Teen Resources

TROY Community Academy (TCA)

In partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, TCA serves a total of 70 youth between the ages of 13-18 who are failing in the traditional school settings and are involved in the juvenile justice system. After normal school hours, youth attend an after-school program on campus that offers group counseling, pre-employment training, and special community supported projects. Bus passses are provided for students. call 305-638-7008.
www.troycommunityacademy.com

YMCA of Greater Miami

provides programs – child care, sports, before and afterschool care, aquatics, day camps, teen programs, adult fitness and senior programs – in 2 family branches, 2 preschools, 58 elementary and middle schools, and 50 park locations throughout Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. call 305-357-4000 or visit them at
www.ymcamiami.org/

Young Girls to Young Ladies Club Program

The Case Management Services – Young Girls to Young Ladies Club Program is designed to aid in prevention/intervention of middle school girls who have been labeled at risk, delinquent and who are residing with their families in a low-to-moderate income area in the community. For 12-16 year old girls who have been placed in Student At Risk Program (S.A.R.P.) classes. 7226 N.W. 22nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33147. call (305) 696-7520.

The Children’s Hope Miami, Inc

he objective of CHI is to reintegrate young runaways with their families or secure for them a permanent placement while preparing and equipping them to become self-sufficient and lead productive lives. Strategies are focused on eliminating violent behaviors, prevention from acquiring sexual transmitted diseases (STD), diversion from drug usage discouraging participation in gang activities. Services are free. 42 N. Homestead Blvd, Homestead, FL 33033. Phone: (786) 413-8033
thechildrenshopemiami.org/

—–Resource List For Sexual Abuse Survivors—–

  • Children’s Psychiatric Center – David J. Markenson Unit
    430 W. 66th St. Hialeah, FL 33012.
    Phone: (305) 558-248o.
  • Children’s Psychiatric Center – North Dade Outpatient
    15490 NW Seventh Ave, Suite 101, Miami, FL 33169.
    Phone: (305) 685-0381.
  • Children’s Psychiatric Center – Sunset Unit
    9380 Sunset Drive, Suite B-120, Miami, FL 33173.
    Phone: (305) 274-3172.
  • Citrus Health Network – Treating Adolescents Coping with Trauma (TACT) Program
    4175 W 20th Ave, Hialeah, FL 33012.
    Phone: (305) 825-0300.
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital – Rape Hotline and Treatment Center
    1611 NW 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33136.
    Phone: (305) 585-5185.
  • The Journey Institute
    2650 SW 27th Ave, Suite 303, Miami, FL 33133.
    Phone: (305) 443-1123.
  • University of Miami Child Protection Team
    1150 NW 14th St, Suite B-212, Miami, FL 33136.
    Phone: (305) 243-7550.
  • 211 Helpline

    A call to “211” connects parents, caregivers and adolescents to The Children’s Trust Helpline, where specially trained counselors are ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to offer help in English, Spanish and Creole.

    AA-Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline

    English at 305-461-2425
    Spanish at 305-642-2805

    Also check out the Physical Health, Nutrition, and After School Program HANDOUTS!!!

    At-Risk Youth Program

    provides counseling, job development and placement, employability skills training and guidance, employment orientation, and information and referral for at risk teenagers amd their families. Call 24 hours a day to speak with a counselor at 800-845-1413.
    www.atriskyouthprograms.com/

    Ayuda – Family empowerement

    A nonprofit organization designed to help first time misdemeanor offenders 9-18 years of age by teaching them how to enhance their communication skills, positively resolve conflicts, anger management skills, and learn self-esteem enhancement skills among others. They serve north Miami Dade at 1106 Normandy Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33141. call (866) 418-2983.

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami

    Is a mentoring organization helping many children each year through professionally supported, one-on-one relationships with caring adult volunteers. For further info call 305-649-9352.
    www.wementor.org/

    Center for Family and Child Enrichment, Inc.

