This multi-purpose center offers direct financial aid to the medically disabled, crisis oriented casework services, voters registration, emergency food commodities, child fingerprinting and energy assistance (up to $250 if disconnected and person qualifies), when available. Also at this site are CFS Food Stamps, TANF and Aging and Adult Services Offices; Coconut Grove Cares; CAA Headstart; Consumer Credit Counseling; Miami Behavioral Health Center satellite center; and a City of Miami NET (Neighborhood Enhancement Team) office. Utility assistance available through FPL Care to Share program. Serves zip codes 33156, 33157, 33158, 33176, 33177, 33186, and 33189.
Miami-Dade County residents. Bring verification of unemployability and income, proof of need and identification. Call for appt.
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Allapattah Community Action
2257 NW North River Dr Miami, FL 33125 (305) 633-0466
Services include 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, as well as EHEAP and VITA services.
OtherRequirements:Eligibility: Low income, area resident.
This multi-purpose center offers direct financial aid for the medically disabled, crisis oriented casework services, voters registration, emergency food commodities, child fingerprinting and energy assistance (up to $250 if disconnected and person qualifies), when available. A multi-purpose room is available to rent for community meetings. Utility assistance available through FPL Care to Share program.
Serves zip codes 33142 (boundaries North of 62nd Street, South of 112 Expressway, East of 12th Avenue, West of 38th Avenue) and 33147.
Emergency Food and Shelter Assistance (EFSA) is utilized to assist individuals and families in need of EMERGENCY assistance with issues regarding payment of utility bills, rent and mortgage payments and also provides temporary shelter and food.
Office hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri
Services offered: 8:00am-12:00pm, Mon-Thurs
Emergency services: 8:00-11:00am, Fri, Only assists 24-hour eviction notices and utility cut-off
Family must be in state of emergency.
Eviction notice (if applicable), Proof of income, Valid ID, original Social Security card.
Emergency Food and Shelter Assistance (EFSA) is utilized to assist individuals and families in need of EMERGENCY assistance with issues regarding payment of utility bills, and rent payments and also provides temporary shelter and food.
Family must be in state of emergency.
For rental assistance program a 3 day notice from the landlord is required.
EHEAP is a federally funded program which provides assistance to low income households, containing at least one elderly person whose home heating or cooling source has been cut off or is in imminent danger of being cut off, and who lacks means to heat or cool the home Benefits are provided in the heating and cooling seasons However, benefits can only be accessed once per season up to $600 per season The heating season is October through March and the cooling season is April through September Note: This agency may be able to serve victims of human trafficking through this program.
Elderly (60+), energy crisis, low income.
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Coalition For Independent
2751 S Dixie Hwy West Palm Beach, FL 33405 (561) 966-4288
Community-based, civil rights organization for individuals with disabilities which is dedicated to promoting independence and expanding opportunities in the community. The agency provides a focal point to which all persons, agencies, and support groups can turn for such services as adaptive equipment, outreach, ADA consulting, advocacy, information and referral, peer counseling, support groups and independent living skills training, crime victim assistance, meal delivery and homeless assistance. Advocacy provided in areas including education, employment, fair housing, transportation, recreation, adaptive equipment and benefit entitlement.
Provides services to victims of human trafficking.
Offers after school and summer program for adolescents 13-26 years of age with disabilities at Royal Pam Beach High School Fee for after school and summer program field trips.
Provides professional home visits. Case Managers accommodate clients schedules. Home visits are conducted to review existing services and arrange additional in home assistance if needed. Case Managers provide assessments to determine senior's eligibility and coordinate and manage needed in home services. For more information on DOSS services and programs please call (561)355-4746.
GENERAL SERVICES - Consists of Emergency Intervention and Self-Sufficiency Services.
Within each program component a service plan is developed based on information gathered during a comprehensive assessment. Strong case management facilitates client movement either along a service continuum or directly to economic independence.
The service components address a variety of service needs and provide direct assistance with rent and utilities. Emergency and Self sufficiency Services may also provide bus passes and food vouchers. Individuals/ families may be eligible for services, based on eligibility and funding. All services are provided in the context of an individual service plan between the applicant and the case manager, with jointly agreed upon goals, working toward the ultimate goal of gaining or regaining self sufficiency.
This office can also provide assistance with LIHEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program) Appointment is required.