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    Is funded by the Department of Justice, addresses the needs of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence victims with the majority being of immigrant status.
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    Is funded by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence. This program provides support services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or stalking.
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    Is funded by The Children’s Trust and serves youth who are deemed at risk of exposure to violence such as: child maltreatment, chronic absenteeism, youth violence and family violence.
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    Are services provided include medical attention, emergency shelter, clothing, relocation, employment, rental assistance for housing and court advocacy.
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    Is funded by the Attorney Generals Office serves victims of crimes such as, robberies, assaults, homicides, traffic accidents and fraud. Victims receive assistance with applying to the State of Florida for victims compensation, which can cover medical expenses, therapy, loss of wages and funeral expenses.
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OUR MISSION

To effectively and efficiently guide individuals, children and families towards independence and safety. To improve the quality of life for the residents living and playing in our community using strong community collaboration.                                                                                                                             

ABOUT SOS

Start Off Smart is a 501(c)3 initiative of the Homestead Police Department that integrates law enforcement and human services personnel. The combination of services provides a holistic approach to meeting the needs of the community. SOS works as a multidisciplinary team that coordinates community based services. The approach used is to address the root cause of behaviors, in order to reduce crime and duplication of services, thus resulting in a reduction of repeat offenses. Start Off Smart Inc. (SOS) works collaboratively with the Homestead Police Department in order to meet the needs of families who are exposed to violence.                                                                                          

SOS needs your help

Help us as we seek to build stronger foundations through community. With your help we can change the lives of countless here in South Miami Dade. 

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