Court Care

Court Care provides a safe and supervised drop-in childcare facility for children who must be in court in connection with matters involving the children or their parents or guardian. Court Care is staffed with trained and certified personnel who provide for a secure, supportive, and nurturing environment where the children can learn and play while parties attend to court business in the Domestic Violence, CriminalJuvenile, Unified Family Court, Child Support and Family Divisions, located in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice BuildingLawson E. Thomas Courthouse CenterOvertown Transit Village South, and Miami Dade Children’s Courthouse. Court Care has been made possible through collaboration with the YWCA, the Young Lawyer*s Division of the Dade County Bar Association, the Cuban-American Bar Association, and the Administrative Office of the Courts of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit.


Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center

175 N.W. 1st Avenue, Room 1152
Miami, Florida 33128
ph: 305-349-6020

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building

1351 N.W. 12 Street, Room 519
Miami, Florida 33125
ph: 305-548-5128

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday (8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

Overtown Transit Village South

601 Northwest 1st Court, First Floor
Miami, Florida 33128
ph: 786-469-3948

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

Miami Dade Children’s Courthouse

155 Northwest 3rd Street, Fourth Floor, 4318
Miami, Florida 33128
ph: 786-679-2730

Hours of Operations:
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)