Community Youth Services

Community Youth Services provides youth and family prevention, early intervention and substance abuse outpatient services. We have served tens of thousands of south Broward County residents since 1999, and we are an approved provider with Broward schools.

CYS programs are funded through grants and contracts with: 

  • Broward Sheriff's Office
  • Children's Services Council (Broward County)
  • Department of Children and Families
  • Florida Department of Law Enforcement
  • Healthy Families of Broward County
  • Health Foundation of South Florida
  • Healthy Start Coalition of Broward County

For more information, call 954-985-7000, ext. 241.

Community-Based Programs


Respite Services for Special Needs Children and Families
Memorial Youth Services Center
7031 Taft Street

For parents or caregivers of children (5-12 years old) with emotional and/or behavioral conditions


In-Home Family Prevention Model Program
South Broward County

Substance abuse prevention, family preservation and academic achievement 


Home visitation model to prevent abuse and neglect
Dania Beach
Pembroke Pines

Community-based, voluntary program that promotes positive parent-child interaction, child growth and development


Primary Care Services, Memorial Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Project, Substance Exposed Newborns

Hallandale Adult Community Center
Primary Care Center (Pembroke Road)
South Broward County

Services include, but are not limited to: childbirth education, breastfeeding services, parenting education, care coordination, midwife assistance, nutritional education, and linkage to WIC and Medicaid.


Mothers Overcoming Maternal Stress
Greater South Broward County

For women who experience depression or exhibit stress-related risk factors


Adolescent Outpatient Individual & Group Therapy
South Broward County
Community-based in homes, schools and other settings

Substance abuse, crime prevention and academic improvement. Counseling services designed to help people with mental health and/or substance abuse issues.  

Education Programs

The goal of parent education is to reduce drug/alcohol use, teen suicide, juvenile delinquency, gang involvement, child abuse and domestic violence. Short-term objectives are to increase parents' sense of competence, positive family/parent/child interactions, positive parent/child relationships, child self-esteem and self-discipline, child social competency skills and increased parental involvement. Meetings are held in churches, schools, community agencies and other locations.

Guiding Good Choices 

Provides parents of adolescents (ages 6 –14) with the necessary tools to raise children free of drug- and alcohol-associated problems

Staying Connected to Your Teen 

Helps parents use a problem-solving style of communication that guides older youth (12-17 years old; special-needs children) to think for themselves

Strengthening Multi-Ethnic Families and Communities 

Helps ethnic and culturally diverse parents of children age 3-18 raise children with a commitment to leading a violence-free, healthy lifestyle

South Broward Youth Coalition
Teens Promoting Healthy Neighborhoods

A blueprint for youth (12-17 years old) to become part of neighborhood solutions by focusing on community ownership and the development of leadership skills. SBYC meets at CYS Taft Street in West Hollywood.

For more information about our education programs, call 954-985-7000, ext. 241.