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Harmony Development Center was established in 2001 by  Myriam Campo-Goldman, a caring professional committed to promoting positive behavior among youth within their families, schools and communities. With the encouragement of organizations like the Dan Marino Foundation, Harmony was able to grow into a relevant provider of services to at-risk youth in Broward County, Florida.

Harmony Development Center Inc. (HDC) has established itself as a strong presence in Broward County in only six (6) short years. HDC has found its niche in providing highly specialized diversion services to youth and their families, funded continually from City and local government entities for the past five (5) years.

Harmony Development Center has earned the respect of several government and community service agencies in Broward County due to its work with the difficult juvenile offender population. The organization has been recognized by the Children’s Services Council as one of the “Successful Emerging Organizations” at the Child Welfare League of America, Juvenile Justice National Symposium 2005 (Better Outcomes for At-Promise Youth: Innovative Funding Solutions through Collaborative Partnership)‏.

The organization has been recognized as well by the State Attorney’s Office and the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office for referrals of cases to juvenile programs as an alternative to judicial sanctions (diversion program). HDC received a three year funding award from the Children’s Services Council, Children Services Board, Department of Juvenile Justice.

The City of Lauderhill, included Harmony’s Civil Citation Program in its successful application for the National All-American Cities Award and presented to Harmony a Proclamation in recognition to its success.

HDC has expanded its programs through Broward County at the following locations: Coral Springs,  Lauderhill, Cooper City, Pembroke Pines, and Miramar.