Welcome to the Florida Office of Public Counsel.
The Office of Public Counsel is established by the Florida Legislature
as a service to the people of the state of Florida. The Public Counsel advocates on behalf of Florida's utility consumers before both state and federal regulatory authorities and before the Florida and federal courts. The Public Counsel is independent from any regulatory authority and accounts only to the people of the state of Florida through the Florida Legislature. To learn more about the functions of the Public Counsel, visit the About page
The Office of Public Counsel also verifies the income eligibility of Florida residents applying for Lifeline telephone assistance. Lifeline program
You may qualify for a reduction in your monthly telephone bill. Learn more
, or request an application at 1-800-540-7039.