BROWARD CONNECTIONS GUIDEBOOK - A Guide to Behavioral Health Services
BROWARD MEALS ON WHEELS 954-731-8770
451 N. State Road 7, Plantation, FL 33317
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
2056 Scott Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
1700 Blount Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
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
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
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
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
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
Austin Hepburn Center
750 NW 8th Avenue, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
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.
(Helping Abused, Neglected and Dependent Youth)
501 NE 8th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
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
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
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
WECARE program provides food pantry and medical equipment loan.
JUBILEE CENTER OF SOUTH BROWARD 954-920-0106
2020 Scott Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.