From inpatient and outpatient programs, detox services, AA, NA and NAMI meetings; we hope this page serves as a valuable resource for our residents and others in the recovery community. We have also included information on purchasing a bus pass, where to find a park or library, obtaining identification and health insurance, as well as valuable food pantry resources.
Inpatient, Outpatient and Detox Services
Broward Addiction Recovery Center
Broward Addiction Recovery Center (BARC) offers a comprehensive range of services for Broward County residents over the age of 18 who are affected by substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders.Their experienced and professional staff is dedicated to helping clients attain a healthy and satisfying lifestyle free from addiction. Their staff provides effective intervention in a caring, respectful and confidential manner, utilizing individual, group and family therapy. BARC collaborates with a variety of health care providers and referral sources to ensure clients receive services that will support their recovery. (Source: Broward Addiction Recovery Center Website)
Fort Lauderdale Hospital
Fort Lauderdale Hospital is a comprehensive behavioral health care facility that provides inpatient treatment and outpatient treatment to adults and adolescents suffering from drug addiction, mental health issues, and co-occurring disorders. A fully licensed and accredited, private hospital, their highly qualified medical staff has been turning people’s lives around for more than 30 years by providing world class treatment in a safe and comfortable setting in South Florida. (Source: Fort Lauderdale Hospital Website)
LGBT Drug, Alcohol and Rehab Center
Pride Institute of Florida at Fort Lauderdale Hospital was founded in 1986. With over 10,000 graduates, Pride Institute is the nation’s first and leading provider of in-patient and out-patient programs devoted exclusively to treating the mental health and drug addiction needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. (Source: Pride Institute at Fort Lauderdale Hospital Website)
Larkin Community Hospital
Larkin Community Hospitals Partial Hospitalization Program is specifically designed for individuals who are in need of a supportive therapeutic environment. Their treatment program focuses on the mental, physical and emotional well being of the individual. Treatment goals are designed to assist with the difficulties facing the patient as a result of mental health and substance abuse issues. Their psychiatrists, as well as their highly trained professional clinical staff guide each patient through their treatment. (Source: Larkin Community Hospital Website)
Life Net4 Families mission is to be part of the seamless system of care, in Broward County, to reduce the pain and suffering of individuals and families in poverty by providing necessary food, ancillary services and referrals. Life Net4 Families provides hot meals seven days a week, operates an emergency food panty and offers carry away lunch packs for those in need. They may be reached at 954.792.2328 (Source: LifeNet4 Familes Website)
The Jubilee Center of South Broward provides emergency services to working and homeless individuals and families in Broward County. Located in Hollywood, Jubilee offers a variety of services designed to meet the needs of Broward County Residents. In addition to their feeding program which operates Monday through Friday, Jubilee offers personal hygiene items once a month, clothing every two weeks, legal aid on Tuesday mornings and veterans affairs on Tuesday mornings as well. For more information, call 954.920.0106 or visit their website. (Source: Jubilee Center of South Broward Website)
M.O.P.E.D (Medicaid Out-Patient Eligibility Department)
The Medical Options for Patient Eligibility Department (M.O.P.E.D.) is a community outreach and financial assistance program that was established to make a difference in people’s lives. There are critical economic challenges currently affecting many people in our community. MOPED is part of Broward Health’s solution and commitment to provide our community with world-class healthcare, just like we have for more than 75 years. For more information please call 954.847.4315. (Source: Broward Health Website)
To get a new, duplicate or name change identification card you may call or visit in person any Florida Department of Motor Vehicle location. You will need to bring an original or certified copy of your birth certificate, or a valid U.S passport, social security card or computer generated W-2 or 1099 form, and two proof of address items such as a voters registration, vehicle registration, utility bill, rental/lease agreement, or a letter from a transitional housing provider verifying your residence. There is a $25.00 FEE for an original, renewal or replacement ID card. You may reach the DMV at 954.497.1570 for additional information or by visiting their website.
Veterans with Active military service, who have an Honorable or Under Honorable Conditions discharge, and their beneficiaries may receive veterans benefits. The major benefits that may be available to veterans and their beneficiaries include health care, such as CHAMPVA for Permanent and Total service-connected veterans spouses; life insurance; mortgage insurance; financial aid for education; vocational rehabilitation; counseling; burial benefits at national cemeteries and more. Disability payments are available to veterans whose disabilities were incurred or aggravated during their military service. Contact the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs (FDVA) at 850.487.1533 or by visiting their website.
DrugRehab.com serves its mission by equipping patients and their families with the best information, resources and tools necessary to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. DrugRehab.com is there there to help you or your loved one every step of the way. DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. Contact DrugRehab.Com by calling them at 844-746-6719 or by visiting their website.
South Florida Wellness Network
The South Florida Wellness Network, Inc. (SFWN) is a recovery focused, peer and family driven support network. They provide and support community based efforts in advocacy, education, empowerment, and peer-support for adults, children, youth and families with or at risk of behavioral, emotional, mental health, trauma, and/or substance abuse needs. SFWN currently provides training in evidence based practices such as Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) and Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) in addition to training for the peer-support community. They also operate the Broward County Chapter of Federation of Families and are in the process of launching Youth M.O.V.E. (Motivating Others Through Voices of Experience) Broward. For additional information, please give them a call at 954-533-0585 or visit their website.
Living with Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Their goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance. They cover cerebral palsy from all angles–from symptoms, causes, and treatment, to daily living information, such as communication and transitioning to adulthood articles. All of their information is provided by expert writers and is thoroughly researched and cited. For additional information, please contact Alex Diaz-Granados by visiting their website.
To obtain an informational packet regarding a variety of services ranging from legal/advocacy, case management, counseling, employment and food assistance, mental and oral health and pharmaceutical needs, please click here.