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January 15, 2014 - Youth Services Outreach Meeting

As we continue to move forward on our community efforts, the Engage305-Youth Services team would like to cordially invite you to attend their upcoming Community Outreach Meetings.

Our Youth Services Outreach Team will be hosting a meeting for all those who are interested in networking with other agencies and learning about how to become engaged with our youth in Miami-Dade County. The Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department will convene the second of a series of discussions to address the service needs of at-risk children and how your ministries/services can provide a viable safety net.

This meeting is open to the public. If you interested in attending and would like to RSVP or have more information, please contact Division Director Cathy Burgos at 305-755-6202 or email

Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: South Dade Government Center, 10710 SW 211th Street, Miami, Room 104

January 16, 2014 - Children & Elderly Services Meeting

The Mayor's Engage305 Initiative and the Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department invite you to join the Engage305 – Children & Elderly Services Team, which will be hosting a series of discussions on how to become engaged in Children and Elderly services in Miami-Dade County.

During these discussions, programs and services for low-income children and elderly in Miami-Dade will be highlighted, focusing on critical issues for children and seniors as well as how your ministries/services can better connect to this population. The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department will host the first of a series of discussions.

The meeting is open to the public. If you are interested in attending and would like to RSVP or have more information, please contact Wanda Walker at 786-469-4640 or email

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Time:  6 p.m.
Location: Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 2001 NW 35th Street, Miami, in the Worship Center

Public Safety

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue -- Fire Safety

As we stated in our message last month, our Fire Safety team can still provide and install free smoke alarms in your home.

If you or someone you know would like to request smoke alarms or other information, please call Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Office of Public Education at 786=331—FIRE (3473) or email MDFRFPPUBLICEDUCATION@MIAMIDADE.GOV.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue - Emergency Management

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

CERT is about readiness, people helping people, rescuer safety and doing the greatest good for the greatest number.

Class dates for January and February are on the current calendar and are filling up! If you or someone that you know is interested in finding out more, check out our CERT page.

If you would like more information or to speak with someone, please contact Sherry Capers at 305-468-5452 or email

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