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 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.
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
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.
Preschool Education & Infant Stimulation Provides certified teachers with a low student/teacher ratio for full-day 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 medical, educational, social, psychological and recreational services for infants, children and young adults with special health care needs. Offers special needs medical case management.
BROWARD COUNTY CHILDREN’S SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 954-357-7880 TTY: 954-357-2882 115 S Andrews Avenue #A-360 Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301www.broward.org/childrenM-F: 8:30am-5:00pm Responsible for the strategic planning and administration of contracts awarded to non-profit, public and for-profit organizations that provide services to children and their families in the areas of juvenile justice, behavioral health, special needs, childcare, social services, child welfare, LQBTG social services and independent living.
BROWARD COUNTY ELDERLY AND VETERANS SERVICES DIVISION 954-357-6622 TTD: 954-357-5481 2995 N Dixie Highway Oakland Park, FL 33334 www.broward.org 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 Provides in-home behavioral health assessment, case management and outpatient/peer support to persons 55+ years.
Community Care for the Elderly Provides in-home services to functionally impaired, adults 60+ years who are at risk of premature nursing home placement. Services may include case management, case aide, homemaking, personal care,
in-home respite care, adult day care and emergency alert response systems.
Veterans Services Provides services to honorably-discharged veterans regardless of age or other status, as well as their widows, dependents and dependent survivors. Services include outreach, VA benefits and claims processing, and information and referral linkage.
Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Provides in-home services to adults 18+ years with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease or a related disorder including case management, case aide, homemaking, personal care, in-home respite care, adult day care, emergency alert response systems, and caregiver training and support.
PEARLS (Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives) Provides in-home services to adults 60+ years with mild depression or dysthymic disorder including problem-solving treatment, behavioral activation, and activities.
Customer Relations and Senior Services Provides assistance to adults 60+ years who are not enrolled in any other Elderly and Veterans Services Division program. Services include case management, case aide, emergency financial support,
therapy/counseling, health support and housing assistance.
BROWARD COUNTY FAMILY SUCCESS ADMINISTRATION DIVISION 954-357-6367 TTY: 800-955-8770
Edgar P Mills Multipurpose Center 900 NW 31 Avenue #3000 Ft Lauderdale, FL 33311 www.broward.org/familysuccess
No Fee Spanish, French, Creole, American Sign Language Telephone for Hearing Impaired M-F: 8:00am-5:00pm Assists individuals and families to achieve economic and social stability. Family Success Centers provide social services information, referrals and services to assist individuals and families in setting goals, learning skills, and accessing the services for self-sufficiency. Services include integrated intake, assessment and case management, and rent/mortgage and utility assistance. A financial coach is available at each location to work one-on-one with residents to help develop individualized financial goals and foster good financial management practices. Offers monthly workshops on a variety of financial topics.
North Region Family Success Ctr 954-357-5340
Annie L Weaver Health Center 2011 NW 3 Avenue Pompano Beach, FL 33060 M-Tue: 7:30am-5:30pm, W-Thu: 7:30am–6:30pm, F: 7:30am-5:00pm
Northwest Region Family Success Ctr 954-357-5000 10077 NW 29 Street Coral Springs, FL 33065 M,W,Th,F: 8:00am-5:00pm, Tue: 8:00am-6:30pm
Central Region Family Success Ctr 954-357-5001
Edgar P Mills Multi-Purpose Center 900 NW 31 Avenue #3000 Ft Lauderdale, FL 33311 M-F: 7:45am-6:30pm
South Region Family Success Ctr 954-357-5650
Carver Ranches 4733 SW 18 Street West Park, FL 33023 M,W,F: 8:30am-5:00pm; Tue, Thu: 8:30am-6:30pm
Davie Family Success Ctr 954-797-2054 4700 Davie Road #B Davie, FL 33314 M-F: 8:30am-5:00pm
Community Action Agency 954-357-5025 900 NW 31 Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33311
Provides assistance to low income Broward County residents through two federally funded programs. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program offers financial assistance with electric bills depending on eligibility. The Community Service Block Grant assists individuals and families in setting goals, learning skills and accessing services that are needed to become self-sufficient. Services may include case management, tuition and education assistance (including books and/or supplies), and other services needed to remove barriers to employment and self-sufficiency.
Housing Options Program 954-357-5099 900 NW 31 Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33311 Assists Broward County resident individuals or families who are experiencing homelessness with temporary rental subsidies, intensive case management and placement and referral services.
