Social Service Programs

All Social Service programs and groups are located at the Tamarac Community Center (TCC), 8601 W. Commercial Blvd. unless noted otherwise. Call the Information and Referral line at (954) 597-3642 for more information on social service programs that may be available in Broward County.

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211 Broward (954-537-0211) is a free anonymous, 24 hour helpline offering listening support, information, referral and crisis services. Professional staff connect people in need with nearly 3800 programs and services. Bilingual staff and telephone interpreter available. Call 211 for Essential Community Services | United Way 211

Rental Assistance

Residents can call 2-1-1 to inquire about assistance from United Way or the Family Success Center at 954-357-5000.

Broward Emergency Rental Assistance - 954-831-3727, https://www.broward.org/rentassistance/pages/default.aspx

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Broward County Call Center provides a single point of contact for the services and programs offered by the more than 60 agencies comprising Broward County government. Callers are provided a fast, simple and convenient way to reach trained, professional information specialists with no voice mail and no transferring from agency to agency.

https://www.broward.org/CallCenter/Pages/Default.aspx

Special Needs Hurricane Shelter Registration

Register now for special needs hurricane shelters in Broward County. To qualify for services and for further information, call Broward County Elderly and Veterans Services at (954) 357-6385 or visit www.broward.org.

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To become a volunteer with the City of Tamarac, please call (954) 597-3642.

Social Services Programs/ Groups

Citizenship Program

To find out if you are eligible to become a U.S Citizen, please contact Hispanic Unity at 954-964-8884 or www.hispanicunity.org.

Individual Counseling

Free limited sessions for Tamarac residents only by a licensed mental health therapist. Call counselors Lakshmi at (954) 655-7040 or Jessica at (954) 317-9460 to make an appointment. Please leave your name and phone number and your call will be returned within 24 hours.

Hear for Good

Free hearing tests and discount hearing aids through the non-profit foundation, Hear for Good Inc. Consultations are by appointment only. Please call (954) 597-3642. Please note this service is not available during the summer months of June, July, and August. 

Circle of Support

Led by a licensed mental health therapist, guests will learn strategies to cope with life changes such as loss of a loved one, health challenges, daily living activities and relocation. Class will be held at the Tamarac Community Center. Space is limited. Advance registration is required by calling (954) 597-3642. 

When: Mondays, 10:30 - 11: 30 a.m.

Senior Social

Seniors ages 55 and over can mix and mingle and enjoy games and refreshments.  Masks required.  Space is limited.  Please call (954) 597-3626 to register.

When: Third Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m. to Noon

SHINE Counselor

Serving Health Insurance Needs for the Elderly. Questions regarding your Medicare/ Medicaid insurance? Call the Area Agency on Aging and Disability resource center to speak to a SHINE counselor: (954) 745-9779.

Tax Program

Broward Tax Pro, formerly known as Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is offering free tax return preparation services at the Tamarac Community Center. To make an appointment, please call 954-597-3642. 

Tamarac Community Center On-site Tax Services

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