Social Service Programs
All Social Service programs and groups are located at the Tamarac Community Center (TCC), 8601 W. Commercial Blvd. unless noted otherwise. Call the Information and Referral line at (954) 597-3642 for more information on social service programs that may be available in Broward County.
To become a volunteer with the City of Tamarac, please call (954) 597-3642.
Social Services Programs/ Groups
Blood Pressure Screening
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Everyone welcome. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Tamarac Pharmacy.
Computer Basics for Older Adults
Two computer class sessions will be offered including a session for those 60+ and a session for Veterans 60+. Classes are on Tuesday and Thursday, September 4 - November 8, 2018. Classes are limited to eight individuals. Participants must commit to attending two classes each week for ten weeks. There is no fee for the classes. Questions and registration can be directed to 954-484-7117, ext. 7, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free 911 Cell Phones for Seniors
2nd Monday of each month at 9:00 am. Call (954) 597-3642 to set up an appointment. Donations of cell phones are accepted.
Hear for Good
Free hearing tests and discount hearing aids through the non-profit foundation, Hear for Good Inc. Consultations are by appointment only. Please call (954) 597-3642. Please note this service is not available during the summer months of June, July, and August.
Group presented by Memorial Hospital Systems.
When: Every Wednesday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Are you looking for Peace of Mind? Please join Chief Psychologist, Jessica Ruiz, Psy.D. from Jewish Family Services for group sessions on various topics.
When: 1st Tuesday of each month, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Positive Adjustment Group
Learn coping skills on how to adjust to life changes including losing a loved one, health, daily living activities, moving, etc. A licensed mental health therapist will facilitate this important group for all seniors.
When: Every Monday, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Join us for bagels and coffee and an educational lecture.
When: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 11:00 am
Please note that the September 2018 Senior Social is cancelled due to renovations at the Tamarac Community Center.
Serving Health Insurance Needs for the Elderly. Questions regarding your Medicare/ Medicaid insurance? Call the Area Agency on Aging and Disability resource center to speak to a SHINE counselor: (954) 745-9779.
Hurricane Season begins June 1st. If you or someone you know needs to be registered for Broward County's Special Needs Shelter including transportation to the special needs shelter or Red Cross Shelter during hurricane evacuation, pre-registration is required. Please call Broward County Hurricane Preparedness at (954) 357-6385. Please read the flyer for information on special needs shelter, volunteering for hurricane season and information on the Vulnerable Population Registry (page 1 and page 2 of flier), for those who elect to stay home in the event of a hurricane or other disaster AND are at risk due to a disability, frailty or health issues.