    A program aimed at empowering troubled families and children through supportive endeavors which seek to not only “treat them,” but teach them ways to solve their own problems. Offer residential programs for youth who are unable to live at home, emergency shelters from troubled families and a wide array of behavioral health services, including psychiatric and psychological evaluations, medication management, clinical assessment and therapy, targeted case management, and therapeutic foster homes. Also provide services to truant, runaway and homeless teenagers who are at odds with their parents for various reasons. These include counseling and shelter services. 1825 NW 167th Street, Suite 102, Miami Gardens, FL 33056. Phone: (305) 624-7450.
    www.cfceinc.org/

    Emergency Contraception Hotline

    1-888-Not-2-Late (1-888-668-5283)

    Family Planning in Miami Dade County

    ALL TEEN SERVICES ARE FREE! Yearly Exams for Women & Men, Free Condoms, Birth Control Choices, STD Counseling&Treatment, HIV/AIDs Testing & Counseling, Pre-conception Counseling, Pregnancy Testing, Emergency Contraception Pill. For an appointment at the clinic nearest you call
    (786) 845-0350, or for information please call (305) 325-2758.

    • Downtown Clinic 1350 NW 14th St,#5.(305) 325-2758.
    • Juanita Mann Clinic 7900 NW 27th Ave.(305)693-2098.
    • West Perrine 18255 Homestead Ave. (305) 256-6315.
    • West Dade 11865 SW 26th St, Bldg I, (305) 225-5950.
    • Florida City 1600 NW 6th Court, FL City, FL 33034. (305) 242-2443.

    First Choice Women center

    This is a counseling and referral agency that provides free pregnancy testing and counseling on all options available to women with unplanned pregnancy related problems; a post-abortion support group; community service referrals; educational video’s and literature, parenting classes, and referrals for shelters for pregnant women. Also offers limited sonograms.Locations:

    • 257 North Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33030
      Phone (305) 245 4609.
    • 7800 SW 57th Avenue, No. 216, Miami, FL
      Phone (305) 663 8979.
    • 129944 West Dixie Highway, Miami, FL 33161

    www.firstchoicecenters.com

    Hands On Miami’s Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC)

    An exciting youth-volunteering program offered only to teenagers ages 13 and older that allows them to get involved in their community, make a difference, gain hands-on experience, develop leadership potential through interactive activities, and experience a nurturing mentor-ship experience.
    www.handsonmiami.org/

    JESCA Pregnancy Prevention Program

    This program is designed to help the brothers and sisters of pregnant and parenting teens. The program site provides a combination of services, including: case management, academic guidance, decision-making skills, job placement, self-esteem enhancement, and sex education focusing on abstinence and contraception. The overall goal of this program is to reduce the rates of teen pregnancy among young adolescents. 2400 N.W. 54th Street, Miami, Florida 33142, (305) 637-1000

    NA-Narcotics Anonymous Hotline

    800-711-6375
    South Dade area 305-265-9555
    North Dade area at 305-620-3875

    Police Athletic League (PAL)

    PAL offers the youth of the community an array of recreational, athletic and educational activities. It builds friendship and trust among police officers and city youth by providing opportunities to interact in a positive environment such as sports and volunteer activities. Also provides opportunities for all youth to participate in programs by providing sports and activities at no cost to the children.
    Coral gables 2801 Salzedo St, Coral Gables, FL 33134 305-460-5637
    Miami Beach(can use gym for $10/month) 999 11th Street, Miami Beach, Fl 33139. 305-531-5636 ext 22
    Florida City 404 West Palm Drive, Florida City, FL 33034. (305) 247-8223
    Miami 400 NW 2nd Ave Suite 206, Miami, FL 33128. (305) 579-6184
    Miami 9105 NW 25th St #1044, Miami, FL 33172.(305) 471-1738

    Substance Abuse Assessment and Referral

    Miami-Dade County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) provides walk-in substance abuse assessments and referrals for placement into county-wide treatment programs at 2500 NW 22 Ave. Miami, Florida 33142. phone (305) 638-6540.