Here you will find information about our mission and program policies as well as selected laws that apply to our programs.

Our Vision and Mission

  • The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity promotes economic opportunities for all Floridians through successful workforce, community, and economic development strategies.

Our Responsibilities

  • Nondiscrimination-program plan preparation and ongoing updates.
  • Program-related training and technical assistance.
  • Program-compliance monitoring.
  • Discrimination-complaint investigation and coordination.

Our Program Policies

Selected Laws Applicable to Our Programs

Learn about selected laws that apply to our programs.

Our Staff

  • Veronica Owens, Equal Opportunity Officer
  • Stephen Huddleston, Civil Rights Specialist III

Contact Information

DEO employees, customers, and partners may contact:
(P): 850.921.3205 / (F): 850.921.3122
[TTY:  use Florida Relay, 711]

107 E. Madison Street
Caldwell Bldg.,MSC 150
Tallahassee, FL 32399-4129

All others wishing to file discrimination complaints should contact EEOC and FCHR.  Click here for more information.

An equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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