SERVICE SITE PARTNERS
We have had the honor of partnering with so many great organizations throughout our 30 year history. As we continue to progress in the areas of social justice and community engagement, we look forward to maintaining our current partners listed below and finding new relationships with communities in need throughout the state of Florida.
St. James Catholic School and St Mary’s Cathedral School in Miami
The mission of these schools is provide quality education rooted in the Gospel message and teachings of the Catholic Church. The faculty and administration work in partnership with parents and the Parish Community to promote the development of the whole person. The school fosters the spiritual, religious, social, and intellectual growth of the students as well as their emotional and physical well being.
Overtown Children & Youth Coalition
OCYC is the Fourth Children’s Initiative of the State of Florida. Their mission is to create collective impact to empower the children and youth in Overtown, Miami to reach their full potential.
Metropolitan Ministries is a nonprofit in Tampa focused on serving poor and homeless families in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Polk counties with compassion, practical help and a willingness to make a huge difference.
Enterprising Latinas is a nonprofit in Wimauma providing economic empowerment and creating a network of mutual support. Their Women’s Opportunity Center provides a space for workforce and entrepreneurship training bringing hope and change to local families by empowering women in the community.
Diocese of Orlando Mission Office
The Mission Office has helped build a sister relationship based on love, faith, trust, hope, and respect between the Diocese of Orlando in Florida and the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic. They strives not only to empower the people in the Dominican Republic, and improve their lives, but also to educate and encourage the members of the Diocese of Orlando to use their time, talent, and treasure to reach out to those in need.
Justice For Our Neighbors
Justice for Our Neighbors is a non-profit ministry of the United Methodist Church that provides free immigration legal aid to families in the Miami area and throughout south and central Florida. They promote education on immigration issues and advocacy for immigrant rights.
Wimauma Community Development Corporation
The Wimauma CDC works with various community leaders and organizations to seek ways to create better living environments, educational and health opportunities for residents in the small Hillsborough County community of Wimauma.
St. Andrew Catholic School
St. Andrew provides a high quality Catholic education within a safe and nurturing environment. Their goal is to engage children both intellectually and spiritually, putting them on the path to college and heaven by providing a challenging, faith-filled, educational experience that serves as the foundation for a life lived in service to Jesus, the Church and community.
Bishop Grady Villas supports persons with disabilities to use their God-given gifts to achieve greater independence, physical and emotional well-being, and spiritual growth. We empower these individuals from throughout Central Florida to reach their full potential through Christ-centered, personalized and wholistic residential, vocational and employment services, and community support.
The Emergency Family Assistance program serves clients who are facing financial difficulties due to an unexpected financial emergency. The crisis generally involves the loss of a job, unexpected medical expenses, car repairs, a family dissolution or unexpected expenses due to natural disasters or a death in the family. The program may provide financial assistance with rent/mortgage and/or utilities and referrals to other services within the community.
L’Arche is a residential facility that serves the persons with disabilities. We believe that by creating an environment where people with developmental disabilities can share their gifts, we are affecting a positive change in the world. We believe that these shared gifts have the power to transform the lives of those who are open to receiving them. We celebrate the unique value of every person and recognize our need for one another. We resolve to explore and appreciate the diverse cultures and faith practices within L’Arche and to work together toward a more evolved and caring human society.