IN THE COMMUNITY
Affirming Youth programming is designed to engage youth and their families in the evidence-based, culturally responsive assessment and treatment for traumatic stress and associated mental health symtoms.
Allapattah Collaborative CDC
Our goal is to protect and strengthen the identity, charm and cultural appeal of our Allapattah neighborhood, as well as other ethnic communities in Miami, by ensuring long term residents are able to thrive in an environment plagued with disparities, misinformation and disinvestment.
Are you eager, passionate, and courageous? Do you truly believe in your business and the good it provides? If so, then let’s talk. Some lenders overlook the tenacity of small business owners. At Ascendus, we see your potential as good business.
Individuals are paired with one of the UWCFS’ financial coaches, who customize the services to meet specific financial needs and goals. National research shows that this personalized approach achieves clear, long-term results.
Catalyst Miami connects individuals and families to health insurance and income supports (basic needs services), and provides financial services, products, and coaching. Through partnerships, we also help clients navigate issues related to immigration, education, employment, and housing. We bring these services to where residents live and work, improving community members’ general well-being and sharing tools for them to act as advocates in their own lives.
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Homebuyer/Homeowner Solutions (HHS) is deeply connected to Centro Campesino founding principles. HHS helps families overcome barriers which prevent them from becoming mortgage ready and eligible for available subsidized mortgages and down payment assistance programs. Centro Campesino HUD-certified housing counselors provide classes, workshops and individualized counseling to help families become homeowners.
Cuban American National Council
This program provides low and moderate income individuals with basic financial education, loss mitigation counseling, first time – homebuyer education and mortgage default assistance to homeowners at risk of losing their homes.
Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS)
Gain important skills and knowledge for life, school, and work through the MDPLS’ free programs and resources. We offer over 16,000 training sessions through LinkedIn Learning, resume review and editing with Tutor.com, Business Plans Handbook (Gale), demographic data (Demographics Now), legal forms, and more resources for individuals and businesses.
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OIC of South Florida’s Training and Education division represents the “vehicle” that keeps the Workforce Development clients and Workforce Academy students realizing their career aspirations. The division ensures our suite of offerings and job placement tactics are current, practical, and customizable. These two pathways to career advancement allow OIC-SFL to serve an array of unemployed and underemployed individuals within the community – meeting our clients/students at every step of the advancement ladder.
We empower families to make and exercise smart money management decisions that best fit the circumstances of their lives. Led by our HUD certified counselors, our programs not only teach, but connect people with the resources they need to accomplish their goals.
Geography: North Miami-Dade County
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Open Arms Community Center
Customers can come to the center and check the status of their application or report a change. Trained Staff provide assistance to the customer to submit a web application. Staff provide case status information and outstanding information needed to determine eligibility.
Sant La provides a series of workshops entitled “From Saving to Asset Building” designed to enhance understanding of and access to commonly available financial products. Topics include: Budget Management, Credit Cards, Mortgages, Loans and an understanding of various financial products. Our comprehensive financial security services include: free tax preparation for low to moderate income tax payers, assistance with the resolution of issues with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and financial literacy coaching.
Geography: Miami-Dade County
United Way Miami-Dade
With nearly six out of 10 Miami households living in or on the edge of poverty, according to our United Way ALICE Report, helping people pave a path to a better future is essential. That’s why we’re focused on empowering hard working individuals and families with the tools, training and opportunities to prosper economically, including everything from financial coaching to employment services to debt management and asset building assistance.
Victim Response Inc.
Victims of domestic violence often make several attempts to leave an abusive partner and are forced to return for economic reasons. Economic self-sufficiency is frequently the difference between violence and safety for many victims. Domestic violence advocates must be prepared to address many of the economic issues that victims face, and facilitate opportunities for victims to learn how they can improve their economic situation. Issues such as budgeting, identity theft, banking, predatory lending, and violence in the workplace, housing, and credit, all play a role in ending domestic violence. The Lodge has been facilitating F.R.E.E. classes which are being held every three months. The classes are offered to women who are victims of domestic violence whom are residents or outreach participants. The topics of discussion include, but are not limited to, Credit report, Identity Theft, Budgeting, Taxes, Social Media, and Safety planning around your finances. Classes are voluntary and empowerment based.
Women in Transition
Providing "free" workforce and motivational/life skills to women and girls ages 16 and up in the Greater Miami Area. Training offered three times per year at 3-month intervals on Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm (Contact us to see if you qualify)
YWCA of Greater Miami
The YWCA offers a range of workshops and classes to empower the financial growth of women. This includes financial literacy for those who need a basic understanding of the economic system. We have a number of partners that allow us to offer career development opportunities in a number of high-need fields like technology. The YWCA also trains women in the launching and development of their small businesses. Other workshops focus on creating generational wealth. We offer economic resources for women at every stage and in every economic state.
Geography: Miami-Dade County