Community Organizations Supporting Literacy throughout Broward

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The Broward Children’s Services Council provides leadership, advocacy and resources to enhance the lives of the children of Broward County and empower them to become responsible, productive adults. The organization funds close to a hundred programs that serve children and families, advocates for policies that protect the interests of future generations and provides leadership that brings the child-serving community together. The CSC works with Community Partners to help “Turn the Curve” in a positive direction on issues such as Maternal and Child Health, Family Strengthening, After-School and Out-of-School Time, Kinship Care, Youth Leadership, Advocacy and Employment, Support for Youth and Families with Special Needs. For more information, visit here.

The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County supports Birth to Pre-K education opportunities throughout Broward and oversees two state-wide early education programs:  School Readiness and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK).  These programs prepare Broward County children for kindergarten and school, helping to ensure their academic success.  The ELC connects families with financial assistance and links parents to family support services, including those for children with special needs.  For more information, visit here.

The United Way of Broward County works to identify specific gaps in services that are critical to the health and education of our Broward community and focuses on the solutions to close these gaps and create a better life for all, including around the areas of Broward’s Military through Mission United, Financial Stability, Emergency Needs, Health, Substance Abuse, and Youth Success. For more information, visit here.