A call to “211” connects parents, caregivers and adolescents to The Children’s Trust Helpline, where specially trained Switchboard of Miami counselors are ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to offer help in English, Spanish and Creole. The 211 helpline serves as the central clearinghouse for health and social services in our community by providing assessment of need and crisis counseling.
a non-profit organization that provides humanitarian services to poor and homeless men, women and children. Camillus offers a full continuum of services that includes food, shelter, housing, rehabilitative treatment, and health care. Each service is carried out with the deeply held belief that every human being deserves love, respect and an opportunity to live a dignified life. for further info 305-372-1402.
Overnight Shelter at 726 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33132.
Catholic Charity – Unaccompanied Minors Program
Provides shelter to boys and girls who come to the US illegally and who are processed by the office of Refugee Resettlement and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The age varies between 0 and 17. Services include individual counseling, social services that cover the reunification process, education, nutrition and acculturation. 11400 SW 137th Ave, Miami, FL 33186. Phone: (305) 380-0141.
City of Miami Homeless Outreach Program
Provides outreach services for homeless individuals that are calling from within the ‘City of Miami’ boundaries; Caller must be within ‘city limits’ at time of intake. 779 West Flagler St, Miami, FL 33130-1219. Call (866) 733-3763.
Community Partnership for Homeless
Sponsors a 400 bed homeless assistance center for men, women and families. Provides temporary shelter, meals, case management services and medical examination. On site programs include health clinic, child care center, after school tutoring program for older children, adult and vocational education and on-site government agency representatives. Also accepts donations for clothing, food and furniture, agency will pick-up. 1550 North Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136. Phone: (305) 329-3000
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
This is a grassroots non-profit organization whose membership is comprised of individuals, shelters and advocacy groups sharing the goal of eliminating domestic violence. FCADV It maintains Florida’s 24-hour, toll free Domestic Violence Hotline and shares information contained in its resource library with the public. Call 800-500-1119.
Provides a transitional housing program for BATTERED WOMEN and CHILDREN coming out of an emergency shelter. Offers subsidized housing and utilities, counseling, transportation, child care and related supportive services. Residents may remain in the program for a maximum of two years, according to their needs. For further info call (305) 899-4600.
Miami Dade County Homeless Helpline
This automated helpline directly connects the caller to an outreach coordinator that has a daily report on what shelters presently have openings available. call (877) 994–4357.
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Service
Provides 24-hour emergency shelter care, individual, group and family counseling, access to medical care, case management, on-site Miami-Dade County Public School, mental health and substance abuse prevention, counseling, recreation and social activities for youth ages 10-17.
Miami Rescue Mission
Provides a one-year residential program. Each client is assigned a room and is provided with regular meals and clothing. Single women and women with children may enter the comprehensive program to receive counseling, emotional support, education for coping, parenting, nutritional and budgeting skills, and help to locate permanent housing. Also provides overnight shelter for single women with no children, who have no place to go. Women are given 2 meals, shower, and clothing. 2250 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33127. Tel: 305-571-2250
Mother Theresa Home for Women in Distress
Provides emergency night shelter (4pm-7am) for women and children (boys under 6 only). Dinner and breakfast as well as emergency clothing and toiletries. Runs a soup kitchen for men, 9:30am-11:30am. Also provides food and clothing to families. 724 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33136. Phone: (305) 326-0032
Provides a 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline. Offers services to victims of domestic violence through two emergency shelters for battered women and their dependents. Also provides shelter for battered lesbians and motel rooms for battered gay men. Services include shelter, counseling, information&referral, advocacy, case management, outreach, food, clothing, transportation, child care and limited financial assistance. Client confidentiality strictly observed. call (305) 758-2546.
The Children’s Hope Miami, Inc
The 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
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