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Who they serve?
Core Services
Food Assistance
M-D Community Action and Human Services
Miami-Dade County resident
full service community resources services
Food Assistance
Feeding South Florida
Meal on Wheels South Florida
Home-bound seniors over 60
Florida Department of Children and Families
SNAP, Medicaid, temporary assistance for needy families (TANF), Abuse Hotline, Our Florida Rent & Utility Assistance, Adoption, Adult Protective Services, Background Screening, Child Care, Child Welfare, Children's Legal Services, Community Based Care, Domestic Violence, Foster Care, Homelessness, Human Trafficking, Independent Living and Disability Services
Thriving Mind South Florida
Those with mental illness, substance use disorders
Crisis support, detoxification services, outpatient services, interventions, psychiatric services, medication-assisted treatment, and prevention. Crisis services meet the needs of individuals who are experiencing an acute crisis and who present a danger to themself or others.
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
Vision impaired
Pre-employment transition services, music education and much more
LGBT Individuals
Exams, HIV & STI testing, discussion groups
Volunteers of America Florida
Individuals with mental illness
Housing for individuals with mental illness, safe and monitored activities, health services, transportation, substance abuse aftercare programs and individual case management
Disability community
Care resource hub
Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade
Pregnant women, families, infants
FIMR, counseling, referrals, education and support for pregnancy, childbirth, newborn care
Center for Independent Living of South Florida
Cognative & physical disabilities
Referrals, interpreter services, assistive technology, peer support, deaf services, transistions, Personal Attendant Services Program
Housing & Utility Assistance
Miami Dade County Public Housing and Community Development
Residents that meet income requirements
Rent/mortgage assistance, section 8
Citrus Health Network: HAND Program
Homeless or housing insecure (specifically: must be proven by a referral from an outreach team or homeless program, victims of domestic violence, or in housing but at risk of becoming homeless, as proven by a court filed eviction, foreclosure, or discharging institution)
Rent, utilities, security deposits, legal assistance and credit counseling
Homelss Trust of Miami-Dade
Homeless or housing insecure
Housing, shelter, and financial resources
Camillus House
Homeless or housing insecure
Temporary shelter, food banks, food pantries, community health systems & services
Miami Rescue Mission
Homeless or housing insecure
Emergency shelter and residential services, meals, events
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese Miami
Homeless or housing insecure
Homeless prevention, rapid re-housing, temporary emergency shelter, move in cost financial assistance
Legal Assistance
Miami Dade State Attorney Second Chance Program
Individuals arrested for certain low-level offenses
Seal & Expungement
Florida Justice Center
Seal and expunge arrest records, lower fines and fees, restore voting rights, reinstate driver licenses, legal representation for those accused of technical probation violations, as well as limited pretrial and post-conviction cases, pre- and post-release wrap-around services to those released from prison
Chainless Change
Newly released ex-offenders services, reinstate driver’s licenses, seal records, pursue expungements, convert court costs, and apply for rights restoration and clemency. As well as Returning Citizens programs that provide basic resources such as food, transportation, clothing, work-related supplies, and employment opportunities
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
Fines & Fees Modification Program, Amendment 4, Check your current rights status, registering to vote
Dade Legal Aid
Mostly pro bono, some income requirments
Wide range of legal issues including: Divorce, Paternity, Adoption, Custody, Name Change, Time-Sharing Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Human Trafficking, Stalking, Child Advocacy, Guardian Ad Litem, Foster Teen Advocacy, Attorney Ad Litem, Guardianship, Probate, Veterans, Elder Affairs, Will Drafting, Small Claims Bankruptcy, Housing, Foreclosure Defense, Deeds, Wage Claims, Immigration, Nonprofit, Patent, Startups, Taxation, Appeals, Eviction, Expungement, FEMA, Contractor Fraud and Insurance Claims
St. Thomas University School of Law Immigration Clinic
Detained individuals, Migrant Domestic Violence Victims and Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories
Law student led. Program conducts local and international fact investigations, draft immigration applications and client affidavits, and represent clients before immigration related divisions of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Miami Dade County Clerk of Courts
Sealing and expunging office, suspended drivers license, identity issues
Employment Assistance
Senator Shevrin Jones or other elected official
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Unemployment Assistance
Website to find a constituents elected officals:
Career Source South Florida
Career, youth, business and unemployment / employment services
Veteran Assistance
United Way Mission United
Helps veterans ease the transition to civilian life and address their unique needs, offering job training and opportunities, affordable housing, legal resources and more
FL Department of Veterans Affairs
24-hour Veteran counsel Crisis Hotline, Free Benefits Counseling, Claims Examiners, Federal Post-Secondary Education programs, Information on Current Federal, State and Local Veterans’ Programs, Entitlements and Referral Services
FL Department of Veterans Affairs Advocate Program
Offers veterans case management services, legal services, housing housing stability assistance & counseling, employment services, connection to VA and public benefits, and temporary financial assistance needed to obtain or retain permanent stable housing
Miami Dade County CAHSD Veteran Services Program
Veterans and their spouse, children, widows and parents
Assistance applying for federal, state and local veteran benefits, claims and appeals to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Healthcare, Hospitalization, Burial, Compensation, Pension, Dependence and indemnity compensation, Education, Veterans Adminstration home loans
Victims Assistance
Miami Dade County Domestic Violence Assistance
Victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking
Domestic Violence Helpline with Texting & Call Capabilities, Injunctive relief, Counseling information and referral, Safe shelter, Transportation, Emergency financial assistance, Emergency food and clothing, Advocacy support, Individual treatment and family group counseling
The Women's Fund Resource List
Women and families
Women's services, hotlines and shelters
Miami Gardens Specific
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