DCF Quick Facts

Homelessness

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The Office on Homelessness is a central point of contact within state government and works with various state and local agencies to serve individuals or families who are experiencing or facing homelessness. The Office works in conjunction with the Council on Homelessness to develop state policy and manage grants to support the implementation of local homeless service continuum of care plans. See sections s. 414.161, F.S., s. 420.622-624, F.S..

2013-14, Quarter 4 Program Data

Measure

FY 2013-14
Total
Persons provided assistance to prevent eviction 14,461
Beds available to serve the homeless 40,196
Persons directly served by DCF homeless programs 65,464
Grant funding assisting homeless with emergency shelter facilities $1,914,532
Grant funding prevention and rehousing assistance $2,972,172
Grant funding unsheltered homeless through street outreach $272,627