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.
Teen Hotline 954-567-8336
Provides information, referral, crisis intervention, and non-judgmental listening services for youth, to help them with issues of adolescent and young adulthood.
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.
AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS & ALATEEN
888-425-2666 / 888-4ALANON
No Fee Spanish, French
Serves families and friends of alcoholics 19+ years, who believe their lives are affected by someone else’s drinking (Al-Anon), and youth under 19 years (Alateen). Meetings are scheduled at various times and locations, 7 days a week.
954-462-0265 or 954-462-7202
305 S. Andrews Avenue, #502
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
M-F: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Phone assistance available 24/7
Fellowship of men and women who work the 12-step program to stay sober and help others to achieve sobriety. Offers over 700 meetings in Broward County each week at various times and locations where the only requirement is a desire to stop drinking.
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.
BANYAN HEALTH SYSTEMS 954-327-4060
1061 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Oakland Park, FL 33309
Medicaid, Sliding Scale
Provides onsite and community counseling services to adults and adolescents,12 years and older, for chemical dependency, psychological and psychiatric issues, domestic violence and other family problems, suicide prevention and legal involvement.
BROWARD ADDICTION RECOVERY CENTER (BARC)
Detoxification & Admissions
1000 SW 2nd Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Medicaid, Sliding Scale
Spanish, Creole, Telephone for Hearing Impaired
American Sign Language with appropriate notice
Detoxification & Residential Services: 24/7
Admissions - M, W, Th, F: 7:00am - 5:00pm; Tu: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Outpatient - M-Th: 8:30am - 8:30pm; F: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Provides substance abuse services to adult Broward County residents. Accepts individuals with co-occurring disorders when the primary indicator is substance abuse and conditions are sufficiently stable so neither symptoms nor disability significantly interferes with standard treatment. Offers assessment, medical detox, residential and day/outpatient treatment services, perinatal addiction services, and family education.
Broward Addiction Recovery Division Administrative Office
954-357-4880 / TTY: 800-995-8711
1011 S.W. 2nd Court, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm
BROWARD COUNTY ELDERLY AND VETERANS SERVICES DIVISION
954-357-6622 / 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
The county-funded agency provides services to older adults.
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.
BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS 754-321-0000
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.
(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.
BROWARD HOUSE 954-522-4749
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.
BROWARD OUTREACH CENTERS
2056 Scott Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
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.
BROWARD PARTNERSHIP 954-779-3990
(formerly Broward Partnership for the Homeless)
920 NW 7th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
No Fee Spanish, French, Creole 24/7
Provides emergency homeless shelter for men, women, and families with children. Current residents receive meals, behavioral health counseling, dental care, substance abuse treatment, case management, linkage and referral services, vocational training, job readiness, transportation, and family support. Outpatient services for former residents include limited job readiness and behavioral health counseling. Referrals for emergency shelter services must be received via the Taskforce for Ending Homelessness or HOPE South Florida; walk-ins are not accepted.
BROWARD SHERIFF’S OFFICE (B.S.0) 954-831-8900
2601 W. Broward Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Department of Community Programs 954-375-6180
4200 NW 16th Street, Lauderhill, FL 33313
Administration for in-custody and community-based offender programs.
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.
Day Reporting & Reentry Division 954-831-5311
Provides support for successful transition and monitoring to prevent recidivism for the reintegration of offenders back into the community following release from jail.
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.
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.
CENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
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, 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.
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.
COLUMBIA LIGHTHOUSE PROJECT
Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale
Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS). The scale is a free, simple, scientifically validated tool that anyone can use to determine whether a veteran is at risk for suicide and how to immediately respond, just by asking three to six questions. The C-SSRS is being used by all of the military services and many VA hospitals. And it has been endorsed, recommended, or adopted by the Department of Defense, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
COVENANT HOUSE 954-561-5559
733 Breakers Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
No Fee Spanish, Creole 24/7
Emergency shelter for youth under 21 years, including youth with babies. Provides shelter, food, clothing, health services, parent education, counseling, substance abuse treatment, case management, employment assistance, life skills instruction, transportation assistance and transitional housing for older adolescents bridging into independent living.
FAITH FARM MINISTRIES 954-763-7787
1980 NW 9th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Thrift stores sell new and used furniture and accessories.
Men's Residential Program 954-463-6214
Offers residential, 9-month non-denominational, faith-based substance abuse recovery program for men 21+ years.
FLORIDA (STATE OF) 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT
201 SE 6th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Misdemeanor Drug Court 954-831-3576
Offers voluntary program for adults 18+ years that includes working with the court, treatment and supervision team. Charges will not be prosecuted in exchange for the offender's compliance with the conditions of the program and successful graduation. Eligible offenses include possession of cannabis, and/or possession of drug paraphernalia. Other non-violent misdemeanor crimes where there is a substance abuse issue are also eligible.
Juvenile Division 954-831-6492
Unified Family Court Case Mgmt. 954-831-8532
Provides case management for domestic violence, domestic relations, dependency and delinquency cases.
