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Core Services

The Miami program concentrates on five core services to homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth:

Street Outreach:

We find and stabilize youth before risks overwhelm them. We do this front-line work in two neighborhoods by foot and specialize in a third street outreach for commercially sexually exploited children.

Drop-In Program:

We offer comprehensive services under one roof on a weekly basis in a program we call NEST (Nights of Empowerment and Safety for Teens).

Mentoring:

Through groups and individual mentoring, we offer caring relationships and teach important life skills to young people who are about to cross the threshold into adulthood and need the support of a consistent mentor.

Counseling:

Individual counseling is designed to increase responsible behaviors in these youth and covers areas such as substance abuse, preventative health practices, budgeting and credit, self-image development, assertive/effective communication skills, as well as loss, trauma, and victimization.

Prevention:

We deter youth from running away by helping them locate school and community supports. Through "Don't Run Away" clubs in local high schools, students are empowered to deliver workshops and skits to students in younger grades.




 

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Upcoming Events

StandUp For Kids - Miami

 

October 18 - Volunteer recruitment and appreciation event at Blue Martini Brickell $10 donation, free appetizers, live band, and half price drinks from 5-8pm. Will occur every other month.

October 26 - The first monthly Saturday Girls Brunch. Girls and women will discuss pertinent topics, while learning skills in etiquette and grace. Starting at 12:30pm. Every last Saturday of the month at Lemon City Park.

The Search is on. Volunteers NEEDED! StandUp For Kids is an all volunteer program, so for us to be there for our homeless kids, we need your help! If you or someone you know is interested in getting involved e-mail us. Miami@standupforkids.org

Please click here and attend our next monthly StandUp For Kids New Volunteer Meeting!

Please RSVP to Miami@standupforkids.org
(You must attend an Orientation prior to Training)

 


Links

-Watch us on Youtube

-Homeless or thinking of running away?

-View our Organizational Chart

-Link to download the application

-View Some of our Photo Albums
 

Contact the chapter to see how you can help

Email us to find out how you can join our all volunteer program helping homeless kids improve their lives