A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.
Dade County Health Department 14101 Northwest 8th Avenue Miami Shores FL 33168 305-324-2400
Miami Dade County Health Department 17801 Homestead Avenue South Miami Heights FL 33157 305-254-5804
A Mental Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides social services to people with mental health and substance abuse issues. Mental Health Departments offer a range of services, including housing assistance, employment programs, and services for people with developmental disabilities. Mental Health Departments may also offer substance abuse treatment services and counseling services for individuals, groups, and families. Many also offer programs to help people with behavioral health issues to avoid jail and hospital visits.
Dade County Florida Mental Health Department 227 Northeast 17th Street Miami FL 33132 305-379-2673
Dade County Mental Health Department 1351 Northwest 12th Street Miami FL 33125 305-548-5595
A Victims Assistance Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance to the victims of crimes. In many locations, the Victims Assistance Office is run by the local Prosecutor’s Office. Victims Assistance Offices provide a range of support services to the victims of crimes, including crisis intervention services, support groups, mental health services, and medical advocacy. Victims Assistance Offices can also assist the victims of crimes with obtaining compensation.
Dade Advocates For Victims Assistance 51 West Mowry Drive Homestead FL 33030 305-247-4249
Dade County Advocates Victims Assistance 150 Northwest 79th Street Miami FL 33150 305-758-2819
Dade County Family & Victims Assistance 1251 Northwest 36th Street Miami FL 33142 305-514-6810
Miami Dade County Victims Assistance 7831 Northeast Miami Court Miami FL 33138 305-758-2546
Miami Florida Victims Assistance 2961 Southwest 19th Terrace Miami FL 33145 305-482-3339