South Florida

Please see below for resources in your area. If you don’t find what you need here, you can always call a crisis and referral specialist by dialing 211 from any phone. You can also checkout Findhelp.org for resources for your specific regions.  Please note that these resources are for those in all walks of life, but those specifically catering to seniors will be colored in orange.

 

Child Care & Youth Programs

 

Crisis, General, & Other Assistance

  • Angel Flight: Free personal flights for medical needs, caregivers, domestic abuse, special camps, adoption, people who cannot afford commercial flights.

  • Catholic Charities of Collier County: Financial Counseling, positive parenting, substance abuse, elder outreach, ESOL, low/no income residents, food and utility assistance

  • Catholic Charities of Manatee and Venice: Counseling, financial assistance, food pantries, Haitian & Hispanic Outreach, housing, migrant assistance, mentoring, mothers and children, senior services, tutoring. (941)488-5581

  • Catholic Charities of Miami: Adult day care, mental health services, child care, elderly services, housing and shelter, Haitian family services, food vouchers, emergency assistance

  • Department of Children and Families: Report suspected abuse; potentially receive rental assistance for homes in need with children.

  • KAIR (Keys Area Interdenominational Resources): Food Pantry, medical dental and optical, financial assistance, transportation, homeless outreach. Located in Marathon, FL.

  • Monroe County Social Services:  Vast amount of services for Monroe residents including food and nutrition, in-home care, transportation, and more. (305) 292-4500

  • PCs for People: Computers for individuals and families that fall below 200% of the poverty line. Check website for listings.

  • Salvation Army Monroe County: Emergency financial assitance, rent, utilities, back to school, medical needs food vouchers; (305) 294-561

Employment & Job Training

 

Education

 

Food Assistance

Financial Assistance & Counseling

  • AGPM Family Emergency Assistance Program: Rental and/or utility assistance is available or eligible residents in AGPM communities. Please check eligibility requirements with your property manager

  • Catholic Charities of Miami: Adult day care, mental health services, child care, elderly services, housing and shelter, Haitian family services, food vouchers, emergency assistance

  • Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless: Housing, homeless prevention, food pantry, and other resources.

  • Lifeline Assistance Programs: Helps to make telephone service affordable to low-income customers in Florida.

  • 1 (800)234-9473

  • The Assistance Fund: Financial assistance programs for children and adults diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses.

Health

If you have an organization or resource you'd like us to add to this list, please contact us for review.