ACHIEVEMENT & REHABILITATION CENTERS (ARC Broward) 954-746-9400
10250 NW 53rd Street, Sunrise, FL 33351 www.arcbroward.com Medicaid, Sliding Scale Spanish M-F: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Provides support and assistance to children and adults with Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and other developmental disabilities. Offers rehabilitation services (OT, PT, Speech Therapy), in-home parent training, respite care, social and job skills for transitioning youth, and specialized summer camp for youth with developmental disabilities and moderate to severe behavioral challenges, 3-21 years. Also offers adult day program, residential, employment and mental health services for adults and children.
ABLE (Alternative Behavioral Learning Environment) Provides after-school care for youth, 3-21 years with developmental disabilities and behavior issues that prevent participation in other available programs. All-day care is available on non-school days and summer.
Parents As Teachers Program (PAT) Offers family education and support, case management, mental health and applied behavioral analysis for parents of children with special needs, birth-10 years. Some services available in-home.
Preschool Education & Infant Stimulation Provides certified teachers with a low teacher/student ratio for full-day, a year-round instructional curriculum of activities and therapies to facilitate growth for children with developmental disabilities. Operates a developmental preschool for children, 18 months - 5 years, with extended care available before and after school hours.
Respite Care Provides care and supervision to children with developmental disabilities. Also available in the family home.
ARCHWAYS 954-763-2030 919 NE13th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304 www.archways.org Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale Spanish, French, Creole, Italian, American Sign Language
Provides behavioral healthcare to persons suffering from severe and persistent mental illness or mental illness/substance abuse issues. Treatment services include case management, nursing/medical care, psycho-social rehabilitation, outpatient treatment, psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring, supported employment services, residential supported housing and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Also provides prevention through education to youth and adults in the community on various topics including substance abuse prevention and violence prevention.
BANYAN HEALTH SYSTEMS 954-327-4060 1061 W Oakland Park Blvd Oakland Park, FL 33311 www.banyanhealth.org Medicaid, Sliding Scale Spanish, Creole Provides behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and adults including individual and family therapy, case management, peer support, parent advocacy, and drug testing. In-home services are available.
Care Adolescent Program Offers intensive wraparound treatment for youth 11-17 years (18-21 years if in school/GED) as an alternative to residential treatment or a step down from more intensive services.
Family Engagement Program Collaborative program serving parents struggling with substance abuse to enhance the stability of the family unit. Referrals from BSO only.
Adult Residential Program 954-941-9828 220 SW 2 Street Pompano Beach, FL 33060 Short-term (60-90 days) residential treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health serving adults 18+ years with an individual, group and family counseling. Psychiatric, medical services, case management and peer support available.
BROWARD CHILDREN'S CENTER 954-943-7336 200 SE 19 Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060 www.bcckids.org
Provides a range of health, wellness, education, recreation, therapeutic, daily living and advocacy services for infants, children and young adults with special health care needs. Offers special needs medical case management.
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 daycare, monthly caregiver stipend, and others.
Veterans Services Provides assistance to veterans, their widows, dependents and dependent survivors regardless of age or another status. Services include outreach, information and referral linkage, and benefit and claims processing.
BROWARD COUNTY FAMILY SUCCESS ADMINISTRATION DIVISION 954-357-6367 TTY: 800-955-8770
Edgar P. Mills Multipurpose Center 900 NW 31st Avenue, #3000, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
www.broward.org/family No Fee Spanish, French, Creole, American Sign Language
Telephone for Hearing Impaired M-F: 8:30am-5:00pm
Family Success Centers Provides social services information, referrals and services to assist individuals and families in setting goals, learning skills, and accessing the services for self-sufficiency.
North Region Family Success Center 954-357-5340
Annie L. Weaver Health Center 2011 NW 3rd Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Northwest Region Family Success Center 954-357-5000 10077 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs, FL 33065
Central Region Family Success Center 954-357-5001
Edgar P. Mills Multi-Purpose Center 900 NW 31st Avenue, #3000, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311 M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
South Region Family Success Center 954-357-5650
Carver Ranches 4733 SW 18th Street, West Park, FL 33023 M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Davie Family Success Center 954-797-2054 4700 Davie Road, #B, Davie, FL 33314 M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Community Action Agency 954-357-5025 900 NW 31st Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311 M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Community Action Agency assists individuals and families in setting goals, learning skills and accessing services they need to become self-sufficient including education, training, books, tools, childcare, and bus passes. Offers low income Broward County residents financial assistance with electric bills depending on eligibility.
