Miami-Dade County, FL Assistance Programs

Miami-Dade County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Miami-Dade County.

Part Of The Solution Foundation

6023 NW 22nd Ave
Miami, FL - 33142
786-486-2895
Offers donated, lightly used children's (and some adult) clothing and uniforms. Additional information and referrals to housing for the homeless, disabled and veterans. Please call before you visit or get a referral from the Miami Switchboard (2-1-1). Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm ..

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Operation Sacred Trust

1400 NW 54th St
Miami, FL - 33142
(855) 778-3411
Operation Sacred trust is a program for the homeless and low-income veterans in need, with financial and housing assistance. ..

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Miami Rescue Mission - Center For Men

2020 NW 1st Ave
Miami, FL - 33127
(305) 572-2020
Walk-In Hours for Food, Showers: Mon, Wed, Sat, Fri 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm. The Center for Men offers a comprehensive, year-long residential Regeneration Program for men who suffer from various life-controlling problems such as homelessness, chemical abuse or addiction, medical and mental issues, illiteracy, and lack of adequate job skills. Emergency overnight shelter and transitional housing is also available. Transitional housing is offered for those who need help in relocating in the community. Emergency shelter is offered to anyone who needs shelter, a nutritious meal, a shower, and a safe place to stay for the night. The kitchen serves three meals a day, three hundred and sixty-five days a year, providing meals for residents and overnight guests...

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Miami-Dade County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Miami-Dade County.

St. Monica Gardens - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

3425 NW 189th St
Miami Gardens, FL - 33056
(305) 751-5203
Their services include congregate meals, food stamps assistance, nutrition education, health screenings, respite care and recreation activities for senior's age 60 or older. Hours of operation: Between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Monday to Friday ..

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St. John Bosco Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

1349 West Flagler St
Miami, FL - 33135
(305) 751-5203
Mondays through Fridays 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Services include congregate meals, food stamps assistance, nutrition education, health screenings, respite care and recreation activities for senior's age 60 or older...

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South Dade Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

28520 SW 148th Ave
Homestead, FL - 33033
(305) 751-5203
Mondays through Fridays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Services include congregate meals, food stamps assistance, nutrition education, health screenings, respite care and recreation activities for senior's age 60 or older...

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South Dade Senior Center

28520 SW 148th Avenue
Leisure City, FL - 33033

Our Congregate Meals programs promote independence, help maintain good nutrition, reduce loneliness, encourage socialization, and increase self-esteem. Catholic Charities Senior Centers provide nutritious hot meals daily for seniors who live independently in their homes. Golden agers who dine with us enjoy getting out of their homes, socializing, and participating in fun activities. Case Management is provided in some locations...

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Mount Calvary Baptist Church

1140 NW 62nd St
Miami, FL - 33150
(305) 759-8226
Provides a food and clothing ministry on the 4th Wednesday of each month, starting at 7:00am, and lasting until 9:00am, or until the food runs out. After receiving food, clients may visit the clothing area as well. Baby items such as clothes, shoes, and baby strollers may sometimes be available...

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Missionaries Of Charity - Mother Teresa Home For Women In Distress

724 NW 17th St
Miami, FL - 33136
(305) 326-0032
Emergency Shelter: Fri-Wed 4:00 pm - 6:30am. Soup Kitchen: Fri-Wed (Closed Thursdays) 9:30 am - 11:00 am. Provides emergency night shelter for women and children, (boys under age 4 only). Dinner and breakfast is provided, as well as emergency clothing and toiletries. Runs a soup kitchen for men. Also provides food and clothing to severely needy families. Sisters will visit the family home, assess the need, and provide dry food. Must show up at 4:00pm for intake...

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Mildred & Claude Pepper Senior Center

10600 SW 4th Street
Sweetwater, FL - 33174
(305)552-1319
The Claude and Mildred Pepper Senior Activities Center is open five days a week and serves approximately 200 participants every weekday. A hot lunch is provided along with various activities such as bingo, dominoes, arts and crafts, English classes, trips to shopping areas and entertainment. A social worker is available for those who need such services. The Center's Meals for the Homebound program also serves 100 homebound elderly and disabled residents...

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Miami Springs Senior Center

343 Payne Drive
Miami Springs, FL - 33166
(305)805-5160
The mission of the Miami Springs Elderly Services Department is to promote an enhanced quality of life for a diverse population of older adults residing in this community. In keeping with planned Federal and statewide goals, this department serves as a partner and stakeholder in Florida's aging services network and shares in the common objective to help older individuals remain independent and productive. Throught the City's senior center, this department provides a comprehensive and coordinated system of services to include: congregate meals, home delivered meals, nutrition education and counseling, health and wellness activities, recreation, transportation, adult education, screening and assessment, advocacy, and information and referral assistance...

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Homestead Soup Kitchen

105 SW 3rd Ave
Homestead, FL - 33030
(305) 245-7448
Hours of Operation: Monday - Wednesday & Friday. Homestead soup kitchen is a fully volunteer staffed agency that feeds anyone who comes to eat, serving approximately 300 hot lunches on each of the three weekdays the kitchen is open..

