Our Mission

To strengthen children and families through innovative education, supportive programming, and community engagement.

Our Vision

For every child and family to reach their full potential.

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Men of Style @ The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We are so thrilled to announce that Steve Climie is representing Jack & Jill Center! Thank you Steve and Galleria Fort Lauderdale for this opportunity! The hottest event of the year, Men of Style, is on Thursday, December 2th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Galleria Fort Lauderdale .

VIP Tickets are $150 and are VERY LIMITED! First come, first served! Reserve your ticket below. At this time there are no General Admission tickets being sold.  If you cannot attend, please vote online for Steve Climie HERE! VOTING CLOSES AT 11 AM ON DECEMBER 2, 2021!

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Community Open House: Madelaine Halmos Academy @ Madelaine Halmos Academy
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Madelaine Halmos Academy Open House
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Madelaine Halmos Academy, 1315 W Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Please complete the RSVP form here

Community members, you and your families are invited to our Madelaine Halmos Academy Open House on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM!

  • Tour our brand-new, state-of-the-art elementary school building featuring two classrooms for each grade—kindergarten through fifth—in addition to a Music, Media, and Movement (MMM) Room, a Science and Art Lab, a large open-air classroom connecting the outdoors with a flexible learning space, and so much more.
  • Engage with our passionate administrators, teachers, and team members who all possess a desire to see students thrive, and the ability to implement innovative approaches to education for an overall competitive educational experience for all of our students.
  • Discover how your child could be eligible for a 2-year college scholarship through the Jack & Jill Center Opportunity Scholarship Fund, Presented by The Halmos Family. That’s right, we ensure all Madelaine Halmos Academy students are college-bound!

We are currently enrolling transfer students for the 2021-2022 school year, new students for the 2022-2023 school year, and summer camp 2022. Come visit our school on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM—we can’t wait to meet you! Please complete the RSVP form below.

Open House RSVP Form

Open House RSVP Form - Initially created for MHA Open House on 12/7/21
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Friends Happy Hour @ Southport Raw Bar
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center dockside on Wednesday, December 8 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Southport Raw Bar, 1536 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. Tickets are $15 for Friends Members and $20 for Non-Members and include two complimentary glasses of beer or wine and light appetizers. All proceeds benefit Jack & Jill Center. Guests are encouraged to bring an item for Jack & Jill’s Santa Shopping Day, where Jack & Jill children can choose gifts for their parent(s) or guardian(s).
Suggested items include:
For Moms: Bags & purses, toiletries, make-up, bath products, hair accessories.
For Dads: Tool kits, baseball caps, sports themed accessories, tech accessories.
For Both: Christmas decorations, coffee mugs, reusable water bottles, watches, wallets, gift cards.
Household items: Decorative objects, trays, frames.
Wrapping: Christmas themed gift bags (especially large ones)
For more information, please contact Cindy Sessoms at (954) 661-7342.

“I would like to extend sincere appreciation and gratitude on behalf of my family to Jack and Jill Children’s Center. They have been a beacon of hope within the community. They have so many activities and programs offered for families to learn and grow together. They are always around to lend an ear and shoulder to cry on if needed with a side of good advice. I would like to say thank you to Jack and Jill for taking such good care of my family.”

Mary, Parent at Jack & Jill