Broward Connections Guidebook
ARCHWAYS 954-763-2030 919 NE 13 Street Ft Lauderdale, FL 33304
www.archways.org Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale Spanish, French, Creole, Italian
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, psychosocial 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.
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 Provides 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 Ctr954-357-5000 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 Ctr954-797-2054 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 Assist 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 COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY 954-739-1114 4780 N State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319 www.bchafl.org No Fee Spanish, Creole M-F: 7:30am-5:00pm
Provides affordable housing opportunities to Broward County residents through its leasing, management and maintenance of an owned portfolio of housing, administration of various rental subsidy programs, provision of professional counseling services to homeowners and prospective owners, or contract management of affordable housing properties.
Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)
Provides rental assistance to low income families in the private rental market. Funded at the federal level through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), rent subsidies (vouchers) allow families to pay a reasonable share of their income toward rent while the program, within specific limits, makes up the difference.
Serves as the currently contracted Management Agent for HUD subsidized multifamily properties providing rental housing for the
elderly, elderly/disabled and families. The subsidy allows the properties to keep rents affordable to the tenants, who pay 30% of
their income towards their rent. Families may only apply to the community where they would like to live when the waiting list for
that property is open.
HOUSING AUTHORITIES - 800-955-2232
Broward County Housing Authority | 954-739-1114
Dania Beach Housing Authority | 954-920-9662
Deerfield Beach Housing Authority | 954-425-8449
Fort Lauderdale Housing Authority | 954-525-6444
Hollywood Housing Authority | 954-989-4691
Pompano Beach Housing Authority | 954-785-7200
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 954-792-1180 Provides carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other emergency home improvements to preserve health and safety of clients 60+ years in owner-occupied homes. Priority is given to low-income elderly.
South Florida Green Jobs Collaborative Trains community members in green jobs in the building industry
through a partnership between the private and public sectors.
BROWARD HOUSE 954-522-4749 1726 SE 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 www.browardhouse.org No Fee Spanish, Creole M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm 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 HOUSING SOLUTIONS 954-764-2800 305 SE 18 Court Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316 www.browardhousingsolutions.org Provides affordable housing opportunities for low-income adults, youth
and older adults with severe and persistent mental illness who can live independently. Must receive case management services from Archways, Broward Elderly, and Veterans Services, Henderson Behavioral Health or SOS Children’s Village. Offers subsidized rents to each tenant and his/her family, based on 30% of the gross monthly income, or rental subsidy for individuals who experience a sudden change in life situation necessitating rental assistance. Candidates must be approved by the Department of Children and Families (DCF). It also offers a lease-to-buy program that enables low-to-moderate income individuals with mental illness to lease affordable rental housing for up to two years and then qualifies for a mortgage to become a homeowner. Also offers affordable and permanent housing for young adults 18-23 years who battle mental illness and have aged out of the foster care system.
Home for the Brave Provides returning veterans with affordable safe and permanent housing, with a priority on veterans with severe and persistent mental illness.
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.
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).
BROWARD REENTRY COALITION 954-868-7532 4200 NW 16th Street, Lauderhill, FL 33313 No Fee 24/7 An alliance of social service providers and government agencies that offer support and assistance to ex-offenders during incarceration and after release including employment, housing, identification, and healthcare.
BROWARD REGIONAL HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL 954-567-6318
200 Oakwood Lane #100 Hollywood, FL 33020 www.brhpc.org No Fee Spanish, French, Creole Legislatively designated local health planning entity delivers health and human service innovations at the national, state and local level through planning, direct services, evaluation, and organizational capacity building.
Florida State HOWWA Program Provides emergency housing needs of persons living with HIV and AIDS with short-term rent, mortgage, and utility (STRMU) Assistance & Housing Case Management (HCM)
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
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.
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
ARTS (Adult Residential Treatment and Stabilization) (formerly EGRTS) Provides a home environment for adults 30+ years, with severe and persistent mental illness to stabilize psychiatric symptoms in a 3-4 month length of stay.
