Resources for Businesses & Individuals

Available Resources

  • Call 3-1-1 to schedule meal delivery for seniors.
  • Small Business Disaster Hotline 866-737-7232: find out what program is available for your small business.

Financial Assistance Programs

Coronavirus Mortgage/ Rent Relief

 The Florida House Finance Corporation received $120 million under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist Floridians who have been struggling to pay housing expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Click HERE or call 1-888-362-7885, Monday to Friday 9 am - 7 pm.  The deadline to apply is December 30th.


 Revolving Loan Fund for COVID-Impacted Businesses

The South Florida Regional Planning Council is offering loans to assist small businesses in Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach and Broward Counties as part of the CARES Act. Loans are available from $25,000 to $500,000 with a fixed interest rate ranging from 3% to 4% for up to 10 years.  Please click the links below for more information.

RISE Loan for Small Businesses

Was your business impacted by COVID-19?  The CARES Act wants to help you with a RISE loan. The Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners has approved $25 million for the RISE Miami-Dade Fund to help small businesses in the County that were impacted by COVID-19.

RISE, which is an acronym for Re-Investing in our Small Business Economy, has been created by drawing on flexible funds provided to local governments through the federal CARES Act. 

 Application deadline is December 20, 2020.



Learn About More Resources Available
Through Miami-Dade County

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Unemployment Forms Available


Unemployment forms are available for pick-up and drop-off at 26 Miami-Dade County public libraries, 7 days a week, from 8 am to 7 pm. For more information and a list of locations, please click here. In addition, the FedEx location at 18755 S. Dixie Highway, Cutler Bay is also providing paper applications. You may also print a copy of the form at home by clicking the link below.

  • Download the Unemployment Application Form

In addition, the following Department of Children and Families are also available at the 26 library locations:
  • Food Assistance (SNAP)
  • Medical Assistance (Medicaid)
  • Temporary Cash Assistance (TANF)