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For Immediate Release:
March 13, 2015
Media Contact:
Rene Diaz


Government services offered by the Office of Community Advocacy in the month of March

(MIAMI, FL) The Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy will hold its monthly government service events for residents in March.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
FedAssist and Immigration Services – 10:30 a.m. to noon
FreshFromFlorida – 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Stephen P. Clark Center lobby, 111 NW 1st Street, Miami, FL 33128

Representatives from Senator Marco Rubio’s office will be assisting residents with a variety of federal issues such as U.S. passport applications, housing, transportation, child support, military/veteran affairs, and more. In addition, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be on site providing assistance to residents with different concerns or questions about their Immigration status.

In addition, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will provide assistance and information regarding consumer protection and Florida's agricultural economy.

DMV to Go
Thursday, March 19, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Stephen P. Clark Center lobby, 111 NW 1 Street, Miami, FL 33128

Residents can receive assistance in obtaining or renewing a driver’s license or identification card, as well as several federal services. Due to high demand, residents must make an online appointment. Those with appointments must bring proper documentation as required by the DMV. A list of suitable identification is available at DMV to Go representatives do not administer driving exams.

Take the Train…Take the Test
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
1 to 6 p.m.
Earlington Heights Metrorail Station, 2100 NW 41st Street

The Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy, with the support of Chairman Jean Monestime, the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade Transit and 3-1-1, offers free HIV and STD testing as part of its monthly “Take the Train…Take the Test” events at select Metrorail stations. HIV test results will be available in as little as 20 minutes. Counseling also will be available on site. For more information, please call 3-1-1 or visit: For information about additional testing sites, call 1-800-352-2437 (English), 1-800-545-7432 (Spanish) or 1-800-243-7101 (Creole).

For more information, please call the Office of Community Advocacy at (305) 375-5730.