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.
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 Housing Services 954-735-4331 4700 N State Road 7 #208 Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
Youth Housing Services - Charlee House, Freedom House, Henderson House, Wilson Gardens Apartments
HOMELESS HELPLINE 954-563-HELP (4357) http://www.broward.org/homeless Mon - Fri: 8:00am to 6pm Sat-Sun: 8 am to Noon A friendly voice that can help you get the information, service or assistance you need to get back on your feet.
HOPE SOUTH FLORIDA 954-566-2311 5110 N. Federal Highway #102, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308 www.hopesouthflorida.org Spanish M-F: 9:00am - 4:00pm A faith-based/community-based organization that provides a community drop-in center for families facing housing and economic crisis in their lives.
HOUSE OF HOPE (Men) / STEPPING STONES (Women) 954-524-8989Administration & Admission Office 908 SW 1 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 treatment and support.
HOUSING AUTHORITIES Dept. of Housing & Urban Development www.hud.gov Housing Choice Voucher Program sometimes referred to as “Section 8”, is a partnership between the federal government and local housing authorities. Provides rental assistance in the private rental market to low-income families, the elderly and disabled in the private rental market. Rent subsidies (vouchers) allow families to pay a reasonable share of their income toward rent while the program, within specific limits, makes up the difference.
Broward County Housing Authority 954-739-1114 4780 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
Dania Beach Housing Authority 954-920-9662 715 W. Dania Beach Blvd., Dania Beach, FL 33004
Deerfield Beach Housing Authority 954-428-0678 533 S. Dixie Highway #201, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Fort Lauderdale Housing Authority 954-525-6444 437 SW 4th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315
Hollywood Housing Authority 954-989-4691 / TDD: 954-981-8264 7300 N. Davie Road Extension, Hollywood, FL 33024
Pompano Beach Housing Authority 954-785-7200 321 W. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33060
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, childcare assistance, emergency food pantry, parenting, and neighborhood empowerment.
CINS/FINS (Children in Need of Services/Families in Need of Services) Provides services to youth 10-17 years, who are at risk for delinquency.
New Vision Community Development Corporation Offers certified HUD housing counseling to first-time home buyers.
Foster Home Management Provides a stable, nurturing environment for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment.
Family Resource Center 954-768-0920 1004 NW 1st Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311 Provides neighborhood-based support services including childcare assistance to qualified families within the specified boundary of Fort Lauderdale, and a food pantry on Thursdays.
PEMBROKE PINES (City of) 954-435-6500 10100 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL 33026 www.ppines.com
Transitional Independent Living 954-894-4598 Provides housing and supportive services youth, 18-22 years, who have aged out of foster care.
Pines Point 954-450-6960 501 NW 103rd Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 Offers affordable, independent living for adults, 50+ years.
TASK FORCE FORE ENDING HOMELESSNESS 954-563-4357 No Fee Mon-Sun: 6:30am-6:30pm
Provides street outreach, education, and advocacy to Broward’s homeless population including housing/shelter, basic needs (hygiene kits, clothing, water, bus passes, etc) and referrals/linkages to primary healthcare, family reunification, behavioral healthcare, and legal services.
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA FLORIDA 954-735-5068 Broward Office 2713 N. Andrews Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL 33311
www.voaflorida.org No Fee Provides supportive housing to adults, families, and veterans experiencing homelessness, individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse, and persons with limited financial resources. Offers assistance with behavioral health care, supportive housing, education, training, and employment.
BROWARD REGIONAL HEALTH PLANNING COUNCIL 954-561-9681 200 Oakwood Lane #100 Hollywood, FL 33020 www.brhpc.org No Fee Spanish, French, Creole Legislatively designated local health planning entity delivers health and human service innovations at the national, state and local level through planning, direct services, evaluation, and organizational capacity building.
Centralized Intake and Eligibility Determination (CIED) Provides a single entry point of service and assistance for persons living with HIV/AIDS in Broward.