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)
Multicultural Care Centers
Multicultural Care Centers is a community mental health center committed to service excellence. A quality driven organization focused on delivering services to support and strengthen our culturally diverse community. Leading the industry through an individualized treatment approach and fostering an environment in which the individuals and families we serve will thrive, resulting in recovery, self-sufficiency, and independence. Multicultural Care Centers provides assistance with Substance Abuse (alcohol and other substances) and Mental Health for adults, adolescents, and children. Our mission is to help individuals recover from the effects of mental illness and drug dependency; to reclaim their emotional, psychological, and physical health; to reintegrate with their families; and to become productive members of society. For more information, please visit their website. (Source: MultiCultural Care Centers LLC Website)
Mental Health Services
National Alliance for Mental Health
Founded in 1984, NAMI Broward County is dedicated to the eradication of the stigma associated with mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life for all individuals affected by these diseases. NAMI Broward County provides free support groups, education classes and seminars, legislative advocacy, and information for people in our community living with mental illness as well as their loved ones. Programs include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, Basics, Provider Education, and Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for law enforcement personnel. For more information please visit their website or call their 24/7 helpline at 1-800-273-8255 (Source: NAMI Broward 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.
LifeNet 4 Families
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)
Jubilee Center of South Broward
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.
2-1-1 Broward is the live, 24-hour comprehensive helpline, providing all people with crisis, health and human services support and connecting them to resources in our community. Knowing where to go is the first step to getting the help you need. Every hour of every day someone in Broward is searching for help or services– housing, food, financial assistance, relief from abuse, family issues, depression, childcare, suicide prevention, etc., but navigating the maze of city, state and non-profit agencies can be overwhelming and confusing. Since 1995, 2-1-1 Broward, has been the community’s central point of entry into the health and human services system. Dialing 2-1-1 is an easy way for people who need help to get connected with the community service providers that can help them. The 2-1-1 Broward helpline is available to every individual and family in Broward County. To access their online service database please click HERE OR contact them by dialing 2-1-1 from your cell phone. Source: Broward 2-1-1 Website)
LGBTQ+ Addiction Resources
Whether you’re a member of the queer community, or you’re the loved one of someone who is, this page can address many of your questions. Are you in search of a drug rehab center with treatment programs specifically designed for LGBTQ+ individuals? Do you want more information about substance abuse in this community? The Recovery Village provides a wealth of information to assist you in making a sound decision. Contact them today by calling toll-free at 888-201-7940 or by visiting their website. (Source: Recovery Village 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.