Prevention and Referral Services

Office on Homelessness

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Mission of the Council

The Council on Homelessness was created in 2001 to develop policies and recommendations to reduce homelessness in Florida. The Council's mission is to develop and coordinate policy to reduce the prevalence and duration of homelessness, and work toward ending homelessness in Florida.


The Council consists of seventeen members, representing nine state agency heads or their designees, four members appointed by the Governor, and four members representing statewide organizations and homeless advocacy groups.

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