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This section contains organizations that provide services to those with basic need issues. Basic needs include:Clothing, emergency aid, emergency shelter, money management / financial aid, food, housing, Social Security and transportation.

Clothing

Camillus House 305-374-1065

Catholic Charities / Emergency Services 305-324-1104

Diapers, Etc. 305-885-7277

Douglas Gardens Thrift Shop 305-638-1900

Fraternidad Nicaraguense 305-228-1208

Goodwill Industries of South Florida 305-325-9114

Miami Rescue Mission / Bargain Barn Thrift Store 305-571-2217

Mother Teresa Home for Women in Distress 305-326-0032

Navy Thrift Shop / Navy Relief 305-293-2169

Neat Stuff / Dressing at Risk Children with Pride 305-638-5878

People with AIDS Coalition (PWAC) / Thrift Shop 305-573-6010

Pierre Toussaint Haitian Center / Family and Emergency Assistance 305-759-3050

Respect Life / Pregnancy Service 305-653-2921

Sacred Heart Catholic Church 305-247-4405

Safe Space 305-947-4560

Salvation Army 305-637-6720

St. Ann's Mission / Emergency Food and Clothing 305-258-3968

St. Vincent De Paul / Thrift Store Hialeah 305-885-2788

St. Vincent De Paul / Thrift Store South Miami 305-284-1158

Suited for Success 305-444-1944

Disaster Relief

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) / Trauma Cleaning Service 954-973-9502

American Red Cross Greater Miami and The Keys 305-644-1200

Catholic Charities / Emergency Management Office 305-754-2444

Centro Campesino Farmworker Center / Self-Help Housing Program 305-245-7738

Daily Bread Food Bank 305-633-9861

Disaster Outreach 800-462-9029

Farm Share Food Program 305-246-3276

Florida Department of Insurance / Hurricane Helpline 305-377-5235

Florida Special Response Team / Search and Rescue 954-968-8989

Greater Miami Jewish Federation / Community Chaplaincy Service 305-576-4000

Hands on Miami / Volunteer Opportunities 305-646-7200

Masterserve / Storm Damage Rebuilding 954-735-8800

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency 305-347-4600

Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management 305-468-5400

Salvation Army 305-637-6700

United Methodist Church / Miami District Disaster Response 305-445-9136

World Relief 305-541-8320

Emergency Aid (Rent/Utilities)

A Woman's Place Mental Health Center Drop-in Center for Homeless Women 305-358-2063

BellSouth / Telephone Discount / Lifeline and Linkup Program 305-780-2355

Catholic Charities Emergency Services 866-758-0025

Coalition of Florida Farmers Organization (COFFO) 305-246-0357

Economic Opportunities Family Health Center 305-637-6400

Food for Life Network / Nutritional Counseling and Referral 305-576-3663

Hunger Hotline 800-329-3663

Jewish Community Services of South Florida / Financial Assistance 305-899-1587

Little Havana Activities and Nutrition Centers / Rafael Villaverde Center 305-858-2610

Lock Towns Community Mental Health Center / HIV Services 305-628-8981

Mercy Hospital / Special Immunology Services 305-285-2994

Miami Beach Housing Authority 305-532-6401

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency 305-347-4600

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services 305-514-6000

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau 305-375-2196

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Blanche Morton / Hialeah 305-884-4801

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Caleb Center 305-636-2200

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Culmer 305-438-4161

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Edison / West Little River 305-758-9662

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Florida City / Homestead 305-247-2068

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Frankie Shannon Rolle / Coconut Grove 305-446-3311

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Miami Beach 305-673-7077

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Naranja 305-258-5471

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance Bureau Opa-Locka 305-623-6500

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance BureauAllapattah 305-547-4960

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Assistance BureauWynwood 305-547-7661

Miami-Dade Public Interment Services 305-545-2422

New Horizons Community Mental Health Center Overtown Family Enrichment Center 305-573-9727

Pierre Toussaint Haitian Center / Family and Emergency Assistance 305-759-3050

Salvation Army / Family Services 305-637-6720

Sisters of Bon Secours / Project Good Help 305-758-4197

St. Ann's Mission / Emergency Food and Clothing 305-258-3968

St. Joachim / Social Services 305-758-0024

St. Vincent De Paul / Temporary Assistance 305-691-0117

Emergency Shelter

Camillus House (men only) 305-374-1065

Catholic Charities Catholic Homes for Children 305-238-2381

Catholic Charities New Life Family Center 305-576-5521

Children Have All Rights: Legal, Educational, Emotional (CHARLEE) Gladstone Residential for Girls 305-666-7228

Children's Home Society of Florida McLamore Center and Family Shelter Home 305-324-1262

Citrus Health Network / Shaman Homeless Program (men and women) 305-835-0300

Douglas Gardens Community Mental Health Center Homeless Assistance Program 305-531-5341

