Carrfour Supportive Housing
1398 SW 1st Street, 12th Floor
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Miami, FL 33135
Class of Housing: Supportive Housing and Services
Carrfour is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1993 by the Homeless Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Its mission is to provide permanent housing and supportive services to maximize the self-sufficiency of the formerly homeless in Miami-Dade County and other cities in Florida through joint ventures with various non-profit organizations.
Individuals who meet the following criteria are welcome to complete an application and be placed on our waiting list: Tenants must be able to live independently and harmoniously in this setting, participating in the supportive services offered. Applicants must be over 18 years of age and: Qualify as homeless under the U.S. HUD definition; Qualify as having a disability under the US HUD definition (this requirement only applies to 35 of the 70 units); Meet the project income requirement; Satisfactorily pass a drug screening; Have a history indicating ability to live in harmony with others and abstain from drugs and alcohol and; Have a history indicating commitment to paying rent and other obligations on time.
Projects operating and underway will provide 800 units of affordable housing for approximately 1000 people. Ultimately, Carrfour plans to develop at least 1,500 units of supportive housing in Miami-Dade County. This represents approximately 50% of the unmet need for supportive housing units in this area according to the Continuum of Care Needs Analysis generated by a multi-agency survey effort in Miami-Dade County.
Helpful Definitions For Carrfour Supportive Housing:
Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.
How To Volunteer at Carrfour Supportive Housing:
Be a volunteer. Call Carrfour Supportive Housing at (305) 371-8300 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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