Community Resources

Nicklaus Children’s understands many factors impact your child’s health. There are resources available throughout the community, and this list can serve as one starting point to find help.

Review resources for Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach below.

A father and child enjoying fresh vegetables
A father and child enjoying fresh vegetables

Remember these three digit numbers: 211 & 988

  • Call 211 for essential community services, 24/7 in English, Spanish and Creole.
  • Call or text 988 for 24/7 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline support in English and Spanish.

Miami-Dade Community Resources

For Food

For Housing

For Utilities

For Transportation

For Community Resource Centers

For Prescription Delivery

  • Many insurance companies provide prescription delivery, please reach out to your company to check.

For Cell Phone/Internet Benefits

For Medicaid

All Snacks are Not Created Equally

By Leyanee Perez, RDN/LDN
Understanding why you are snacking is as important as knowing what to snack on. So, let’s take a closer look at the science behind snacking. Research says – We snack to satisfy cravings, relieve hunger, increase nutrient intake, boredom, to deal with emotions and sometimes to replace meals. The go-to-snacks are usually something like chocolate, chips and/or cheese. Mindful Snacking – Is about paying attention to what you eat, why you eat it, and how you eat it. Understanding the purpose and intention of the snack.
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