BROWARD CONNECTIONS GUIDEBOOK - A Guide to Behavioral Health Services

2-1-1 BROWARD - Dial 2-1-1 or 954-537-0211 
(formerly First Call For Help of Broward) 
TDD:   Dial 7-1-1
No Fee Spanish, Creole, Language Line Service 24/7 

Provides 24-hour comprehensive helpline and support services for individuals seeking crisis intervention, assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services, community resources and disaster related information in Broward County. Callers in crisis should call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.

24-Hour Helpline Services
Crisis/suicide intervention, empathetic listening, information and referral helpline for callers of all ages seeking assistance with problems and needs such as mental health, substance abuse, family violence, financial problems, hunger, shelter needs, relationship issues and depression.
Behavioral Health Info Line  954-396-4636 
Specialized 24-hour helpline providing information and referral for mental health services, substance abuse prevention and treatment programs,   case management and other specialized behavioral health services. 
Teenspace Connexions  954-390-0490 
Offers pre-recorded messages on topics of interest to adolescents such as relationships, school and careers, dealing with siblings and parents, drugs and alcohol, pregnancy and HIV/AIDS. Counselors are available to the caller. 
Access to Benefits  954-537-0211 
Provides families of children with behavioral health or special needs, under 21 years, in home consultation to assist in accessing public benefits including Food Stamps, SSI Disability, WIC and Medicaid. 
Help Me Grow  954-527-0211 
Provides a centralized access point for early detection and connections to services for children, ages 0-8 years, who are at risk for developmental and/or behavioral problems, including free developmental screenings.

10250 NW 53rd Street
Sunrise, FL 33351
Medicaid, Sliding Scale
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. 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.

TDD:  954-745-5689
5300 Hiatus Road, Sunrise, FL 33351
No Fee Spanish, French, Creole
M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
ADRC Helpline  954-745-9779

Provides information and referral for counseling, assessments, assistance with utility payments on an emergency basis, and facilitates the financial eligibility process for publicly funded services for seniors 60+ years, persons with severe and persistent mental illness 18+ years, and their families and caregivers.

​​AMERICAN RED CROSS  954-797-3800
South Florida Region

600 NE 3 Avenue, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33304
No Fee 24/7 

Mental Health Team Offers emergency response mental health, case management and support services to survivors of a disaster.

ARCHWAYS  954-763-2030
919 NE13th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
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.

TTD: 954-357-2882
2995 N. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park, FL 33334
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. 
Veterans Services
Provides assistance to veterans, their widows, dependents and dependent survivors regardless of age or other status. Services include outreach, information and referral linkage, and benefit and claims processing.

600 SE 3rd Avenue, 7th Floor, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
No Fee
Spanish, French, Creole, Portuguese
M-F: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Office of Prevention Programs  754-321-1655

Provides culturally competent violence and substance abuse education, mental health services, and appropriate referral, treatment and follow-up services. Utilizes collaborative partnerships to provide programs that address body image, bullying, character, depression, relationships and offers a peer counseling curriculum.
BLAST  954-575-5998                                                   
(Building Lasting Attitudes & Strategies for Tomorrow)

Family-centered program for awareness, education, prevention and early intervention of behavior problems of at-risk children, grades K - 12.  Provides individual and group counseling focused on anger management and substance abuse prevention.
Family Counseling  754-321-1590
Provides short-term counseling for families with a child enrolled in any Broward County school, that addresses school related problems, mild depression, family communication, adjustment to significant family changes, interpersonal difficulties and minor substance abuse.
Guidance  754-321-2584 / 754-321-2585
SEDNET 754-321-3400              
(Severely Emotionally Disturbed Children Network)     
Multi-agency cooperative effort between the Broward County School Board, Department of Children and Families, parents/caregivers, children’s agencies, community mental health centers and other organizations to improve the service delivery system for SED children and adolescents.
Child Abuse Services  754-321-1569
Provides case consultation and supportive services for children, identified or at high risk for child abuse, abandonment or neglect including victims of domestic violence and sexual behavioral problems.
Family Counseling-IDEA Students  754-321-3430
Provides counseling to emotionally handicapped, SED and/or autistic students, 5-22 years and their families.  Encourages teamwork home, school and other referral resources.
Psychological Services  754-321-3400
Provides psychological testing and other support services for students including educational placement.
Social Work/Attendance  754-321-1618
Provides supportive counseling services and attendance intervention (including individual, group or family counseling, student/family psycho-social assessments and parent education) for students and families based on individualized needs to increase student achievement. Offers special intervention and case management services for students experiencing behavioral problems or other special situations.
Suicide Prevention  754-321-3425
Each school has a staff person, trained on the signs and symptoms of a child in crisis, who can be contacted regarding a student who may be suspect for suicide.

