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Aging and Disability Resource Center of Broward County, Florida
Your "One-Stop Shop" for finding information regarding services in Broward County available for seniors, persons with severe and persistent mental illness, their families, and caregivers.
Broward's four Focal Point Senior Centers provide a full spectrum of services for elders. Some of these include: nutrition; arts and crafts; recreation; transportation; education classes; health screening and support; information; public education; referral; and counseling.
Northeast Focal Point Senior Center
227 NW 2nd Street
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Donna DeFronzo, Director of Senior Services
The Northeast Focal Point Senior Center, administered by the City of Deerfield Beach, is located at 227 NW 2nd Street in Deerfield Beach. This center provides a variety of social, recreational, educational and wellness programs in addition to information and referral, counseling, health support services, education, nutrition services, intergenerational programs, computer services, library, exercise fitness room, and transportation.
Staff is available Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to serve residents in Northeast Broward County. The congregate dining site serves lunch at noon.
Transportation is offered to ambulatory center members. Service is provided to Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Hillsboro Beach, Lighthouse Point, and Sea Ranch Lakes. Limited medical and shopping transportation is available, with two days notice. Preferably, clients will schedule at the time the medical appointment is made (Florida Relay 711). Shopping trips are scheduled for Mondays through Thursdays, and medical transportation is available Mondays through Thursdays, as well.
Telephone Number: 954.480.4449
Northwest Focal Point Senior Center
6009 NW 10th Street
Margate, FL 33063
Karin Diaz, Project Director
The Northwest Focal Point Senior Center, administered by the City of Margate, is located at 6009 NW 10th Street in Margate. Activities include a wide variety of recreational and educational programs, health support services, individual and group counseling, transportation, information and referral, and telephone reassurance. An Adult Day Care program serves the frail elderly. Congregate meals are provided five days a week.
The facility serves Northwest Broward County and is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Limited shopping transportation is offered to center members, weekdays at 10:00 a.m. Service is available to Publix and Winn Dixie, all located within Margate. Morning medical transportation is provided, as the schedule permits. Destinations must be within a four mile radius of the center. Two days notice is needed to schedule trips for medical appointments.
Telephone Number: 954.973.0300
Southcentral/Southeast Focal Point Senior Center
6700 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33023
Marva Ricketts, Director
Justine Hoo, Assistant Director
The Southcentral/Southeast Focal Point Senior Center, is administered by the The City of Miramar, with locations in Miramar at 6700 Miramar Parkway within the City's Multi-Service Complex and the Sunset Lakes Senior Center at 2801 SW 186th Avenue. The centers serve southcentral/southeast Broward County and staff is available Monday-Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The centers provide a variety of social, recreational and educational programs; in addition to, information, referrals, counseling, transportation, and health support. The center is a congregate dining site with Broward Meals on Wheels and serves lunch at 11:30am on weekdays. The project also oversees the Broward Senior Intervention and Education (pre-trial court intervention) Program.
Transportation may be provided to seniors, sixty and older, who register and qualify for services. General service areas include Miramar, West Park, Hallandale, Hollywood, Pembroke Park, and Dania. Other transportation services offered include grocery shopping, trips and doctor’s appointments on a request and availability system.
The Southcentral/Southeast Focal Point also administers the Adult Day Care Center at Federation Plaza, 3081 Taft Street in Hollywood, 33021. The center provides AHCA licensed services to adults and seniors who require more care than an independent senior center program. This service does have fees which are private pay, long-term care insurance and grants through Local Service Program funding assisting families who qualify.
Telephone Numbers: Multi-Service Complex: 954.889.2700 Sunset Lakes: 954.602.3347 Adult Day Care: 954.505.4425
Southwest Focal Point Community Center
301 NW 103rd Avenue
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Jay Shechter, Project Director
The Southwest Focal Point Community Center, administered by the City of Pembroke Pines, is located at 301 N.W. 103rd Avenue in Pembroke Pines. Staff is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
This center provides a variety of social, recreational and educational programs in addition to information, referral, senior day care, counseling, Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families (RELIEF), transportation and health support services. A congregate dining site serves meals at 11:30 a.m.
Transportation is provided to residents, aged sixty and older, to and from the senior center and for medical and dental appointments. Limited grocery shopping is available, as well. Door-to-door service is offered. Medical and dental appointments may be scheduled from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Services are provided on a first come, first served basis.
Telephone Number: 954.450.6888
Satellite Senior Centers provide many programs for Broward's senior citizens. Some of these services include: nutrition; transportation; education classes; health promotion; recreation; and arts and crafts. All centers gratefully accept contributions.
Austin Hepburn Senior Mini Center
750 NW 8th Avenue
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Marian McCann-Colliee, Director, Human Services Department
The Austin Hepburn Senior Mini Center, administered by the City of Hallandale Beach Human Services Department, is located at 750 NW 8th Avenue in Hallandale Beach. The center provides recreation, education, health screening, case management, counseling, transporation, field trips, and other services deemed appropriate for seniors. Participants of the program also receive a continental breakfast and a nutritious meal for lunch.
The Center is open to the public Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Telephone Number: 954.457.1460
Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center
2030 Polk Street
Hollywood, FL 33020
Brenda Samuels, Recreation Supervisor
Marjorie Cooper, Recreation Coordinator
The Fred Lippman Multi-Purpose Center, administered by the City of Hollywood's Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, is located at 2030 Polk Street in Hollywood. The facility provides social, recreational, educational activities, and field trips. A congregate meal is served at 2 p.m. Fees are assessed for individual programs.
The facility is open Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Telephone Number: 954.921.3408
Sylvia L. Poitier & Theodora S. Williams
2185 NW 19th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Sandra Hunter, Project Director
The Sylvia L. Poitier & Theodora S. Williams Senior Center, administered by the Northwest Federated Woman's Club, is located at 2185 NW 19th Street in Fort Lauderdale. The center provides transportation to and from the center only, educational and recreational activities, a noontime nutrition program, health support, arts and crafts, adult day care, as well as other activities for area seniors.
Transportation is provided to members of the Senior Center to and from the Center. Special trips are provided for members of the Senior Center to special events, luncheon outings, Walmart and the Dollar Store. In addtion, trips are provided for members of the Senior Center to doctors' appointments and to pick up medication when needed.
The center is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Number: 954.714.3500