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Association for Retarded Citizens

Project Thrive is an early intervention program for infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities. Children in this program range in age from six weeks to three years. Nurtured in a warm, loving atmosphere, these children are offered a combination of educational techniques and specialized therapies that enable them to acquire skills that they would not necessarily develop on their own.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami, Inc.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami was established in 1940 to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The After School Care Program components include quality homework assistance, computer academic enhancement, academic and behavioral monitoring, leisure enrichment time, arts & crafts, dance, game room activities and outdoor activities.

Coconut Grove Cares/the Barnyard

The Barnyard provides a safe and welcoming environment to children in West Coconut Grove. After school services include tutoring, computer classes, health and fitness, and cultural enrichment activities. The Barnyard also provides an educational, recreational & culturally rich eight-week summer camp program.

Dade Marine Institute

Dade Marine Institute was established in 1969 to provide rehabilitative services rather than incarceration for youthful offenders. DMI is committed to helping troubled teenagers make a lasting, positive change in their lives.

Hearing & Speech Center of Florida

The Hearing and Speech Center Screening Program is an outreach project to provide hearing/speech/vision/screenings, follow-up testing and referrals for economically disadvantaged preschool children at subsidized childcare centers throughout Miami Dade County.

Institute for Child and Family Health

The All Board Educational Mobile program provides comprehensive afterschool curriculum to students in K- 2nd grade who are identified as being at-risk of academic failure.

Jewish Community Services

Over 250 families participate annually in JCS' Food Bank and receive supplementary food staples and fresh produce on an as needed basis. Approximately half of the families include children who are in need of more than food; the Kiddy Corner supplies toys, diapers and wipes, school supplies and baby food.

The Kesher Day School

Kesher Day School provides educational opportunities to children with developmental and learning disabilities.


Shake-A-Leg Miami is one of the largest adaptive water sports facilities in the United States and gives children with physical, developmental and economic challenges a place improve their academics and enjoy the water

United Way of Miami-Dade

The United Way Center for Excellence is a national, best-practice teaching and learning center dedicated to elevating the quality of early childhood education for all children in Miami-Dade and beyond.

Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc.

The Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc. is dedicated to improving early childhood education in the Liberty City community.

Voices for Children Foundation

Assists the abused and neglected children served by the Guardian Ad Litem Program. FIPF supports the Children's Needs Fund which provides clothes, medical care, food and extra curricular activities.

The Victory School- Scholarships

The Victory School is a year round program serving children with autism and related disabilities.

YMCA - Child Care Centers

YMCA provides year round child care and after-school care services in the Allapatah and Liberty City communities.