Family Resource Center / Crisis Nurseries (children) 305-620-0894

First Choice Women's Center 305-665-4673

Florida Baptist Children's Home / Girls' Emergency Shelter 305-271-4121

His House / Children's Home 305-430-0085

Homeless Assistance Center (HAC) North 305-329-3000

Homeless Assistance Center (HAC) South 305-416-7143

Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) (men and women) 305-795-1562

Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS North 305-638-6001

Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS South 305-245-5011

Hunger Hotline 800-329-3663

League Against AIDS / Food and Emergency Housing 305-576-1000

Mental Health Association / Homeless Hotline (men and women) 305-379-2673

Metatherapy Beckham Hall (men) 305-634-2294

Metatherapy Cottages at Naranja (men and women) 305-247-1949

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services (children) / Youth Shelter Central 305-635-8953

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services (children) / Youth Shelter Homestead / South Dade 305-246-8956

Miami Rescue Mission Center for Men (overnight shelter) 305-571-2211

Miami Rescue MissionCenter for Women and Children 305-571-2250

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Educational Alternative Outreach (children) 305-995-1272

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services / Emergency Housing Homeless Assistance Program (men and women) 305-575-2026

Miami-Dade Health Department Special Needs Evacuation Center Registry 305-513-7700

Mother Teresa Home for Women in Distress 305-326-0032

New Horizons Community Mental Health Center Dually Diagnosed Homeless Project (men and women) 305-635-0366

New Horizons Community Mental Health Center Dually Diagnosed Homeless Project II 305-635-7444 / 233

Safespace North (women) 305-758-2546

Safespace South (women) 305-247-4249

Salvation Army 305-637-6700

South Florida AIDS Network 305-585-5241

Veterans Affairs Medical Center / Health Care for Homeless Veterans 305-756-5229

Village-Partners in Recovery / Safe Haven Center (children) 305-573-3784

Financial Aid/Money Management

American Life Resources / Viatical Settlement Program 800-750-3383

BellSouth / Telephone Discount / Lifeline and Linkup Program 305-780-2355

Coconut Grove Community Development Corporation 305-446-3095

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of South Florida 305-893-5225

Equifax Consumer Credit Reports 800-685-1111

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs / Veterans Benefits Information 305-325-3325

Florida Power and Light (FPL) / Assistance and Referral 305-442-8770

Jewish Community Services of South Florida / Financial Assistance 305-899-1587

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency Low-Income Energy Assistance Program 305-347-4685

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency Weatherization Assistance Program 305-438-8604

Miami-Dade County Family and Consumer Sciences Programs 305-888-5010

Miami-Dade County Tax Collection Division 305-270-4916

Miami-Dade CountyHousing Agency / Section 8 Certificate Voucher Program 305-250-5232

Small Business Resource Center 305-374-1899

Tools for Change 305-751-8934

Food

Borinquen Health Care Center / Primary Health Care Clinic 305-576-6611

Catholic Charities / Emergency Services 305-324-1104

Community Case Management 305-653-4030

Community Health of South Dade 305-248-4334

Daily Bread Food Bank 305-633-9861

Doris Ison Community Health Center 305-253-5100

Economic Opportunities Family Health Center 305-637-6400

Everglades Health Center 305-246-4607

Farm Share Food Program 305-246-3276

First Assembly of God / Food Pantry 305-248-0794

Flamingo Health Center 305-887-0004

Fraternidad Nicaraguense 305-228-1208

Haitian Social Services 305-759-3050

Haitian-American Community Association of Dade County Family Services 305-751-3429

Helen B. Bentley Family Health Center 305-447-4950

Homestead Soup Kitchen 305-245-7448

Hunger Hotline 800-329-3663

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust / Primary Care Centers Juanita Mann 305-694-2900

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust / Primary Care Centers Liberty City 305-835-2200

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust / Primary Care Centers North Dade 305-621-8888

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust / Primary Care Centers North Miami 305-953-3161

Jackson Memorial Hospital / Public Health Trust / Primary Care Centers South Miami 305-669-6903

James E. Scott Satellite Center 305-835-8122

Jewish Community Services of South Florida / Financial Assistance 305-899-1587

League Against AIDS / Food and Emergency Housing 305-576-1000

Martin Luther King Jr. Clinica Campesina 305-248-4334

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency / Self-Help Community Service Centers Accion 305-547-7713

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency / Self-Help Community Service Centers Goulds 305-251-2395

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency / Self-Help Community Service Centers Liberty City 305-756-2830

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency / Self-Help Community Service Centers Perrine 305-254-5804

Miami-Dade Community Action Agency / Self-Help Community Service Centers South Beach 305-672-1705

Miami-Dade Health Department Breast Feeding Program 786-336-1336

Miami-Dade Health Department Pharmacy 305-470-5077

Miami-Dade Health Department Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 786-336-1333

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Allapattah 305-547-4960

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Blanche Morton / Hialeah 305-884-4801

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Caleb 305-636-2200

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Culmer 305-438-4761

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Edison / West Little River 305-758-9662

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Florida City / Homestead 305-247-2068

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Frankie Shannon Rolle / Coconut Grove 305-446-3311

