Welcome to the West Central Florida
What is our mission?
The Care Council is a planning body (of dedicated volunteers) that assesses needs, plans, allocates resources, and evaluates HIV/AIDS services to improve the lives of those infected and affected.
Who are the members?
The members of the Care Council come from very diverse backgrounds, some are People Living with HIV (PLWH), some are providers of services from a variety of social services (such as health care, case management, mental health, housing and food) while others are family or friends of PLWH.
What does the Care Council do?
The Council carefully determines the needs of the HIV community in eight counties (Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk) by conducting a needs assessment (a series of studies including client and provider surveys and focus groups). With the information gathered through the needs assessment, and the input of community members that participate in committee meetings, town halls and other community events, the Council decides how much Ryan White funding goes to each HIV service. The Care Council does not directly provide services, it plans and evaluates them.
We serve the following eight counties
We assure a quality, cost-effective, accessible, culturally competent, comprehensive continuum of care for all HIV infected and affected populations. We:
Adopted October 1, 2003
Although an effort is made to assure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided on The Care Council's web site, The Care Council makes no express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of the web site's information. The Care Council provides this information and all online services on an "as is" basis.
The contents of this web site should not be construed as legal or medical advice. Before relying on any information in this web site users should independently verify its relevance for their purposes.
The Care Council may change, delete, add to, or otherwise amend information contained on this web site without notice.
This site has received hits to date.