Important Resources

Health and Safety

For information on Emergency Services:
Helpine 305-296-4357
800-282-3171
305-292-8452 (TDD)
Poison Control 800-222-1222
Car seat installation & safety 800-441-1888
Health Department 305-324-2400
Children’s Medical Services
- North Office
305-349-1330
Children Medical Services
- South Office
786-624-2490
American Heart Association 305-856-1449
Dade County Safe Kids Coalition 305-663-6800
Switchboard of Miami 305-358-4357
Water Safety 305-644-1200
 
For Information and Immunizations:
Immunization Hotline 800-232-4636
 
For Information about Economic/Financial Support for Families in Need:
Economic Self-sufficient Services
(Temporary assistance for needy families)
305-377-7526
Florida Kid Care (health insurance) 888-540-5437
Social Security Administration 800-772-1213
Medicaid 305-499-2100
Women & Infant Care Program (WIC) 786-336-1300
Special Transportation Services (STS) 305-263-5406
 
For Information about Breastfeeding:
La Leche League 954-574-6600


Child Care

For Help in Finding and using Childcare:
Headstart and Early Headstart 305-347-4622
Childcare Resource and Referral Hotline 305-373-3521
Early Learning Coalition 305-646-7220 Miami-Dade
305-296-5557 Monroe
Parenting & Child Guidance/Nicklaus
Children's Hospital Preventive Medicine
305-666-6511, ext. 4268


Child Development

For Information on Children's Evaluations or Services Related to a Developmental Delay or Disability (Birth-three years):
Nicklaus Children's Hospital,
Early Steps Southernmost Coast
786-268-2611 or
1-888-624-STEPS
University of Miami Early Steps North Dade 305-243-5600
Dade County Public Schools 305-995-1000
Child Find FDLRS 305-274-3501
Department of Children & Families Office of
Developmental services
305-377-5049
Information on Child Development- Family Health Line 800-451-BABY
 
For Support and Information about Parenting Challenges:
Helpline 800-273-4558
305-296-4357
305-292-8452 (TDD)
CCDH Central Directory 305-596-1160
Community Resource Parent Center
Parent to Parent of Nicklaus Children's Hospital
305-271-9797
Family Counseling Services 305-271-9800
Family Network on Disabilities of Florida 800-825-5736
Parents as Teachers 813-974-7875
Parent to Parent of Miami 305-271-9797
 
For Assistance Translating into Another Language:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital,
Switchboard Operator Will assist you
305-666-6511
AT & T Language Line 800-643-2255
 
For Economic & Family Support:
Legal Aid (provides free legal assistance to people
with disabilities, low income or elderly citizens)
305-579-5733
Miami Dade Transit Information 305-770-3131
Contact Early Steps
888-624-7837

Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday



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