Central Receiving System


In accordance with the changes promulgated by Senate Bill 12 to Florida Statute 394 (Florida Mental Health Act, commonly referred to as the “Baker Act”), and Florida Statute 397 (commonly referred to as the Marchman Act), Miami-Dade County in collaboration with South Florida Behavioral Health Network will be implementing a Centralized Receiving Facility in Miami-Dade County.  The Central Receiving Facility will help assure the coordinated provision of emergency services for people in need of help for behavioral health disorders and supports a comprehensive behavioral system of care.


Banyan Community Health Center is the designated centralized receiving facility that serves as the coordinated system of entry in the central region of Miami Dade County for adult individuals with mental health or substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders.


The zip codes identified for the central region of Miami Dade County are as follows:


Central Region of Miami Dade County
33109, 33122, 33125, 33126, 33127, 33128, 33129, 33130, 33131, 33132, 33134, 33135, 33136, 33137, 33139, 33140, 33142, 33144, 33145, 33155, 33165, 33172, 33174, 33175, 33182, 33184, 33185,33192, 33194


The Central Receiving Facility is responsible for assessment and evaluation, both voluntary and involuntary, and treatment or triage and/or stabilization of adult persons with mental health or substance use disorder, or co-occurring disorders. The Central Receiving Facility shall function as a no-wrong-door model that responds to individual needs and integrates services among various providers.


Services were to begin effective October 1, 2017 but have been postponed due to Hurricane Irma.  The opening date and location will be provided once available.

Nondiscrimination Statement


In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as well as other applicable local and state regulations, all SFBHN programs and services are available to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or sexual orientation. If you feel that you have been subjected to some form of discrimination by South Florida Behavioral Health Network or any of its employees, volunteers, or providers, then please contact: Jessica Rodriguez, Contract Management Supervisor, at (305) 858-3335.