About Us

The Children's Services Council of Broward County is an independent taxing authority established by the voters in 2000 and reauthorized in 2014.The CSC's mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and resources necessary to enhance the lives of the children of Broward County and empower them to become responsible, productive adults through collaborative planning and funding of a continuum of services.

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 like: 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. Click HERE for information about The Florida Children's Council and all other CSC's throughout the state.
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The Children’s Strategic Plan

The CSC is the backbone agency for Broward County's Children's Strategic Plan. We provide support and services to more than 1,500 partners working to analyze data around, and find solutions to, the community needs of our youth.

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Our Authorizing Statute

From the establishment of a special district and governing board, to financial requirements and budget procedures, our statute outlines the legal requirements of our operation. 

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Our organization provides leadership, advocacy and resources to enhance the lives of the children of Broward County and empower them to become responsible, productive adults.

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LEAP High Programs | Choose Peace Stop Violence
954-462-4850

The Choose Peace/Stop Violence initiative teaches violence prevention strategies, which are both school and community-based, and continues to educate and empower youth and families to expose bullying, affirm differences, and make healthier, drug free choices.

Primary POC: Anita Fraley | afraley@unitedwaybroward.org

LEAP High Programs | Dillard High School
754-322-0800

21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC), LEAP, and Best Opportunity to Shine & Succeed (BOSS) High programs are offered at eleven (11) Broward County Public high schools.

Primary POC: Tracie Latimer

LEAP High Programs | Hallandale High School
754-323-0900

21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC), LEAP, and Best Opportunity to Shine & Succeed (BOSS) High programs are offered at eleven (11) Broward County Public high schools.

Primary POC: Fred Cromity

LEAP High Programs | Northeast High School
754-322-1550

21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC), LEAP, and Best Opportunity to Shine & Succeed (BOSS) High programs are offered at eleven (11) Broward County Public high schools.

Primary POC: Erin Thompson

LEAP High Programs | Stranahan High School
754-323-2100

21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC), LEAP, and Best Opportunity to Shine & Succeed (BOSS) High programs are offered at eleven (11) Broward County Public high schools.

Primary POC: Elvin Hazell

Learning Together | Community Based Connections
954-552-4571

The Learning Together programs provide year-round programming for at-promise middle and high school age youth using a racial equity lens to promote healthy development through supportive relationships with adults and peers, community connections, meaningful opportunities for involvement, challenging and engaging activities and learning experiences, and physical and emotional safety.

Available at: Deerfield Beach Middle School | 701 SE 6th Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Primary POC: Mikelange Olbel | molbel@teamsoy.org

Learning Together | Crockett Foundation
954-254-7535

The Learning Together programs provide year-round programming for at-promise middle and high school age youth using a racial equity lens to promote healthy development through supportive relationships with adults and peers, community connections, meaningful opportunities for involvement, challenging and engaging activities and learning experiences, and physical and emotional safety.

Available at: Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library 2800 NW 9th Ct., Pompano Beach 33069

The Faces of CSC

The greatest tool you can give a child is the ability to persuade and speak with confidence. Being that my YIG experience positively impacted my emotional literacy skills, I would like to pass these on to those who are less fortunate.
"This program has touched me and made a difference in my life."
"I will be the first to say, Youth in Government should be a part of every teenager's life, because I know without it I wouldn't be the person I am."
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