Switchboard of Miami, Inc. Overview
Target demographics: Residents of Miami-Dade County
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 180,000 residents
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Answer Crisis Calls, Call Seniors Who Live Alone, Interview Potential New Volunteers And Interns, Create A Newsletter, Outreach To Schools, Speak On Switchboard’s Behalf At Civic Organizations, Assist In Planning Programs Within The Schools, Help In The Office AND More
Geographic areas served: primarily Miami-Dade County
Programs: Helplines for: general information, referral and counseling; seniors; families & youth; members of the GLBT community; military personnel & their families; Miami Dade public school employees; and more.
Prevention & Clinical programs in the schools and other community organizations, as well as individual and family counseling sessions.
In partnership with the Unified Family Court System to better address the needs of families in that system.