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Who We Are Broward Childrenâ€™s Centerâ€™s mission is to â€¦ Serve infants, children, and young adults with special health care needs. Founded in 1971, our nonprofit facilities in Pompano offer a range of health, education, recreation, therapeutic, daily living and advocacy services.
Serve infants, children, and young adults with special health care needs.
Thousands of children and families have benefited from
the Center’s programs.
The Center’s newly named CompCare complex is the only free-standing nursing facility for children who require sophisticated medical treatment in the Southeast USA.
“The nursing staff that takes care of Spencer are like extended family. Without their around the clock care we would never have just celebrated his 10th birthday.”
- Mark, father of Spencer
Broward Children’s Center
has three group homes
serving infants, children,
and young adults with medical
and/or developmental disabilities.
“The Center has given me a real home, real friends and real independence. My life is so much better here.”
Brian, group home resident.
PPEC is a medical childcare program providing an alternative to in-home nursing for children with complex medical needs.
“PPEC is relief for a single parent trying to survive.”
- Lora, parent of aftercare recipient, Tyrese.
Services offered for up to 12 hours a day
HomeCare provides home health care that allows infants, children and young adults to remain in their own homes while receiving the medical servicesthey need.
“Without the agency I would be a nervous wreck; it would be hard to live without them.”- Pat, grandmother and guardian of Britnee Nuby.
Awarded the Gold Seal
of Excellence by Florida’s
DCF, the Center’s
therapeutic services to
infants and children with
“Elizabeth doesn’t talk much, but she always tells me she’s ready for school – she looks forward to it each day. She’s made tremendous progress, and really opened up; she’s even found a best friend.”
Mary, mother of preschooler.
designed to provide
mobile and Center
services to children.
“Going to the Kids Klinic is not a draining experience that takes half the day. Flexible scheduling makes sure my children receive quality care without me needing to miss work.”
Marie, parent of Kids Klinic patients, Anthony and Athena.
Therapy services include Occupational, Physical and Speech language therapy services from facilities in Pompano, Ft. Lauderdale, and to clients in the home.
“David’s progress has been tremendous. His therapy has changed his life.”
- Christine, mother of a child receiving Center therapy.
Clinics screen, evaluate and treat infants-adolescents with
developmental delays in speech and language, motor
skills, and daily living activities.
Including those with respiratory difficulties, traumatic brain
and spinal cord injuries, language impairment, apraxia,
muscular dystrophy and other primary physical impairments.
Licensed and certified/accredited therapists have
extensive experience with tech-dependent clients.
Medicaid transportation available.
Onsite and in-home assistance for:
“Social Services have made a huge difference in Erica’s life. We’re so lucky to have their support.” - Vicki, mother of Erica.
The stress of caring for a child with special needs can be overwhelming and isolating. Respite Care allows caregivers to:
“The Center has been the ray of hope at the end of the tunnel. It is the best thing that has ever happened for my children and me. We have better lives thanks to you.”-Victoria, parent of children receiving respite.
Florida’s only free-standing licensed pediatric skilled nursing facility
First and only group home
for ventilator-assisted young adults
Florida’s first after-school program
for handicapped children
Florida’s first community-based residential program for medically fragile youngsters
First preschool program
for medically fragile children
(with Broward County School District)
First classroom for ventilator-assisted children and teenagers
First full-day school program
for medically fragile and
developmentally delayed children.