Broward County Family Resource Guide 2017-2018

Helpful Websites

DISABILITY RESOURCES http://listeningandspokenlanguage.org/ Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf www.flddresources.org/ APD – Florida Developmental Disabilities Resources Website www.Disability.gov Information and opportunities for people with disabilities www.ds-health.com Down Syndrome Resources www.rarediseases.org NORD – National Organization for Rare Disorders http://aspergersyndrome.org O.A.S.I.S. – Asperger’s Syndrome information www.tash.org TASH – Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT www.browardschools.com Broward County Public School District www.elcbroward.org Early Learning Coalition of Broward County www.fcatexplorer.com FCAT Explorer Internet Site www.211-broward.org/service/special- needs FCFH - Special Needs Web Site www.floridaliteracy.org Florida Literacy Coalition www.floridaearlylearning.com Florida Office of Early Learning FAMILY RESOURCES www.211-broward.org 211 Broward www.floridajobs.org Agency for Workforce Innovation, Unemployment Compensation www.broward.org/atrisk/ BC Vulnerable Population Registry www.BenefitsCheckUp.org Benefits Check Up www.broward.org/humanservices Broward County Human Services www.iamforkids.org Children’s Campaign www.childcareservices.org Child Care Services Association www.childnet.us ChildNet, protecting Broward’s abused, abandoned and neglected children www.cscbroward.org Children’s Services Council of Broward County http://www.danmarinofoundation.org Florida Department of Children and Families www.dtv.gov, www.dtvanswers.com DTV Transition – FCC Consumer Helpline www.familycentral.org Family Central www.frbatlanta.org/comm_affairs/ frc.cfm Federal Reserve Bank – Foreclosure Resource Dan Marino Foundation www.dcf.state.fl.us

MILITARY SUPPORT www.armyg1.army.mil/hr/wellBeing.asp Armed Forces Family Website http://www.armyg1.army.mil/hr/ wellBeing.asp Army Well-Being Liaison Office www.usmc-mccs.org Marine Corps Community Services www.militaryonesource.mil/airforce Air Force family support http://www.militaryonesource.mil Military Family Resource Center www.operationshoebox.com Operation Shoebox www.operationmilitarysupport.com OR www.presidentialprayerteam.com Personal/Spiritual Support for Military Personnel www.roa.org Reserve Officer Association www.va.gov/homeless/ nationalcallcenter.asp Veterans Affairs – Call Center for Homeless Vets NATIONAL RESOURCES www.nad.org National Association of the Deaf www.nccaom.org National Certification Commission for Acupuncture www.donotcall.gov National Do Not Call Registry www.ndsccenter.org National Down Syndrome Congress www.ndss.org National Down Syndrome Society www.nfadb.org National Family Association for Deaf Blind www.nfcc.org National Foundation for Credit Counseling https://www.jointservicessupport.org National Guard Family Program Online www.nrd.gov National Resource Directory for Wounded Warriors www.broward.org/hurricane Broward County Hurricane Info Site www.ic3.gov/ Internet Crime Complaint Center www.mysafefloridahome.com/ My Safe Florida Home http://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender Sexual Predator Locator – Florida http://usacops.com USACOPS (Internet site for Law Enforcement Agencies) www.health.gov/nhic/ National Toll Free Numbers SAFETY

http://myfloridalegal.com/identitytheft FL Attorney General – Identity Theft Resource and Response www.elderaffairs.state.fl.us/ FL Dept of Elder Affairs – Website www.FLTreasureHunt.org or www.myfloridacfo.com FL Dept of Financial Services – Unclaimed Property www.faca.org Florida Association for Community Action www.floridacsc.org Florida Children’s Services Councils www.floridahousingsearch.org Florida Housing Search www.flsenate.gov or www.flsenate.gov/ senators Florida Senate Information www.FloridaLawHelp.org Florida Law Information www.makinghomeaffordable.gov Foreclosure Prevention Plan www.shrinershq.org Grants – Shriners of North America www.guidestar.org Guidestar – Listing of Non-Profits www.dep.state.fl.us/deepwater horizon/ www.restorethegulf.gov Gulf Oil Spill 2010 www.aap.org/disasters Helping Children Cope With Crisis www.ilrc.org Immigrant Legal Resource Center www.irs.gov IRS Tax Helpline – Internal Revenue Service http://getoutofdebt.org Myvesta Foundation http://mentalhelp.net/selfhelp/ https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com State of Florida People First Job Applicant Online System www.sunpass.com/ Sun Pass – Florida Prepaid Toll Program www.toysfortots.org Toys For Tots (Select State and County for drop-off locations) health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ DenisesList/ Website – Denise’s List U.S. GOVERNMENT RESOURCES www.womenshealth.gov Women’s Health Information, part of the US Department of Health & Human Services, Office on Women’s Health www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/occ Federal Child Care Bureau – quality, affordability and availability of child care for all families www.dhhs.gov US Department of Health and Human Services www.ed.gov United States Department of Education Self-Help Sourcebook Online www.socialsecurity.gov Social Security – Online

www.usa.gov/ US Government Internet Site HEALTH AND WELLNESS www.aaaai.org Allergy Info Line http://alzonline.phhp.ufl.edu Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Online http://broward.floridahealth.gov/ Florida Department of Health in Broward County www.browardhealth.org Broward Health www.browardhsc.org Broward Healthy Start Coalition www.cancercare.org Cancer Care Online Support www.cms.gov Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services www.dentalplans.com/ DentalPlans.com www.drugwatch.com DrugWatch.com health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ olderfas Support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders www.findaflushot.com/ Flu Shot Locator 2011 www.CoverageForAll.org Foundation for Health Coverage Education – Insurance Help Line http://emergency.cdc.gov/ gulfoilspill2010/ Gulf Oil Spill 2010 – CDC Medical Info www.healthfinder.gov/espanol Healthfinder – Espanol www.massmutual.com/mmfg/pdf/ lifebridge_eligibility.pdf LifeBridge Free Life Insurance Program www.medicare.gov Medicare Hotline www.medlineplus.gov Trusted health information www.mhs.net Memorial Healthcare Systems www.mesotheliomaprognosis.org Mesothelioma Prognosis http://NeedyMeds.com NeedyMeds.com www.new-eyes.org New Eyes for the Needy – Eyeglass Voucher http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov SAMHSA – Mental Health Services/Substance Abuse Treatment Locator www.saa-recovery.org Sex Addicts Anonymous www.smileschangelives.org Smiles Change Lives www.fda.gov US Food and Drug Administration www.zennioptical.com Zenni Optical – Low Cost Eyeglasses LEGAL ASSISTANCE http://www.browardlegalaid.org/ Legal Aid Service of Broward County

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