Food/ Nutrition/ Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Helpline

call (786) 336-1336

Daily Bread Food Bank

This non-denominational organization does not provide food directly to families or individuals but has a great network of over 800 non-profit agencies through out South Florida. To find out where to get food, please call 305-633-9861.

Eat Smart. Play Hard.

What should kids and parents eat and do for good health? The answer is just a ‘click’ away at USDA’s new web pages for kids and parents.

Farm Share

Certified non-profit organizations distributing fresh and nutritious produce or USDA commodities to low income residents in homestead, FL (305) 248-3006

Florida Summer Food Service

provides reimbursement for free, nutritious meals and snacks served to Florida children 18 and younger in low-income areas. For information please call toll-free: 800-622-5958
You may also contact your local school district to learn more.

Food Stamp Screening Line

Will direct families to local district office near their home. Call 1-866-762-2237 (1-866-76ACCES) press 2 for information, 8am-5pm M-F.
For a list of many local offices in Miami Dade
visit here

Fraternidad Nicaraguense

Provides immigration services, food and clothing distribution, job training, English Classes, assistance with citizenship applications and general orientation to Nicaraguan immigrants and the local community. (305) 228-1208

Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks for Children from UF Center for Science in the Public Interest. click here

La Leche League

Information, and support for nursing families call (954) 574-6600 or visit

Meals On Wheels Program

provides meals each week to low-income persons living in Miami-Dade County. Participants in the program receive seven frozen meals each week, along with fresh fruits, milk and other food items. For further information call them at 786-469-4654 or 786-469-4605.

Miami Dade Self Help Community Service Center

Services include Meals on Wheels for elderly and disabled, Foster Grandparent program for children with special needs, Senior Companion program for adults with special needs, Senior Employment program, telephone reassurance for homebound elderly, teen parenting services, Head Start child day care and education, case management services and youth development programs. Also provides financial aid for food, rent and utilities when funds are available. (305) 446-3311 in Perrine call (305) 254-5804.

National 211 Collaborative

Dial 211 on your telephone dial to get access to a vast number of resources including food banks.

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children’s Program)

WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition education program funded by federal and state governments to make nutritious foods available to women, infants and children. The following persons may be eligible: Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who have given birth within the past 6 months, Infants, Children under 5 years old. Multiple centers across the county. Call for appointment call (786) 336-1300