Skip navigation links
Broward Addiction Recovery
Community Partnerships
Elderly & Veterans
Family Success
Civil Citation
Human Services Human Services Human Services Human Services Human Services Human Services Human Services
Broward County > Human Services

 Top Stories
female face
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month
Broward County joins the rest of the nation in observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month during April. The County's Nancy J. Cotterman Center (NJCC) is promoting the prevention of sexual violence and child abuse through special events and public education during the observance. Last year, NJCC served approximately 2,700 victims of sexual assault and child abuse. This year's theme, "Making Meaningful Connections: Creating Safe, Stable, and Nurturing Relationships and Environments for all Children & Safer Campuses," underscores the importance of educating everyone to speak out against sexual assault. More...

Hope and Recovery logo
BARC Earns Highest Accreditation from Joint Commission
Broward County Addiction Recovery Center (BARC), administered through the Human Services Department, has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by complying with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in behavioral health care. The accreditation award recognizes BARC's dedication to continuous compliance with these standards. More...

AIDs ribbon
Prescription Medication – the New Drug of Choice
Florida has become the prescription pain medication capital of the nation, with startling increases in the use of pain medication resulting in nearly 4,000 opiate-related deaths from 2000-2010. Heroin/oxycodone abuse and addiction admissions at Broward Addiction Recovery Center are up as well. More...
View Advisory Boards...
View NACO Prescription Card...
211 Homeless Helpline - 954-563-help
View Emergency Management...
Find a Child Care Provider