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Access Florida - Food Stamps(EBT), Temporary Cash Assistance, and Medicaid

The Food Stamp Program(EBT) helps people with low income to buy healthy food. The application can be done online. Please see the website for your local service center. The application is also used for Temporary Cash Assistance, Medicaid, and all other Dept of Children and Families services.

You can view the application in English, Haitian-Creole, or Spanish.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired:
Florida Relay 711 or
TTY: 1.800.955.8771

Alliance for Aging, Inc. - Community Care for the Elderly (CCE) Program

The CCE program provides community-based services. They help older people live in the least restrictive, yet cost-effective environment suitable to their needs. Individuals must be age 60 or older. They must be functionally impaired.

Eligible clients may receive services, including:

  • Adult day care
  • Case management
  • Chore
  • Companionship
  • Consumable medical supplies
  • Counseling
  • Emergency alert response
  • Emergency home repair
  • Escort
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Homemaker

Please call or visit website for more information.

Better Way of Miami, Inc. - Housing Programs

Better Way of Miami, Inc. provides Housing Programs. They do this on a long-term basis for homeless persons with disabilities. These programs offer a range of supportive services.

  • Partners For Homes – This program is funded by Lutheran Services of Florida, providing permanent housing to disabled single individuals and families
  • SRA (Sponsor-based Rental Assistance) – This is a sponsor-based rental assistance program that provides housing and supportive services to disabled individuals
  • SRO (Single Room Occupancy – The SRO Program is a single-room occupancy rental assistance program that provides housing and supportive services for tenants interested in enhancing their recovery in a communal living environment
  • The Access Program – It is a move-in assistance program for those disabled single individuals and families who are working but cannot afford the cost of moving into an apartment, or other residential environment

Please call or visit website for more information.

Better Way of Miami, Inc. - Treatment Serivces

Better Way of Miami, Inc. provides three separate treatment programs.

  • Day/Night Treatment – Clients may continue to reside at Better Way East. They may also move to another Better Way sponsored housing Program. If not, they can reside in local halfway houses or shelters, or with family members. When they aren’t searching for employment, working, or attending school, they attend this intensive outpatient rehabilitation program. It is offered in the evening and during the day.
  • Outpatient Treatment – The ultimate goal of the Outpatient Treatment Program is long-term abstinence from drugs and alcohol. This is done through treatment planning. Group and individual sessions with each person will also be done. They will help them learn how to sustain sobriety through the 12-Step Recovery Model.
  • Please call or visit website for more information.

Braille and Talking Books Library

The Division of Blind Services offers the Braille and Talking Book Library. It provides information and reading materials. In Braille and recorded audio formats. The available services are for Florida residents. Those who are unable to use standard print. As a result of visual, physical, or reading disabilities. The equipment needed for the service is loaned to customers. And includes digital players and accessories. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Toll Free: 1.800.226.6075

Carrfour Supportive Housing

Carrfour Supportive Housing is a non-profit organization. They develop, operate and manage housing community for individuals and families in need. They provide affordable housing with on-site supportive services.

  • Homestead Harvest Market at Verde Gardens
  • Job Search and Placement
  • Life Skills
  • Operation Sacred Trust
  • Referrals/Advocacy
  • Residential Housing
  • Scattered-Site Programs

Call for more information.

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities - Support Services

The UM Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) provides those with Autism, or related disabilities, free consultation, resources, and educational support. They help their families and caregivers with support and resources. Services are available for home or at school. Please call or visit website for more information.

Other Locations:

Nova Satellite Office
3301 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33314