Broward County Human Services

County Observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month

We Believe YouThe Nancy J. Cotterman Center is kicking-off a new outreach campaign, "We Believe You!" that emphasizes the Center's longstanding approach of believing and supporting victims of sexual assault and child abuse unconditionally. A seri​es of ads representing the faces of those who have been victimized by sexual assault and abuse will be seen on transit buses traveling throughout Broward. The launch of the outreach campaign coincides with April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month. More…

Join us on Denim Day April 25th

Wear jeans on Tuesday, April 25th to show your support and help raise awareness about sexual violence. Attend the County Commission meeting at 10AM, in room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, as a proclamation is read to reinforce the importance of speaking out against sexual violence and supporting the victims. Throughout April, several displays will be exhibited at various Broward County Libraries and the Broward County Governmental Center lobby. More…  

New Mobile Shower Unit Service for Homeless Coming "On-line" in Broward

Broward "A Way Home" Homeless Continuum of Care Board's ("CoC")  Ad Hoc Central Fort Lauderdale Committee, along with Hope South Florida (HSF) have announced the delivery and implementation of the new Mobile Shower Unit service. In an effort to meet the ongoing needs of  persons who are homeless in Broward County, HSF will rollout its new mobile shower unit to offer showers to homeless men and women. More...