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Community Services Division

The Community Services Division provides direct services to individuals residing in Miami-Dade County having problems with substance abuse addiction, co-occurring disorders (combined psychiatric and substance abuse problems), homelessness, and high risk behavior for potential criminality. This is the County's community-based continuum providing assessment, referral, and substance abuse treatment division for the Department of Children and Families Southern Region.  These services are provided in linguistically and culturally sensitive settings.
 
For Information on Selected Programs please contact:

3140 NW 76 Street
Miami, Florida  33147
Telephone: 305-694-2734

Substance Abuse Assessment and Referral Services

Central Intake Unit

Central Intake is the entry point for indigent substance abusers in Miami-Dade County.  Referrals are received from police, Department of Corrections, Community-Based organizations within Miami-Dade County, families, and walk-ins.  Approximately 3,200 individuals are assessed annually and provided referrals for treatment.  Assessments include: medical and state-mandated evaluations, referral for detoxification, medical clearance and placement into numerous treatment milieus.  In addition, assessment and placement services are provided for the Eleventh Circuit Court, including the State Attorney and Public Defender's Offices.

For Information Contact:

3140 NW 76 Street
Miami, Florida  33147
Telephone: 305-694-2734

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