2-1-1 Big Bend – Parent Helpline
The Parent HelpLine provides support along with enhancing the capacity of parents for self-help. The major goals of the helpline are to provide FREE telephone counseling to parents with parenting questions or problems, and to provide information to parents about available health and human service resources. Dial 2-1-1 or 850-617-NEED.
Baby & Me Parenting Group
The Baby&Me group is a FREE nine week group for parents and their babies, ages newborn to 12 months. Parents attend with their babies to discuss topics such as attachment, development, nutrition, sleep, and behavior. Families receive free items such as blankets, rattles, and other toys related to the topics discussed and create a scrapbook for their babies. Daytime and evening groups will be offered on a weekly basis in English and Spanish to Miami-Dade residents at various locations throughout the county. 1120 NW 14th Street, Miami, FL 33136. Call (305) 243-8425.
This website is a resource for families moving in to Miami-Dade regarding school education, early childhood programs, before and after school locations, career preparation for their children, community services, etc.
Family Resource Center – Healthy Families Miami-Dade
This is a voluntary community based home visiting program focusing on child health and development and on positive parent-child interactions. No fees. 675 North Homestead Blvd, Homestead, FL 33030. call (305) 245-7169.
FANM – Family Intervention and Empowerment
Provides FREE parenting classes, divorced parenting classes, anger management group, domestic violence support group, case management and family therapy to the Haitian community. 8325 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33138. Call (305) 756-8050 for more information.
Provides a comprehensive family effort to fully engage male parents in the lives of their children, while increasing their earning potential through employment. The program provides individual assessment, job preparation and placement, as well as provides opportunities for remediation, education and vocational training. for further information call (305) 254-5804.
HealthConnect In The Early Years (HCITEY)
Voluntary FREE home visitation program providing health education, prevention, and support to improve maternal health, pregnancies outcomes, infant and toddler health and development for teens and first time moms regardless of their socioeconomic or legal status, or geographic location in Miami-Dade County. 701 SW 27th Avenue, Suite 1401, Miami, FL 33135. (305) 646-6868
Homstead Hospital Education
Provides childbirth education, support groups, diabetes education, and senior, women’s and parenting programs. fees are none or very reasonable. 160 NW 13th Street, Homestead, FL 33030. Call (786) 243-8000 for further info.
This website provide parents with the expert information, tips and support they need to be the best parent they can be. Have parenting tips by age of child.
The Florida School Choice Resource Center (FSCRC)
Developed through a partnership with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The Parent Resource Centers provide parents, schools, and organizations working with families with training, information, and technical assistance to understand how children develop and what they need to be successful in school. 8585 SW 124th Ave., Room 421
Kendall, FL 33183. Phone: (305) 274-1021 x3440 or
United Way of Miami-Dade
Directs parents to appropriate agencies in their neighborhoods to help with issues that affect families including: children services; health services; housing; employment; and nutrition. call (305) 860-3000 for further information.
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