Online Government Services and AssistanceHere you will find links to websites that can help you find government information and apply for government benefits.
Affordable Care Act
A new way to get affordable health care coverage.
Get Help Florida
| Portals: Federal, State and Local E-Government Resources|
Web portal to U.S. federal government agencies and information, collected by Florida Public Libraries. USA.gov
Web portal to U.S. federal government agencies and information. My Florida
Web portal to State of Florida government agencies and information. Florida Government Information Locator Service
Provides information from and about State of Florida government. Broward County Government
Web portal to Broward County government agencies and information.
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
This site enables users to apply for business licenses and renew licenses.
Florida Department of Children and Families
This site provides information on licensing requirements and enables users to apply for child care licenses.
Florida Department of Revenue
| Citizenship and Immigration|
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
This site provides information on citizenship and immigration as well as forms that can be printed or downloaded. Users may file online and determine case status.
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Broward County Clerk of the Circuit Court
| Clerk of the Circuit Court|
Contact information and hours; fee schedule; official records search; traffic citation payment; jury duty information; self-help center (including court approved forms; criminal and civil court records; job opportunities).
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
| Disaster Assistance (Hurricanes, Flooding, etc.)|
This site provides steps on how to prepare for a disaster as well as how to recover and rebuild after a disaster. Also included is information on applying for assistance, including a toll-free telephone number (1-800-621-FEMA).
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Drivers' Licenses
| Drivers’ Licenses and Motor Vehicle Registration|
Information about obtaining drivers’ licenses is available here.
GovBenefits.gov: Your Benefits Connection
| Federal Government Benefit Programs|
This site will help you determine if there are federal government benefits available to help you. You answer a series of questions about yourself, and then GovBenefits returns a list of government benefit programs for which you may be eligible. Information about how to apply for these benefits is also provided.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
| Federal Government Grants and Loans|
A comprehensive listing of grants and loans from federal government agencies is available here.
Florida Department of Children and Families
| Food Stamps, Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance|
Use this site to apply for food stamps, Medicaid, or temporary cash assistance or to check on the status of your benefits. Back to Top
This is the official site for U.S. federal government forms. Forms may be searched by form name or by government agency. Florida State Courts Self Help
Family law forms approved for use in Florida courts including name changes, divorce, child custody and much more.
First Call for Help of Broward, Inc.
Provides 24-hour comprehensive Helpline and support services for individuals seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services in Broward County.
Internal Revenue Service
Use this site to find income tax forms, instructions, and publications and check the status of a refund.
Florida Division of Corporations – Sunbiz.org
This site provides information on applying online for incorporation or fictitious name registrations
Broward County Employment
Check this site to find Broward County government jobs. Employ Florida Marketplace
This is Florida’s official portal to job-matching services and other work force resources. People First
Use this site to find state government jobs. USA Jobs
This is the official job site for federal government jobs. Back to Top
Florida Department of Corrections
Search current inmate population as well inmate release databases and population on probation.
U.S. Department of State
This site provides information on applying for Passports for U.S. Citizens and Visas for Foreign citizens.
U.S. Patent & Trademark
How-to guides; inventor support; patent and trademark searches; patent and trademark tracking.
Broward County Property Appraiser
Property searches may be done on this site. In addition, there is information on Homestead Exemptions, and a New Homebuyer’s Tax Estimator. Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division - Revenue Collection
This site enables users to search their accounts and pay their bills.
Broward County Public Schools
This site includes information, facts, and statistics about the school district and its schools.
Social Security Administration
This site enables users to prescreen for benefit eligibility, apply for Social Security benefits, and check the status of online applications.
Florida Department of Education
Examination dates, locations and registration requirement plus information on purchasing test preparation guides online.
Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation
| Unemployment Compensation|
This site enables users to file unemployment claims or appeals and to report unemployment compensation fraud. Back to Top