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Early Steps

Important Resources

HEALTH AND SAFETY

For information on Emergency Services

Helpline

(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, formerly Miami 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, formerly Miami 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, formerly Miami 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

For Help Finding a Doctor/Nicklaus Children's Hospital referral line

(305) 930-4362 or
(888) 624-DOCS


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