Tag Archives: Broward County

ChildNet

We had the pleasure of having Ken Brighton, Director of Community Relations and Larry Rein, CEO and President. ChildNet has been chosen by the Florida Department of Children & Families to serve as the Community Based Care (CBC) lead agency in both Broward and Palm Beach Counties. As such, it is the single private non-profit entity responsible for managing the local system of services and supports for the communities’ most vulnerable children.

They can be reached by phone at ChildNet Broward – 954-414-6000 • ChildNet Palm Beach – 561-352-2500 or on the ChildNet website here. Listen to the program here: 

Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.

 

 2017-ELC-Broward-Header-wideWe had the pleasure of having Alex Browning, Communiations Director and Adriana Farazola, Family Services Manager of Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, mission is to provide the resources, advocacy, leadership, coordination and oversight for early care and education from birth to school-age and to support access to school-age care to ensure children’s success in school.

This in an ongoing process that involves building on existing services, working in cooperation with other programs for young children and coordinating and integrating program funding and services to achieve efficiency, accountability and full effectiveness.

They can be reached by phone at 954.377.2188 or on the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. here. Listen to the program here: 

HandsOn Broward

We had the pleasure of having Keely McBee, Marketing & Events Manager of HandsOn Broward. HandsOn Broward inspires, equips and mobilizes people to effect positive change in Broward County. By leveraging the power of people and socially responsible businesses, they transform local communities through meaningful hands-on projects that make a difference.

HandsOn Broward mobilizes thousands of people each year to revitalize schools, parks, playgrounds, nonprofits and neighborhoods.

They can be reached by phone at (954) 233-1300 or on the HandsOn Broward website here. Listen to the program here: 

211 Broward

Image result for 211 browardWe had the pleasure of having Betty Dominguez, Community Relation Specialist and Tracy Schuldiner, Chief Advancement and Community Relation Officer of 211 Broward. 2-1-1 Broward is the live, 24-hour comprehensive helpline, providing all people with crisis, health and human services support and connecting them to resources in our community. Whether it is a situation where the caller needs help or wants to offer help, 2-1-1 Broward provides every person in the community with a place to turn when they need answers to life challenges, both big and small. They can be reached by phone at 211 or on the 211 Broward website here. Listen to the program here: 

Aid To Victims of Domestic Abuse

Related imageWe had the pleasure of having Jennifer Ray, Program Services Director of Aids To Victims of Domestic Abuse. Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Inc. mission is to promote violence-free relationships and social change by offering alternative choices to end violence and domestic abuse. AVDA provides a Community of Hope through their state-certified domestic violence center that offers a comprehensive array of services for all victims of domestic violence including; a 24 hour crisis hotline, emergency and transitional housing, advocacy, counseling and support to help them live violence-free and self-sufficient lives. We also work throughout the community to educate and engage people of all ages in our commitment to prevent violence. They can be reached by phone at (561) 265-3797 or on the Aids to Victims of Domestic Abuse here. Listen to the program here: 

United Way of Broward County Commission on Behavioral Health and Drug Prevention

Image result for united way of broward county commission on substance abuseWe had the pleasure of having once again Gonzalo Cadima, Director Commission on Behavioral Health and Drug Prevention and Heather Davidson, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy at United Way of Broward County. United Way of Broward County Commission on Behavioral Health and Drug Prevention (UWBCCBH) is a broad based substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion coalition dedicated to reducing negative consequences on individuals, families, and communities. Today, its primary role is to serve as a coalition-building organization that brokers partnerships between federal, state and local agencies to foster, develop, and enhance integrated behavioral health efforts throughout Broward County, while searching for innovative and effective ways to address the issue of substance misuse. They can be reached by phone at 800-334-4568 or on the United Way of Broward Commission on Behavioral Health and Drug Prevention here. Listen to the program here: 

HOPE South Florida

Image result for hope south floridaWe had the honor of interviewing Sheneka Spencer, Director of Development of HOPE South Florida. HOPE South Florida brings hope to the hopeless and homes to the homeless. Their goal is to bring about transformation in the lives of the homeless and hurting through the provision of housing solutions and support services; and to serve as a guiding partner in transforming, educating, and bringing the Christian community into relationship with those served. They can be reached by phone at 954-566-2311 or on the HOPE South Florida website here. Listen to the program here: 

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