Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect and promotes the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to increase awareness and provide education and support…

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Help to raise awareness about teen dating violence and stop the abuse before it begins. This month we come together to through advocacy and education to stop dating abuse before it starts. Teen Dating ViolenceHow to Help & ResourcesTeen Dating Violence It’s quite fitting to think of February as the…

The Olive Branch Foundation Fund

The Olive Branch Foundation The Olive Branch Foundation was founded in 2009 with the mission to increase awareness around the need for domestic adoption and foster care. In addition to providing awareness about adoption and foster care, The Olive Branch Foundation has established a specialized fund at Voices for Children of Broward County (Voices) to…

School Break Food Program

School Break Food Program bridges the gap in nutrition during the Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks by providing nutritious meals while school is not in session.  The Program is designed to reduce barriers to ensure that children have access to the nutritious meals they need to grow, learn and play during break and to help…

Dream BIG Days

Dream BIG Days Provide an opportunity for the children to experience enriching venues, cultural institutions, and events throughout the year. Because children frequently feel they are at fault for being removed from their home, efforts to build self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence through celebration and enriching opportunities is paramount. These days provide a great opportunity for…

Emergency and Normalcy Needs Program

Emergency and Normalcy Needs Program Helps to provide gap funding for children in the foster care system. This program works to ensure that children have their most basic needs met and that they have the social experiences they deserve. Many times this includes hygiene products, undergarments, clothing, diapers, linens, school uniforms, and school supplies. Normalcy…

Making a Difference

Making a Difference Meet Sofia “Music is my most favorite thing! I love playing with my violin with my new friends!” Thanks to a special donor, 8 year-old Sofia was able to live out her dream to learn to play violin. She’s been in foster care for 2 years after her parents’ rights were terminated…