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For Immediate Release:
March 28, 2014
Media Contact:
Rene Diaz


Government services offered by the Office of Community Advocacy in April

(Miami, FL) - The Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy will bring the following events to Downtown Miami in April:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
FedAssist, Immigration Services & FreshFromFlorida
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stephen P. Clark Center lobby, 111 NW 1 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 US Citizenship and Immigration Services will be onsite providing assistance to residents with different concerns or questions about their Immigration status.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will provide assistance and information regarding consumer protection and Florida's agricultural economy.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Take the Train...Take the Test 
noon to 5 p.m.
Metrorail Station: Culmer – 701 NW 11th Street, Miami, FL 33136

Thanks to the support of Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade Transit and 3-1-1 have joined forces to offer free HIV and STD testing to the public at select Metrorail stations. HIV test results available in as little as 20 minutes. Counseling will also be available on-site. For more information, please call 3-1-1 or visit: For information about additional testing sites, contact 1-800-352-2437 (English), 1-800-545-7432 (Spanish) or 1-800-243-7101 (Creole).

Thursday, April 17, 2014
DMV to Go
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 attaining or renewing a driver’s license or identification card, as well as several federal services. Due to limited space, residents interested in obtaining a driver’s license or ID card 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.

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