BROWARD CONNECTIONS GUIDEBOOK - A Guide to Behavioral Health Services

AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER OF BROWARD (ADRC) 
954-745-9567             
TDD:  954-745-5689
5300 Hiatus Road
Sunrise, FL 33351
www.adrcbroward.org
No Fee
Spanish, French, Creole
M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
ADRC Helpline - 954-745-9779

Provides information and referral for counseling, assessments, assistance with utility payments on an emergency basis, and facilitates the financial eligibility process for publicly funded services for seniors 60+ years, persons with severe and persistent mental illness 18+ years, and their families and caregivers.  Offers education for elders 60+ years and person with disability 18-49 years, on the Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO) Statewide Medicaid Managed
Long-Term Care Program.


BROWARD COUNTY ELDERLY AND VETERANS SERVICES DIVISION            
954-357-6622
TTD: 954-357-2882
2995 N. Dixie Highway
Oakland Park, FL 33334
www.broward.org/eldervets
Medicaid, Sliding Scale
Spanish, Italian, French, Creole, Portuguese, Hindi, Hindustani, Urdu, Kannada, Malayalam, Romanian
M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm

County funded agency provides services to older adults.
Behavioral Health
Services provided to persons 55+ years include behavioral health management, substance abuse prevention, outpatient, individual aftercare, brief intervention screening, outpatient/peer support and an elderly crisis support team. Some services may be provided in-home. 
Community Care for the Elderly
Assists functionally impaired, adults 60+ years who are at risk of premature nursing home placement. Services may include case management, homemaking, personal care, respite care, health support, adult day care, monthly caregiver stipend, and others.
Veterans Services
Provides assistance to veterans, their widows, dependents and dependent survivors regardless of age or other status. Services include outreach, information and referral linkage, and benefit and claims processing.

BROWARD COUNTY MINORITY BUILDERS COALITION
954-792-1121
665 SW 27th Avenue, #16
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
www.minoritybuilders.org
No Fee
Home Touch Program

Provides carpentry, plumbing, electrical or other emergency home improvements to preserve health and safety and correct code violations in Broward County owner-occupied homes of persons 60+ years.


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.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI                                       
954-332-6640
1079 SE 22nd Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
www.ccadm.org
Sliding Scale
Spanish, Creole

Provides social services including behavioral health, adult day care centers, transitional housing and emergency financial assistance.
Emergency Services                           
954-568-6610

Provides rent/mortgage assistance for people facing eviction and food vouchers.
Adult Day Care Centers
Licensed adult day care centers for disabled individuals 19+ years and older adults. Provides daily supervised activities, exercise and medical observation.  Accepts adults with a diagnosed cognitive, medical or psychological disability.
Central West Adult Day Care Ctr.                 
954-583-6446
Centro Oeste Hispano                                     
954-583-6446
Wilton Manors Adult Day Care Ctr.               
954-630-9501


FLORIDA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT FOUR
954-777-4091
3400 W. Commercial Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
www.dot.state.fl.us
Safe and Mobile Seniors
www.safeandmobileseniors.org

Offers resources for older adults and their families, health care providers, law enforcement and aging service providers to improve the safety, access and mobility of Florida's aging road users.


GULF COAST JEWISH FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES
954-630-4181
201 NE 40th Court
Oakland Park, FL 33334
www.gcjfcs.org
Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Sliding Scale
Spanish, French, Creole
24/7
Older Adult Support Team (OAST)                  
954-649-3955

Provides in-home assessment, crisis intervention counseling, follow-up and case management for older adults, 60+ years, at risk of suicide. Works in coordination with the state Adult Protective Services.


HALLANDALE BEACH HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Austin Hepburn Center
954-457-1460
750 NW 8th Avenue
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
www.hallandalebeachfl.gov
No Fee
Spanish
M-F:   8:00am - 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.


IMPACT BROWARD  954-484-7117
(formerly Senior Volunteer Services)
4701 NW 33rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
www.impactbroward.org
No Fee Telephone for Hearing Impaired
M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Volunteer service organization provides opportunities for older adults to tutor and mentor children, provide support and companionship to frail elderly and adults with disabilities or mentor veterans.Case managers provide in-home assessments for both clients and volunteers. Also matches volunteers with community agencies.
Senior Companion Program
Volunteers provide friendship and companionship to frail elderly and adults with disabilities who are living alone and may be at risk for institutional placement.
RELIEF for Caregivers
Volunteers provide in-home respite to relieve caregivers of older adults.
Foster Grandparents
Senior volunteers, 55+ years, mentor and tutor youth, 3-11 years, on a one-to-one basis in various settings. Small stipend is available to volunteers who meet low-income eligibility.
Drop-out Prevention Program
Uses Foster Grandparent program volunteers to work with youth in danger of academic failure and youth involved with the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Matches volunteers, 55+ years, with local organizations to assist in providing services.
Executive Service Corp
Senior executives and professionals provide pro bono consulting services to Broward County non-profit organizations.
Veterans Helping Veterans
Senior volunteers, 55+ years who are veterans themselves, serve as mentors to returning veterans transitioning back to civilian life.
Students and Teachers Achieving Reading Success
Volunteers tutor students, grades 1-3, in Broward County Title I elementary schools.

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
Provides pre-school, after-school, summer camp and special needs programs for youth, and social and recreational programs for adults and older adults. WECARE program provides food pantry and medical equipment loan.

LAUDERDALE LAKES PARKS & HUMAN SERVICES (CITY OF)            
954-535-2785
4331 NW 36th Stree, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
www.lauderdalelakes.org
Offers recreational, educational, fitness, social, athletic and cultural programs for youth and adults. Provides social services for seniors, children and families. Operates Alzheimer's Care Center to provide services to persons with memory disorders.

MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM   954-987-2000
3501 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
www.mhs.net
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale
SENIOR FACILITIES:
Memorial Manor  954-276-6200

777 S. Douglas Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
Memorial Adult Day Care  954-276-9880
1750 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale Beach, FL 33019
Memorial Senior Partners East  954-924-2954                                   
1301 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019
Memorial Senior Partners West  954-967-4458                                  
6770 Garfield Street, Hollywood, FL 33024

MONARCH CARE  954-720-2485
(formerly CareSource)
7071 W. Commercial Blvd., #2-D, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
www.monarchcare.org
Sliding Scale Spanish
M-F: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Provides legal guardianship, trustee services and case management for children, elderly, persons with mental illness or persons with physical/developmental disabilities who need short-term intervention or lifetime continuous care. Assists individuals who have difficulty with daily needs due to declining physical health and/or cognitive function. Offers money management services for individuals who can no longer manage their personal monetary affairs due to age or disability. Provides support services for persons who serve as legal guardians of family or friends.

NEW DIRECTION INSTITUTE  954-748-8444
1509 N. State Road 7, Margate, FL 33063
www.newdirectioninstitute.org
Medicaid Spanish, French, Creole

Provides mental health day treatment programs for adults and elderly offering counseling, psychiatric evaluations, social rehab skills training and medication management. Meals and transportation are included.


NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY  800-541-6682
3301 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314
www.nova.edu
Private, not-for-profit academic institution that also offers a range of clinical services and community programs
Psychology Services Center  954-262-5730
Maltz Psychology Building
www.nova.edu/healthcare/psychology
Sliding Scale

Provides therapy for mental health issues, family issues, child and adolescent behavior and adjustment difficulties, spousal abuse and other domestic violence, emotional problems associated with aging and psychological problems related to physical disease. Offers biofeedback services, specialized programs for older adults, Brief Therapy Institute for family counseling, intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy and neuropsychology assessment.
Guided Self-Change Clinic  954-262-5968
Maltz Psychology Building
www.nova.edu/gsc
Sliding Scale

Provides an outpatient, motivational cognitive-behavioral program for individuals who are concerned about becoming healthier, losing weight, exercising more, drinking less, stopping drug use, quitting smoking or gambling, reducing internet use, or achieving other goals.
Samuel L. Ziff Medical Health Center  954-678-2273
3200 S. University Drive, Davie, FL 33328
Offers medical services in family medicine, internal medicine, and osteopathic manipulative medicine.  Specialties include nephrology and hypertension, obstetrics and gynecology, dermatology, optometry and psychiatry.  Also provides physical rehabilitation, speech/language and communication services, interdisciplinary fall prevention, hearing and balance center, and Parkinson's Disease management and support services.
Pharmacy  954-262-4550
3200 S. University Drive, Davie, FL 33328
Full-service pharmacy available to the community for prescription dispensing, compounding tailor-made medicines, disease management programs, dosage monitoring for patients with multiple prescriptions, herbal and nutritional counseling and wellness screenings.
Dental Clinic  954-262-7500
3200 S. University Drive, Davie, FL 33328
Offers dental care to adults and older adults including specialty care (orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and prosthetics).
Brief Therapy Institute  954-262-3032
Offers short-term therapy for individuals and families that focuses on the client's strengths and resources.
Community Resolution Services  954-262-4237
Offers professional mediation and facilitation services, as well as training, workshops and conflict coaching for individuals, families, groups and organizations.
AHEC Tobacco Program  877-848-6696
3200 S. University Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
www.ahectobacco.com
No Fee Spanish, Creole, Portuguese
Offers options to help individuals quit tobacco use.  May be eligible for free nicotine replacement therapy such as nicotine patches, gums or lozenges.

SILVER IMPACT CENTER  954-572-0444
7155 W. Oakland Park Blvd, Lauderhill, FL 33313
No Fee

Drop-in center for adults 50+ years with mental illness, emotional and/or substance abuse challenges.  Provides group discussions and activities. Broward Meals on Wheels site.

STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE  954-831-6955
201 SE 6th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
www.sao17.state.fl.us
Broward Senior Intervention and Education Program
954-831-5785

Diversion program that handles the special needs of elderly defendants, 60+ years.
Elderly Abuse Unit  954-831-8525

SUNRISE (CITY OF)  954-741-2580
10770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351
www.sunrisefl.gov
M-F: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Leisure Services  954-747-4600

10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351
Offers sports, recreational and leisure activities and hosts programs and special events at various facilities.
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, food distribution, loaned durable medical equipment, eyeglass repair, annual flu shots and health and wellness screenings. Offers income tax assistance and bereavement support group.
Transportation Bus Service  954-746-3677
Mini buses equipped with handicap lifts and wheelchair stations operate on a regular schedule.
Medical Transportation  954-746-3676
Non-emergency transportation to medical appointments is available to eligible Sunrise residents, 62+ years or physically disabled, who no longer maintain a vehicle in their immediate household

SUNSERVE  954-764-5150
2312 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
www.sunserve.org
Provides outpatient mental health treatment, education and outreach services that are targeted to especially benefit the GLBT community including programs specifically for youth, adults and older adults. Services include individual, couples, family and group therapy as well as support groups and professional training. 
Noble A. McArtor Senior Day Care Center  954-764-5055
1480 NW 9th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315
Provides daytime or respite care for frail elderly population regardless of their ability to pay. Program is supportive of any sexual orientation or identification.