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Challenges

- Families currently represent a much larger share of the population experiencing homelessness than ever before.

- Families experiencing homelessness struggle to maintain normalcy and are at a higher risk for familial instability, which can aff ect the health, well-being and development of the children.

- School-aged children experiencing homelessness often face barriers to enrolling and attending school, including transportation problems, inability to obtain previous school records and lack of clothing and school supplies.

 

Solutions

The Partnership’s Family Services Program aims to strengthen families and help them transition from homelessness into stable or permanent housing by providing solution-focused parent/child interventions, including:

- Individual and family therapy.used parent/child interventions, including:

- Peer-led support groups, such as “Motivated Moms”.

- Family enrichment activities. - Training to develop parenting skills and coping techniques.

- Coordination of transportation for school-aged children to their school of origin & aftercare programs.

- Coordination of child care for infants and preschool children.

 

2014 Accomplishments

- 54 families with 120 children were served.

- Broward Partnership provided 554 hours of family counseling.

- 86% of families obtained stable or permanent housing upon discharge.

 

Funders & Partners

Borkson Children’s Enrichment Fund

Broward County Board of County Commissioners

Broward County Public Schools

Children’s Aid Club

Children’s Opportunity Group

Citrix

Museum of Discovery and Science

The Jim Moran Foundation

TD Bank

United Way of Broward County

Young At Art Children’s Museum

 

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Contact Us

920 NW 7th Ave.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311

Phone: 954.779.3990

E-mail:  info@bphi.org

Wish List

Items needed

  • - Unexpired canned and dry food.

  • - Personal hygiene items for adults and children.

  • - Shampoos, soaps, lotions, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and deordorant.

  • - Good quality professional clothing and shoes for men and women.

  • - Infant and children's clothing.

  • Diapers and unopened infant formula.

  • New underwear and socks for adults and children.

Video

Click Here to watch Broward Partnership's video presentations.

 

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