Broward Connections Guidebook

9MUSES ART CENTER  954-746-2055 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL 33313 Member Line: 954-746-9162  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, mentoring and advocacy 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. 

ACHIEVEMENT & REHABILITATION CENTERS (ARC Broward) 954-746-9400 10250 NW 53rd Street, Sunrise, FL 33351 Medicaid, Sliding Scale Spanish 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. Offers rehabilitation services (OT, PT, Speech Therapy), in-home parent training, respite care, social and job skills for transitioning youth, and specialized summer camp for youth with developmental disabilities and moderate to severe behavioral challenges, 3-21 years. 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. 
Preschool Education & Infant Stimulation Provides certified teachers with a low teacher/student ratio for full-day, a year-round instructional curriculum of activities and therapies to facilitate growth for children with developmental disabilities. Operates a developmental preschool for children, 18 months - 5 years, with extended care available before and after school hours.
BEST BUDDIES BROWARD  954-449-6522 3450 Lakeside Drive # 304, Miramar, FL 33027 
No Fee 
Pairs individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with volunteers for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS  954-537-1010 David & Kay Hughes Administrative Headquarters 877 NW 61 Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 Fees Apply Administration -  M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Clubs - M-F: 2:00pm - 8:00pm, Sat: 11:00am - 3:00pm
 Additional hours when school is closed Chartered clubs help youth develop academic success, good character & citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.                                                                          Carver Ranches Club, West Park 954-967-8787 
Florence A. DeGeorge Club, Davie 954-236-2790 
Harold Reitman Club, Ft. Lauderdale 954-797-7097 

Jim & Jan Moran Club, Deerfield Beach 954-725-5545 
Lauderhill Club, Lauderhill 954-731-3552
Leo Goodwin Teen Center, N Lauderdale 954-722-5580 
Levine/Slaughter Club, N Lauderdale 954-726-3927 
Marti Huizenga Club, Hollywood 954-983-0626 
Nan Knox Club, Ft Lauderdale 954-463-6392 
Lester H. White Club, Ft Lauderdale 954-585-6351 
Rick & Rita Case Club, Davie 954-433-9000 
Thomas D. Stephanis Club, Pompano Bch 954-941-2697

DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES 954-746-1770 7771 W. Oakland Park Blvd., #185, Sunrise, FL 33351 No Fee Spanish, Creole M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Provides rehabilitation services to persons who are blind or have a severe visual impairment.
Braille and Talking Books Library Services Provides reading materials to individuals who have trouble reading print because of sight impairment, reading disability or difficulty holding a book due to arthritis, stroke or an accident.


Austin Hepburn Center 750 NW 8th Avenue, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009 No Fee
After School Program:  $200 resident / $250 non-resident annually Spanish 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 job assistance.
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, arts & crafts, computer classes, music, enhanced fitness, educational forums, and job assistance.

HANDS ON BROWARD (formerly Volunteer Broward) 954-233-1300 6600 W. Commercial Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319 No Fee M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Provides hands-on volunteer experience by matching individuals and groups with non-profit agencies with volunteer openings. Volunteer opportunities are available in a wide range of programs for people of all ages.

H.A.N.D.Y. (Helping Abused, Neglected and Dependent Youth) 954-522-2911 501 NE 8 Street Ft Lauderdale, FL 33304 No Fee Spanish, Creole Provides assessments, case management, counseling and academic support for youth, 9-25 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.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTERS David Posnack JCC 954-434-0499 5850 S Pine Island Road Davie, FL 33328 Provides pre-school, after-school, summer camp and special needs programs for youth and social and recreational programs for adults including healthy aging. 
Samuel & Helene Soref JCC 954-792-6700 6501 W Sunrise Blvd. Plantation, FL 33317 Provides pre-school, after-school, summer camp and special needs programs for youth and social and recreational programs for adults and older adults.

REBEL’S DROP-IN CENTER 954-276-3452 Memorial Outpatient Behavioral Health 3400 N 29 Avenue Hollywood, FL 33020 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..

SOUTH FLORIDA WELLNESS NETWORK 954-533-0585 5225 NW 33 Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309 No Fee Spanish Peer-run organization offering programs, activities, education, and support to persons recovering from mental illness and/or substance use challenges. 

YMCA OF SOUTH FLORIDA 954-334-9622 900 SE 3 Avenue Ft Lauderdale, FL 33311
Provides adult and youth services that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility at various locations throughout South Florida. Some locations offer preschool, after-school care, and aquatics.