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June 16, 2020

MACtown - Public Notice for Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program

MACtown, Inc. plans to apply for Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program (CFHP) funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support long-term mitigation efforts by assisting the State of Florida and its local governments in minimizing or eliminating the risks and reducing losses from future disasters. This program is being administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) thru the Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program. A total of seventy-five million dollars ($75,000,000.00) in funding has been allocated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for the Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program.

MACtown anticipates applying for a total of two million dollars ($2,000,000) in funding through the CDBG- MIT Critical Facility Hardening Program. Applications are due in DEO no later than June 30, 2020.

Application Details: Emergency Shelter Hardening, estimated Cost of $2,000,000

Scope includes re-roofing of residential facility and day training center, upgrade to 3-phase service, replacement of several air conditioning units on both buildings, replacement of windows and doors with impact resistant products, and fixing drainage issues which causes flooding into training center

Any resident wishing to know more about the proposed project should contact Odile da Silva, Director of Corporate Operations at 305-758-4485 ext2243 or at email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Comments from the public must be received no later than 9:00 AM on Tuesday, June 29, 2020. All comments will be considered, and proposed changes will be submitted to DEO. Information relating to the proposed project and application is available for review by appointment at MACtown headquarters at 151 NE 62nd St, Miami, FL 33138

Any non-English speaking person wishing to provide a response to this public notice should contact Odile da Silva, Director of Corporate Operations at 305-758-4485 ext2243 or at email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at least five calendar days prior to June 30, 2020 and a language interpreter will be provided.

Full public notice Community Development Block Grant - Mitigation Program (PDF):

https://floridajobs.org/docs/default-source/office-of-disaster-recovery/cdbg-mitigation/critical-facility- hardening-program/cfhp-guidelines/english-cfhp-guidelines.pdf?sfvrsn=9c7647b0_6


 
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A Gift of the Heart

A moment to reflect...did you ever take for granted the things you are able to do on a daily basis?  Like; jumping out of bed, getting dressed in the morning, perform basic grooming tasks, cook a meal, use a computer, basic math, and reading, to name a few things?
What may seem mundane or easy to you can present a major challenge to people with Autism and Intellectual and Disabilities.

MACtown, Inc., is a 501[c][3] non-profit organization dedicated to “Furthering the Independence of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”. We have been helping Individuals with Autism and intellectual Disabilities achieve their independence for almost 60 years across South Florida and the Treasure Coast.  Our variety of services include; Residential ICF (Intermediate Care Facility), Group Homes, ADT’s (Adult Day Training) (Life Skills Centers), Wellness/Fitness Centers, Applied Behavior Analysis, Supported Independent Living, Supported Employment and much more.

We are determined to pursue every available opportunity in order to maintain our high standards and provide excellent services. We firmly believe that the people we serve deserve the best that life has to offer, so that they may reach their full potential.

We happily invite you to be a part of our journey and learn about the wonderful people we have the privilege to call family on: Instagram: mactown_org and Facebook: Mactown, Inc.

To make your heart-warming contribution online, please go to the MACtown GoFundMe page by selecting the following link:  
https://www.gofundme.com/kqtf4-a-gift-from-the-heart?teamInvite=cpVvPEF8MZeY76TxkzrhborlZeVRDkqGW4WQzDJLiEU9T7kV8wrnLNgmqW06oBQ7

Your A Gift of the Heart contribution will have a great impact by helping us maintain our many excellent services, and facilities to benefit those we have the privilege to serve, Individual with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.

Remember… Home is where the HEART is.

From our family to yours…

We wish you and yours a Happy Holidays and a New Year filled with many blessings!

 

 

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MACtown Inc

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of MACtown, Inc. is “Furthering the Independence of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”. In order to achieve our mission the following beliefs and tenets must be adhered to and practiced in all of our decisions and actions.

BELIEFS AND TENETS

  • Virtually nothing is impossible.

  • We must explore the far reaches of human potential so we may ever raise our levels of expectation for ourselves and those whom we serve.

  • The people we serve do not fail-but we fail them due to our human and systemic weaknesses.

  • The people we serve are people first.

  • We must always advocate, despite all odds.

  • We must progressively and sensitively balance safety and common sense with the dignity of risk that is necessary for people to grow. We must be creative and fair enough to encourage the people we serve to make informed choices whenever safe and reasonable.

  • Our staff is invaluable and can learn, develop and rise to any height it chooses.

  • The people we serve should be treated as individuals, and prescriptive programs and treatments designed to meet each persons unique needs.

  • We have a responsibility, where feasible, to contribute to advancements in the field of developmental disabilities.

  • We are part of a team in the service of people with developmental disabilities along with those we serve, their families, and other community and governmental agencies.

  • We support Florida’s ‘Bill of Rights” for the Developmentally Disabled.
 

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MACtown
Furthering the Independence of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities


Address:151 NE 62nd Street
Miami, FL 33138

Phone Number: 305-758-4485
Fax Number: 305-756-9990

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