FOREST PARK DROP-IN CENTER
Correct Care Recovery Solution/South Florida State Hospital
800 E. Cypress Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
Consumer-operated support center for adults residing at South Florida State Hospital with a mental illness and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorder.
FORT LAUDERDALE HOSPITAL
Phone-954-463-4321 Admissions Ext -1
Admissions Fax- 954-764-4793
1601 E. Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
*Florida Medicaid *Medicare
*In network" with most commercial insurances
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
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
The safe zone for patients
One on one and Group therapy
Safe discharge to LGBTQ Community resources
Pride Institute 954-453-8679
Specialized inpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment for GLBT clients.
HENDERSON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 954-486-4005
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, psychosocial rehabilitation and college/university student counseling.
Adult Outpatient & Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services:
New Vistas 954-731-1000
2900 W. Prospect Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
330 SW 27th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
1957 Jackson Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
3501 S. University Drive, #6, Davie, FL 33328
(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.
HOUSE OF HOPE (Men) STEPPING STONES (Women)
Administration & Admission Office
908 SW 1st Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Residential treatment center for individuals with substance use issues or, co-occurring disorder, including case management, aftercare, and outpatient intervention.
LARKIN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
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).
MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM 954-987-2000
3501 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance, Sliding Scale
ADULT OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
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, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for mood disorders and co-occurring disorders, and outpatient detoxification program.
INPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SVCS 954-276-3403
(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 mental health and/or substance abuse crisis.
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.
Mothers in Recovery
954-276-3429 / Epreira@mhs.net
A program designed to address the physical and psychological impacts of addiction.
No Fee 24/7
Recovering drug addicts meet regularly at various locations to help each other stay clean using a 12-Step model.
Gold Coast Narcotics Anonymous 888-524-1777
P.O. Box 101346, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33310
South Broward Narcotics Anonymous 954-967-6755
P.O. Box 816313, Hollywood, FL 33081
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 800-541-6682
3301 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314
A private, not-for-profit academic institution that also offers a range of clinical services and community programs
Guided Self-Change Clinic 954-262-5968
Maltz Psychology Building
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.
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.
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.
PACE CENTER FOR GIRLS 954-561-6939
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.
SALVATION ARMY 954-524-6991
1445 W. Broward Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Sliding Scale Spanish, French, Creole
M-F: 8:30am - 5:00pm
A Faith-based organization provides social services including food, shelter, and clothing to those in need. Also offers 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.
SCHOTT COMMUNITIES 954-434-3306
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.
SOUTH FLORIDA RECOVERY COMMUNITY RESPITE
Located in Margate, near State Road 7 and Atlantic Blvd.
For Admissions and Inquiries call 754-757-9147
A non-profit partnership between Fellowship Living and Fifth Street Counseling funded in part by Broward Behavioral Health Coalition. The Recovery Community Respite offers a temporary sober housing environment for those who have relapsed, are waiting for transitional living, or in transit to a court-ordered program. Servicing All of the Recovery Community of Southeast Florida.
Self-pay daily rate is only 39.00 per day, includes meals.
The Recovery Community Center - Peer Recovery Support
quality of life, relationships, and health. It has been proven to be beneficial for patients who suffer from trauma, stress, depression, and anxiety.
START YOUR RECOVERY.ORG
Provides a directory and guide to accredited substance misuse treatment resources in Broward. Here, visitors can learn about the type of treatment that’s right for them and connect with highly trusted and accredited local support. A free, confidential tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. It was developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from leading organizations like SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves.
SUSAN B. ANTHONY RECOVERY CENTER
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.
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.
TOTAL INTERVENTION EARLY SERVICES (T.I.E.S.)
4699 N. State Road 7, #Z, Tamarac, FL 33319
Medicare, Medicaid, Insurance
Provides case management services including behavioral health management, substance abuse treatment and aftercare in an outpatient, group setting.
UNITED WAY OF BROWARD COUNTY COMMISSION ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE
1300 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Coordinates community efforts in the area of substance use/abuse services. Provides education, training, and collaboration to foster, develop and enhance drug-free efforts throughout Broward County.
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL 954-721-2200
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.
URBAN LEAGUE 954-584-0777
560 NW 27th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Provides programs to reduce risk factors associated with substance abuse, teen pregnancy, delinquency, and school failure and deter at-risk youth from engaging in criminal behavior. Services include tutoring, homework assistance, employability skills training, physical fitness, life skills, cultural and leadership activities, college prep workshops, anger management, and behavior modification. Provides education, job training, job placement, and support to young adults,16-21 years, who have not completed high school and/or were juvenile offenders. Offers comprehensive housing counseling for first-time homebuyers and individuals facing foreclosure and a 2:1 match savings program for low-income individuals/families to purchase their first home, continue post-secondary education or establish a small business.
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA FLORIDA 954-735-5068
2713 N. Andrews Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL 33311
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.