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Amanda Wander

Director, Ending Homelessness

AMANDA WANDER is the Florida Housing Coalition’s Ending Homelessness Team Director. In this role, Wander works closely with Continuums of Care (CoC), local governments, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, service providers, and other stakeholders working to prevent and end homelessness in their communities. Knowing that homelessness is solvable, Wander provides training, technical assistance, and consulting to ensure communities have an effective housing crisis response system. Wander is also a HUD technical assistance provider to Continuums of Care throughout the United States, helping build capacity and navigate complex funding sources.

Before working with the Coalition, Wander led an eight-county Continuum of Care and has worked in various behavioral health and homeless and housing programs, including coordinated entry, Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), permanent supportive housing, and street outreach. As a strong advocate for Housing First and passionate about resolving and preventing chronic homelessness through data and evidence-based practices, Wander has dedicated the past 15 years to implementing solutions to end homelessness. Wander holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and has served as an HMIS Administrator, Technical Advisor, Trainer, and CoC Executive Director.

Connect With Me

Email: wander@flhousing.org

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-wander-ab730022b/