Samuel's House is a non-profit in the Florida Keys that tackles homelessness. Women and women with families may come into one of our three assisted programs in order to get back on their feet. Samuel's House also offers rent assistance, vouchers, and food assistance programs for those who qualify.
The Monroe County CoC is the lead agency for the coordination and planning of homeless services in the Florida Keys, educating ourselves and the community about the nature and extent of homelessness, including the needs of the people who are living through the experience of homelessness. As the Lead Agency, designated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the State of Florida Department of Children and Families, the Monroe County CoC organizes the collaboration of local agencies to to address the needs of clients and provide essential supportive services.
Catholic social services organization in South Florida including Key West. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami offers many services including alcohol and substance abuse help, child development services as well as housing and homeless prevention.
AH is the only community-based HIV/AIDS service organization in the Florida Keys, having served over 3500 individuals and families. Each client has their own Medical Case Manager; many reside in AHI-owned housing; they offer support ranging from mental health and chemical dependency to socialization and negotiating sexual disclosure…and hundreds of others seeking prevention information and HIV-testing make their way to AH.
KAIR is a non-profit organization seeking to serve those individuals and families in Marathon and the Florida Keys who have found themselves in crisis. Working in partnership with other agencies and organizations, every effort is made to return people to self-supporting, productive lives.
Sister Season Fund's mission is to focus on the hospitality/tourism related industry employees, who have become temporarily out of work, through no fault of their own, may it be illness, a natural disaster, or COVID. Must be residing in the City of Key West in order to qualify.
United Way of Collier and the Keys (UWCK) is committed to improving lives and strengthening our community so all individuals and families have an opportunity to thrive and achieve their full potential. As a local volunteer-driven organization, UWCK advocates for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, and Employed (ALICE) residents in our communities looking for a hand-up by providing them information and referral and supportive tools and resources. We accomplish this through improving education, economic stability and health, as well as providing access to food and critical safety net services for all Collier and Monroe County residents.
Womankind is a medical center providing high-quality family planning and convenient health care to people of all income levels. Through increased accessibility to clinical services, collaboration with other community resources, community outreach, and extensive client education, the goals of Womankind are to:
1)Educate women and their families within the full scope of health and wellness.
2)Assist women to become active participants in their own health care.
3)Reduce the incidence and transmission of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections.
4)Increase early detection and treatment of breast and cervical cancer.
5)Reduce the rate of births to teens and improve pregnancy outcomes.
WestCare empowers everyone with whom they come into contact to engage in a process of healing, growth and change benefiting themselves, their families, coworkers and communities. They offer a wide range of social services for adults and children, including mental health support, alcohol and substance abuse prevention and detoxification, and crisis stabilization.
Lower Keys Medical Center contains an ER Room and is an in-patient facility as well. They have a helipad for quick transport to hospitals in Miami. Lower Keys Medical Center will connect the Florida Keys to quality care through innovation of rural healthcare, combining technology, community, and collaboration, while exceeding national quality and safety standards.
The second campus of LKMC, DePoo hosts a variety of behavioral health programs as well as rehabilitation services.
Alice's Kids serves children in need. They assist parents with new clothes, glasses, senior dues or any other item that costs up to $125. One needs to fill out an electronic request form to be considered.
Founded in 2009, KCF is an organization dedicated to providing kids with the little extra their parents could not afford. They provide items such as school supplies and clothing to hygiene accessories. Please contact Roxanne Posada at Kids Come First in the Florida Keys for more information.