(formerly North Broward Hospital District)
Corporate Office 
1800 NW 49th Street #110 , Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale 
Spanish, French, Creole, American Sign Language, Interpretation Services Available

Tax-assisted hospitals with emergency rooms that provide services to all patients, including indigent patients.
Broward Health Medical Center  954-355-4400 
1600 S. Andrews Avenue , Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 
(Baker Act receiving facility)                  
Broward Health Imperial Point  954-776-8500
6401 N. Federal Highway, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308
(Baker Act receiving facility)      
Comprehensive Care Center  954-467-0880
1101 NW 1st Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Mon: 8:00am - 7:00pm,
Tue-Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm,
Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Services include free HIV testing, nutrition, mental health and pharmacy counseling, case management, gynecology and dermatology.
Cora E. Braynon Health Center        
(formerly Seventh Avenue Family Health Ctr.)
200 NW 7th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale
Spanish, French, Creole,
Interpretation for American Sign Language and other languages
M-F: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Provides adult and pediatric primary health care services for uninsured and low income individuals.  Includes behavioral health and urgent care services.
Specialty Care Center  954-463-7313
1111 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale
M-F: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Provides adult primary care, pharmacy, laboratory and behavioral health counseling.

2601 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Child Protective Investigative Svcs  954-797-5299

Investigates allegations of child abuse, neglect or abandonment.
Youth & Special Needs Services  954-321-4100
Targets youth & special needs population.
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training
Provides 40-hour training for law enforcement to improve the way officers respond to people experiencing mental health crises.
Juvenile Firesetter  954-831-8210
Prevention & Intervention Program

Provides prevention and intervention through specialized fire safety education for youth, 2-17 years, targeting at-risk youth with an interest in, or a history of starting fires, initiating bomb threats, creating destructive incendiary devices or pulling fire alarms.
Juvenile Assessment Center  954-761-2641
2600 SW 4th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315

Manages the centralized juvenile drop-off point for deputies and law enforcement officers where assessment and case management services are provided to at-risk youth.
In-Custody Behavioral Services  954-831-0248
Provides mental health and substance abuse counseling to persons either incarcerated in the county jail or involved with the 17th Judicial Circuit’s Drug Court. Persons receiving services from the Broward Sheriff’s Office are referred to community providers for additional and/or ongoing services upon release from jail, while receiving outpatient treatment and in preparation of discharge.
Drug Court Treatment Division  954-497-3610

2926 North State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL  33313
Offers an alternative to traditional incarceration for criminal offenders who are charged with the purchase or possession of a controlled substance and/or other substance abuse related offense.

CAMELOT COMMUNITY CARE                          
1925 S. Perimeter Road, #120, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
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 behavioral health and child welfare services.
In-Home Counseling
Provides counseling and psychiatric services in the home, school or community for families with children 3-17 years, (up to 22 years, if qualified and already in the program by 18th birthday) who have mild to moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties.  Offers assessment, family and individual therapy.
Solutions for School Success
Offers assessment, in-home individual and family therapy, and school classroom observation and support for children 3-17 years who are having emotional and behavioral issues at school and at home that are affecting their school performance.
Family Development
Provides in-home family therapy and support services to youth 10-17 years who are at risk for abuse/neglect and are residing with their family.
Youth Transitions
Offers transitional independent living services for youth (15-22 years) with serious emotional and behavioral issues who are aging out of the child welfare system (both foster care and relative placements), including case management, youth development activities and life skills coaching counseling.

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.
Family Counseling  866-758-0025
Provides brief therapy to individuals and families for physical abuse, trauma, substance abuse, job loss, depression and other issues.
Volunteer Friendship Ministry  954-630-9793
1503 NE 26th 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. 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

954-601-1930 - TTD: 954-601-1938
2900 W. Cypress Creek Road, #3, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309           
Video Ph: 954-642-2351
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.

