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Mission Statement:
To provide comprehensive behavioral health services to residents of Miami-Dade County regardless of race, creed, sex, age, gender orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.

Vision Statement:
New Horizons Community Mental Health, Inc., will enhance the wellness of the community and the quality of life for those served. We envision a system of care that is accessible, flexible, comprehensive, responsive to the need of the community, and supportive of each individual’s vision of recovery.


Michele Y. Wyatt-Sweeting, MSM, LSS

On behalf of the Board of Directors, CEO and staff of New Horizons we not only invite but welcome you to give us an opportunity to serve you. Since opening our doors forty-five years ago, New Horizons has offered a wide range of preventive, therapeutic and supportive mental health and substance abuse outpatient services. We empower men, women, and children experiencing behavioral health disorders to build a positive future by providing access to culturally competent care, treatment and support essential to their growth and health. For all who walk through our doors, we offer them New Hope for a New Life through New Horizons!

Thank you,

Michele Y. Wyatt-Sweeting, MSM, LSS

Chief Executive Officer

Programs & Services 

Assessment – Intake

The Assessment/Intake is the central point of admission to all programs.  Screening and an assessment are provided to all individuals seeking care for themselves and or family members.  Patients are assessed and referred to appropriate services within the organizational system of care.  Services are provided on a walk-in basis or by appointment at our main location, which is 1469 NW 36th Street Miami, Florida 33142.  Please call 305.635.7444 for more information.  We accept Medicaid and Medicare, and most Medicaid managed care plans and private insurances.  A sliding fee scale is available for self-pay clients.  At intake, you will need to bring proof of income, a government issued identification, and a list of all current medications.

Case Management

Case managers work with pediatric and adult patients to ensure continuity of care through an assessment, programmatic monitors, personalized service plan, and linkages to community resources that meet health, economic, housing, and other social needs.

Community Residential

24 hours, 7 days a week supervised residential services for adults unable to live independently in the community as determined by their physician and treatment team. Services are directed to patients who are at risk of homelessness and or hospitalization because of a limited ability to manage their living environment and physical and or behavioral health without supervision.

Crisis Intervention Screening (CIS)

Assist patients who present with an emergency or crisis via screening, evaluation, and referral to a Baker Act receiving facility or hospital. CIS is available on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM at our main location, which is 1469 NW 36 Street, Miami, Florida 33142. CIS is only available by telephone after normal business hours 7 days a week at 305.635.7444.

Family Safety Net(FSN)

Family Safety Net is a grant funded by The Children’s Trust. As part of a Family Neighborhood Support Partnerships network designed to strengthen families, FSN provides Care Coordination / Coaching and strength-based support in Allapattah North, Brownsville, Liberty City, Overtown communities, and West Little River. These services are provided to families with children under eighteen or children with disabilities up to age twenty-three at no charge

Homeless Program

The program is for adults who meet homelessness eligibility criteria and have mental, substance abuse, and or general health problems. Services consist of site housing, residential treatment facilities, case management, and outpatient psychiatric and therapeutic services. Housing is provided in collaboration with the Miami-Dade Housing Department and the Homeless Trust.

Project Get Involved (PGI)

Project Get Involved a mentoring program housed at Brownsville Middle School. As a United Way Impact Partner, New Horizons CMHC provides mentoring opportunities to students as they transition from elementary school through middle school and set goals for High School and beyond. Based on the Check & Connect system, mentors build trusting bonds between the teachers, students, and their families to encourage consistent school engagement, improved behavior, and academic excellence.

Family Support Services (FSS)

Family Support Services provides enhanced support to children and families and prevents foster care placements through the provision of mental health, substance use prevention, treatment services, and in-home parent skill-based programs. The program serves families whose children are deemed safe and at "high- risk or very high- risk" of future maltreatment and families with no identified present danger but too early to determine impending danger. Citrus Family Care Network serves as the central point of referrals and eligibility determination for services.

Our Future Matters

The After School / Weekend Rehabilitation Program is a program for youth with mental health and/or substance use (co-occurring) disorders. The youth are in the DJJ system and are provided with the opportunity and support development to achieve and maintain a lifestyle free of crime and move into contributing roles in society. The program's components include but are not limited to education intervention, mental health and substance use treatment, social skills training, and mentoring.

Goals: To provide the high and moderate youth with mental health and/or substance use and are involved in the DJJ System with the opportunity and support to develop, achieve and maintain a lifestyle free of crime and move into contributing roles in society.


Psychiatric evaluation and pharmacological interventions are provided for pediatric and adult patients in need of psychotropic management for their mental health issues.

The agency provides evidence-based individual, family, and or group counseling interventions to assist patients’ in achieving personal, social, and life management.  Access to care is afforded to low-income patients.


The substance use program provides screening and counseling to pediatric and adult patients, who have been involved in or at risk of illicit drug use. In addition to the administration of evidence-based therapeutic practices, the agency provides MAT under the supervision of trained and licensed medical staff.  In coordination with outpatient therapeutic services, the medical team will evaluate and manage eligible patients for the duration of their treatment plan.  Access to care is afforded to low-income patients. 

Sponsors & Accreditations

As a certified behavioral health organization by the Joint Commission, New Horizons Community Mental Health Center has the privilege of working with numerous community partners, which enables the center to service the comprehensive behavioral health needs of the residents Miami- Dade County.

Sponsored by New Horizons CMHC, Inc., Thriving Mind South Florida and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families.

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