Formal Complaints

Employee Complaints

(any person who is employed by The Department of Children and Families or a contract provider)

Do you know of an incident of fraud within the Department? Do you suspect that something is being handled inappropriately but don't really know for sure? If so, then the Inspector General's office would like to know about it.

Inspector General Complaint Form

This process, with a few simple questions, will walk you through the steps required to report your information. While this process IS NOT anonymous, we will not attempt to contact you unless additional information is needed or you specifically request to be contacted.

Whistle-blower's Act

(F.S. 112.3187-112.31895)

Are you aware of serious allegations of wrongdoing on the part of a public employer or independent contractor? Are you also a State employee, former State employee, State Agency contract employee or Applicant for State employment? If yes, you may qualify for whistle-blower protection including confidentiality of your name and identity in accordance with the Whistle-blowers Act.

For more information about the provisions of the Whistle-blower's Act, please view the Whistle-blower's Hotline Brochure.

In order to request whistle-blower protection, you must report your information to certain entities including the Agency Inspector General's office. You may use the The Chief Inspector General's Whistleblower Form for your convenience (This form is intended only for a State employee, former State employee, State Agency contract employee or Applicant for State employment).