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Woman’s Club of Coconut Grove

In 1891, Flora McFarlane, South Florida’s first woman homesteader, organized the Housekeeper’s Club to bring the women of the community together. The first public school building built in 1889 was the original meeting place in 1891 of the Housekeepers Club. The original Clubhouse was torn down in 1917. The current clubhouse for the Woman’s Club […]

St. Alban’s Child Enrichment Center

Every Child has an Opportunity The mission of St. Alban’s Child Enrichment Center is to provide courteous, convenient, comprehensive and quality services for children and families. St. Alban’s was incorporated in 1949 as St. Alban’s Day Nursery by concerned members of the Coconut Grove community to provide childcare to pre-school aged children of working mothers. […]

Coconut Grove Cares

“The story of Coconut Grove Cares is part of the history of this community”                                         –Founder, Elizabeth Virrick “My people are living seven deep.”                  -Co-founder, Father Theodore Gibson, 1948   Coconut Grove Cares Coconut Grove Cares is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building a better community for the children […]

Shake-A-Leg

Shake-A-Leg is a water sports community center for one and all. Our specialty is working with people – adults and children alike – with physical, developmental and economic challenges. If you’re looking for family activities, if you’re disabled or have a family member with a disability, the welcome mat is out on the waterfront. And Shake-A […]

Casa Valentina

Casa Valentina’s mission is to help young women transition successfully from foster care to independent living. To achieve our mission: We provide young women in Miami-Dade County who age out of foster care with up to two years of safe and affordable housing, life skills and self-advocacy training and the support services they need to become successful, […]