Our Impact

Every year, Camillus House impacts more than 33,000 people in need in South Florida. Since 1960, our highly trained staff and dedicated volunteers have worked, not only to serve the hungry, homeless, and others in need, but to innovate and transform the way these services are delivered to our neighbors in need with efficiency and compassion.

Media Contact

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Ginette Grey

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Latest News

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Camillus House Announces Leadership Changes As Veteran Homeless Advocate Retires

Camillus House, a non-profit that has provided life-changing services to the poor and homeless for more than six decades, today announced the retirement of CEO Hilda M. Fernandez. Fernandez has served as Camillus’ chief executive for the past seven years,…

Man standing in vest smiling

Making Lemonade out of Lemons with help from Camillus

Willie, pictured with his brother at the festive graduation! A proud grandfather and proud man, though Willie W. found himself without a home, he took every opportunity that came his way and enrolled in the Workforce Development Program at Camillus…

In the News

  • CBS 4 News highlights our culinary arts program

    CBS 4 News highlights our culinary arts program

    This Kitchen Cook Employment Completion Ceremony feature brings attention to how Camillus House invests in providing vocational training and helps participants compete for meaningful and better-paying jobs. Read Story

  • WPLG Channel 10 -ABC News Brings Awareness to Human Trafficking

    WPLG Channel 10 -ABC News Brings Awareness to Human Trafficking

    Local 10 News’ Christina Vazquez gives insight to how Camillus House is providing housing, crucial services for victims of human trafficking. Read Story

  • Camillus House ACT Team receives Sapphire Award

    Camillus House ACT Team receives Sapphire Award

    The Florida Blue Foundation honored nine recipients who are doing exemplary work to provide mental health care services and support to those who otherwise may not have access to this type of care. Among them Camillus House was awarded $25,000. Read Story

  • WLRN: Camillus among homeless aid agencies in Miami to receive millions

    WLRN: Camillus among homeless aid agencies in Miami to receive millions

    Amid an increase in homelessness since the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami-Dade County's Homeless Trust will receive over $21 million in federal funding over three years to find housing for people in need. View Story

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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