METRO-DADE CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Provides resource and referrals for selection of child care programs, before and after school programs, summer programs and subsidized.
Call: (305) 373-3521
PARENT TO PARENT
Offers families of children with special needs free advocacy, education, information, and support.
Call: (305) 271-9797
COMMUNITY COMMITTEE FOR DEVELOP MENTALLY HANDICAPPED/(C.C.D.H.) HUMAN ASSISTANCE NETWORK DIRECTION SERVICE/(H.A.N.D.S.)
Telephone assistance to help identify and locate services for children with special needs and their families.
Call: (305) 594-4466
Identifies and evaluates children aged birth through 21 years who may have disabilities and would benefit from special education services:
Call: (305) 274-3501 for children 3 years and older
Call: (305) 243-5600 for children under 3 years old (North)
Call: (305) 663-5080 for children under 3 years old (South)
HRS – CHILDREN’S MEDICAL SERVICES
Coordinates medical service for children under 21 years of age who have a complex medical condition and meet other eligibility requirements.
Call: (305) 325-2830
HRS – DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES
Provides services for developmentally disabled residents of Dade and Monroe counties and their families. Offers parent training, behavioral programs, diagnosis and evaluation, placement assistance, social services, supported employment and licensing of residential facilities.
Call: (305) 377-5049
DISABLED CHILDREN’S RELIEF FUND
Provides grants to families with no health insurance for assistive devices, equipment and rehabilitative services.
Call: (516) 377-1605
METRO-DADE COUNTY PARK AND RECREATION – A.D. BARNES PARK
Wooded park with facilities and swimming pool specially adapted for people with special needs.
Call: (305) 666-5883
(NICHCY) – NATIONAL INFORMATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES
Provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues with focus on birth to age 22.