Rebel's Drop-In Center

Rebel’s Drop-In Center will close Thursday, March 19 until further notice because of the public health emergency caused by the COVID-19.

  • For peer support services, please call 954-276-3452 between 10 am – 8 pm, Sunday through Saturday.
  • Staff will maintain contact with Drop-in members by email and phone
  • Join Rebel’s Drop-In Center Group on Facebook so staff and members can connect through social media
  • Peer counseling and recovery support services for individuals via phone and/or telehealth will continue
  • To refer individuals for peer support sessions, please call Kristine Carleson, CRPS, at 954-276-3423 or leave a message.

We will continue to assess the situation and send out a notification when we are open.


Named in honor of Rebel B. who passed at a young age after fighting substance abuse and mental health issues, Rebel's Drop-In Center was founded in 2001 as a partnership between Memorial Healthcare System, the Department of Children and Families, and the Human Services Department of Broward County.

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Rebel's Drop-In Center is designed to be a safe haven in the community for individuals recovering from mental health or substance abuse. Participants can enjoy a wide array of free social services and support groups, and all our staff are trained as peer specialists – which means they have similar experiences to participants and are living in recovery. Some of the services offered include:

Social Activities

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Chess club
  • Meditation
  • Movies
  • Outings
  • Yoga

Support Groups

  • Anxiety management
  • Bi-polar
  • Clutter workshop
  • Depression
  • Golden years (55+)
  • Millennials
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Peers for Pride (LGBTQ support)

For more information, please call 954-276-3452 or email

Address and Hours

Memorial Regional Outpatient Center for Behavioral Health
3400 North 29th Avenue
Hollywood, Florida

Map & Directions

Monday - Friday: 3 pm - 8 pm
Weekends and holidays: 12 pm - 5 pm

Why Choose Rebel's Drop-In Center

Since opening in 2001, Rebel's Drop-In Center has helped more than 1,630 participants in their efforts to overcome mental health and/or substance abuse issues. The center has earned a reputation as a safe and supportive, prejudice-free environment with impressive outcomes.

For clients receiving mentoring to reduce hospitalization rates:

  • 92% are not hospitalized during the first 90 days in the program, and
  • 90% of participants surveyed show Improvement in Life Skills and Emotional Stability.

For participants:

  • 89% of individuals surveyed indicate reduced feelings of stress and isolation.