Broward Connections Guidebook
9MUSES ART CENTER954-746-2055 7139 - Member Line: 954-746-9162 W. Oakland Park Blvd Lauderhill, FL 33313-1012 www.9musesartcenter.org No Fee for Persons with Diagnosis M-F: 9:00am-5:30pm; Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm 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.
FOOT PRINT TO SUCCESS CLUBHOUSE 954-657-8010 3521 W. Broward Blvd Lauderhill, FL 33312 www.footprintsuccess.org Provides psycho-social programming and vocational skills development that helps adults with severe and persistent mental illness achieve meaningful work and social opportunities. Offers a wellness program that pairs members with health mentors to achieve individualize wellness goals through health and fitness activities such as nutrition counseling, yoga, exercise and weight training.
FOREST PARK DROP-IN CENTER (Wellpath Recovery Solutions/ South Florida State Hospital) 954-392-3000 800 E Cypress Drive Pembroke Pines, FL 33025 No Fee Consumer-operated support center for adults residing at South Florida State Hospital with a mental illness and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorder.
KINSHIP (Mental Health America of Southeast Florida) 954-746-2055 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.
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 the 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/connections-guide-book.html or use the mobile website www.browardconnections.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.
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.
POWER OF PEERS (MHA Adult Services) 7139 W Oakland Park Blvd Lauderhill, FL 33313 www.9musesartcenter.org Recovery peer support assists individuals being discharged from psychiatric hospitalization to successfully transition into the community.
REBEL’S DROP-IN CENTER (Memorial Outpatient Behavioral Health) 954-276-3452 3400 N. 29 Avenue Hollywood, FL 33020 www.mhs.net/services No Fee M-F: 3:00pm-8:00pm; Sat, Sun & Holidays: 12:00pm-5:00pm Peer-run drop-in center provides social support, advocacy and peer counseling for adults 18+ years recovering from mental health or substance abuse issues.
SETH LINE - PEER SUPPORT WARM LINE (MHA Adult Services) 954-578-5640 A “warm line” offering peer support, information and referral, and telephone reassurance to any person seeking a caring and supportive listener. www.9musesartcenter.org/seth-warm-line.html *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.
SILVER IMPACT CENTER 954-572-0444 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 inter-generational programs, community events and computer lab with individual instruction. Broward Meals on Wheels provides lunch to eligible members and transportation to and from the center is provided.
SOUTH FLORIDA WELLNESS NETWORK 954-533-0585 5225 NW 33 Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309 www.sfwn.org No Fee Spanish Peer-run organization offering programs, activities, education and support to persons recovering from mental illness and/or substance use challenges.