Our Mission

We embrace diverse families with children touched by housing instability or homelessness and support their transition to a safe and stable home.

Dusk 'Til Dawn 2023 Event

On Friday, March 31st, hundreds of individuals will spend a night sleeping outside in solidarity with families facing homelessness. Dusk ‘Til Dawn participants will engage in awareness and peer-to-peer fund-raising, shedding light on the crisis of family homelessness and becoming part of the solution. Dusk ‘Til Dawn supports Dawning Family Services, providing housing and supportive services to local families facing homelessness.

Watch our NEW Agency Video

Join our CEO, Tammi Casagni, on a tour of our Family Welcome Center and buildings. Walk through our 4 pillars of service, meet our staff, and learn more about Dawning Family Services.

Cassandra's Story helping vulnerable families

Meet Cassandra, a past Dawning Family Services client. Listen to her story,
in her own words.

Cassandra has overcome so much. We can’t help but feel proud of all that Cassandra has accomplished with the support from Dawning Family Services.

A Single Father's Journey

Tim is a single father who sacrifices everything for his son, Devin who suffers from a severe medical condition that requires constant care. 

To learn more about Tim’s journey with DFS please click the link below.  

Watch Our Progress

Family Welcome Center

Dawning Family Services incorporates programs and case management

to create a personalized plan for each family. The myriad services include:


Safe and secure shelter


Housing search programs


Prevention & diversion services


Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) assistance


Post-shelter support to ensure a family’s continued housing stability

Nearly Four Decades of Serving Families in Hillsborough County

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Corporate Partnerships

Cassandra’s Story

Meet Cassandra, a past Dawning Family Services client. Listen to her story, in her own words.