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Frequently Asked Questions
Broward County > Human Services > Community Partnerships > Frequently Asked Questions

MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Questions are included from each of the sections within the Community Partnerships Division addressing child care, children's services, health care services, HIV/AIDS, homelessness, and sexual assault.   Should you have difficulty connecting with the web addresses or emails listed below, please contact 2-1-1 Broward at 954-537-2111.

Community Needs

Resources

Phone #s

Child Care Licensing and Enforcement Section 

Child Support/ Who can I speak to about non-payment?

Child Support Enforcement

1-800-622-5437

Foster Care: Who do I contact to become a foster care provider? 

ChildNet

954-414-6000

Child Care Services

Where can I get assistance with payment for child care?

Family Central, Inc.

954-720-1000

Child Abuse:  Who do I call to report an abusive situation?

Abuse Hotline
www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse/report

1-800-962-2873

VPK:  I want open a VPK program. How do I connect with parents?

Family Central, Inc./VPK

954-724-3978


Children's Services Section 

Food Stamps/Medicaid

Department of Children & Families
www.dcf.state.fl.us/ess

954-467-4298

1-866-762-2237

Child Support – Applications

Department of Children & Families
http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/childsupport/apply.html

1-800-622-5437

Child Support - Collection

Department of Revenue
http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/childsupport/

1-800-226-6777

Custody Issues

Clerk of the Court – 17th District
http://www.clerk-17th-flcourts.org/ClerkWebSite/Welcome2.aspx

954-831-5848

Health Insurance for Children

http://www.floridakidcare.org