Broward Connections Guidebook
BROWARD COUNTY CHILDREN’S SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 954-357-7880 / TTY: 954-357-2882
115 S. Andrews Avenue, #A-360, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 www.broward.org/children M-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.
CARE RESOURCE 954-567-7141 / FAX: 954-565-5624
871 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Oakland Park, FL 33311 www.careresource.org
M-T-Th-F: 8:00am - 5:15pm W: 8:00am-7:30pm
Provides individual, couple, group, and family therapy. Services are provided to those who do not have insurance on a sliding-fee scale (which means we discount our fees based upon your income) and some client services are supported by grant funding and may be free of charge. All services for persons who are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender are available from therapists who are well trained and highly experienced in the issues that are unique to our communities.
FORT LAUDERDALE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER 954-734-2000 5757 N Dixie Hwy Oakland Park, FL 33334
www.ftlauderdalebehavioral.com Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance Spanish, French, Creole 24/7
A private psychiatric hospital that provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health and addiction treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. *Baker Act and Marchman Act receiving facility.
Pride Institute www.prideinstituteflorida.com Specialized inpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment for LGBTQI+ clients.
PRIDE CENTER 954-463-9005 2040 N. Dixie Highway Wilton Manors, FL 33305 www.pridecenterflorida.org
M-F: 10:00am -10:00pm, Sat/Sun: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Provides a welcoming, safe space for the GLBT community and friends to access services that embrace individuality, diversity, and acceptance. Offers support groups, confidential HIV testing, and activities.
SUNSERVE 954-764-5150 2312 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305 M-F 9:00am - 8:00pm Sat. 10:00am - 2:00pm
Many services are no cost. Some sliding scale for therapy services. www.sunserve.org Provides outpatient mental health treatment, social services, education, and outreach services that are targeted to especially benefit the LGBT community, including programs specifically for youth, adults, those with HIV, and older adults. Services include individual, couples, family and group therapy, as well as support groups and professional training.
Offers linkage to transgender-proficient 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.
Noble A. McArtor Senior Day Care Center 954-764-5055
1480 NW 9th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315
Provides daytime or respite care for the fragile elderly population regardless of ability to pay. Although open to all, the program is LGBTQ proficient.
TRANS LIFELINE 877-565-8860 NATIONAL HOTLINE DEDICATED TO THE WELLBEING OF TRANSGENDER PERSONS
Trans Lifeline is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have. Transgender Suicide Hotline on Tumblr