USCG 7th District Miami
Sector Charleston, Sector St. Petersburg, Air Station Clearwater, Sector Key West, Sector Miami, Sector Jacksonville, Air Station Savannah, Air Station Miami, Air Station Borinquen, Sector San Juan
Brickell Plaza Federal Building, 909 SE 1st Ave., Miami, FL 33131
FOR THE CHILDREN
In Miami, students must be 5 years old on or before September 1st. Kindergarten is not mandatory. Compulsory school age is 6 years old. Early entry rules are not specified in the state statute. Kindergarten assessment screenings are required within the first 30 days of each school year.
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.
When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.
Child Care Aware:
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.
Miami-Dade Department of Health (305) 324-2400
Our mission is to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.
Florida Department of Children and Families (866) 762-2237
Humane Society of Greater Miami (305) 696-0800
The Humane Society of Greater Miami has been helping homeless animals in Miami-Dade County since 1936. Today, more than 400 homeless dogs, cats, puppies and kittens each day are cared for at the Soffer and Fine Adoption Center in North Miami Beach.
Florida Highway Patrol Miami (305) 234-2240