Housing Options Program (formerly Homeless Initiative Partnership) 954-357-5099
900 NW 31st Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311 M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Provides intensive case management for families in need of temporary subsidized rental assistance including a life management skills program. Assists chronically homeless individuals with mental health or substance abuse issues to transition from homelessness to living independently. Family Reunification Program provides a one-way bus ticket anywhere Greyhound travels to be reunified with family.
BROWARD HOUSE 954-522-4749 1726 SE 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 www.browardhouse.org
No Fee Spanish, Creole M-F: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Serves individuals living with or at risk for HIV and other health issues. Offers assisted living and independent living, medical respite, case management, HIV testing and counseling, education and prevention programs, substance abuse treatment, mental health therapy and support groups, including substance abuse aftercare.
CENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION 954-601-1930 - TTD: 954-601-1938 Video Ph: 954-642-2351
2900 W. Cypress Creek Road #3, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
www.chchearing.org Medicare, Private Pay, Sliding Scale American Sign Language M-F: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Provides interdisciplinary clinical and support services for people who are hard of hearing or deaf, and their families. Offers psychological evaluation and counseling, substance abuse counseling, case management, audiology services, support groups, assistive listening devices, and specialized no-cost phone equipment for Florida residents with hearing difficulties. After-school and summer youth programs and American Sign Language instruction are also available.
CHILDNET 954-414-6000 1100 W. McNab Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 www.childnet.us No Fee
Manages the Broward child welfare system for foster care, adoption, protective and related services for abused, neglected and abandoned children. Provides case management, independent living and adoption services, and subcontracts with social service agencies to provide child welfare services including family preservation and strengthening, residential group and shelter care and foster home management.
CHILDREN’S DIAGNOSTIC & TREATMENT CENTER 954-728-8080 1401 S. Federal Highway, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Provides medical care, case management, social services and other types of intervention to children and adolescents with chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities and support and education to their families.
CHILDREN'S HARBOR 954-252-3072 19425 SW 58th Manor, Pembroke Pines, FL 33332
Provides residential services for foster children in a family-style setting, and community-based services for the prevention and intervention of abuse and neglect.
Family Strengthening Program Provides in-home counseling and case management for families with children, 0-18 years living in the home, to keep families intact, prevent abuse/neglect, improve relationships and incorporate the nurturing parenting model.
Residential Group Home Provides 24-hour care and supervision for pregnant and/or parenting teens and their infants in foster care, and 24-hour care and supervision for sibling groups in foster care to allow them to remain together. Referrals come from ChildNet.
CHRYSALIS HEALTH 954-587-1008 3800 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
www.chrysalishealth.com Medicaid, Insurance, Private Pay, Sliding Scale Spanish, French, Creole
Provides behavioral health services for children, youth and adults including individual, family and group therapy for mental health and substance use disorders, psychiatric services, medication management, psycho-social rehabilitation services, residential care, case management, and psychological testing. In-home services are available.
CINS/FINS PROVIDER AGENCIES 954-486-4222
Through the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and local social service agencies, provides help to children and their families to reduce or stop behaviors that may otherwise require families to go to court as last resort.
Child In Need of Services (CINS) Services provided to a child who has been found by the court to be a runaway, truant or ungovernable.
Families In Need of Services (FINS) Services provided to a family that has a child who is displaying behaviors such as truancy, runaway, and will not follow directions or is beyond parental control.
Non-Residential Counseling Provides family counseling to stabilize a crisis, keep families intact, minimize out-of-home placement, provide aftercare services for youth returning home from shelter services and prevent the involvement of families in the juvenile justice and dependency systems.
Shelters Provide short-term, primarily voluntary, services including crisis intervention, shelter, food, clothing, case management, and counseling. Shelter services are available 24/7.
Lippman Youth Shelter 954-568-2801 221 NW 43rd Court, Oakland Park, FL 33309
Lutheran Services of Florida 954-486-4222 4675 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
Mt. Bethel Human Services 954-766-6058 597 NW 9th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Community-Based Connections 954-524-9797 1033 Sistrunk Blvd., #201, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
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.
DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES (DCF) 954-375-6092 1400 W. Commercial Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
www.myflfamilies.com No Fee Spanish, Creole, M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Branch of State Government responsible for the administration of social services.
