Yearly Archives: 2014

2-1-1 First Call For Help of Broward

Provides a “No Wrong Door” approach of entry into the Broward County System of Special Education and related services.  24/7/365 Helpline. The program offers more than basic information and referral services, including: providing an overview of the special needs system in Broward County, explaining how to access varying levels of services, identifying the caller’s primary and additional needs, matching the caller’s needs to existing community resources, Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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2-1-1 Special Needs Support Services: ADVOCACY Access to Benefits

2-1-1 Broward helps families identify and access public benefits and services for which they may be eligible. Services include assisting families understand benefits/services, eligibility, and the application/approval process, and to efficiency navigate the system to obtain all benefits/services for which they are eligible. The benefits/services include: Medicaid, Florida Healthy Kids, Supplemental Security income (SSI), Food Assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Free and Reduced, Price Lunch, Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, and Exceptional Student Education. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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Broward Children’s Center – Special Needs Advocacy Program

Empowers parents/caregivers of children with special health care needs to advocate for their children. An advocate from the center will work one-on-one with parents to provide information, education and necessary tools. A special needs advocate from Broward Children’s Center will work one-on-one with parents to provide them with the information, education and necessary tools to offer their child the greatest quality of life, as well as academic success. Did you like this? Share it: Tweet

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