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Office of Strategic Initiatives

The Office of Strategic Initiatives leads and manages strategic project initiatives, including the development of strategic plans. The office, which includes the Bureau of Planning and Evaluation, is also responsible for evaluating the programs administered by the Department. Working with staff in all areas of the Department, the office provides internal consulting services on policy development and performance measurement. The office is responsible for analyzing organizational data and key departmental measures to evaluate and improve organizational performance, accountability, and sustainability. In addition, the office supports external research efforts by collaborating with research organizations to leverage the Department's data resources to support research in aging and long-term care service delivery and the role of elders in society.

Mission of the Office of Strategic Initiative

To conduct research, evaluations, and data analysis and create reports, strategic plans, and manuals that inform the public and policymakers administering programs that promote the well-being of Florida's elders.


  • Accuracy
  • Responsiveness
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Continuous quality improvement
  • Pursuit of excellence
  • Integrity
  • Objectivity
  • Focus on elders and adults with disabilities
  • Timeliness

Bureau of Planning & Evaluation