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As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

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Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care is a community-based group designed to meet the needs of functionally impaired elderly and young adults.  It is a structured, comprehensive program that provides a variety of health, social and related support services in a protective setting during the day.

Community Action & Human Services
Phone: 305-270-2943

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Disabled Farm Worker Program

Provides mental and physical restoration, employment and training services to disabled migrant and seasonal farm workers. This program is a partnership with the Florida Division of Vocation Rehabilitation and the Adult Migrant Program.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: South Dade Skills Center
28300 SW 152 Avenue
Leisure City, FL 33033
Phone: 305-247-7839

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Home Care Program

The Home Care Program provides homemaking, personal care, chore and respite services to elderly and young disabled people who need help with their activities of daily living. Homemaking includes light cleaning, shopping, meals preparation, washing dishes and laundry. Personal care includes assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing and feeding.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: 2525 NW 62nd Street
4th Floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Inmate with Disability

Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation inmates must qualify as disabled under Social Security Administration guidelines. Corrections and Rehabilitation
6950 NW 41 Street
Phone: 305-597-2459
Fax: 305-591-4927
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Library Assistive Technologies

Assistive Technologies are special services and assistive devices that help make it possible for a person with a visual, hearing or speech impairment to access materials, equipment and services. Available materials include books, periodicals, closed-captioned videos for persons who are hearing impaired and descriptive videos for persons who are visually impaired. The on-line catalog may be searched by subject, title or keyword for items in all formats. All library computers come equipped with Microsoft Windows XP Accessibility software.

Miami-Dade Public Library System

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Meals on Wheels

Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services provides home delivered meals each week to low-income, ill and/or homebound persons with disabilities living within Miami-Dade County. Participants in the program receive seven frozen meals each week, along with fresh fruits, milk and other food items.

Community Action and Human Services

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Project L.E.A.D. (Literacy for Every Adult in Dade)

Project L.E.A.D. (Literacy for Every Adult in Dade) is an adult literacy program designed to reach out to English speaking adults who are functionally illiterate and have reading and writing skills that are inadequate to cope with the demands of everyday life. They have difficulty or are unable to fill out forms, read to their child or read the instructions on medicine bottle.  Project L.E.A.D. provides free, one-on-one, confidential tutoring to help improve their reading and writing skills. We match adult learners with volunteer tutors who help them achieve self-determined literacy goals.

Miami-Dade Public Library System
Address: 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33103
Phone: 305-375-5323

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Veterans Services Program

Assistance is provided to veterans, as well as children, widows, parents of veterans, retired veterans and their families regarding claims to the United States Departments of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans Services Program
Address: 701 NW 1st Court Miami, FL.  33136
Phone: 786-469-4640

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