Jeffrey S. Wood

Jeffrey S. Wood  is the Governor Appointee of Broward County's Children's Services Council
Governor Appointee

Jeffrey S. Wood, is a Director at Tripp Scott, has been practicing law in Broward County for close to three decades. He joined the Law Firm of Rogers Morris & Zeigler in 1990.  In 1995, he joined the Law Firm of Tripp Scott and was named a Director in January of 2000.  In October of 2000 he joined May Meacham & Davell, PA as a Director and practiced with that firm for 17 years until it merged with Tripp Scott in December 2017.

Mr. Wood is a practicing attorney whose areas of concentration include: business law, counsel to a variety of non-profits, construction litigation, adoptions, and the representation of charter schools and related businesses. He has provided counsel and legal representation to various other non-profits in the State of Florida for many years and has participated and assisted in the formation of several non-profits from their initiation.

Mr. Wood is currently General Counsel with the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools and provides legal advice and counsel to that association that represents over 500 charter schools in Florida.  Wood is a frequent presenter at various conferences on multiple non-profit issues and charter school law.

Mr. Wood has been actively involved within the Florida ice hockey community, currently serving as President of the Statewide Amateur Hockey Association of Florida (SAHOF).  Wood received his Bachelor degree in Political Science and a Minor in Sociology from the State University at Geneseo, New York in 1987. He then received his Juris Doctor from The Dickinson School of Law (Penn State) in 1990.  Wood lives in Broward County, Wilton Manors, with his wife Gae and are proud parents of two sons, Zach and Scott.

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2-1-1 Broward General Hotline | 2-1-1 Broward

2-1-1 Broward, an information & referral line, provides a 24-hour, comprehensive help line and support service for individuals seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services in Broward County. An impressive database of information is used to provide community callers with current, relevant information regarding a wide variety of services within the community. All calls are toll-free, confidential and anonymous from anywhere in Broward County.

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2-1-1 Broward Special Needs and Behavioral Health | 2-1-1 Broward

The 2-1-1 Hotline is Broward’s single source for information and referrals for children with behavioral health needs and disabilities. The hotline’s specialized staff focuses on helping parents, caregivers, agencies, and medical practitioners who serve the needs of children, find programming, support and hope. A case management component is also available for families in need of assistance accessing and navigating the special needs and behavioral health system of care.

Capacity Building
Capacity Building Mini Grants | Children's Services Council of Broward County

Infrastructure building support is provided to local child and family serving nonprofit organizations through our annual Capacity Buildings Mini Grants. Through a competitive grant process, local organizations are awarded funding for capacity building projects, professional business coaching and or fundraising support each year.
Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

Other CSC-Funded Community Initiatives
Community Builders| Children's Services Council of Broward County

Improving Lives Through Collective Impact through the Broward County Children’s Strategic Plan

Health & Safety Initiatives
Cribs for Kids | Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc.

In 2003, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a report that estimated that the risk of infant suffocation increases 20-fold when infants and adults sleep in the same bed. In 2005, the AAP restated that co-sleeping is a growing concern and recommended that infants not share a bed during sleep.

Capacity Building
CSC Sponsored Trainings | Children's Services Council of Broward County

The CSC offers quality and affordable training workshops for professionals serving children and families in Broward County. Each session is led by instructors that are highly qualified and experienced in their field to provide an optimal learning environment. CEU’s are also offered for many of the completed courses. For a training calendar and to register, please visit our website at training.cscbroward.org.

Primary POC: Adamma DuCille | aducille@cscbroward.org

Health & Safety Initiatives
Drowning Prevention | Florida Department of Health in Broward County

Drowning Prevention is a collaborative community effort driven by the Drowning Prevention Task Force. In 2009, the Children’s Services Council allocated funding to support a full-time coordinator housed at the Broward County Health Department who provides insight and accountability for the implementation of the Drowning Prevention Action Plan.
Task Force members create a culture throughout Broward County that infuses drowning prevention methodologies, practices, and messages throughout the community, directly impacting families with young children by:

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.