Help Me Grow
If you are worried for your child age newborn to 8 years, we are here to help! Dial 2-1-1 to learn more about developmental screening for your growing child. Help Me Grow is an information line connecting families to community resources and providing free child developmental screenings. Click Here to learn more!
2-1-1 Broward now has a new way of linking callers to advocacy and comprehensive case management for families. Funded by Children’s Services Council and in partnership with JAFCO, parents and caregivers will now have access to an amazing new level of advocacy and support. Call 2-1-1 to learn more and reach the Special Needs Connections Hotline available from 8:00am-8:00pm Monday-Friday.
Local Youth Participates in CSC’s STEP Program
STEPS, funded by CSC Broward, provides job skills training for Broward students with developmental disabilities between the ages of 15 - 22 to maximize their educational and career potential by effectively transitioning students from school system to the community. Call 2-1-1 today to learn more about your child joining the program!
Welcome to Special Needs Connections
Navigating the complex system of care for children with Special Needs can be challenging and often frustrating experience. We are here to help. Care Coordinators assist families of children ages 0-22. In addition, Help Me Grow offers assessments, early intervention resources and support for children ages 0-8 years.
For Special Needs information and referrals simply Dial 2-1-1 or 954-537-0211 (TTY Callers: 7-1-1) Specialists are available between 8:00am to 8:00pm. When calling after-hours to Special Needs Connections, please leave a message with our 24-hour helpline counselors.
Call 2-1-1 and speak to a helpline counselor available 24-hours a day!MORE DETAILS
Special Needs Connections offers telephone support, counseling and online assistance for parents, caregivers, educators, coaches, medical experts and all other providers of children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities.Read More
With just one call, 2-1-1 Broward empowers Broward County residents by providing 24/7 emotional support, crisis/suicide intervention, advocacy, needs assessment, information and referrals to all community resources that address their personal, family and financial needs. Click here to locate Special Needs ResourcesRead More