Divorce and Family Law Resources
Children and Divorce
Broward Community College
Phone: (954) 201-7800
A four-hour educational course, mandatory for divorcing parents in Broward County with children under 18. Focuses on concerns parents have regarding their decision to divorce and the impact this will have on their children. Provides an opportunity for parents to learn more effective ways of communicating with each other and make decisions in the best interests of the children. Seminars in Fort Lauderdale, Davie, and Pembroke Pines.
Palm Beach Community College
Phone: (561) 862-4707
Contact: Lucia Adrian
A court-mandated program for couples seeking a divorce with children under 18. A one-time, four-hour session that will assist you in helping your children through a difficult life transition. Offered in Belle Glade, Boca Raton, Lake Worth, and Palm Beach Gardens. $30 to register.
Children of Divorcing Parents
School of Community Education
11380 NW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33167-3495
Phone: (305) 237-8015
Fax: (305) 237-1706
Contact: Alvaro Domenech, LCSW
A four-hour seminar for divorcing parents with children. Parents will learn effective ways to help children adjust to divorce. Instructors provide information through lecture, role playing, video display, and class discussion. Pre-registration is required. Registration the day or night of class will not be available. Topics include: How Divorce Affects Children; What Parents Can Do To Help; Practical Ways To Help Your Child Cope; Visitation Do's and Don'ts; Family Mediation.
Phone: (800) 771-2255
A Internet parenting class, court-approved locally and statewide. Accessible anytime; no need to schedule babysitters. Class is divided into ten modules -- you can complete the class one module at a time.
Parents, Children & Divorce
Phone: (800) 767-8193
An interactive class for parents to complete prior to a divorce being granted. The four-hour program is designed to help divorcing and separating couples focus on what is in the best interest of their children and how to work more cooperatively and effectively with each other. Classes available in Palm Beach, Dade, and Broward counties.
Parents Without Partners
Phone: (305) 251-2819 or (561) 439-7774 or (954) 484-6484
Parents without Partners (PWP) is an international, non-profit, educational organization of custodial and non-custodial parents: widowed, divorced, separated, or never married. Its objective is to provide understanding and mutual support to single parents, and help them deal with the problems of raising children in a one-parent household.
Phone: (561) 963-1411 or (954) 989-8287
Rainbows offers training and curricula for establishing peer support groups for children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced loss due to divorce or death.