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Florida Keys Community Resource Guide

If you are working with Florida Keys Outreach Coalition, Inc on an existing application, click here.

If you have documented income loss due to COVID-19, Apply Here for up to $250/month through the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition, Inc.  Assistance with food, medical, prescription, childcare, communication and transportation needs is available through generous support by Ocean Reef Community Foundation and United Way of Collier and the Keys. Click here for more details.

United Way of Collier and the Keys compiled and produced this Community Resource Guide for the convenience of Monroe County residents.

This guide is to help our community find the resources and help they need during times of uncertainty. Included resources include childcare, food pantries, rent and utlities assistance, medical and mental healthcare, and more. 

While we try our best to keep this guide updated, these listing are all subject to change. Please reach out directly to the organization to make sure the resource is still available. 

PROVIDERS:  Updates and additions to this guide in light of the COVID-19 pandemic should be emailed to us and we will update them as quickly as possible.

Please check back regularly as we add more information. The following centers are open, unless specified otherwise.  

Building on the recent success for our Jelsema Learning Center School Reboot Program, Florida Keys Children's Shelter is now offering an A/B Day option! This specifically designed option helps students with the challenges of going back to school this year.

The program is completely free for all youth of the Florida Keys and includes transportation, meals and performance incentives. Call them at 305.916.1024 or email to enroll today!


Early Learning Coalition

  • Anyone needing child care services should contact the Call Center at 305-646-7220 to be connected with a Team Member, who will work with them to address their needs. Parents can request a list of available providers from their Child Care Resource and Referral unit at 305-646-7220. Availability is limited.

Upper Keys Options

  • Burton Memorial Childcare Development Center, Tavernier, has openings
  • Dolphin Montessori centers, Key Largo
  • Islamorada Child Care, accepting infants to VPK.  305-910-7228,
  • Jack Hill Child Care Center, First Baptist, Key Largo 
  • St Justin the Martyr Preschool, Key Largo 
  • St James Children Center, Islamorada, accepts children ages 2 1/2 to 5, opens July 2020 with a waitlist, email for information
  • Upper Keys YMCA
Middle Keys Options
  • Community CO-OP, Marathon 305-743-3517
  • Grace Jones Community Center, Marathon 
  • Kreative Kids Christian, Marathon, 305-743-7165
  • Marathon Lutheran School, Marathon, 305-735-4762 
  • Marathon Rec Center,  limited openings for 8-15 year olds, 305-743-4164.

Lower Keys Options

  • Banana Cabana Academy, Key West
  • Boys & Girls Club, Key West, 7:30 am to 6 pm for ages 5 to 18
  • Inez Martin Childcare Center, Key West
  • Key West Pre-School Co-Operative 
  • Lighthouse Christian Academy, Key West, 305-292-5582,
  • Montessori Childrens School, Key West, 305-294-5302, 
  • NAS Childcare Center, Key West
  • Sunbeam Christian School, Key West, 305-294-6018
  • Temple Christian Pre-School, Inc, Key West
  • The Learning Center of Key West
  • Wee Care, Key West, currently open, 305-414-8570,


Below the daily list of options that are open to all, see the school district meal program and Keys-wide programs specifically for seniors and children.