Miami-Dade County, FL Community Assistance Programs and Resources

Services Provided on this page:
> Housing Programs and Assistance
> Food Programs and Assistance. ie. pantries
> Help for Paying Bills ie. rent assistance
> Free Clothing Assistance
> Numerous Helpful programs not listed above ie. bus tickets, free rides



Miami-Dade County Housing Assistance Programs

See our list of housing assistance programs. We list HUD, housing assistance, subsidized housing programs in Miami-Dade County.

Part Of The Solution Foundation

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

6023 NW 22nd Ave
Miami, FL 33142
786-486-2895

Hours: Mondays through Fridays 7:30 am - 7:00 pm. Provides donated, lightly used children’s (and some adult) clothing and school uniforms. Additional information and referrals for housing provided to the homeless, disabled, and veterans. Call before visiting or obtain referral from Switchboard of Miami (2-1-1).

Miami Rescue Mission - Center For Men

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://www.miamirescuemission.com/men.htm
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.

Camillus House

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
www.camillus.org
1603 NW 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 374-1065

Hours: Mondays through Fridays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Services: emergency services, housing, health care, substance abuse treatment and job training and placement. Emergency assistance with food, clothing and shelter, job training and placement, residential substance abuse treatment and aftercare, behavioral health and maintenance, health care access and disease prevention, transitional and permanent housing, crisis intervention and legal services



Miami-Dade County Food Assistance Programs

See our list of food assistance programs. We list food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Miami-Dade County.

St. Monica Gardens - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
3425 NW 189th St
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
(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.

St. John Bosco Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
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.

South Dade Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
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.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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.

Missionaries Of Charity - Mother Teresa Home For Women In Distress

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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.

Malcolm Ross Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
2800 NW 18th Ave
Miami, FL 33142
(305) 633-0462

Mondays through Fridays 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. Services include congregate meals, food stamps assistance, nutrition education, health screenings, respite care and recreation activities for senior's age 60 or older.

Homestead Soup Kitchen

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://www.homesteadsoupkitchen.com/
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

Gesu Parish Hall - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
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.

First United Methodist Church Of Miami Breakfast Club Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
https://firstchurchmiami.org/
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.

De Hostos Senior Center

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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

Curley's House Of Style Inc Hope Food Bank

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
www.curleyshouseinc.org
6025 NW 6th Ct
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 759-9805

Hours: Tue-Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Curley’s 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.

Crowns Of Thorns Impact Ministries, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

2151 NW 119th St
Miami, FL 33167
(786) 320-0339

Hours: 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00 am – run out of food. This program distributes food, clothing and shoes free of charge.

Community Health and Wellness Center of Miami

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
communityhealthcenterofmiami.org
759 NW 22 Ave, Suite 202
Miami, FL 33125
(305) 541-5245

Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 8am to 5pm. Wednesdays: 8am to 7pm. Fridays 8am to 8pm. Counselors and programs provide emotional support, information and guidance to help people resolve personal or interpersonal issues (including domestic violence). In partnership with FarmShare, teams provide a bag of nutritional food every Monday, 2-6pm

Cityreach Ministries - Food Distribution

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.cityreachministries.com/
12236 SW 128th St
Miami, FL 33186
(305) 259-7677

Food distribution hours: 7:00 -8:00 pm. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month Provides free food every month to the community. Clothing and shoes are available for children and adults. Clients are welcome to take those items free of charge on distribution night. Free bread and pastries are provided daily.

City Reach Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://www.cityreachministries.com
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

Christ Journey Church - Feed Miami Food Pantry Kendall

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://christjourney.org
14266 SW 119 Ave
Kendall, FL 33186
786-370-9036

Pantry time: Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon

Christ Journey Church - Feed Miami Coral Gables Campus

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://christjourney.org
624 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33186
786-370-9036

Pantry time: Mondays 9:00am – Noon

Abriendo Puertas Emergency Food

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
abriendopuertasfl.org
1401 SW 1st St Suite 209
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 649-6449

Hours: Mondays through Fridays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Monthly Distribution 2nd Friday Of The Month. Call for eligibility. Any family or individual from the community facing a financial crisis or a temporary emergency can visit Abriendo Puertas for help with food items. They distribute one bag of canned goods once a month per family. If the emergency continues, the family can register to participate in their bi-weekly USDA food distribution program.



Miami-Dade County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

See our list of financial assistance programs. We list bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, mortgage assistance programs in Miami-Dade County.

