2017 Florida Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing

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Our hearts are with everyone impacted by Hurricane Irma, particularly those without a home. Tremendous efforts were made throughout the State to ensure that everyone had safe shelter from the storm. 

Due to impacts and cleanup efforts following the storm, Early Bird Registration pricing has been extended through Friday, September 22nd


The Florida Coalition for the Homeless Presents:

The 2017 Annual Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing

The Florida Coalition for the Homeless, in partnership with the State Office on Homelessness, invites you to attend sponsor, exhibit, or advertise at the 2017 Florida Institute on Homelessness & Supportive Housing.

Click HERE to Register and for more Conference information!

The Institute will be hosted on November 1-3, 2017 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Florida. Please join us to make this year’s theme, Breakthrough to Excellence: Building Bridges to the Future, become a reality.

Join us for our “State of the Nation” and “State of the State” Plenary sessions featuring national and State partners, as well as Keynote Address; “Ending the Criminalization of Mental Illness“, featuring Judge Steven Leifman, Chair, Task Force on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues in the Court, Supreme Court of Florida.

This year’s pre-conference day features a variety of half and full day intensive workshop sessions featuring the State Office on Homelessness, the Office on Substance Abuse and Mental Health, The Veteran’s Administration, the Florida Department of Education, and the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, as well as a full day SPDAT training featuring Orgcode’s Iain De Jong; all included in your registration! If you are interested in attending the full SPDAT training, please be sure to select it during your registration – spots are limited and will fill up quickly.

Check Out the Updated Agenda and Speakers
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Conference Hotel Information

We are pleased to offer a special rate of $149 for the conference hotel – make your reservation early to ensure you can stay in the middle of the action.  Click here to book your room:

PLEASE NOTE:  Hotel reservations can only be made through this link or by calling the hotel directly.  If ANYONE calls or emails claiming to represent the conference and offering to assist you with your reservation, or to offer you a discount, or anything else regarding a reservation, IT IS A SCAM.  We will NOT call you with discounts or offering to book your hotel or to tell you that the hotel is sold out and to offer to book a room elsewhere.  Please see the below notice for more information on this scam: