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Fresh Start Drop-In Center


Our Program


A Drop-In Center is a place designed for individuals, eighteen years and older, who are receiving mental health services, to meet for socialization, relaxation, self-help, and advocacy.

   A Drop-In Center’s goal is to empower, educate, and inform its members of strategies of recovery to help enrich their lives by providing a safe and supportive network. 

Members of FSDIC are involved in all aspects of its operation.  They participate and help coordinate activities such as: life skills and healthy lifestyles classes, support groups, self-help and peer group discussions, and various meetings.



Our program promotes quality of life, and places emphasis on recreational and social activities that enhance every individual’s interests.


Lunch for program participants is provided at the center.


Transportation is available Monday through Friday to individuals as needed.




Activities offered:

  • Peer support

  • WRAP 

  • Life skills classes

  • Wellness Workshop & Recovery

  • Community Activities 

  • Group discussions

  • Arts & craft

  • Birthday celebration



Our Core Values


  • To value the dignity of individuals

  • Operate with integrity and honesty

  • Respect the principles of diversity, caring and recovery

  • To help improve the lives of individuals through the promotion of initiatives that meet their needs


Hours of Operation

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM  Monday thru Friday

  10:00 AM– 2:00 PM Sat/Sun/Holidays



Drop-In Center Requirements


  • Referral from a licensed clinician (Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Nurse Practitioner)

  • Complete membership application

  • Membership fee is $10 a month

Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI


Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc.

  • Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc. operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc.

  • For more information on Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc’s civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 305-623-9937, call toll-free 1-877-854-8781; email; or visit our administrative office at 18441 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 106 – 108, Miami Gardens, FL 33169. For more information, visit

  • If information is needed in another language, contact 305-623-9937

  • Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc. dirigue sus programas y servicios sin distinción de raza, color y origen nacional de acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles. Cualquier persona que crea que ha sido agraviada por alguna práctica discriminatoria ilegal bajo el Título VI puede presentar una queja ante Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc.

  • Para obtener más información sobre el programa de derechos civiles Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc y los procedimientos para presentar una queja, comuníquese con el 305-623-9937, llame sin cargo al 1-877-854-8781; correo electrónico; o visite nuestra oficina administrativa en 18441 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 106 - 108, Miami Gardens, FL 33169. Para obtener más información, visite

  • Si necesita información en otro idioma, llame al 305-623-9937

Location: 18441 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 106 & 108, Miami Gardens, FL 33169

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