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Internship Program

Four intern positions have been funded in FY 14-15. The internship year begins at the end of August and finishes on the last week of August, 2014. All interns are considered temporary Miami-Dade County employees.


Learn more about the Internship Program


Community Service Centers

Miami-Dade County has so much to offer families. You can receive free computer training classes, assistance with childcare, family support services, energy assistance, emergency food and shelter, and so much more. These and many more services are available at your Community Service Centers.

Elderly Services

Miami-Dade County is a great place for seniors! There are a variety of programs and services available to help our elderly residents remain active, engaged, and improve their quality of life.

Community Action and Human Services

Streamlining the delivery of resources to targeted communities including children, seniors and families through advocacy, education and service delivery.

Calling All Men: Register today!

Join Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services (CAHSD) for our 2nd Annual "Calling All Men" conference. The event will take place on November 19, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

See our Eventbrite invitation for more information and to register.

Immediate Head Start Openings

Head Start Miami-Dade County's Head Start / Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 program year.

To be eligible children must be three (3) or four (4) years of age on or before September 1, 2015, or no more than five (5) years old after September 1, 2015.

New location available at YWCA Gerry Sweet.


Greater Miami Service Corps celebrates 10th Annual Global Community Day with Citibank

Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department and the Greater Miami Service Corps joined volunteers from Citibank to revitalize the Easter Seals Head Start Center in Liberty Square.

Passing of Former County Manager Mr. Israel H. Milton

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mr. Israel H. Milton, Former Assistant County Manager. Mr. Milton began his career with Miami-Dade County in 1967 and served as Assistant County Manager from 1992 through 1994.


Apply for Medicaid

Medicaid provides medical coverage to low-income individuals and families. Medicaid eligibility in Florida is determined either by the Department of Children and Families (DCF) or the Social Security Administration (for SSI recipients). For more information on how to apply for these benefits, visit the DCF website or call (866)762-2237.

More than $290 million coming to Miami-Dade for Head Start/Early Head Start

Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) received more than $290 million over a five-year period to continue to provide opportunities for low-income children and their families in Miami-Dade County. The 5-year non-competitive grant for Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS), is in recognition of its performance in administering high-quality family, community and early childhood programs.

2014 Involved Father of the Year

The Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida has recognized Mr. Esteban Campos as the 2014 Involved Father of the Year. CAHSD and the Head Start/Early Head Start Program congratulate Mr. Campos on his extraordinary achievement.

Utility assistance available

Man and woman with bills Miami-Dade County is currently assisting individuals and families with paying their utility bills through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The program assists individuals with paying their utility bills (gas and electric), individuals may qualify to receive up to $900.00 in assistance.

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