Advances the goals and issues of community agencies that serve people who need support with their daily living activities, particularly for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Provides a venue for the discussion of ideas and issues relating to the operation of programs by community agencies for job training, placement, retention and advancement of people with significant barriers to employment.
Develops and delivers Florida ARF’s annual legislative and executive branch platform and coordinates a grassroots advocacy program to help members educate their legislators.
Promotes quality of care available for individuals with severe disabilities who cannot live independently.
Educates and secures resources to address issues that negatively influence service alternatives for individuals with disabilities.
Provides direction and guidance to the RESPECT program to ensure that governmental agencies within the State of Florida obtain quality products and services produced by persons with disabilities.