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The Florida Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) Public Benefits Integrity team member Nicolena Ferrentino was awarded the highest honor at the United Council on Welfare Fraud (UCOWF) conference for her work in combating public assistance fraud in Florida.

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) starts the state fiscal year with renewed commitment to its mission.

See how quickly the temperature rises inside a car on National Heatstroke Day, July 31

Foster parent recruitment efforts bring NexGen Band to Panama City

DCF and Community Partners Recruit more than 1,380 New Foster Families

Local foster teens to participate in 3-day “Camps for Champs” summer camp

Summer resources and information available to families at

All 31 Broward municipalities supporting the #SaferBy4 public awareness campaign

Drowning and unsafe sleep are leading causes of child fatalities in Broward County

Rep. Richardson will read swim safety book to children in Miami Beach


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