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Child Care Financial Assistance - Refugee Program

This program is for:

  • Refugees of all nationalities
  • Cuban/Haitian Entrants, including Parolees and Asylum Applicants
  • Asylees of all nationalities
  • Amerasians (of American and Asian  decent/: fathered by an American, and especially an American serviceman in Asia
  • Certified Victims of Trafficking 
  • Lawful permanent residents who are adjusted from prior refugee, entrant or asylee status

Who Qualifies

  • Refugees: All clients with this immigration status are eligible for refugee services
  • Asylees: Asylum is granted to individuals that fit the refugee definition. 
  • Parolees: Cuban & Haitian parolees are eligible for refugee services (no restrictions on the type of parole). Parolees of other nationalities are ineligible for all services. The only exceptions are a few persons of any nationality paroled into the US with the specific notation “Paroled as a Refugee” or “Paroled as an Asylee” on their I-94 or other documentation. 
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How to apply

Parents meeting the above critera must be:

  • Referred by a refugee service agency for child care financial assistance.
  • Working and or attending education/training program a minimum of 20 hours per week; OR participating in  employability services.
  • Contact one of the offices below to schedule an appointment.
  • Bring the referral form with you to the appointment.

These documents are required:

  • Completed referral from the referring agency 
  • Immigration documents 
  • Social Security Cards for all household members (if applicable)
  • Documentation of age for all children (i.e. Birth Certificate, Court Records)
  • Income documentation for parent/guardians, and spouse if applicable
  • Current photo ID of client (and spouse if applicable)
  • If you are enrolled in a training/educational activity, bring original documentation with proof of enrollment, (i.e., validated class schedule reflecting hours of enrollment)
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Eligibility Offices

Open Monday - Friday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Miami Gardens
16401 NW 25 Avenue, Room 107
Miami, Florida  33054
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13955 SW 264 Street
Miami, Florida  33032
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