On March 26, Governor Rick Scott signed Executive Order 18-81, directing the Department of Children and Families to enhance collaboration with law enforcement offices in each Florida county to improve the coordination of behavioral health services for individuals in need. DCF’s Regional Managing Directors for each of the six regions have taken the lead to convene regional meetings to achieve the objectives of the Executive Order. Meetings will be held by circuit to ensure maximum participation and optimum coordination. The SunCoast Region, in coordination with the Managing Entities, requests your participation in the local convening of partners to develop a collective plan to ensure system wide coordination. A minimum of three meetings in each circuit will be held in 2018 to provide information and recommendations to the Statewide Executive Order Steering Committee.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the meeting by contacting, Yvrose Jerome, Yvrose.Jerome@myflfamilies.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).