Related Information

Domestic Violence Victim & Related Services:

Emergency: 911

24 Hour Florida Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-500-1119; TTY: 1-800-621-4202

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233); TTY: 1-800-787-3224

Florida Department of Children & Families: 1-800-96-ABUSE (22873), www.dcf.state.fl.us


DV Shelters:

Victim Response Inc/The Lodge (305) 693-1170, thelodgemiami.org

North Dade Victim Center (Safespace Shelter North) (305) 758-2546

South Dade Victim Center (Safespace Shelter South) (305) 247-4249


Coordinated Victims Assistance Center (CVAC):

2400 S. Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33133; (305) 285-5900


Survivor’s Pathway

1801 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33145; (786) 275-4364


State Attorney’s Office (for criminal case & child support enforcement information)

  • Lawson E. Thomas Court House Center (misdemeanor / M cases)

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33128 – 25th floor; (305) 349-5830

  • Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building (felony / F cases)

1350 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136; (305) 547-0150

  • Overtown Transit Village South Tower (child support enforcement)

601 NW 1st Court, 12th Floor, Miami, FL. 33136; (305) 530-2600


Public Defender’s Office (for DV misdemeanor / M cases)

  • 155 NW 3rd Street, Suite 7000, Miami, FL 33128; (305)679-1900


Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Case Management

  • Domestic Violence Division (305) 349-5556
  • Family Division (305) 349-5561
  • Juvenile Division (305) 679-1600
  • Unified Family Court (305) 679-1660


Clerk of Courts (DV Division)

Lawson E. Thomas Court House Center (main / downtown courthouse)

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33128 (mezzanine / M floor): (305) 349-5813

  • Hialeah Courthouse: (305) 520-4002
  • South Dade Government Center: (305) 252-5807
  • North Dade Justice Center: (305) 354-8736


Miami Dade County Sherriff’s Office (to check for service of injunction): (305) 375-5100


Self Help (to file family, child support cases)

Lawson E. Thomas Court House Center – 24th floor

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33128; (305) 349-7800


Family Court Services (court supervised time sharing / monitored exchange etc.)

Lawson E. Thomas Court House Center 

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33128 – 15th floor; (305) 349-5508


Legal Aid Society

123 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33128; (305) 579-5733


Legal Services of Greater Miami, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 500, Miami, FL. 33137; (305) 576-0080


Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC)

3000 Biscayne Boulevard, #400, Miami, FL 33137; (305) 573-1106


ADA Assistance: (1-800) 955-8771

TDD: (305) 349-7174

Voice: (305) 349-7175