Catalyst Miami was founded over 20 years ago to identify and launch innovative community building strategies. Catalyst Miami’s mission is to identify and collectively solve issues adversely affecting low-wealth communities throughout Miami-Dade County.

Free individual program assistance

Temporary Cash Assistance

ACCESS Florida
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Temporary cash assistance

Reemployment (Unemployment) Assistance

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and U.S. Federal Government
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Recipients can be paid half of what they were earning while working full-time. The maximum benefit from the State of Florida is $275 per week for a maximum of 39 weeks

Cash Assistance for Groceries

Department of Children & Families
Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Households can use food assistance benefits to buy bread, cereals, fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, poultry, dairy, and plants and seeds to grow food for your household
  • Households cannot use food assistance benefits to buy nonfood items such as pet foods, soaps, paper products, household supplies, grooming items, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, vitamins, medicines, food to eat in the store, or hot foods

Free business program assistance