Adult Protective Services (APS) 954-375-6093 201 W. Broward Blvd., #510, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Provides services for frail, elderly and disabled adults who are at risk or are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation and disabled adults who need assistance to remain in their own homes in the community. Investigates allegations of elderly/disabled adult abuse neglect and exploitation. Provides case management for clients who receive OSS (Optional State Supplement) and live in an ALF (Assisted Living Facility) or adult family care home, and clients who receive subsidies from the Home Care for Disabled Adults/Elderly program. To report abuse, neglect or exploitation, call the Florida Abuse Hotline at 800-962-2873.
ACCESS Economic Services 954-375-3338 Determines eligibility and ongoing case management of Food Assistance (food stamps), Temporary Cash Assistance and Medicaid for families with children or older adults, blind or disabled adults, based on state and federal guidelines. Clients may also apply for benefits at over 150 community partner sites.
Central Broward Service Center 3511 N. Pine Island Road, Sunrise, FL 33351
North Broward Service Center 1400 W. Commercial Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Things to bring to the interview:
Identification of head of household and/or person attending the interview (photo I.D.)
Proof of residency in this county (proof of address such as a bill, etc.)
Social Security Cards for all members of the household on the application
Alien Status (I.D. Card) of all members of a household who are not U.S. citizens
Proof of household size and composition (# in family, how many boys/girls, ages)
Resources (bank accounts, car registrations, etc.)
Proof of any and all income to all household members - loss or lack of income must also be proven. Provide at least 8 weeks proof of current income from employment
Notes from people providing money or paying your bills, Medical bills for members of household 60+ years who receive SSI or SSD, if you wish to claim medical deductions Child/adult dependent care expenses for allowable deductions, Shelter costs, if you wish to claim allowable deductions
Proof of rent/mortgage payment, homeowners’ insurance, electric, gas, taxes/assessments, telephone, heating fuel, water, sewage, etc.
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.
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
Young Adult Transition Program (YATP) Provides youth and young adults 16-24 years, who have serious emotional/behavioral difficulties or serious mental illness, with the support and assistance to make a successful transition to adulthood.
Alternative Family Program (AFP) 954-809-4758 Offers supportive community placement for adults with severe and persistent mental illness upon return from a mental health facility.
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
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 is 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. (Helping Abused, Neglected and Dependent Youth) 954-522-2911 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 to 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, life skills training, post-secondary education support, internships and job placements. Referral from a social service agency is required.
HEALTHY MOTHERS, HEALTHY BABIES COALITION 954-765-0550 1100 W. State Road 84, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315
www.hmhbbroward.org No Fee Spanish Creole
Healthy Families Provides education and case management to pregnant or parenting families living in targeted zip codes to prevent abuse and neglect.
Mahogany Project Provides intensive case management including childbirth education, nutrition, breastfeeding and infant care to high-risk mothers in the 33311 zip code.
Mothers Overcoming Maternal Stress (M.O.M.S) Program Provides in-home counseling, parenting education and case management for pregnant women or mothers, with children through the age of 1 year, who are experiencing symptoms of depression and other stressors.
Teen Collaborative Project Provides in-home case management to at-risk teenage girls during their pregnancy and up to their child's second birthday.
HENDERSON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 954-486-4005 Crisis: 954-463-0911 / TTY: 954-584-4981 4740 N. State Road 7, Bldg. C #201, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319 www.hendersonbehavioralhealth.org Insurance, Sliding Scale, Medicare, Medicaid
Offers crisis intervention, inpatient crisis stabilization, supported employment, housing, youth transitional housing and group homes, homeless outreach and emergency shelter, forensic services, medication management, adult and youth outpatient mental health and co-occurring treatment, adult and youth case management, psycho-social rehabilitation and college/university student counseling.
Adult Walk-In & Mobile Crisis Response Team 954-463-0911 4720 N. State Road 7, Bldg. B, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
Youth Emergency Services (YES) 954-677-3113 Provides 24/7 crisis intervention and counseling to individuals experiencing a crisis who have a child 2-17 years (up to 18 years if enrolled in high school).
Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) Baker Act receiving facility. 954-739-8066 2677 NW 19th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Community Support Services: PATH Project, Forensic & HILL Project 954-730-7284 4720 N. State Road 7, Bldg. B, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319, F.A.C.T. 954-485-8888 4720 N. State Road 7, Bldg. B, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
Adult Outpatient & Psycho-social Rehabilitation Services: New Vistas 954-731-1000, 2900 W. Prospect Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, Central 954-791-4300 330 SW 27th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312, South 954-921-2600 1957 Jackson Street, Hollywood, FL 33020, West 954-888-7999 3501 S. University Drive, #6, Davie, FL 33328
Housing Services: 954-735-4331 5700 NW 27th Court, Lauderhill, FL 33313
Rainbow Villas 954-731-2835 5800-5810 NW 27th Court, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312, The Summit Apartments 954-785-4097 868 SW 10th Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060, Parkside House 954-735-1901 5700 NW 27th Court, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312. Chalet Apartments 954-925-3353 746 N. 19th Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020
Student Counseling Services: NSU Students 954-424-6911 Broward College Students 954-424-6916
UM-Miller School of Medicine 954-424-6868
Family Counseling & Outpatient Program 954-735-5100 2900 W. Prospect Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Provides office-based and home-based, brief solution-focused, individual, family and group counseling for children, 2-21 years, who are enrolled in school.
SOAAR (System of Adolescent Addiction Recovery) 954-735-6624 2900 W. Prospect Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Provides intensive, in-home substance abuse counseling to youth, 9-21 years, and individual family and group counseling.
First Episode Psychosis Program Provides treatment, education, support and guidance when psychosis first appears for persons 16-35 years.
HOUSE OF HOPE (Men) STEPPING STONES (Women) 954-524-8989 Administration & Admission Office
908 SW 1st Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312 www.houseofhope.org
Residential treatment center for individuals with substance use issues or, co-occurring disorder, including case management, aftercare, and outpatient intervention.
LUTHERAN SERVICES FLORIDA 954-486-4222 www.lsfnet.org No Fee
Broward Family Center 954-486-4222 4185 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
Provides in-home and residential services including crisis intervention, case management, counseling and referral services for youth, 6-17 years, who are at risk of entering the juvenile justice system due to truancy, ungovernability, lock-outs, runaway or homelessness.
Lippman Youth Shelter 954-568-2801 221 NW 43rd Court, Oakland Park, FL 33309
Provides residential crisis intervention, counseling, case management, and referral services to Broward County at-risk youth, 10-17 years, who are homeless, runaway or experiencing severe family conflicts, truancy, ungovernability or lock-outs and not delinquent or dependent.
MINORITY DEVELOPMENT & EMPOWERMENT 954-315-4530 5225 NW 33rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
No Fee Spanish, French, Creole
Provides human and social services targeted to the Caribbean and other minority individuals and families. Services include confidential HIV testing and counseling, case management and mental health counseling, substance abuse prevention education, after-school programs and foster parent recruitment and support. Offers prevention services and education for men who have sex with men. Free tax and financial services to low-income residents, January - April, and by appointment, May - December.
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.
PARENT’S INFORMATION & RESOURCE CENTER 954-785-8285 817 N. Dixie Highway, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
www.pircinc.org Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale Spanish, French, Creole
M-F: 9:00am - 6:00pm, Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Provides outpatient individual and family counseling, psychiatric evaluation, medication management, case management, psychological testing, parenting classes, and anger management training for parents and children who are at risk of separation or are attempting reunification.
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.
SCHOTT COMMUNITIES 954-434-3306 6591 S. Flamingo Road, Cooper City, FL 33330
Provides services for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired, or physically or developmentally disabled including counseling and case management, adult day training classes and social opportunities. Operates a group home for developmentally disabled women and apartments for deaf and/or disabled individuals who can live independently.
SUNSERVE 954-764-5150 2312 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
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.
Transgender Services Offers linkage to culturally relevant medical care, mental health services, employment opportunities and information about a name change, gender marker change and surgery.
HOPWA Case Management Provides housing resources for people living with AIDS including rent or mortgage assistance, move-in assistance, utilities, and case management.
SUSAN B. ANTHONY RECOVERY CENTER 954-733-6068 1633 Poinciana Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 www.susanbanthonycenter.org Medicaid, Sliding Scale 24/7
Provides residential substance abuse and co-occurring treatment for women with children. Women and children live on campus in transitional housing. Integrated services include addiction, trauma, parenting, developmental intervention, educational and vocational goals and peer mentoring/case management. Offers aftercare and outpatient services that include case management and relapse prevention. Also offers child therapy services.
TOTAL INTERVENTION EARLY SERVICES (T.I.E.S.) 954-234-2724 4699 N. State Road 7, #Z, Tamarac, FL 33319
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance
Provides case management services including behavioral health management, substance abuse treatment and aftercare in an outpatient, group setting.
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