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More than 33,000 individuals and families are served each year by Camillus House. Learn more about our organization.

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How and why does homelessness happen to some and not to others? What can be done about it; and what makes the Camillus House approach to the problem unique? Most important: Does it work?

Big questions – and answers that may surprise you. Take five minutes to listen, learn, and contemplate … and see if you agree!

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Latest News

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Victim No Longer: Moving Beyond the Trauma of Abuse with the Help of Camillus

On a daily basis, watching and participating in many public behaviors displayed by both male and female residents of the 305, it’s difficult to discern if innocent flirting leads to more offensive behavior, such as human trafficking. The first interaction…

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CamillusYOUniversity (CamYOU) teaches clients life skills to ensure success after Camillus House

Camillus House is a temporary place for clients to come and find help to get their life back on track. Once that goal is achieved, what then? The next step is CamillusYOUniversity (CamYOU) for short, an expansion of Camillus House’s…

In the News

  • From NBC 6 - Camillus House Receives $2 Million Donation

    From NBC 6 - Camillus House Receives $2 Million Donation

    In this report, NBC 6’s Cherney Amhara appears live from Camillus House, where we were granted 2 million dollars to expand workforce development and life skills training (Camillus YOUniversity) from Mayor Francis Suarez as part of a broader program to reduce homelessness. View Story

  • Miami News Times Story on Rising Rents in Miami

    Miami News Times Story on Rising Rents in Miami

    "The cost of housing is so high that an alarming number of people are calling our homeless-prevention hotline," Hilda Fernandez, chief executive officer of Camillus House, tells New Times. "We're in one of the most frustrating times." Read More

  • Telemundo 51 Reports: Estudiantes de Miami Recolectan 12 mil Pares de Aapatos para Desamparados

    Telemundo 51 Reports: Estudiantes de Miami Recolectan 12 mil Pares de Aapatos para Desamparados

    Camillus House será la encargada de distribuir los zapatos entre personas que viven en la calle, refugios para desamparados y familias de bajos ingresos. Watch Online

  • Thinking Outside the Shoebox - A Florida Catholic News Service Feature

    Thinking Outside the Shoebox - A Florida Catholic News Service Feature

    When a group of Catholic students thought of how to help the homeless, they lowered their sights – to ground level. Young volunteers for the Loving Soles project donated thousands of shoes in April to Camillus House. Watch Online

  • CHEF Challenge on WSVN 7 Spotlight

    CHEF Challenge on WSVN 7 Spotlight

    Once a homeless family has a roof over their head again, they often struggle to put meals on the table, but thanks to a South Florida food blogger, they are ready to face the challenge. Kevin Ozebek has the scoop on 7Spotlight. Watch Online

  • WPLG-ABC News Story

    WPLG-ABC News Story

    Camillus House served its 61st annual Thanksgiving feast for Miami’s homeless and offered haircuts too. Annaliese Garcia reports. Read Story

  • Channel 7 News' Story on Our C.O.O.K. Program

    Channel 7 News' Story on Our C.O.O.K. Program

    Individuals, religious groups, and other organizations are invited to join our Casseroles Out Of Kindness (C.O.O.K.) program, helping Camillus House provide nutritious meals to the hungry and/or homeless in our community. Read Story

  • Florida Catholic News Service Story

    Florida Catholic News Service Story

    Homeless veterans find a home: Camillus House, Miami-Dade County team up to provide shelter at renovated Somerville Residence. Darnell Metcalf, left, and Rodney Grant are pictured here on a balcony of their new home, Camillus House's Somerville Residence. Read Story

  • Thanksgiving Day Coverage by NBC 6

    Thanksgiving Day Coverage by NBC 6

    NBC 6’s Laura Rodriguez was live from Camillus House where several organizations spread hope and joy across South Florida’s homeless community. Read Story