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I have a brother who is a 60 yr. old mentally retarded individual

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I have a brother who is a 60 yr. old mentally retarded individual , I am his only family member (youngest sister) my parents already passed away , Alex (my brother) is highly functional but cannot live by himself . He has medicaid, was born in Coral Gables Fa.
Is there a listing of facilities or group homes available in the USA , I can have acces to ?
Thank you very much,
Cristina Breceda
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.
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Dear Cristina,

I have several homes in the Dade County area that would be suitable for your brother. You will have to do some phone work and footwork to see what YOU find suitable, but here is the list:


Peace of Mind Care Center Corp.
7420 North Oakmont Drive
Miami Lakes, FL 33015 map
786-800-1992


Monarch House
721 SW 9th Street
Pompano Beach, FLNNN-NN-NNNNmap
(NNN) NNN-NNNN


Barc Housing Inc

2750 Sw 75th Avenue
Davie, FLNNN-NN-NNNNmap
(NNN) NNN-NNNN


Arc Of The Glades, The, Glades Area Associates For Retarded Citizens Inc
4250 NW 16th Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430-596
(NNN) NNN-NNNN


Mactown-Division Miami Adult
Mactown, Inc
6250 NE 1st Place
Miami, FLNNN-NN-NNNNmap
(305)(NNN) NNN-NNNNbr/>

Worrell Group Home Inc
18910 NW 11th Avenue
Miami, FLNNN-NN-NNNNbr/>(305)(NNN) NNN-NNNN


145th Street Group Home
Intermediate Care Facility, Mentally Retarded
14935 SW 145th St
Miami , FL 33196
305-971-4797


Sunrise Group Home-22nd Street
Intermediate Care Facility, Mentally Retarded
444 NW 22nd St
Homestead , FL - 33030
305-245-5577


Sunrise Group Home 146th Place
Intermediate Care Facility, Mentally Retarded
10521 SW 146th Pl
Miami , FL - 33186
305-385-0406


Most of these facilities should take Medicare but you must check with each one.

I hope that you can find a tranquil and caring place for him.

I wish both of you great blessings of peace, happiness, and contentment.


Warm regards,

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC, CCMHC
Elliott, LPCC, NCC, Psychotherapist
Category: Mental Health
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Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.
Dear Cristina,

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. I wish the best for yourr brother, and for you.

Warm regards,

Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC, CCMHC

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