Program Links/Resources

Broward 2-1-1 Get Connected. Get Answers.
The mission of 2-1-1 Broward is to provide 24 hour comprehensive helpline and support services for individuals in our community seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services in Broward County. 2-1-1 Broward can help you find food, housing, health care, senior services, child care, legal aid and much more. 2-1-1 is a central "go to place" of Broward's network of health and human services, facilitating connections to all of our agencies. For more information please call 954-537-0211 or visit the Broward 211 website.

Broward County Public Schools
Broward County Public School is the Nation’s sixth largest and largest fully accredited school district. For more information please visit the Broward County Public School website.

Child Care Licensing & Enforcement

The Child Care Licensing and Enforcement (CCLE) Section of the Children’s Services Administration Division of the Human Services Department is responsible for the implementation of the state-mandated licensing of all child care facilities in Broward County. CCLE monitors child care providers for compliance with health and safety standards. For more information please visit the Child Care Licensing & Enforcement website.

Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.
It is the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.'s vision that all children in Broward County will enter kindergarten socially, emotionally, physically, cognitively and behaviorally ready to learn and families will have comprehensive early care and education services readily available to them in order to be stable and strong.  For more information please visit the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc. website.
 
Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe

Child Care Resource and Referral is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday. To reach a CCR&R specialist, please call 305-646-7220. We are the front door for to find information on services and programs. We are families’ source for child care and parenting related needs. There is no charge for our services to parents or providers. ELC of Miami-Dade/Monroe offers referrals, not recommendations. For more information please visit the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe website.

Florida Department of Children & Families Information
View and obtain the latest information relating to the child care program in the State of Florida. Learn more about Gold Seal Quality Care program, provider search, and view provider inspection report information. For more information please visit the Florida Department of Children & Families Information website.

Florida Department of Health
The mission of the Broward County Health Department is to promote, protect and improve the health of all of the people of Broward County. We carry out this mission in pursuit of our vision, which is, “a healthier future for the people of Broward County”. For more information please visit the Florida Department of Health website.

Florida KidCare
Through Florida KidCare, the state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. When you apply for the insurance, Florida KidCare will check what you may qualify for based on age and family income. Apply on line now, enrollment is open all year. For more information please visit the Florida KidCare website.

Immunizations Program
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County provides routine immunizations for children and adults in order to decrease vaccine preventable diseases. For more information please visit the Florida Department of Health in Broward County website. For locations click here.

Voluntary PreKindergarten Program
Providing every 4-year old child in Florida a high quality Voluntary Prekindergarten Program. The Vision: All of Florida’s children are eager to learn and ready to succeed when they enter kindergarten. View program information, registration requirements, provider lists and eligibility. For more information please visit the Voluntary Prekindergarten Program website.