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Highlights of Achievements 2016

Kristi House provides direct services to more than 1,000 child-victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking annually, and coordinates the team of partner agencies at the Children’s Advocacy Center. The multidisciplinary partners include the State Attorney’s Office, law enforcement, University of Miami Child Protection Team, Department of Children and Families, Rape Treatment Center and Guardian ad Litem.   Kristi House successfully completed

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A Successful Holiday Season at Kristi House – Thank You!

A Successful Holiday Season at Kristi House  Thank You! Every year, we try and make the Holidays as festive and memorable as possible for the children receiving services at Kristi House. Our child clients, and their families, were greeted by lots of holiday cheer, delicious treats, and presents leading up to Christmas. Volunteers transformed Kristi House into a Winter Wonderland and each client and their families were invited to share holiday cheer

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Year in Review at Kristi House

Kristi House annually provides direct services to more than 1,000 child-victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking, and coordinates the team of partner agencies at the Children’s Advocacy Center. The multidisciplinary partners include State Attorney’s Office, law en-forcement, University of Miami Child Protection Team, Department of Children and Families, Rape Treatment Center and Guardian ad Litem. Highlights of accomplishments this year include:

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Your Help Needed for the Holidays

You can make the winter holidays a little brighter for the children and families receiving our services with your donation of toys, food stuffs for holiday meals and/or gift cards. At Kristi House we have a tradition of providing gifts for child-clients and their siblings...possible only with tremendous support from the community. We rely on businesses and individuals like yourself to conduct toy drives on behalf of these children and families who

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FIU Law Toy Drive – 12/1

Please join us at FIU Law Alumni Association’s 5th Annual Toy Drive for Kristi House on Thurs., Dec. 1, from 7 – 9 p.m., at American Social – Brickell, 690 SW 1st Court, Miami.  This year’s drive is sponsored by Jimenez & Hart, LLC. Since 2012, FIU Law grads and I have donated countless toys and over $2500 to Kristi House.  Guests who bring an unwrapped toy or donate $10 or more receive a free cocktail.  Please RSVP to FIU

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Project GOLD Wynwood Mural

  The Wynwood Yard’s latest artistic addition features imagery created by survivors of child sex trafficking who are receiving services through Kristi House’s Project GOLD, in collaboration with artist Jenny Perez.   [edsanimate animation="fadeInLeft" infinite_animation="no" animate_on="" ] Visit the Mural [/edsanimate] The mural is located along the entryway to the della test kitchen restaurant at The Wynwood Yard at 56 NW 29th

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Give Miami Day 2016

  On Thursday, November 17, 2016, join Kristi House in helping to heal the heart of a sexually abused child by participating in Give Miami Day. On the 17th, click here to donate: https://givemiamiday.org/npo/kristi-house-inc There are many worthy causes in Miami. Before making your donation decision, please watch this powerful video of three, incredibly strong Kristi House survivors: Sara, Michelle, and Ana. When you make a donation to Kristi

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Kristi House Awarded $2 Million SAMHSA Grant

  Award expands Kristi House's C-START community collaborative for child sexual-related trauma to encompass trafficking interventions   Kristi House, Inc., the not-for-profit Children's Advocacy Center serving Miami-Dade County that provides services and coordination of cases for children victimized by sexual abuse and sex trafficking, has been awarded a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse

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Back-to-School 2016 – Thank you!

  Back-to-School - Thank You! On Saturday, August 13, 2016, one-hundred child-clients and their siblings received book bags full of school supplies at Kristi House’s annual Back-to-School Party. Thanks to the generous donors from throughout the community, we had enough book bags, school supplies, food, fun, and raffle prizes for everyone at the party, ensuring their successful start to the new academic year. We were able to create over 200

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A Guide to Pokémon Go For Parents and Guardians

  Gotta Stay Safe to Catch 'Em All: A Guide to Pokémon Go For Parents and Guardians   By: Mónica Marie Zorrilla a Kristi House volunteer   Starting in 1995, kids from across the globe became acquainted with hundreds of feisty and ferociously adorable pocket monsters (or Pokémon) through their handheld Nintendo consoles. Children of all genders and points in the world were united in an addictive knack for capturing and training Pokémon

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