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Gesu Parish Hall - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

118 NE 2nd St
Miami, FL - 33132
(305) 374-6099
Mondays through Fridays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Services include congregate meals, food stamps assistance, nutrition education, health screenings, respite care and recreation activities for senior's age 60 or older. Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Creole...

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First United Methodist Church Of Miami Breakfast Club Ministry

400 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL - 33132
305-371-4706
Hours: Wed, Fri, Sun 7:30am - until food runs out. Clothing, blankets, and other necessities provided when available during breakfast feeding times...

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De Hostos Senior Center

2902 NW 2 Ave
Miami, FL - 33127
(305) 547-7661
Food pantry for those 62 and up or those who are disabled. Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM..

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Curley's House Of Style Inc Hope Food Bank

6025 NW 6th Ct
Miami, FL - 33127
(305) 759-9805
Hours: Tue-Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Curleys House provides about 1,000 clients weekly with bulk food products, nutritional flyers on diabetes and high blood pressure, job availabilities, and educational and financial literacy seminars. Food services are provided once a month where the person will receive one food box. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday the public has access to breads and sweets...

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Crowns Of Thorns Impact Ministries, Inc.

2151 NW 119th St
Miami, FL - 33167
(786) 320-0339
Hours of Operation: 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. until run out of food. Services: They distribute food, clothing, and shoes for free. ..

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Community Health and Wellness Center of Miami

759 NW 22 Ave, Suite 202
Miami, FL - 33125
(305) 541-5245
Services: Offers emotional support, information and guidance to help people solve personal or interpersonal problems (including domestic violence). In partnership with FarmShare, the teams offers a bag of food every Monday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Hours of Operation: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Wednesdays: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Fridays: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm ..

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Cityreach Ministries - Food Distribution

12236 SW 128th St
Miami, FL - 33186
(305) 259-7677
Services: Offers free food to the community each month. There are available clothing and shoes are for children and adults. Customers are welcome to take these items free on night distribution. Free bread and pastries are served daily. Hours of Food Distribution: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm  ..

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City Reach Ministries

12238 SW 128 St
Miami, FL - 33177
(305) 259-7677
FREE BREAD & PASTRIES Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Except on Thursdays). Food Distributions 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm..

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Christ Journey Church - Feed Miami Coral Gables Campus

624 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL - 33186
786-370-9036
Pantry time: Mondays 9:00am Noon..

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Abriendo Puertas Emergency Food

1401 SW 1st St Suite 209
Miami, FL - 33135
(305) 649-6449
Services: Any family or individual from the community facing a financial crisis or a temporary emergency can visit Abriendo Puertas for help with food. Once a month, they hand out one bag of canned food to the family. If the emergency continues, the family can sign up to participate in their bi-weekly USDA food distribution program. Eligibility: Call for eligibility. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monthly Distribution 2nd Friday of the month.  ..

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Miami-Dade County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Miami-Dade County.

United Home Care Services

8400 NW 33 Street, Suite 400
Miami, FL - 33122
(305)716-0710
This office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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UF Health Hialeah Dental Center

750 E 25th St
Hialeah, FL - 33013
(305)694-5400
Services; Braces, Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, Dental Bridges, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Dental Veneers, Dental care - adult, Dental care - child, Dental cavities, Dental implants, Dental x-rays, Dentures, Gingivitis, Invisalign, Root canal, Teeth Whitening, and Tooth extraction. Those patients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive, may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm...

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Morning Star Center CMHC

7811 Coral Way Suite 106
Miami, FL - 33155
(305)412-0138
This office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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Miami Dade Community Action

17801 Homestead Avenue
Perrine, FL - 33157
(305)254-5804
Provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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Marjorie & William McDonald Center

17051 NE 19th Ave
North Miami Beach, FL - 33162
(305)948-2972
The City understands how important it is to provide a variety of recreational, educational and social programs for the adults and seniors in our community. At all of our community centers, we offer various classes & activities for our adult population. We also offers rental space for parties, receptions, clubs and meetings...

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Light of Hope Community Services

12118 SW 114 Place
Miami, FL - 33176
(786)773-1856
This office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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Homestead/Florida City Center

1600 N.W. 6th Court
Homestead, FL - 33034
(305)247-2068
Office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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Dade County Human Services Department

13955 S.W. 264th Street
Naranja, FL - 33032
(305)258-5471
Provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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City of Hialeah Gardens

10301 NW 87th Avenue
Hialeah Gardens, FL - 33016
(305)558-3333
This office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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Catholic Services for the Elderly

2800 NW 18th Avenue
Miami, FL - 33142
(305)751-5203
Office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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Catholic Charities Holy Redeemer

1325 NW 71st Street
Miami, FL - 33147
(305) 836-4971
Services: Emergency rent and mortgage assistance on a limited basis. Eligibility: Must be from South Florida. Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ..

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Alliance for Aging, Inc.

