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Prosperity

Increasing Financial Capability among Students, Workers, and Residents in Communities. Inspire leaders at all levels to leverage partnerships to create their own financial capability initiatives as a means toward building financial well-being of our...

Leader
Arnold 'JB' Jean-Baptiste
Related Topics
Financial Assistance
Education

Special Needs Advisory Coalition (SNAC)

Provide advocacy and leadership to enhance the lives of children with disabilities and support parents as advocates through collaboration, planning, funding, and training to create a comprehensive system of care and equitable outcomes.

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Leader
Marissa Aquino
Related Topics
Disability Services
Basic Needs
Family Support
Special Needs

Stop Trafficking and Rescue Survivors (S.T.A.R.S.)

STARS is solely focused on the juvenile aspects of human trafficking. The STARS committee has actively been working to identify gaps in service provision and work to ensure that there are POCs (points of contact) that will work together to enhance...

Leader
Dr. Keisha Grey
Related Topics
Health and Mental Care
Abuse

Substance Abuse Prevention & Mental Health Promotion

Develops strategies to promote behavioral health for youth and adults in Broward County through needs assessments, capacity building, implementation of evidence based prevention program and activities.

 

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Leader
Gonzalo Cadima
Related Topics
Health and Mental Care
Family Support

Teen Parent Alliance

Teen Parent Alliance, is a partnering of community organizations to promote positive youth development and to provide a continuum of services to support teen parents to achieve high school graduation, while promoting the prevention of teen pregnancy...

Leader
Jhonni Lewis
Related Topics
Health and Mental Care
Basic Needs
Family Support
Education

Transitional Independent Living

Develops strategies to maintain and strengthen TIL System of Care collaborations, to increase resources to TIL youth and to address rising trends

Leader
Christine Bernard Frederick
Related Topics
Education
Basic Needs

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Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
Eagles' Haven

Eagles’ Haven is a community wellness center created solely and mindfully for the MSD/Eagles community giving current, future and former students, parents, family members and faculty one responsive and nurturing place to call or drop in for any supportive service or wellness needs 7 days a week, free of charge. Services include: wellness experiences, information and education, and family strengthening services.
Primary POC: Halle Solomon| Eagleshaven@eagleshaven.org |954-618-0345

Early Childhood Programs
Early Literacy Interventions | Reading & Math, Inc.

Reading & Math, Inc., through a partnership with Broward County Public Schools, is implementing the Reading Corps program in Broward County. Florida Reading Corps tutors serve Broward County's most at-risk students with targeted early literacy interventions. Reading Corps screens all students at designated schools to identify children who are behind on early literacy skills, and develop individualized tutoring plans to meet each child's needs.

Prosperity & Hunger Programs
Earned Income Tax Credit | HandsOn Broward

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal anti-poverty program that provides financial assistance for working families. In 2002, the Children’s Services Council began promoting EITC through a county-wide public awareness campaign. Since then, over $500 million have been returned to Broward residents.

Prosperity & Hunger Programs
Earned Income Tax Credit | Hispanic Unity of Florida

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal anti-poverty program that provides financial assistance for working families. In 2002, the Children's Services Council began promoting EITC through a county-wide public awareness campaign. Since then, over $500 million have been returned to Broward residents. Many low-income EITC recipients file their returns for free at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, and a mobile team that serves Broward residents.
Primary POC: Ingrid Ekblad | iekblad@hispanicunity.org

Early Childhood Programs
Financially Assisted Child Care Services | Early Learning Coalition of Broward County

This program provides subsidized child care for low-income families residing in Broward County based on income eligibility. The intent of this program is to prevent child abuse and neglect; assist families in becoming or remaining economically self-sufficient; and prepare preschool-aged children to enter school ready to learn.

Family Strengthening
Foster Care & Adoption | Forever Family

Weekly segments on the NBC-6 local news feature Broward children in need of a permanent, caring home. On occasion, Forever Family will highlight related issues, such as foster parentrecruitment, Guardian ad Litem recruitment, and foster/relative care youth transitioning to independent living.
Primary POC: Gia Tutalo-Mote | gia.foreverfamily@gmail.com

Family Strengthening
Foster Care & Adoption | Heart Gallery of Broward

A traveling exhibit of professional portraits and biographies of children available for adoption. The photographic and kiosk-based gallery is displayed in many public places, such as shopping centers and libraries that can reach hundreds of prospective parents.
Primary POC: Yvette DuBose | yvette@heartgalleryofbroward.org

The Faces of CSC

The impact Future Prep had on Sarah fomented her desire to give back to her community. Today, she is a Counselor for Memorial’s CSC-funded Youth Force program, helping other young people gain confidence and determine their own path for the future.
This program has touched me and made a difference in my life.
Thanks to the Children’s Services Council and the YMCA of Broward County, students have an opportunity to give a voice to issues that are important to them.