MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Broward County Public Schools announced on Tuesday that it has opened a welcome center to help students and families arriving from the Bahamas.
The center is located in the Lauderdale Manors Early Learning & Family Resource Center, at 1400 NW 14th Court in Fort Lauderdale.READ MORE: With Topic To Be Discussed At Special Meeting, Broward School Board Chair Says She’ll Vote Again In Favor Of Mandatory Masks
School officials say the center will provide families with support for student registration into district schools, connect families to school social workers, provide school supplies, uniforms and clothes, food, and information on local resources.
A variety of health services, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Broward will also be offered at the center.READ MORE: ‘This Is About Freedom’: Republican Leaders Gather At Versailles For Another Cuba Rally
The center will be open:
Mondays and Wednesdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fridays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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