Carrfour Supportive Housing is the non-profit developer that created the permanet low-income housing at Verde Gardens in partnership with the Homeless Trust of Miami-Dade County. Carrfour, whose name means “Crossroads” in French, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1993 by the Homeless Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Its mission is to provide permanent housing and supportive services to maximize the self-sufficiency of the formerly homeless in Miami-Dade County and other cities in Florida through joint ventures with various non-profit organizations.
The Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust was created in 1993 by the Board of County Commissioners with several primary functions:
South Dade Adult Education Center Culinary Arts Program
Chapman Partnership for the Homeless
Mandarin Lakes K-8 School