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Miami, Florida

Youth Shelters:

Miami Bridge

  • Phone: (305) 635-8953

  • Two Campuses:

    • 2810 NW South River Drive Miami, FL 33125

    • 326 NW Third Avenue Homestead, FL 33030

  • The doors are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, receiving children and teenagers in need of immediate shelter. With a total of 48 beds between our two campuses in Miami and Homestead, their emergency shelter program assists youth to gain personal insight, develop new coping skills and adopt more positive behavioral patterns.

  • Accepts children ages 10 through 17 years old.


Catholic Charities Children’s Village

  • 1505 NE 26th Street Wilton Manors, FL 33305

  • Phone: (305) 305-754-2444

  • Provides shelter for unaccompanied, undocumented, immigrant children ages 0-17 years old.


Casa Valentina

  • 2990 SW 35th Ave, Miami, FL 33133

  • Phone: (305) 444-0740

  • Admission criteria includes having aged or in the process of aging out of foster care, 18-22 years old. They serve young women, young men, and young mothers in three separate programs.


His House

  • 20000 N.W. 47th Avenue Miami Gardens, FL 33055

  • Phone: (305) 430-0085

  • Provides residential services to unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 years old. Offers housing programs for children in state custody.


Emergency Shelters:

Beckham Hall

  • 2735 NW 19th Avenue Miami

  • 96 beds for adult men and women. Clients may stay for up to 90 days, during which time they receive case management and employment counseling services.


Catholic Charities Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing

  • Phone: (305) 573-3333

  • 3620 NW 1st Ave. Miami, FL 33127

  • Must be a resident of Miami-Dade County and at risk of being homeless or already homeless.


Women (and Children):

The Missionaries of Charity of Mother Theresa Shelter

  • 724 N.W. 17 St. Miami, FL 33136

  • Phone: (305) 545-5699

  • Emergency shelter for women and children (boys under the age of 4 years old allowed)

  • Must show up by 4PM for intake


Lotus House

  • 1540 NW 2nd Ave, Overtown, Miami, Florida 33136

  • Phone: (305) 438-0556

  • Offers a holistic approach to healing and stability for women and children.


Miami Rescue Women

  • 2250 NW 1st Ave. Miami, FL - 33127

  • Phone: (305) 571-2273

  • 40 bed facility for women and children. It offers emergency overnight shelter and long term programs.



Miami Rescue Mission

  • 2159 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33127

  • Phone: (305) 571-2273  

  • Offers emergency shelter and residential programs to men.


Camillus House

  • 1603 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136

  • Phone: (305) 374-1065

  • Provides emergency, transitional and permeant shelter for men. Emergency shelter is provided for up to 90 days’ dependent on the resident. The transition housing program is for a period of 6-18 months and helps residents regain life stability. Permanent housing typically comes after their transitional housing program and is for those residents who are still in need of some support for stability.



New Life Family Center

  • 3620 NW 1st Ave Miami, FL 33127

  • Phone: (305) 573-3333

  • Family must be homeless and able to live independently and drug free.


Here’s Hope

  • 1907 NW 38th Street Miami, FL 33142

  • Phone: (305) 637-6720

  • 72 bed facility that provides transitional housing, meals, case management, NA and AA support groups, individual drug and alcohol counseling, HIV education, life skills, and provide referrals for physical and mental health care to individuals and families infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.


Food Banks:

Food for Life

  • 3510 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 200 Miami, Florida 33137

  • Phone: (305) 576-3663

  • Hours: Mon to Fri 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

  • Offers a weekly food bank for clients to pick up groceries for the week.

  • Offers a home delivery meal and grocery program for those unable to leave their homes.


Concept House

  • 162 NE 49 Street Miami, FL 33137

  • Phone: (305) 751-6501

  • Offers food and offers on site laundry facilities.


Clinic/HIV/STD Testing:

Care Resource Midtown

  • 3510 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33137

  • 8:30AM-5PM Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

  • 8:30AM-6:45PM Wednesdays

  • STD Testing


Care Resource Little Havana

  • 1901 SW 1st St., Miami, FL 33135

  • 9:00AM – 4:00PM Monday, Wednesday, Friday

  • STD Testing


DNA Profiles, Inc.

  • 1509 NE 167th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33179

  • 9AM – 4PM (every Monday)


Domestic Violence Shelters:

Victims Response, The Lodge

  • Phone: (305) 693-0232 or (305) 693-0499

  • The 40-bed, 10-crib facility provides refuge and crisis intervention to battered women and their children when home is not a safe place.  The shelter is open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. The shelter offers a children’s program, outreach program, court advocacy, and a financial relief economic empowerment program.


Successful Investments Program

  • Phone: (305) 531-5341

  • Provides temporary housing assistance to domestic violence victims. The services are designed to provide clients assistance in obtaining and maintaining permanent housing including short-term rental assistance, mental health services, case management, and referrals to vocational training and job placement services, legal assistance and child care services.


Inn Transition

  • Phone: (305) 899-4600

  • Provides a transitional housing program for battered women and children coming out of an emergency shelter. Offers subsidized housing and utilities, counseling, transportation, child care and related supportive services. Residents may remain in the program for a maximum of two years, according to their needs.


Safe Space

  • Phone: (305) 758-2546

  • Offers services to victims of domestic violence through two emergency shelters for battered women and their dependents. Also provides shelter for battered lesbians and motel rooms for battered gay men. Services include shelter, counseling, information, referral, advocacy, case management, outreach, food, clothing, transportation, child care and limited financial assistance.


Kristi House

  • Phone: (305) 547-6800

  • Kristi House provides treatment, advocacy, and coordination of services, within a healing environment, for all forms of child trauma, with a 24-year specialization in sexual abuse, and ongoing dedication to prevention education and training.


Volunteers of America

  • 1492 W Flagler St., Miami, FL 33135

  • Phone: (305) 644-0335

  • Contact for more information regarding emergency shelter and transitional living programs. 

Substance Abuse:

Institute of Social and Personal Adjustment

  • 1603 NW 7th Avenue, Miami

  • Program is designed for men and women who are homeless and have an active substance abuse. You must be at least 25 years old to participate.

  • Intake for the program is held every Monday (except holidays) beginning at 6:00 AM.


Concept House

  • 162 NE 49 Street Miami, FL 33137

  • Phone: (305) 751-6501

  • Residential, outpatient, and supported housing programs for women and men with substance abuse problems.


Better Way Miami

  • Phone: (305) 634-3409

  • 800 NW 28th Street, Miami, Florida 33127

  • Must be 18 years old and have a mental illness and substance abuse.  

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