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Florida Department of Education - McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities gives students with special needs the chance to attend a private school. The program is for students in grades K-12. Please see the website for more information.

Please go to this website: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mckay/

Florida KidCare

The state of Florida offers health insurance for children from birth through age 18, even if one or both parents are working. It includes four different parts.

Some of the services Florida KidCare covers are:

  • Check-ups and shots
  • Dental
  • Doctor visits
  • Emergencies
  • Hospital
  • Mental health
  • Prescriptions
  • Surgery
  • Vision and hearing

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Harmony In The Street Mobile Camping (Region 2)

This agency has a mobile camping program. It combines Summer Camp and Youth Camp and offers it to areas that may be socially and/or economically challenged. The aim of this program is to teach youth how to use their free time in a positive manner. They will develop a high level of self esteem and learn positive leadership skills. It also helps them to accept others and appreciate the cultural differences of all. Please call for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.765.3797

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches - Residential Care Services (Region 2)

Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches provides residental care to children in need. It is for ages 8 through 18. Youth are cared for by "cottage parents" who help them develop a strong work ethic, sense of teamwork and self respect. Each child must be recommended by the local Sheriff. Please call or visit website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.765.3797

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, Inc. - Emergency Youth Shelter Care

Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, Inc. provide Emergency Youth Shelter Care.

When kids need a place to go, they can provide respite care in its two emergency shelter facilities.

The emergency shelters offer:

  • A safe haven for eligible kids, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Activities such as arts, crafts and music, to promote positive youth development
  • Family reunification services and case management
  • Formal on-site education program with certified Miami-Dade County Public School teachers
  • Life skills groups to promote responsibility and independence
  • Mental health counseling
  • Structured daily living programs employing positive behavior modification
  • Substance abuse prevention services

Call for more information.

Touching Miami with Love - Children's Program

Touching Miami with Love works with children from kindergarten through 8th grade. They help improve their education, as well as provide creative and recreational activities. August through May, Monday through Friday, 2 PM to 6 PM. ToMorrow’s Leaders are kindergarten to 5th grade. Emerging Leaders are 6th to 8th grade. All day programming from 8 AM to 6 PM. Please visit their website for a more detailed schedule.

Program includes:

  • Artistic Expression: Dance, Drama, and the Visual Arts
  • Computer
  • Enrichment: Focused on STEAM activities 2012-2013 (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
  • Field Trips
  • Healthy Snack
  • Homework Help Daily
  • Literature and Reading Instruction
  • Physical Fitness: Football, Lacrosse, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis and more
  • Social Skills Training

They also have a Summer Camp. It is 7 weeks, June through August.