760 N.W. 107th Avenue, Suite 214, 2nd Floor
Miami, FL - 33172
(305)670-6500
This office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...

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Allapattah Community Action

2257 N.W. North River Drive
Miami, FL - 33125
(305)633-0466
This office provides the Elderly Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP), which helps low-income households with at least one person age 60 or older when households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A domestic power emergency can result from a defaulting utility bill, lack of fuel or firewood, or from receiving a shutdown notice. Payments are for heating or cooling homes and other emerging energy costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons. Eligible families can receive a per-season benefit of up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers for the purchase of blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or reconnection costs. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one person aged 60 or older in the household, and an annual gross household income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty line. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..

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Miami-Dade County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of free clothing assistance programs below.

St. John Baptist Church

1328 NW 3 Ave
Miami, FL - 33136
305-371-3212
Hours: Thursday 9:00 am 1:00 pm. Provides Clothing and Shoes to the needy...

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Neat Stuff, Inc

2624 NW 21st Ter
Miami, FL - 33142
(305) 638-5878
Provides free brand new clothing, shoes, accessories, school uniforms, and gifts to meet some of the basic needs of children in distress and victims of crime, poverty and homelessness...

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Career Gear

280 NW 9th St
Miami, FL - 33136
(305) 444-1944
Provides appropriate business clothing for job seekers and have grown to provide services and resources that help clients in retaining employment and advancing in the workplace through advancement skills...

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Camillus House, Inc.

1603 NW 7th Ave
Miami, FL - 33136
(305) 374-1065
Free hot showers for men/women three days per week. Clients may obtain a free exchange of clean clothing and shoes, in conjunction with the shower program, or via special referral...

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Miami-Dade County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Miami-Dade County.

The City of Coral Gables Adult Activity Center

2 Andalusia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL - 33134
(305)461-6764
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South Miami Senior Center

6701 Southwest 62nd Avenue
South Miami, FL - 33143
(305)669-0712
The senior center offers a wide variety of services such as counseling and support groups, information and referral, health and wellness activities, recreational and social programs, home lunch delivery, computer classes, field trips to the mall, grocery store, movies and more...

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James Goodlet Adult Center

900 West 44th Place
Hialeah, FL - 33012
(305)825-4947
The City of Hialeahs Adult Program for participants 55 years and older provides the resources for education, art, health, and social interactions in order to achieve a more fulfilling quality of life in older adults throughout the community. The City of Hialeah has cultivated in the adult centers a sense of community where adults can come together for services and activities which support their independence, encourage their involvement, and enhance their dignity.The resources and activities available to participants at all of the City of Hialeahs adult centers help many of the participants remain a vital part of their communities as they age gracefully in the City of Progress...

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Dress For Success Women Miami

1600 NW 3rd Avenue, Suite 111
Miami, FL - 33136
305.444.1944
HOURSMonday-Thursday: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Donation Hours: Mondays 11 AM - 2 PM (excluding County holidays). The mission of Dress for Success Miami is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Through our dedicated services and programs, Dress for Success Miami addresses every phase of a womans careerfrom being unemployed and searching, to recently employed and adjusting, to gainfully employed and succeeding. Our programs transition women toward self-sufficiency by addressing their social and economic needs in relation to work, home and community. Each woman is a success story: she has gone from unemployment to economic independence...

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Community Outreach Resource Center Food Pantry Homestead

29 NW 7th St
Homestead, FL - 33030
(305) 246-0460
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Provides some groceries for individuals who are in need. Services are provided two times a week, perhaps more if in extreme distress. Individual must have a written referral from Switchboard of Miami stating person's name, address, number in family and reason for emergency. The letter must have agencys letterhead and a contact person to verify information along with a signature. (Use SB letterhead) stating persons name, address, number in family and reason for emergency and a contact person to verify information along with a signature...

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Community Outreach Resource Center Food Pantry Florida City

824 West Palm Dr
Florida City, FL - 33034
(305) 246-0460
Hours: Tue, Thurs. Serves 5 days a week from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Provides some groceries for individuals who are in need. Services are provided two times a week, at times everyday for those in extreme distress. Individual must have a written referral from Switchboard of Miami stating person's name, address, number in family and reason for emergency. The letter must have agency's letterhead and a contact person to verify information along with a signature...

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Christ Journey Church - Feed Miami Food Pantry Kendall

14266 SW 119 Ave
Kendall, FL - 33186
786-370-9036
Hours of operation: Between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Wednesday ..

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Alcance Victoria Miami Victory Outreach Miami

1045 NW 47th Street
Miami, FL - 33127
(786) 448-1286
Victory Outreach is a faith-based drug rehabilitation program, with a 24-hour life program. They helps men who need rehabilitation from any pharmaceutical dependence or addiction. The services are free of charge if you qualify. ..

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Active Older Adults Program @ Continental Park

10000 SW 82nd Avenue
Miami, FL - 33156
(305)274-9666
Adults 55 and older are invited to enjoy our free Active Older Adults program at Continental Park and other select Miami-Dade Parks...

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Miami-Dade County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.