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Homelessness

What is Homelessness

Homeless persons are those who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence, or those living in shelters and temporary housing, or public and private places not designed for sleeping accommodations.

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Local Community Providers of Services

The Office on Homelessness recognizes and designates local entities to serve as lead agencies for the homeless assistance Continuum of Care (CoC) systems throughout Florida.

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Council on Homelessness

The Council on Homelessness was created in 2001 to develop policies and recommendations to reduce homelessness in Florida.

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Grants

The State Office on Homelessness contracts with 27 local Homeless Continuums of Care (CoC) to provide necessary services to the local community. Partnering with each CoC gives local control of projects that are tailored to needs of each community.

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Publications

Publications and Reports from the Office of Homelessness.

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Local Homelessness Staff Contacts

Local homelessness coalitions and DCF staff contacts.

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MyFloridaMyFamily

Find local free and low-cost services for families in need

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State and National Resources

Useful Links and Resources.

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