4KIDS of South Florida, Inc.
827 S. State Road 7, Suite B
North Lauderdale FL 33068
Contact Person: Joan Englert (954) 979-7911
4Kids is a faith-based foster care agency linking with local churches to provide support to foster parents, adoptive parents and children. Our services include recruiting, training, and licensing of foster homes. In addition, we support those homes with respite care, mentoring, continuing education classes and other services as needed.
Camelot Community Care, Inc.
1925 S. Perimeter Road, # 120
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Contact Person: Vilma Caban (954) 958-0988
Camelot, a national non-profit agency, has been serving children and families for over 30 years. Our foster care programs, Traditional, Supported, Enhanced and Therapeutic, have been providing nurturing and supportive environments that include support services, counseling, 24 hour on-call, MAPP classes and clinical training serving children 0 -18 years old.
Children's Home Society
401 N.E. 4th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Contact Person: Carrie Hamby (954) 453-6400
Children's Home Society is the oldest agency providing adoption and foster care services statewide, to newborns through age 18. It is our goal to place every child in a safe, loving home. We provide in home clinical support services to our foster homes, as well as 24/7 on-call, continued education and other recreational activities.
Community Helpers Organized In Churches Empowering Society
2300 NW 6th St.
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Contact Person: Dr. Angela Deal (954) 968-6777
CHOICES is a licensed child placement agency. Its foster care services include training, mentoring and family support. Foster parents belong to a support group (sponsored by CHOICES) that allows their voices to be heard. The Foster Parent Support group allows CHOICES to keep abreast of and provide services that benefit the children in its care.
Florida Baptist Children's Homes
20 N.W. 46th Avenue
Plantation, FL 33317
Contact Person: Rene Bowen (954) 463-3163
We are faith-based, non-profit organizations that have been caring for needy boys and girls since 1904. We believe that Jesus is Lord, and we recruit like-minded foster families to demonstrate a Christian lifestyle to our foster children.
20000 NW 47th Avenue, Bldg 2
Opa-Locka, FL 33055
(305) 430-0085/Fax: 305-430-8533
Contact Person: Lorena Lora, (305) 430-0085
Established by Jean Caceres-Gonzalez in 1989, His House Children's Home is a private, non-profit, faith-based organization that provides residential care, full case management, adoption, foster care, counseling, and independent living services to children from newborn to 17 years old, who have been abused, neglected, drug exposed, or whose parents are in severe crisis. Staffed with loving house parents and supportive caregivers, the mission of His House is to restore the lives of children physically and emotionally through love, a good education, and safety, thereby giving every child the experience of a family. His House is a healing place where a child's hope is renewed for a brighter future, as the darkness in little hearts is being colored away all over South Florida.
Kids In Distress
819 N.E. 26th Street
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Contact Person: Tiffani Dhooge (954) 390-7654
Kids In Distress (KIDS) offers the most comprehensive services to families in the child welfare system. Dedicated to permanency for children, foster care services include training and licensing of foster families, 24 hour support, on-going training, and adoption support services for children birth to 18 years old.
THERAPEUTIC & ENHANCED FOSTER CARE AGENCIES
6365 Taft St.
Hollywood, FL 33024
Contact Person: Felice Frederick (954)962-1225
Therapeutic Foster Care serves children with emotional and behavioral problems in a structured foster home setting. The foster parents are specially trained and supported by a treatment team composed of psychiatrists, therapists, and a program manager. The therapists do in home counseling to help the foster parents learn the skills necessary to effectively work with the children in their home. Family Care is a foster care program for children who are developmentally disabled. The foster parents are specially trained and supported by a treatment team composed of psychiatrists, behavioral analysts, and a program manager. The behavioral analysts do in home training to teach the foster parents the skills necessary to effectively work with the children in their home.
National Youth Advocate Program
700 West Hillsboro Blvd, Suite 201
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Contact Person: Katherine Warner (954) 596-5284
Established in 1978 by Dr. Mubarak Awad, the National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) serves youth and families in need of restorative care and treatment. NYAP is a national child welfare agency that has established a reputation for creating innovative programs that utilize community resources. NYAP's Florida office provides enhanced foster care services to youth that are medically fragile, youth that have a recent history of or current problem with substance abuse, and for youth that are gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, or questioning.
Mount Bethel Human Services Corp, Inc.
708 W. Oakland Park Blvd
Wilton Manors, FL 33311
Contact Person: Mishaela Harris (954) 763-5010
Mount Bethel Human Services Corporation, Inc. was founded to act as a catalyst for productive change in this community. Change for the lives of young people being caught up in the juvenile justice system far too soon and with catastrophic consequences. Change for the children being placed in the foster care system with devastating effects on their little lives. Change for the families who were on the verge of being ripped apart by varying factors---many of which were beyond their control or comprehension. Mount Bethel Human Services Corporation---The Community Sanctuary: Building Families, Changing Lives.
The Mentor Network
600 N. Pine Island Road, # 230
Plantation, FL 33324
Contact: Felix Santiago (954) 423-1919
Mentor Florida, Broward Office, provides the following services for children and adults in our program: therapeutic foster care, therapeutic services, individualized programs, behavioral services, and homes for children with developmental disabilities.
The Twelve, Inc.
1881 N.E. 26th Street, # 240
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Contact: Lawrence Rowe (954) 667-0960
The Twelve for Children and Families of Florida Enhanced Foster Care Program is a community residential treatment program, which is clinically effective, and utilizes a non-institutional approach that addresses the needs of male sexual offenders, between the ages of 12-17.