immediate assistance.

BROWARD OUTREACH CENTERS
SOUTH                                              
954-926-7417
2056 Scott Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
NORTH                                             
954-979-6365
1700 Blount Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
www.miamirescuemission.com/boc.htm
Provides food, shelter, substance abuse treatment, education, computer literacy, job placement, healthcare and spiritual development in a drug and alcohol free environment.  Accommodates men, women and children.

COALITION TO END HOMELESSNESS  954-792-4000
924 NW 1st Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
No Fee M-F: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Yellow House

Advocates and educates to address the needs of the homeless. Offers clothing, crisis response, phones, computers, laundry, hygiene needs, showers and mail service.

COVENANT HOUSE FLORIDA   954-561-5559
733 Breakers Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
www.covenanthousefl.org
No Fee
Spanish, Creole 24/7

Emergency shelter for youth under 21 years, including youth with babies. Provides shelter, food, clothing, health services, parent education, counseling, substance abuse treatment, case management, employment assistance, life skills instruction, transportation assistance and transitional housing for older adolescents bridging into independent living.


​EASE FOUNDATION   954-797-1077                                        
(Emergency Assistance Service Effort)
4700 SW 64th Avenue #B, Davie, FL 33314
www.easefoundation.org
No Fee
Provides emergency assistance, on a one-time basis, to qualified residents of Davie. 

GATEWAY COMMUNITY OUTREACH  954-725-8434                    
291 SE 1st Terrace, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
www.gcoflorida.org
No Fee M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm (main office)

Provides food, clothing, furniture, case management, rent and mortgage assistance to those in need.  Also operates satellite sites in Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Sunrise and Lauderhill on a variable schedule.

HALLANDALE BEACH HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
954-457-1460

Austin Hepburn Center
750 NW 8th Avenue, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
www.hallandalebeachfl.gov
No Fee Spanish
After School Program:  $200 resident / $250 non-resident annually
M-F:   8:00am - 5:30pm
After School Program - M-F: 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Senior Activity Center - M-F: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Provides social services to the residents of Hallandale Beach including case management, job assistance, emergency food, utility payments, rent and mortgage assistance, health services and individual, group and family counseling, parenting, anger management and conflict resolution workshops for youth and adults.  Food pantry available to those in need.
Senior Activity Center
Provides round-trip transportation, continental breakfast, arts & crafts, computer classes, music, enhanced fitness, educational forums, field trips and lunch to older adults 60+ years.  Offers case management and counseling, job assistance, emergency food, rent and utility payment assistance, HIV/AIDS testing and health services.


H.A.N.D.Y.  954-522-2911
(Helping Abused, Neglected and Dependent Youth)
501 NE 8th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
www.handyinc.org
No Fee Spanish, Creole

Provides assessments, case management and counseling for at-risk youth, birth-23 years, who have been removed from their home due domestic violence, substance abuse, physical and/or sexual abuse or abandonment.  Offers tutoring, mentoring, social and recreational activities, emergency assistance for food and clothing, school supplies, housing, lifeskills training, post-secondary education support, internships and job placements.  Referral from a social service agency is required.

HOPE OUTREACH CENTER  954-321-0909
4700 SW 64th Avenue, #A, Davie, FL 33314
www.hopeoutreachfl.org
No Fee Spanish

Provides social services to southwest Broward County residents. Offers food and emergency assistance with rent and utilities.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTERS  954-434-0499
David Posnack JCC
5850 S. Pine Island Road, Davie, FL 33328
www.dpjcc.org
Provides pre-school, after-school, summer camp and special needs programs for youth, and social and recreational programs for adults including healthy aging.
Samuel & Helene Soref JCC  954-792-6700
6501 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation, FL 33317
www.sorefjcc.org
WECARE program provides food pantry and medical equipment loan.

JUBILEE CENTER OF SOUTH BROWARD  954-920-0106
2020 Scott Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
www.jubileecenterbroward.org
No Fee
Social Services:  M-F: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Soup Kitchen:  M-F:  11am

Provides emergency services to working and homeless individuals and families in Broward County including food pantry, personal hygiene items and clothing.

LIFENET 4 FAMILIES   954-792-2328
(formerly Cooperative Feeding Program)
1 NW 33rd Terrace, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
www.lifenet4families.org
No Fee Office Hours - M-F: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Hot Meals -  M-Sat: 9:00am - 11:00am, Sun: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Food Pantry - M-F: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Provides necessary food, ancillary services and referrals to individuals and families in poverty.  Offers access to on-site shower facilities, haircuts, clothing, job readiness preparation, emergency financial assistance, mailing address usage and mail retrieval services.

MOUNT BETHEL HUMAN SERVICES  954-763-5010
1021 NW 6th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
www.mbhsc.org
No Fee Spanish M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Provides services for at-risk families including foster care, family reunification, child care assistance, emergency food pantry, parenting and neighborhood empowerment.
New Vision Community Development Corporation
Offers certified HUD housing counseling to first-time home buyers.
Family Resource Center  954-768-0920
1004 NW 1st Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Provides neighborhood-based support services including child care assistance to qualified families within the specified boundary of Fort Lauderdale, and a food pantry on Thursdays.

OUR FATHER’S HOUSE  954-968-7550
2380 Martin Luther King Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33066
www.ofhsoupkitchen.org
No Fee M-F: Lunch 11:30am - 12:55pm

Serves hot lunch at the facility or a bag lunch to go. Provides a bag of food to needy families once a month and clothing upon request.

POVERELLO CENTER  954-561-3663
1056 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
www.poverello.org
Food Pantry - M-F: 9:00am - 3:00pm, Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Provides a food pantry to serve Broward County residents, who are living with HIV/AIDS, with their basic nutritional needs and nutritional counseling. Proper ID and doctor’s verification of testing positive needed. Operates a thrift store that supports the food bank; can arrange for pick-up of donated items.

SAINT LAURENCE CHAPEL  954-972-2958
1698 Blount Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
www.stlaurencechapel.org
No Fee

Day shelter for the homeless or nearly homeless that provides hot breakfast and lunch, showers, clothing, case management, group counseling, medical assistance, mailing address and telephone center, storage and voluntary chapel services. Offers bus passes and/or transportation to and from the shelter.

SALVATION ARMY  954-524-6991
1445 W. Broward Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
www.salvationarmyfortlauderdale.org
Sliding Scale Spanish, French, Creole
M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Faith-based organization provides social services including food, shelter and clothing to those in need.  Also offers disaster relief services, child care centers, AIDS education and residential services, medical facilities, shelters for battered women and children, family counseling, vocational training and substance abuse rehabilitation.

SOUTH FLORIDA HUNGER COALITION  954-714-6923
451 N. State Road 7, Plantation, FL 33317
www.southfloridahungercoalition.org
Serves as a resource for hunger related initiatives and maintains an updated list of food pantries. (see
browardconnections.org food pantries page)

SUNRISE (CITY OF) 954-741-2580
10770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351
www.sunrisefl.gov
M-F: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Social Services   954-746-3670
10650 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351
M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Full-time social worker helps eligible Sunrise residents obtain emergency financial assistance and food distribution.

THE PANTRY OF BROWARD  954-358-1481
610 NW 3rd Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
www.thepantryofbroward.org
No Fee M-F: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Provides assistance including monthly nutritional food boxes to clients and classes on menu planning and economical food shopping to low-income older adults and grandparents raising their grandchildren. Also helps clients with annual back to school supplies and holiday gifts for their grandchildren.