Agency for Healthcare Administration
The mission of the Agency for Healthcare Administration is Better Health Care for All Floridians, and together we are responsible for the administration of the Medicaid program, for the licensure and regulation of health facilities and for providing information to Floridians about the quality of the health care they receive in Florida.
Agency for Workforce Innovation
The Agency for Workforce Innovation is Florida’s lead state workforce agency and directly administers the state’s Labor Market Statistics program, Unemployment Compensation, Early Learning and various workforce development programs. The Office of Early Learning, a division within the agency, provides oversight of Florida’s school readiness programs and is the lead entity for implementing the state’s successful Voluntary Prekindergarten program.
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
The mission of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation is to protect the public's health, safety, and welfare through the regulation of those professions or occupational groups and businesses prescribed in the Florida Statutes.
Department of Children and Families
The mission of the Department of Children and Families is to Protect the Vulnerable, Promote Strong and Economically Self-Sufficient Families, and Advance Personal and Family Recovery and Resiliency.
Department of Citrus
The Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC) is an executive agency of Florida government charged with the marketing, research and regulation of the Florida citrus industry. Its mission is to help grow the demand for Florida citrus products, providing a direct benefit to the citrus growers. The FDOC is governed by a 12-member board—the Florida Citrus Commission. The Governor of Florida appoints the Commission which is made up of citrus growers, processors and packers.
Department of Community Affairs
The Department of Community Affairs is the state's land planning and community development agency. The Department ensures that new growth complies with the state's vital growth management laws, while also helping established communities revitalize their older or traditional neighborhoods.
Department of Corrections
The mission of the Florida DC is to protect the public safety, to ensure the safety of Department personnel, and to provide proper care and supervision of all offenders under our jurisdiction while assisting, as appropriate, their reentry into society. To that end, the DC provides dozens of academic, vocational and substance abuse programs to inmates and offenders, including in such areas as GED, adult basic education and mandatory literacy; printing and graphics, carpentry and digital design; and Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
Department of Elder Affairs
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs, the primary state agency responsible for administering human services programs to benefit Florida’s large and growing elder population.
Department of Emergency Management
The Division of Emergency Management plans for and responds to both natural and man-made disasters. These range from floods and hurricanes to incidents involving hazardous materials or nuclear power. The division prepares and implements a statewide Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and routinely conducts extensive exercises to test state and county emergency response capabilities. The division is the state's liaison with federal and local agencies on emergencies of all kinds.
Department of Environmental Protection
The Department of Environmental Protection is the lead agency in state government for environmental management and stewardship and is one of the more diverse agencies in state government, protecting our air, water, and land.
Department of Health
Promote, protect and improve the health of all people in Florida.
Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles' mission is making highways safe through service, education, and enforcement.
Department of Juvenile Justice
To increase public safety by reducing juvenile delinquency through effective prevention, intervention and treatment services that strengthen families and turn around the lives of troubled youth.
Department of Military Affairs
The department represents more than 12,000 Florida National Guardsmen in the state and thousands more active duty and reserve military members and their families residing in our state.
Department of Revenue
The Department of Revenue is accessible and responsive to citizens, provides fair and efficient tax and child support administration and achieves the highest levels of voluntary compliance.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs is to help Florida veterans, their families and survivors to improve their health and economic well-being through quality benefits information, advocacy, education and long term health services.
Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation's Mission is to provide a safe
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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission manages fish and wildlife resources for their long-term well-being and the benefit of people.
Chief Justice Peggy A. Quince
Office of the Child Advocate
The main objective of the Office is to connect our communities and empower families so we
can strengthen Florida’s children and prevent them from ever entering into foster care as a
result of child abuse and neglect. If we fail to accomplish this, then our primary focus is to
make certain that a child’s time in our foster care system is as temporary as possible.
The Guardian ad Litem Foundation
The Florida Guardian ad Litem Foundation works to support the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program through private fund raising. Currently, the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program represents more than 29,000 abused and neglected children, but over 6,000 children are still in need of the voice in court. A guardian ad litem can provide that voice. Through financial support of the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, the Florida Guardian ad Litem Foundation is helping to create a new reality – where every abused, abandoned and neglected child in Florida has a voice in court through their guardian ad litem.