1100 W. McNab Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
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.

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 development disabilities and support and education to their families. Assists pregnant women receive prenatal care.
Comprehensive Family AIDS Program
Provides care to infants, children. women and families who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS including gynecology, nutritional counseling, dental care, laboratory tests, medication
management, mental health assessment and counseling, support groups and summer camp program for infected children.

CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY                                    
401 NE 4th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Spanish, Creole M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Provides adoption assistance, child abuse and neglect prevention, family counseling and emergency care for children.

CHRYSALIS HEALTH  954-587-1008
3800 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
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.

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, sexual assault treatment and counseling.

(formerly Geo Care)
800 E. Cypress Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025

Treats adults with severe and persistent mental illness, involuntarily committed to the hospital when community treatment alternatives are no longer effective.

FLORIDA (STATE OF) 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT                                     
201 SE 6th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Misdemeanor Mental Health Court  954-831-7240

Specialized docket for non-violent misdemeanor defendants with serious mental illness or mental disability that offers an opportunity to participate in court-supervised treatment in lieu of the traditional criminal justice system.  Accepts defendants with prior convictions; DUI or domestic violence cases are not accepted.
Felony Mental Health Court  954-831-7805
Specialized docket for felony defendants with severe and persistent mental illness, those who have been declared incompetent to proceed or those not guilty by reason of insanity that offers treatment at a forensic hospital for competency restoration or a conditional release plan with a probation officer.

FORT LAUDERDALE HOSPITAL                     

Phone-954-463-4321 Admissions Ext -1
Admissions Fax- 954-764-4793
1601 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
24/7, 365 free assessments
Insurance accepted-
*Florida Medicaid
*In network with most commercial insurances
License and Accredited staff 
Baker Act receiving facility
Marchman Act receiving facility
JARF and ARF facility

Adolescent -16 beds
24/7 365 admittance with priority admitting
Ages 5 to 17 (5-10 yrs. olds get 24/7 attention)
Safe secure facility
Acute crisis stabilization with Co-occurring programs
Court partner
Community partner with rehab placement and individualize placement with referrals
Therapist and MD adolescent trained
Family visits with counseling
Hope unit-10 beds
Specialized unit for generally 55 and over
Medically supervised detox for alcohol, prescription medications, and other substances
Crisis stabilization
Medical assistance
Hygiene assistance
One on one and Group therapy
Case management
Wheel chair accessible with hospital beds in each room

Adult psychiatric services-29 beds
24/7 assessment and transportation
18 and older program
Crisis stabilization
Behavioral problems including depression, suicide, bipolar, anxiety, and co-occurring
Individual counselors
One on one and Group therapy 
Med management

Chemical dependency unit-34 beds
Full-time nursing staff
Safe Medical Detox
18 and older program
15 minute cues by BHT to ensure safety
Full day/evening program
Certified addiction counselors
Daily psychiatric visits
Med Management
Daily art therapy
Outdoor time (smoking) and smoking cessation programs 
On site/Off site AA/NA groups
12 step model
Case management with step down protocol in relapse prevention planning
One on one and Group therapy

Pride unit-11 beds
LGBTQ specific programs-Detox, Crisis Stabilization, and Inpatient Substance Abuse
Culturally sensitive to LGBTQ community
18 and older program
Safe zone for patients
Psychiatric services
One on one and Group therapy
Safe discharge to LGBTQ Community resources
Recreational Therapy

IOP(3-4 days)/ PHP (5 days a week)

18 and older program
Breakfast lunch and snacks
4 group sessions a day from 9 AM to 2:30 PM
45 minute group sessions with 15 minute breaks
Weekly event calendar
Weekly therapy in a park or other outings 
Weekly visit with psychiatric doctor
Daily visit available with nurse( if needed)
Individualize therapy sessions available (if needed)
Medical doctor seen upon admissions
Case management services
Activity therapy
Court approved 
Full continuum of care upon discharge

Most Medicare and Insurances Accepted and cover this service.

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.

Austin Hepburn Center
750 NW 8th Avenue, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
No Fee
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 available to those in need.
Youth Services
Provides after-school tutorial enrichment program for youth up to 17 years with transportation for students from Hallandale Elementary and Gulfstream Middle Schools, and spring break and summer camps for youth grades K-8. 
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.

(Helping Abused, Neglected and Dependent Youth)
501 NE 8th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
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 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.​​

1100 W. State Road 84, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315
No Fee Spanish Creole

Provides prenatal care, parenting, education and support services to reduce infant death, and temporary assistance for basic needs (food, one-time partial rental assistance and vouchers) to low-income Broward families who meet income eligibility.
Cribs for Kids
Provides cribs for and education to families in need of a safe sleeping environment for an infant.
Fatherhood Mentorship Program
Provides individual and group education to help men develop the skills needed to become and remain active in their child’s lives.
Forget Me Not
Provides individual and group bereavement support to families who have experienced the loss of a baby.
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.

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.
Adult Walk-In & Mobile Crisis Response Team
4720 N. State Road 7, Bldg. B, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
Youth Emergency Services (YES)    
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)                     
2677 NW 19th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Baker Act receiving facility.
Community Support Services:
PATH Project, Forensic & HILL Project
4720 N. State Road 7, Bldg. B, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
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                
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)                    

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.

KIDS IN DISTRESS  954-390-7654
819 NE 26th Street, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale
Spanish, Creole

Provides child and family strengthening services to prevent child abuse, preserve the family and treat children who have been abused or neglected.  Emergency shelter offers 24/7 refuge for children birth-15 years who are victims of abuse or neglect. Offers individual and family counseling, adoption and foster care services, supportive housing and family preservation programs.  

1201 N. 37th Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33021
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Private Pay
Spanish, French, Creole, American Sign Language 24/7

Private facility offering inpatient psychiatric services for mental health and  co-occurring disorders.  Also offers partial hospitalization program (PHP)  and intensive outpatient program (IOP).

Broward Family Center  954-486-4222
4185 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
No Fee

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. 

3501 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale

HOSPITALS: Tax-assisted hospitals with emergency rooms that treat indigent patients.
Memorial Regional Hospital**   954-987-2000
3501 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
Memorial Regional Hospital South  954-966-4500                                                           
3600 Washington Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
Memorial Hospital West  954-436-5000
703 N. Flamingo Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
Memorial Hospital Miramar  954-538-5000
1901 SW 172 Avenue, Miramar, FL 33029
Memorial Hospital Pembroke   954-962-9650                                                                     
7800 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital  954-265-5324                                             
1005 Joe DiMaggio Drive, Hollywood, FL 33021
** Includes behavioral health units
** Baker Act receiving facility
Provides medical services in an urgent care setting.
Memorial Pembroke Urgent Care  954-276-6500
801 S. Douglas Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
Provides primary care medical services.
Dania   954-922-7606
140 S. Federal Highway, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Hallandale  954-276-9700
1750 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Hollywood  954-985-1551
4105 Pembroke Road, Hollywood, FL 33021
Miramar  954-276-6600
6730 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33023
Pembroke Pines  954-883-8140
2217 N. University Drive, Pembroke pines, FL 33025
W. Hollywood   954-967-2500
6214 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
Long Acting Therapy Clinic  954-265-4631
3501 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
M-F: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Provides medication administration and monitoring of long-acting antipsychotic injections and evidence-based, comprehensive metabolic monitoring for patients on these drug therapies.
Outpatient Behavioral Health Center   954-276-3422
3400 N. 29th Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020
M-Th: 8:00am - 9:30pm, F-Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Provides outpatient behavioral health services including dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma program, intensive outpatient program (IOP) for mood disorders and co-occurring disorders, and outpatient detoxification program.
PEAC  954-265-6310
(Psychiatric Emergency Assessment Center)

Licensed Baker Act receiving facility. Provides psychiatric emergency screening for individuals 14+ years experiencing a crisis related to substance abuse and/or mental health issues.
Child & Adolescent Treatment Services (CATS)
Provides psychiatric evaluation and stabilization for youth experiencing a mental health and/or substance abuse crisis.
Mood Disorder Unit / Though Disorder Unit
Provides crisis support and intervention and psychiatric stabilization.
Memorial Manor  954-276-6200

777 S. Douglas Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
Memorial Adult Day Care  954-276-9880
1750 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale Beach, FL 33019
Memorial Senior Partners East  954-924-2954                                   
1301 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019
Memorial Senior Partners West  954-967-4458                                  
6770 Garfield Street, Hollywood, FL 33024
Memorial CARES  954-883-7240
(formerly Leeza's Care Connection)

2261 N. University Drive, #103, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Offers individual guidance, information and referral, and a variety of support programs and resources for caregivers impacted by any chronic or progressive illness.  Provides a community gathering place for family caregivers to connect with each other.
Ryan White Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Provides services to individuals with HIV/AIDS who have been determined eligible for Ryan White funding.  Offers psychiatric evaluation and medication management, individual counseling, mental health and substance abuse intensive outpatient programs and ambulatory detoxification. 

(formerly MHA of Broward County)
7145 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313-1012
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 people with behavioral illness.
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 (
Consumer Support
Offers a range of peer-to-peer social activities, support groups and educational opportunities including groups for anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar/depression, 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)
Evidenced-based and 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, resilience and bully prevention themes. Promotes respect for self and others, responsibility for behavior and sources of safe help.
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
M-F: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Sat: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Member Phone:  954-746-9162

A 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 and anger management available by request.
Parenting Enrichment Classes
Fee-based community workshops are available on parenting subjects including communication, listening, positive discipline and stress management.
PROSPER (Peers Reaching Out Support Partners for Emotional Recovery)
7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313

This recovery initiative for adults with mental illness pairs consumers to peer partners who assist one another as they pursue life skills, social skills and health agendas that support recovery. Social skills and successful community integration are reinforced.
Public Policy Initiatives
Supports and advocates public policy and agendas consistent with the values of access, choice and empowerment.
Seth Line  954-578-5640
Peer Support Warm Line  866-964-3714

Provides 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.

5225 NW 33rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
No Fee Spanish, French, Creole

Provides human and social services targeted to 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.

NANCY J. COTTERMAN CENTER   954-357-5775 / TTY: 954-357-5418               
(formerly Sexual Assault Treatment Center)

400 NE 4th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
No Fee Spanish, French, Creole
Crisis Intake Unit 24/7

Provides hotline and immediate crisis counseling to victims of sexual assault and adult survivors of childhood abuse.  Also provides forensic medical examinations and interviews, crisis counseling, victim advocacy and information and referral.  Forensic interviews conducted upon referral from law enforcement or child protective services.
Counseling Unit - M-Th: 8:30am - 8:00pm, F & Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Individual, family and group counseling for child and adult victims of sexual assault and/or sexual abuse and their non-offending family members, and for child victims of physical abuse. Extended forensic interviews are also provided at request of members of law enforcement or child protective services. Offers primary prevention education services.
Child Protection Teams
A team consisting of a medical director, team coordinator, psychologist, nurse practitioner, clinical supervisor and mental health professionals serve as consultants to the Broward Sheriff’s Office Child Protective Investigation Section to assist in the investigation of child abuse that has been reported to the Florida Abuse Registry.

1509 N. State Road 7, Margate, FL 33063
Medicaid Spanish, French, Creole

Provides mental health day treatment programs for children, adults and elderly offering counseling, psychiatric evaluations, social rehab skills training and medication management.  Meals and transportation are included.

(formerly Florida Medical Center)
5000 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33313
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance
Telephone for Hearing Impaired
Spanish, French, Creole, American Sign Language

Private hospital provides medical/surgical services and also offers inpatient and outpatient behavioral health treatment for adults 18+ years.  Provides separate psychiatric emergency room and inpatient acute stabilization. Baker Act receiving facility.

3301 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314
Private, not-for-profit academic institution that also offers a range of clinical services and community programs
Psychology Services Center  954-262-5730
Maltz Psychology Building
Sliding Scale
Provides therapy for mental health issues, family issues, child and adolescent behavior and adjustment difficulties, spousal abuse and other domestic violence, emotional problems associated with aging and psychological problems related to physical disease. Offers biofeedback services, specialized programs for older adults, Brief Therapy Institute for family counseling, intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy and neuropsychology assessment.
Guided Self-Change Clinic  954-262-5968
Maltz Psychology Building
Sliding Scale

Provides an outpatient, motivational cognitive-behavioral program for individuals who are concerned about becoming healthier, losing weight, exercising more, drinking less, stopping drug use, quitting smoking or gambling, reducing internet use, or achieving other goals.
Samuel L. Ziff Medical Health Center  954-678-2273
3200 S. University Drive, Davie, FL 33328
Offers medical services including psychiatry. Also provides physical rehabilitation, speech/language and communication services and Parkinson's Disease management and support services.
Pharmacy  954-262-4550
3200 S. University Drive, Davie, FL 33328
Full-service pharmacy available to the community for prescription dispensing, compounding tailor-made medicines, disease management programs, dosage monitoring for patients with multiple prescriptions, herbal and nutritional counseling and wellness screenings.
University of Miami/NSU Center for Autism & Related Disorders (C.A.R.D.)

3301 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314
Provides services for individuals of any age with autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder or Rett's disorder and individuals with a dual sensory impairment or a sensory impairment with other handicapping conditions. Offers support to families and professionals involved with these individuals.
Adolescent Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT)
Provides early intervention for adolescents, 10-17 years, who have been arrested for minor offenses, have substance abuse issues or are considered at-risk for developing these problems.
ADHD Assessment, Consultation & Treatment Program (A.A.C.T.)

Provides assessment, testing and treatment for children and adolescents, 2-22 years, who are demonstrating behavioral problems consistent with a diagnosis of ADHD.
Brief Therapy Institute  954-262-3032
Offers short-term therapy for individuals and families that focuses  on the client's strengths and resources.
Child, Adolescent and Family Services  954-262-5730
Provides individual, group and family therapy and psychological and psycho-educational testing for children, adolescents and their families.
Child and Adolescent Traumatic Stress Program (C.A.T.S.P.)

Provides specialized psychological services for youth, 3-18 years, who are experiencing post-trauma symptoms.
Family Violence Program
Provides family therapy for dealing with issues of anger, violence, communication problems and emotional/behavioral disturbances including anger management for adolescents.
School Psychology Assessment and Consultation Center (S.P.A.C.E.)

Offers comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations for school related academic, behavioral, developmental and learning problems.
Community Resolution Services  954-262-4237
Offers professional mediation and facilitation services, as well as training, workshops and conflict coaching for individuals, families, groups and organizations.
AHEC Tobacco Program  877-848-6696
3200 S. University Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
No Fee Spanish, Creole, Portuguese

Offers options to help individuals quit tobacco use. May be eligible for free nicotine replacement therapy such as nicotine patches, gums or lozenges.

2835 Hollywood Blvd., 4th Floor, Hollywood, FL 33020
Provides outpatient mental health and substance abuse services for children, adolescents and their families including psychiatric evaluation, psychological testing and evaluation, medication management, early intervention services, behavior therapy for children with developmental disorders and care coordination services. Offers in-home/school services.

2225 N. Andrews Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL 33311
No Fee Spanish, French, Creole
Day Program (Diversion Alternatives for Youth) M-F: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Provides gender responsive academics, counseling and life skills education for girls, 12-18 years, at risk for delinquency, academic failure, teen pregnancy and/or substance abuse.  Lunch and transportation provided for those who qualify or available for purchase.
PACE Reach - M-F: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Provides gender responsive counseling and family management services to girls and their families, and gender responsive diversion services for girls, 10-17 years, who are referred by the State Attorney's Office. Evening and Saturday appointments available.

817 N. Dixie Highway, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
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.

REBEL'S DROP-IN CENTER  954-276-3452
Memorial Outpatient Behavioral Health
3400 N. 29th Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020
No Fee
M-F: 3:00pm - 8:00pm; Sat, Sun & Holidays: Noon - 5:00pm

Peer-run drop-in center provides social support, advocacy and peer counseling for adults 18+ years overcoming mental health or substance abuse issues.

7700 Renfrew Lane
Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Private facility provides inpatient eating disorders treatment for female adults and adolescents 14+ years.  Outpatient services include day treatment and intensive outpatient programs, individual, group and family treatment groups.  Offers transitional living (room and meals) for participants in the day treatment program who cannot commute on a daily basis.  Observant Jewish program is also available.

1698 Blount Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
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.

SALVATION ARMY  954-524-6991
1445 W. Broward Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Sliding Scale Spanish, French, Creole
M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Faith-based organization provides social services including food, shelter and clothing to those in need.  Also offers disaster relief services, child care centers, AIDS education and residential services, medical facilities, shelters for battered women and children, family counseling, vocational training and substance abuse rehabilitation.
Adult Rehabilitation Program  954-463-3725
1801 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
M-F:  7:30am - 4:00pm

Residential work therapy program for men addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. Offers job training, life skills and the opportunity to earn a GED. Income from the thrift stores supports the Adult Rehabilitation Center.

