Broward Connections Guidebook
BROWARD COUNTY ELDERLY AND VETERANS SERVICES DIVISION 954-357-6622 TTD: 954-357- 5481
2995 N. Dixie Highway Oakland Park, FL 33334 www.broward.org/eldervets Medicaid, Sliding Scale - Spanish, Italian, French, Creole, Portuguese, Hindi, Hindustani, Urdu, Kannada, Malayalam, Romanian M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Veterans Services Provides assistance to veterans, their widows, dependents and dependent survivors regardless of age or another status. Services include outreach, information and referral linkage, and benefit and claims processing.
BROWARD HOUSING SOLUTIONS 954-764-2800 305 SE 18th Court Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Home for the Brave provides permanent, affordable housing for homeless veterans.
Homeless Helpline 954-563-HELP (4357) http://www.broward.org/homeless Mon - Fri: 8:00am to 6pm Sat-Sun: 8 am to Noon A friendly voice that can help you get the information, service or assistance you need to get back on your feet.
SOUTH FLORIDA INSTITUTE ON AGING 954-484-7117 (formerly Impact Broward) 2038 N Dixie Highway #201 Ft Lauderdale, FL 33305 www.thesofia.org No Fee Telephone for Hearing Impaired M-F: 8:30 am-4: 30 pm
Volunteer service organization provides opportunities for older adults to tutor and mentor children, provide support and companionship to frail elderly and adults with disabilities or mentor veterans. Case managers provide in-home assessments for both clients and volunteers. Also matches volunteers with community agencies.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Matches volunteers, 55+ years, with local organizations to assist in providing services that rely on the volunteer’s skills and talents.
Veterans Helping Veterans Senior volunteers, 55+ years who are veterans themselves, serve as mentors to returning veterans transitioning back to civilian life.
Legacy Corp Provides caregiver and veteran support services by and for veteran and military families. Volunteers receive a monthly taxable allowance to cover any cost of volunteering.
VET CENTER 954-356-7926 3666 W.Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311 www.vetcenter.va.gov
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
WILLIAM “BILL” KLING OUTPATIENT CLINIC (formerly Veterans Outpatient Clinic) 954-475-5500
9800 W. Commercial Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351 www.va.gov 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)
Deerfield Beach 954-570-5572
Pembroke Pines 954-894-1668