CSC Announces Over $11 Million Available for Family Supports Programs

Lauderhill– The CSC has budgeted approximately $11,200,000 million in FY 19/20 for the Family Supports 2019 RFP, which covers three initiatives:

  • Family Strengthening: $10 million is budgeted to provide effective family strengthening services to prevent child maltreatment; as well as address the negative impacts of trauma and provide resources to allow those impacted to increase protective factors and build resiliency
  • Supporting MOMS: $1 million is budgeted to target maternal depression and anxiety and increase bonding between mothers and their children; and,
  • Safe Sleep: $200,000 is budgeted to address unsafe infant sleep by providing low-income families with free pack ‘n plays, educating parents and community members about safe sleep practices, and bringing community awareness to this important issue.

The solicitation is available electronically at the CSC website:

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Jan. 30, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

Completed applications are due by 4:00 pm, March 4, 2019.

Please direct any questions to Colleen M. Carpenter, B.S., Sr. Program Procurement Specialist, at (954) 377-1662 or via email at

About Children’s Services Council of Broward County

The Children’s Services Council of Broward County is an independent taxing authority which was established by a public referendum on September 5, 2000, and was reauthorized on November 4, 2014, which, through Public Act, Chapter 2000-461 of the laws of Florida, authorized the Council to levy up to 0.5 mills of property taxes. The role of the Council is to provide the leadership, advocacy and resources necessary to enhance children’s lives and empower them to become responsible, productive adults through collaborative planning and funding of a continuum of quality care.


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