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Learning Services - E-Government

Affordable Care Act
Portals – Federal, State and Local E-Government Business Licenses
Child Care Licensing Child Support
Citizenship & Immigration Clerk of the Circuit Court
Disaster Assistance Drivers License/Motor Vehicle Registration
Federal Government Benefits Federal Government Grants/Loans
Food Stamps, Medicaid, Temp Cash Forms
Helpline Income Tax
Incorporation Jobs
Offender Search Passports/Visas
Patents Property Tax
Schools Social Security
Teacher Certification Unemployment Compensation

Online Government Services and Assistance

Here you will find links to websites that can help you find government information and apply for government benefits.

 Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act
A new way to get affordable health care coverage.

 Portals: Federal, State and Local E-Government Resources

Get Help Florida 
Web portal to U.S. federal government agencies and information, collected by Florida Public Libraries.

USA.gov 
Web portal to U.S. federal government agencies and information.

My Florida 
Web portal to State of Florida government agencies and information.

Florida Government Information Locator Service 
Provides information from and about State of Florida government.

Broward County Government 
Web portal to Broward County government agencies and information.

 Business Licenses

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation 
This site enables users to apply for business licenses and renew licenses.

 Child Care Licensing

Florida Department of Children and Families
This site provides information on licensing requirements and enables users to apply for child care licenses.

 Child Support

Florida Department of Revenue 

 Citizenship and Immigration

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 
This site provides information on citizenship and immigration as well as forms that can be printed or downloaded. Users may file online and determine case status.
 
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 Clerk of the Circuit Court

Broward County Clerk of the Circuit Court
Contact information and hours; fee schedule; official records search; traffic citation payment; jury duty information; self-help center (including court approved forms; criminal and civil court records; job opportunities).

 Disaster Assistance (Hurricanes, Flooding, etc.)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 
This site provides steps on how to prepare for a disaster as well as how to recover and rebuild after a disaster. Also included is information on applying for assistance, including a toll-free telephone number (1-800-621-FEMA).

 Drivers’ Licenses and Motor Vehicle Registration

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles 

Drivers' Licenses
Information about obtaining drivers’ licenses is available here.

 Federal Government Benefit Programs

GovBenefits.gov: Your Benefits Connection 
This site will help you determine if there are federal government benefits available to help you. You answer a series of questions about yourself, and then GovBenefits returns a list of government benefit programs for which you may be eligible. Information about how to apply for these benefits is also provided.

 Federal Government Grants and Loans

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 
A comprehensive listing of grants and loans from federal government agencies is available here.

 Food Stamps, Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance

Florida Department of Children and Families 
Use this site to apply for food stamps, Medicaid, or temporary cash assistance or to check on the status of your benefits.
 
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 Forms

Forms.gov 
This is the official site for U.S. federal government forms. Forms may be searched by form name or by government agency.

Florida State Courts Self Help 
Family law forms approved for use in Florida courts including name changes, divorce, child custody and much more.

 Helpline

First Call for Help of Broward, Inc. 
Provides 24-hour comprehensive Helpline and support services for individuals seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and referrals to health and human services in Broward County.

 Income Tax

Internal Revenue Service 
Use this site to find income tax forms, instructions, and publications and check the status of a refund.

 Incorporation

Florida Division of Corporations – Sunbiz.org 
This site provides information on applying online for incorporation or fictitious name registrations

 Jobs

Broward County Employment
Check this site to find Broward County government jobs.

Employ Florida Marketplace 
This is Florida’s official portal to job-matching services and other work force resources.

People First 
Use this site to find state government jobs.

USA Jobs 
This is the official job site for federal government jobs.
 
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 Offender Search

Florida Department of Corrections 
Search current inmate population as well inmate release databases and population on probation.

 Passports and Visas

U.S. Department of State 
This site provides information on applying for Passports for U.S. Citizens and Visas for Foreign citizens.

 Patents

U.S. Patent & Trademark 
How-to guides; inventor support; patent and trademark searches; patent and trademark tracking.

 Property Tax

Broward County Property Appraiser 
Property searches may be done on this site. In addition, there is information on Homestead Exemptions, and a New Homebuyer’s Tax Estimator.

Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division - Revenue Collection 
This site enables users to search their accounts and pay their bills.

 Schools – Public

Broward County Public Schools 
This site includes information, facts, and statistics about the school district and its schools.

 Social Security

Social Security Administration 
This site enables users to prescreen for benefit eligibility, apply for Social Security benefits, and check the status of online applications.
 
 Teacher Certification

Florida Department of Education
Examination dates, locations and registration requirement plus information on purchasing test preparation guides online.


 Unemployment Compensation

Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation 
This site enables users to file unemployment claims or appeals and to report unemployment compensation fraud.
 
  
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