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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.

Shelter Plus Care Program

The Shelter Plus Care Program provides housing assistance to homeless individuals or families who have a permanent disability––mental illness, substance abuse and/or HIV+/AIDS. The goal of the program is self-sufficiency. Funding for this program is coordinated through the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust. Supportive services provided by sponsors include

  • mental health, drug or alcohol abuse treatment
  • transportation
  • life skills training
  • case management, etc.


To qualify for the Shelter Plus Care Program, applicants must

  • be 18 years or older;
  • be homeless or on the street, in a shelter or in transitional housing;
  • have a permanent disability, such as mental illness, substance abuse and/or HIV+/AIDS.
  • New admissions must be very low-income (30% or below area median income). See the income limits table for details.
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How to apply/contact information

Applications are taken during registration which is set by service providers. Contact these providers for further details:

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