St. Monica Gardens - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
3425 NW 189th St
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
(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.

St. John Bosco Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
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.

South Dade Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
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.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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.

Missionaries Of Charity - Mother Teresa Home For Women In Distress

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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.

Malcolm Ross Senior Center - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
2800 NW 18th Ave
Miami, FL 33142
(305) 633-0462

Mondays through Fridays 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. Services include congregate meals, food stamps assistance, nutrition education, health screenings, respite care and recreation activities for senior's age 60 or older.

Homestead Soup Kitchen

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://www.homesteadsoupkitchen.com/
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

Gesu Parish Hall - Catholic Charities Elderly Services

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.ccadm.org/
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.

First United Methodist Church Of Miami Breakfast Club Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
https://firstchurchmiami.org/
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.

De Hostos Senior Center

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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

Curley's House Of Style Inc Hope Food Bank

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
www.curleyshouseinc.org
6025 NW 6th Ct
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 759-9805

Hours: Tue-Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Curley’s 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.

Crowns Of Thorns Impact Ministries, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

2151 NW 119th St
Miami, FL 33167
(786) 320-0339

Hours: 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00 am – run out of food. This program distributes food, clothing and shoes free of charge.

Community Health and Wellness Center of Miami

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
communityhealthcenterofmiami.org
759 NW 22 Ave, Suite 202
Miami, FL 33125
(305) 541-5245

Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 8am to 5pm. Wednesdays: 8am to 7pm. Fridays 8am to 8pm. Counselors and programs provide emotional support, information and guidance to help people resolve personal or interpersonal issues (including domestic violence). In partnership with FarmShare, teams provide a bag of nutritional food every Monday, 2-6pm

Cityreach Ministries - Food Distribution

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
http://www.cityreachministries.com/
12236 SW 128th St
Miami, FL 33186
(305) 259-7677

Food distribution hours: 7:00 -8:00 pm. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month Provides free food every month to the community. Clothing and shoes are available for children and adults. Clients are welcome to take those items free of charge on distribution night. Free bread and pastries are provided daily.

City Reach Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://www.cityreachministries.com
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

Christ Journey Church - Feed Miami Food Pantry Kendall

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://christjourney.org
14266 SW 119 Ave
Kendall, FL 33186
786-370-9036

Pantry time: Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon

Christ Journey Church - Feed Miami Coral Gables Campus

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://christjourney.org
624 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33186
786-370-9036

Pantry time: Mondays 9:00am – Noon

Abriendo Puertas Emergency Food

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17
abriendopuertasfl.org
1401 SW 1st St Suite 209
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 649-6449

Hours: Mondays through Fridays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Monthly Distribution 2nd Friday Of The Month. Call for eligibility. Any family or individual from the community facing a financial crisis or a temporary emergency can visit Abriendo Puertas for help with food items. They distribute one bag of canned goods once a month per family. If the emergency continues, the family can register to participate in their bi-weekly USDA food distribution program.



Miami-Dade County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of clothing assistance programs.

Suited for Success

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
https://suitedforsuccess.org/
1600 NW 3rd Ave, Suite 111
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 444-1944

Business clothing, tailored workshops on readiness for job interviews, professional image, communication skills, and business etiquette for men

St. John Baptist Church

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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.

Neat Stuff, Inc

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://neatstuffhelpskids.org/
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.

Career Gear

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
www.careergear.org
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.

Camillus House, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
www.camillus.org
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.



Miami-Dade County Various Assistance Programs

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

Dress For Success Women Miami

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
https://miami.dressforsuccess.org/
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 woman’s career—from 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.

Dress for Success

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
https://miami.dressforsuccess.org
1600 NW 3rd Ave #111
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 444-1944

Providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Community Outreach Resource Center Food Pantry Homestead

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19

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 agency’s letterhead and a contact person to verify information along with a signature. (Use SB letterhead) stating person’s name, address, number in family and reason for emergency and a contact person to verify information along with a signature.

Community Outreach Resource Center Food Pantry Florida City

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-17

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.

Alcance Victoria Miami Victory Outreach Miami

Date Added/Updated: 2018-10-19
http://www.alcancevictoriamiami.org/
1045 NW 47th Street
Miami, FL 33127
(786) 448-1286

Victory Outreach is a faith based drug rehab, 24 hour living program. Assists men that need rehab from any pharmaceutical dependency or addiction. Services are free if you qualify.