Family Reunification Program provides a one-way bus ticket anywhere Greyhound travels to be reunified with family
Housing First 954-563-4357 Provides intensive case management for persons experiencing homelessness who need temporary subsidized rental assistance, while promoting a savings plan and asset building option to help ensure self-sufficiency. Assists in developing skills for budgeting and life management.
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.
BROWARD PARTNERSHIP (formerly Broward Partnership for the Homeless) 954-779-3990 920 NW 7 Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33311 www.bphi.org No Fee Spanish, French, Creole 24/7 Provides emergency homeless shelter for men, women and families with children. Current residents receive meals; primary medical and dental care; mental health diagnosis, treatment and psychiatric services; and substance abuse education, prevention, intervention and treatment including 12-Step programs. Access to child care, parenting education, support groups, family therapy, educational services, including GED classes, vocational assessment, job readiness, job training and placement services, life skills and computer classes. Referrals for emergency shelter services must be received via the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357 (954-563-HELP).
CAMELOT COMMUNITY CARE 954-958-0988 1925 S Perimeter Road #120 Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309 www.camelotcommunitycare.org Medicaid, Sliding Scale, No Fee for qualified families Spanish, Creole Office Hours - M-F: 8:30am-5:00pm Service Hours - M-F: 8:30am-8pm & weekends by appointment Provides community-based behavioral health and child welfare case management services.
In-Home Outpatient Counseling Provides counseling and psychiatric services in the home, school or community.
Treatment Foster Care Recruits, trains and licenses specially trained Therapeutic Foster Parents who care for foster children who exhibit behaviors that require a more structured environment along with therapeutic services. Provides oversight, counseling and therapeutic services to the children in the home and work with the foster parents who receive support including training, respite, crisis on-call and a stipend to care for the children in their home.
Independent Living Provides life skills training, education coordination, support services, job coaching and financial skills training to older teens in the foster care system as they prepare to turn 18 years, and young adults who have aged out of the foster care system.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI 954-332-6640 1079 SE 22 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.
Family Counseling 954-322-7070 1503 NE 26 Street Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Provides individual, marital, family, child and adolescent counseling. Services are available to all regardless of religious or non-religious affiliation.
Emergency Services Provides rent/mortgage assistance, food vouchers and utility assistance.
Volunteer Friendship Ministry 954-630-9793 1503 NE 26 Street Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Trained volunteer care teams provide emotional and spiritual support to persons living with HIV/AIDS through visitation, telephone reassurance and social gatherings. Adult Day Care Centers Licensed adult day care centers for disabled individuals 19+ years and older adults 60+ years. Provides case management, meals, supervised activities, exercise, skilled nursing, personal care, basic health screenings and counseling. Accepts adults with a diagnosed cognitive, medical or psychological disability.
Central West Adult Day Care Ctr 954-583-6446 6915 Stirling Road Davie, FL 33314
Centro Oeste Hispano 954-583-6446 6915 Stirling Road Davie, FL 33314
Wilton Manors Adult Day Care Ctr 954-630-9501 1503 NE 26 Street Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Homeless Prevention & Rapid Re-Housing 954-630-9793 Assists individuals and families in Broward County to prevent homelessness or rapidly re-house the homeless. Offers short-term rental assistance and food vouchers when funding is available. Income restrictions may apply
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
www.childrensdiagnostic.org 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 www.childrensharbor.org
Provides safe shelter and support to at-risk children and youth, keeping brothers and sisters together, strengthening families and guiding youth toward independence.
Family Strengthening Program Provides intensive in-home counseling and case management to strengthen family relationships, improve communication, increase parent’s confidence and competence in their parenting abilities and help participants achieve success.
Residential Programs Provides a family group home for children who have been removed from their families due to abuse or neglect. Residential maternity program for pregnant and/or parenting foster teens, 14-18 years and their babies, that provides individual and group therapy, parenting skills and independent living skills to break inter-generational cycle of abuse.
True North Assists young adults, 18 to 23 years who have been involved in the foster care system, to develop healthy relationships and economic stability. Services include case management, motivational interviewing, financial literacy and job readiness.
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 provide 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
COMMUNITY RIGHTFUL CENTER 954-840-32051801 N. University Dr., Ste. 210 Coral Springs, FL 33071 www.communityreghtfulcenter.org The mission of the Community Rightful Center is to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities, under-served populations and the socio-economically disenfranchised clients and their families through universal access to healthcare, case management, social, and employment services.
