Families

Our Focus Is Our Children
We help transform the lives of one in three children in Broward County.
Services
Our Funded Programs

The CSC funds close to a hundred programs that serve children and families, advocates for policies that protect the interests of future generations and provides leadership that brings the child-serving community together.

Broward 211

A 24/7 comprehensive agency, providing individuals and families with critical connections to health and human service agencies and programs in just one call. 

Family Resource Guide

Health and safety tips, Parent's guide to Broward public schools, and more! Find childcare that works for you with our 2017-18 Family Resource Guide. 

Success Stories
Get to know Hannah Messer, and learn how her participation in the CSC funded STEP (Supported Training & Employment Program) empowered her to become a responsible, productive adult. She's now a proud Publix employee!
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.
Jordan was once a student struggling with behavioral issues and academic performance but with the help of the Children's Services Council and Harmony Development Center, he has grown tremendously.
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Our organization provides leadership, advocacy and resources to enhance the lives of the children of Broward County and empower them to become responsible, productive adults.

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KID FIRST | Kids in Distress
954-390-7654

In-home program provided weekly to serve families at risk of abuse and neglect. Program comprised of three components: 1) Case Management, 2) Supportive Counseling and 3) Parent Education using the Strengthening Families curriculum.
Primary POC: Manuel Guzman | manuelguzman@kidinc.org | 954-390-7654 ext. 1376 Misty Cipyak | mistycipyak@kidinc.org | 954-390-7654 ext. 1309

Kidcare Outreach | Florida Department of Health in Broward County
954-INSURES

The Children’s Services Council provides support for the Broward County Health Department to deliver personalized assistance to prospective KidCare enrollees and answer the many calls to 954-INSURES. KidCare outreach staff have forged partnerships with governmental and community-based organizations to promote the program and serves as the leading source of application distribution to Broward schools and child care facilities.
Primary POC: Rebecca Miele | Rebecca.Miele@flhealth.gov

KidVision/WPBT | WPBT Channel 2
305-424-4180

With WPBT’s KidVision VPK, teachers watch, learn, play and integrate the Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Education Standards through entertaining and educational virtual field trips that appeal to both adults and children. Teachers learn the standards and then use the web-based field trips to add another dimension to their classroom curriculum. Also provided are lesson plans and student assessment forms.

Kinship Initiatives for Supportive Services | Harmony Development Center
954-766-4483

County-wide services with groups offered in Cooper City, Coral Springs, Lauderhill and Miramar for kinship families with children ages 0-18.
Primary POC: Gloria Gonzalez | ggonzalez@harmonydc1.org

Kinship Initiatives for Supportive Services | Legal Aid of Broward County
954-736-2430

County-wide services for legal advocacy and support services to families providing kinship care for children and youth. Referrals are limited to CSC Kinship providers.
Primary POC: Ericka Peoples | epeoples@legalaid.org

Kinship Initiatives for Supportive Services | Memorial Healthcare System
954-276-0839

County-wide support services for kinship families with children ages 0-18, and for children and youth with special needs ages 0-22. Groups are offered in Fort Lauderdale (KID) and Hollywood (Memorial).
Primary POC: Laura Costa | lcosta@mhs.net

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.
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