Community Services

The Department of Community Services provides a comprehensive array of quality programs and services to promote the independence, community engagement, and quality of life for the social, physical, and psychological well-being of adults, seniors, individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers, and families with health and social services resources, entitlement and competitive grant administration and grants for housing rehabilitation and future homeownership. It is involved with legislative advocacy in securing various governmental and private grants for all City departments; promoting quality education and mentorship programs; volunteer programs and opportunities, and various community affairs and services to improve the quality of life for residents.

The Community Services Department is funded through a combination of federal and state-administered grants, fees for services, charity fundraiser events, tax-deductible donations, the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Broward County, Housing & Urban Development, N.E. Focal Point CASA*, Inc. (Children’s, Alzheimer’s, Senior and Adult Services), and the City of Deerfield Beach’s General Fund.