101 SE 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Medicare, Insurance, Sliding Scale Spanish M-F: By appointment

Provides faith-based counseling at locations for adults, children and adolescents at locations in Ft. Lauderdale, Plantation, Pompano Beach and Southwest Ranches.

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.

7155 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313
No Fee

Drop-in center for adults 50+ years with mental illness, emotional and/or substance abuse challenges.  Provides group discussions and activities.  Broward Meals on Wheels site.

601 S. State Road 7, Plantation, FL 33317
Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale M-F: 8:00am - 6:30pm

Provides mental health and substance abuse services to children, adults and families, including psychiatric evaluations and pharmacological management, psychological testing, day treatment programming for children and adolescents, in-home therapy, outpatient

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 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 frail elderly population regardless  of their ability to pay. Program is supportive of any sexual orientation or identification.

1633 Poinciana Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
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.

8601 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac, FL 33351
No Fee

Provides a positive adjustment support group facilitated by a licensed professional, and depression and bipolar peer support groups, and caregiver support group.

THE STARTING PLACE  954-327-4060
1061 W. Oakland Park Blvd. 2nd Floor, Oakland Park, FL 33311
Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale
Spanish, Creole M-Th: 8:00am - 7:00pm, F: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Provides prevention, intervention and treatment services for children, teens and adults facing substance abuse and/or mental illness.

4699 N. State Road 7, #Z, Tamarac, FL 33319
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance

Provides case management services including behavioral health management, substance abuse treatment and after care in an outpatient, group setting.

7201 N. University Drive, Tamarac, FL 33321
Private hospital offering medical/surgical services.
University Pavilion  954-722-9933
Provides inpatient, intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs for mental health and substance abuse issues in a free-standing psychiatric hospital on the grounds of the medical center. Offers outpatient detoxification for medically stable patients. Baker Act receiving facility.

VET CENTER  954-356-7926
3666 W.Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311
No Fee M-Th: 8:00am - 8:30pm, Fri & Sat: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Offers a broad spectrum of readjustment counseling services  to combat veterans and their families, including benefit claims referral, community education, substance abuse assessment, and employment counseling and referral.  Provides military sexual trauma counseling for veterans (need not have served in combat) and bereavement counseling for families of service members who die on active duty.
Pompano Beach Vet Center  954-984-1669
2300 W. Sample Road, #102, Pompano Beach, FL 33073

7771 W. Oakland Park Blvd., #201, Sunrise, FL 33351  954-747-7900
7550 Davie Road Extension, Hollywood, FL 33024  954-893-5093
1400 W. Commercial Blvd., #115, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309  954-202-3800
No Fee
Assists individuals with physical, mental or emotional disability to achieve employment goals.  Provides medical/psychological evaluations, counseling, interpreter services, adjustment services and employment assistance.

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.

(formerly Veterans Outpatient Clinic)
9800 W. Commercial Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351
Provides primary, specialized, and diagnostic health care and clinical services including audiology, cardiology, dental, dermatology, diagnostic X-ray, nutrition counseling, gastroenterology, general surgery, immunology, internal medicine, orthopedics, kinesiotherapy, laboratory services, neurology, occupational therapy, oncology, ophthalmology, optometry, pharmacy services, physical therapy, podiatry, prosthetics, psychiatry, psychology, social work services, urology, visual impairment services, women’s services and urgent care.
Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC)
TriCare  888-363-2273
Deerfield Beach  954-570-5572
Hollywood  954-986-1811
Pembroke Pines  954-894-1668

WOMEN IN DISTRESS  954-760-9800
Hotline: 954-761-1133
PO Box 50187, Lighthouse Point, FL 33074
No Fee Telephone for Hearing Impaired
Spanish, Creole, Language Line assistance available
M-Th: 9:00am - 9:00pm; F: 9:00am - 5:00pm;
Shelter: 24/7

Operates a 24-hour domestic violence crisis line and emergency shelter.  Provides counseling for men, women and children including support groups and individual advocacy services.