ABOUT START OFF SMART
Start Off Smart is a 501(c)3 initiative of the Homestead Police Department that integrates law enforcement and human services personnel. The combination of services provides a holistic approach to meeting the needs of the community. SOS works as a multidisciplinary team that coordinates community-based services. The approach used is to address the root cause of behaviors, in order to reduce crime and duplication of services, thus resulting in a reduction of repeat offenses. Start Off Smart Inc. (SOS) works collaboratively with the Homestead Police Department in order to meet the needs of families who are exposed to violence.
To effectively and efficiently guide individuals, children and families towards independence and safety. To improve the quality of life for the residents living and playing in our community using strong community collaboration.