Numbers

Stay informed by finding out the latest facts and figures regarding the waitlist.



Trends Over Time

Graphic showing individuals on the waitlist by month. See following table for numbers.

Individuals on Waitlist by Month
Month/Year Individuals
Jul-16 20,486
Aug-16 20,578
Sep-16 20,543
Oct-16 20,504
Nov-16 20,439
Dec-16 20,448
Jan-17 20,476
Feb-17 20,536
Mar-17 20,561
Apr-17 20,604
May-17 20,670
Jun-17 20,707
Jul-17 20,723
Aug-17 20,705

Source: Agency for Persons with Disabilities



Individuals on the Waitlist by Priority Group

Category Description Total Percent
Category 1 Crisis    
Category 2 Children in Welfare System 1 0.0%
Category 3 Intensive Needs 827 4.0%
Category 4 Caregiver Over Age 70 179 0.9%
Category 5 Transition from School 376 1.8%
Category 6 Age 21 and Over 9,118 44.0%
Category 7 Age Under 21 9,971 48.2%
  Priority Not Yet Assessed 233 1.1%
  Total 20,705 100%

Source: Agency for Persons with Disabilities (Aug. 2017)



Fiscal Effort By State for I/DD Services (2013)

The following chart shows Florida is ranked 50th out of 51 states in I/DD funding.Ranking chart displaying Florida as 50 of 51 states in I/DD funding. Source: Copyright © 2015, The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities Project