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Miami Beach 305-673-7077

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Naranja 305-258-5471

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Opa-Locka 305-623-6500

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Centers Wynwood 305-547-7661

Pass It On Ministries / Emergency Food Program 305-681-1594

Pierre Toussaint Haitian Center / Family and Emergency Assistance 305-759-3050

Salvation Army / Family Services 305-637-6720

St. Ann's Mission / Emergency Food and Clothing 305-258-3968

St. Vincent De Paul / Temporary Assistance 305-691-0117

World Relief / New Life Resource Network 305-541-8320

Food Stamps

Caleb Center 305-636-2270

Central 305-637-2400

Culmer 305-571-4386

Hialeah / North 305-364-3141

Juanita Mann 305-693-2390

North Central 305-795-2105

North Miami Beach (2020) 305-919-1800

Opa-Locka 305-769-6220

Quail Roost 305-278-0900

Housing

Atlantic Pines Apartments / Low-Income Housing 305-872-9383

Betterway of Miami / Permanent Housing Program 305-571-1940

Camillus House / SRO Residence Inc. 305-374-1065

Catholic Charities / Genesis Residence / Archdiocese 305-856-1043

Centro Campesino Farmworker Center / Self-Help Housing Program 305-245-7738

Citrus Health Network / Supported Housing Services 305-825-0300

Coconut Grove Local Development Corporation 305-446-3095

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of South Florida 305-893-5225

East Little Havana Community Development Corporation 305-856-2547

Fellowship House / Residential Services 305-667-1036

Habitat for Humanity 305-634-3628

Hialeah Housing Program 305-888-9744

Hope Center / Community Apartments South 305-386-9780

Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence Housing Discrimination Assistance 305-651-4673

Independent Living Program 305-665-7365

Inn Transition 305-899-4600

Little Haiti Housing Association 305-759-2542

Lock Towns Community Mental Health Center HIV Services 305-620-3740

Lock Towns Community Mental Health Center Supported Housing / Case Management 305-628-8981

Lutheran Services Florida / Housing Ministries 305-256-6780

Mentor Florida (Dade) / Developmental Service Program 305-670-0729

Metatherapy / Air Base Housing Program 305-258-4777

Miami Behavioral Health Center / Housing 305-398-6150

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services / Emergency Housing Boarding Home Program 305-446-3311

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services / Emergency Housing Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) 305-795-1562

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services / Emergency HousingNorth 305-638-6001

Miami-Dade Department of Human Services / Emergency HousingSouth 305-245-5011

Miami-Dade Housing Agency / Private Rental Housing Division Section 8 305-250-5232

Miami-Dade Neighborhood Service Central 305-375-2196

Office of Leasing and Occupancy Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 305-638-6464

Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation 305-687-3545

Ronald McDonald House 305-325-8369

South Florida AIDS Network / Housing Services 305-585-5241

Tacolcy Economic Development / Rental Office 305-759-2752

United Cerebral Palsy in South Florida / Residential Program 305-325-1080

Urban League of Greater Miami / Housing Development Division 305-696-4450

Village South Addiction Treatment Program 305-571-2627

Village-Partners in Recovery / Women's Personal Support Network 305-573-3784

Volunteers of America of Florida / Hogar 305-644-0335

Social Security

Social Security Administration 800-772-1213

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), formerly (AFDC)

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Biscayne Satellite 305-571-4361

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Caleb 305-636-2460

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Central 305-637-2485

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Culmer 305-571-4386

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Florida City 305-242-4725

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Frankie Shannon Rolle / Coconut Grove 305-442-6934

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Grove by the Bay 305-993-1903

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Hialeah / South 305-637-2981

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Juanita Mann 305-693-2390

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Little Havana 305-326-4660

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Miami Beach 305-535-5429

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Mid-Central 305-643-7364

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit North Central 305-795-2105

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit North Miami Beach (2020) 305-919-1802

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Northeast 305-654-7081

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Opa-Locka 305-654-7111

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Perrine 305-234-2200

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Quail Roost 305-278-0900

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit South Miami 305-663-2084

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Sunset 305-598-6969

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit University 305-227-5207

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit Village Center 305-626-4803

Florida Department of Children and Families / Economic Self-Sufficiency Unit West Dade 305-229-6750

Transportation

Action Community Center/Transportation 305-545-9298

American Cancer Society / Patient Services 800-227-2345

Angel Flight of South Florida 800-352-4256

Catholic Charities / Parish Social Ministry 305-754-2444

Miami-Dade County Medicaid Metropasses 305-637-3754

Miami-Dade County Paratransit / Medicaid Transportation 305-263-7301

Miami-Dade County Public Services Division 305-654-6586

Miami-Dade County Route and Schedule Information 305-770-3131

Miami-Dade County Special Transportation Service 305-263-5406

Miami-Dade County TDD 305-263-5475

North Miami Beach Line Minibus Service 305-957-3523

Port and Transit Authority 305-293-8315

Team Metro Answer Center 305-468-5900

Tri-Rail 800-874-7245

United States Department of State / Passport Agency 305-539-3600

Villa Progresso Home 305-530-3597

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