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One-on-One with Radio Personality Kimmy B.

Popular radio personality Kimmy B talks about what her work with Homeless Awareness Day has taught her about homelessness.

When the Safety Net for Unsafe Structures is Left Hanging

The Surfside condominium collapse tragedy prompted increased scrutiny on unsafe residential buildings throughout Miami-Dade.

A Day in the Life of a Greenshirt: Meet 25-Year Outreach Veteran, Willie Harris

After 25 years with the County, Greenshirt Willie Harris is about to retire, but don't think for a second, he is leaving his work forever.

A Day in the Life of a Greenshirt: Clifford

Although Clifford Wilson deals with the toughest of tough, his smile reveals a soft heart and persistent spirit that makes him crucial to the Trust’s street outreach strategy.

A Day in the Life of a Greenshirt: Sergio

Outreach workers are an important access point for those experiencing homelessness in Miami-Dade.

Do homeless individuals get stimulus checks?

The Homeless Trust has also partnered with local agencies and providers to assist those in a shelter and on the streets, who may be unsure of how to access their Economic Impact Payments (EIP).

A Day in the Life of a Greenshirt

We interviewed Maxie Espinosa, a City of Miami homeless outreach worker. She talks about the responsibilities, joys, and hardships that come with her job.

Homeless Sensitivity Poster and Essay Contest is Open

The 2021 Poster and Essay Contest is open to MDCPS students. Winners and their teachers can receive up to $300 in prizes this year.

Evictions leading to homelessness – what to know and how to apply for assistance

The Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust is coordinating the use of CARES Act Emergency Solutions Grant funding and other available funding sources to provide rent and mortgage assistance to individuals and families who are most in need.

Donate Now: Averting a crisis among homeless senior citizens

One out of every five persons experiencing homelessness in Miami-Dade County is over the age of 55.

So you want to volunteer for the holidays?

This time of year we are often asked by the community, “what can I do to help?” It’s a great question, and it never ceases to amaze us just how many caring folks reach out and ask this of us every year. We’ve provided a few helpful tips and ideas for volunteering over the holidays. 

Homeless Trust continues robust COVID-19 testing and tracing program

Tests administered across the continuum by the Homeless Trust and its partners since April 1st have resulted in a 2 percent infection rate.

Price’s Story: How One Student Facing Homelessness Overcame the Odds

I see God’s relentless pursuit of me, my family and I have great hope for my future.

Formerly homeless teen inspires community after winning essay contest

Elletlia Addison-Phelps won the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust’s 2018 essay contest for lived experience.