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
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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 954-785-4079 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 1 Street Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312 www.houseofhope.orgResidential treatment center for individuals with substance use issues or co-occurring disorder, including case management, aftercare and outpatient treatment and support.
KINSHIP 954-746-2055 Mental Health America of Southeast Florida 7145 W Oakland Park Blvd. Lauderhill, FL 33313-1012 www.mhasefl.org Assists grandparents or other non-parent family members of youth whose parents are unable to care for them. Provides case management, parenting education, legal services, support groups, youth advocacy, family events and respite care. Limited emergency financial assistance may be available.
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.
MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF SOUTHEAST FLORIDA (MHA) (formerly Mental Health Association) 954-746-2055 7145 W Oakland Park Blvd Lauderhill, FL 33313-1012 www.mhasefl.org M-F: 9:00am-5:00pm, Additional hours by appointment No Fee for most services Spanish, Creole Provides information and referral to the public and private community. Offers resources and education for the prevention of mental illness and the promotion of mental health, and advocacy for and empowerment of persons with behavioral illness.
Connections Provides a comprehensive guide to social services in Broward County. A copy of Connections can be picked up at the MHA office. You can also download a PDF copy online (www.mhasefl.org)
Consumer Support Offers a range of peer-to-peer social activities, support groups and educational opportunities including groups for anger and stress management, hoarding, anxiety disorders, depression, depression in older adults, OCD (hosted), as well as Recovery workshops and Schizophrenics Anonymous meetings.
Continuing Education (CEU) Offers in-service staff trainings and continuing education (CEU) for behavioral health and other professionals as a State of Florida, Department of Health-Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) provider.
Cooperative Parenting & Divorce (Co-Parenting) Court approved individual and group training, for moderate to high conflict divorced couples and parents living in separate households, to reduce parental conflict and risk factors that influence the child’s post-divorce adjustment. Supervised visitations and therapeutic supervised visitations also available on and off site.
I’m Thumbody (2nd grade) Thumbody, Too (kindergarten) Provides group self-esteem programs that introduce mental health, social and emotional learning and bullying prevention themes. Promotes respect for self and others, responsibility for behavior and knowledge of sources for safe help.
Kinship Assists grandparents or other non-parent family members of youth whose parents are unable to care for them. Provides case management, parenting education, legal services, support groups, youth advocacy, family events and respite care. Limited emergency financial assistance may be available.
Listen to Children (MHA Listeners) Offers an elementary school-based mentoring program that pairs children with screened, trained, supervised volunteers who provide weekly support focused on self-esteem, communication and problem-solving skills.. Live Your Life Well A national public education campaign designed to help people better cope with stress and enhance their well-being. Live Your Life Well can be presented as an in-service training or public presentation.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outreach Partnership Program Outreach Partner for the State of Florida in a nationwide initiative of the NIMH with support from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to strengthen the public health impact of research by disseminating the latest scientific findings; informing the public about mental disorders, alcoholism, and drug addiction; and reducing the associated stigma and discrimination. Provides in-service training, public presentations and literature through public education.
9Muses Art Center 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd Lauderhill, FL 33313 www.9musesartcenter.org M-F: 9:00am-5:30pm, Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm Member Phone: 954-746-9162 Community arts organization and fully-functioning art studio where instruction and mentoring are offered. Arts disciplines include painting, drawing, pottery, textiles, 2D & 3D design, sculpting, design, music, drama and creative writing. On-site Frame Shop and Gallery is open to the public.
Parent Education & Parent Support (PEPS) Offers evidence-based parent education classes which meet DCF, ChildNet and Court criteria, and parent skills workshops. Specialty tracks available for parents of infants, children and teens. In-home and hands-on parenting available for ChildNet referred clients. Fee-based parent education, anger management and ongoing court approved classes are available.
Parenting Enrichment Classes Fee-based community workshops are available on parenting subjects including communication, listening, positive discipline and stress management.
Power of Peers 7139 W Oakland Park Blvd Lauderhill, FL 33313 Recovery peer support assists individuals being discharged from psychiatric hospitalization to successfully transition into the community.
Public Policy Initiatives Supports and advocates public policy and agendas consistent with the values of access, choice and empowerment.
Seth Line Peer Support Warm Line 954-578-5640 A “warm line” offering peer support, information and referral, and telephone reassurance to any person seeking a caring and supportive listener. Contact is by phone only, Monday to Friday 6:00pm-10:00pm. Callers in crisis should call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.
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 www.schottcommunities.org
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 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.
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.
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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