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​​BROWARD CONNECTIONS GUIDEBOOK - A Guide to Behavioral Health Services

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES - Contact Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) www.ahca.myflorida.com

954-357-6367 / TTY: 800-955-8770
Edgar P. Mills Multipurpose Center
900 NW 31st Avenue, #3000, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
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
M-F: 8:00am-5:00pm
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 

(see the following for more information)
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  954-357-5099                                         
(formerly Homeless Initiative Partnership)
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.

4780 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
No Fee Spanish, Creole
M-F: 7:30am - 5:00pm

Owns and operates federally subsidized rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities throughout Broward County. Provides rental subsidies to families living in private rental housing, and housing counseling to first time home buyers and those facing possible foreclosure.
Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)
Provides rental assistance to income-eligible families/individuals. Rent subsidy is paid to private landlords on behalf of program participants with families paying a percentage based on their annual adjusted income. Applications are accepted only when the waiting list is opened following public notice. 

665 SW 27th Avenue, #16, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
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 HOUSE                                              
1726 SE 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
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.

305 SE 18th Court, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Provides affordable housing opportunities for low-income clients 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 their 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). 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 permanent, affordable housing for homeless veterans.

SOUTH   954-926-7417
2056 Scott Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
NORTH  954-979-6365
1700 Blount Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Provides food, shelter, substance abuse treatment, education, computer literacy, job placement, healthcare and spiritual development in a drug and alcohol-free environment. Accommodates men, women, and children.

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.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF MIAMI                                        
1079 SE 22nd Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
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

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.

954-357-8647 / TTY: 954-357-2882
115 S. Andrews Avenue, #A-370, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Branch of Broward County Government responsible for the planning, coordination, administration, and evaluation for human services programs including behavioral health, child care licensing, sexual assault treatment and counseling, health care, HIV/AIDS and homeless services.

201 NE 40th Court, Oakland Park, FL 33334
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)                               

Offers supportive community placement for adults with severe and persistent mental illness upon return from a mental health facility.
Older Adult Support Team (OAST)                  

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.

Crisis: 954-463-0911 / TTY: 954-584-4981
4740 N. State Road 7, Bldg. C #201, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319                           
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.
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

Homeless Helpline 954-563-HELP (4357)
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
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.

HOUSING AUTHORITIES Dept. of Housing & Urban Development

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
1021 NW 6th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
No Fee Spanish
M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Provides services for at-risk families including foster care, family reunification, child care assistance, emergency food pantry, parenting, and neighborhood empowerment.
(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 child care 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
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.

Broward Office
2713 N. Andrews Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL 33311
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.