Through its partner organizations, The HOMY Collective provides support and services to youth and young adults between the ages of 13-24 who are experiencing housing instability or who are in a vulnerable housing situation. Our four lead agencies are:
Miami Homes For All
Miami Homes For All, Inc. (MHFA) is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to promote community collaboration to ensure safe and stable housing for all residents of Miami-Dade County. MHFA does that through policy advocacy, collective action, and research. Since 2013, MHFA has served as the backbone support for The HOMY Collective under the collective impact model. For more information, visit MHFA's website or call (786) 837-5116.
The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth serves youth, their families, and communities while advocating for equal rights and status of all youth regardless of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. The Alliance works to shift the dangerous paradigms of discrimination, harassment, and violence in our communities, while empowering GLBTQ youth. The goals of The Alliance are to support young people in developing their self-agency and to cultivate youth leadership. For more information about The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth, visit their website or call 305-899-8087.
Project UP-START seeks to ensure a successful educational experience for homeless children and youth in South Florida by collaborating with parents, schools, and community through opening the doors to academic opportunities, removing barriers, and promoting a healthy sense of self with home for a bright tomorrow. For more information about Miami-Dade County Public Schools Project UP-START, visit their website or call or call 305-995-7583.
Founded in 1993, the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust (HT) organizes and directs the Miami-Dade County Community Homeless Plan, administers proceeds of a 1% food and beverage tax dedicated to homelessness and serves in an advisory capacity to the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners on issues involving homelessness. The Trust’s 27-member volunteer board includes representation from the business, religious, educational, provider and civic community, along with formerly homeless individuals. For more information visit their website.