Resources – USCG Station Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard anchors

USCG Station Fort Lauderdale

 

7000 N. Ocean Dr., Dania, FL 33004

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
Check the US News Health directory online at
https://health.usnews.com/doctors
to find the best doctor for your family.
 
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website at https://findadentist.ada.org/

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten. Students must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1 and have completed kindergarten to attend grade 1.

 

Broward County Public Schools
Bayview Elementary School
Sunrise Middle School
Fort Lauderdale High School
GreatSchools.org

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Florida Department of Health Broward (954) 467-4700
The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

 

Florida Department of Children and Families (866) 762-2237

 

Humane Society of Broward County (954) 989-3977
The Humane Society of Broward County relies on the generosity of our community and companies to fund our operations and programs budget. We do not get funding from the government, United Way or any other national or local organizations with similar names. Income sources are: adoption fees; services such as dog obedience, vaccination clinics, spay/neuter programs; pet boutique sales; fundraising events; grants; general donations and from those people who leave the shelter in their will. Every dollar is carefully spent to help the unwanted animals.

 

Florida Highway Safety (954) 837-4000