Fresh Start of Miami-Dade, Inc.   /  18441 NW 2 Avenue, Suites 106-108, Miami Gardens, FL 33169

 Phone: (305) 623-9937 * Fax:  (305) 623-9917 

Partially funded by:

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Training

2-Day Intro to WRAP Seminar 1 Training

 Sept. 18-19, 2019

Registration Closed

 Helping Others Heal

Oct. 14-18, 2019

Registration Closed

WRAP Facilitator Training

 Oct. 21- 25, 2019

Registration Closed

Peer Specialist Training

 November 18-21 2019

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

DCF Rohde Building 

Room N423

Registration closed!

Helping Other Heal

December 16-20, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: TBA

Registration coming soon...

For more information, please contact us at


The Friendship Network

Presents the 34th Annual

Friendship Games

 Friday, October 11, 2019 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

TY Park- 3300 North Park Road

Hollywood, Florida 33021

The Friendship Network is a unique coalition of many Mental Health Organizations, Community Volunteers, Supporters and Friends in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties working towards the promotion of awareness and social acceptance of mental illness.

Since 1986, The friendship Network has sponsored the "Friendship Games", a yearly event consisting of friendly competition in sports, talent show, music, art and poetry exhibits, food and lot of metals, trophies and prizes.  The Friendship Games provide an opportunity for people to come together for a day of fun, entertainment and allow all participants to feel special.  Everyone's a winner at the Friendship Games.

To register for this event please contact Michael Hope at (786)274-2606 or email:


Ongoing Activities


Trainings are held regularly and will be announced here as they are scheduled. We provide trainings on WRAP, Peer Specialist, Advance Directives, Leadership, etc.



Alliance for Change & Empowerment

(ACE) Meetings & Workshops

are currently held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 

Location:  401 NW 2nd Ave, Room N-423,

                     Miami, FL 33128+ 



Continuing Education Unit Provider

We are also approved by the Florida Certification Board to provide continuing education units for Certified Recovery Peer Specialists (CRPS)