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The Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Mike Carroll today announced the appointment of John N. Bryant to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

The Born Drug-Free Florida helpline number is merging with the Statewide Mental Health Access Line.

Increase in Calls Reporting Human Trafficking Points Way to Success

The death of Phoebe Jonchuck at the hands of her father is an absolute tragedy.

More than 1,400 children visit relatives or get adopted in time for Christmas

Holiday initiative ends Dec. 26

Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet highlighted recent efforts to promote more employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities, and efforts to assist employers in finding and hiring these talented individuals to be part of their workforce.

Governor Rick Scott announced today that Mike Carroll will become Secretary of the Department of Children and Families

Give the gift of safe sleep to help a family in need during the Holidays

Recognizing that adoption is a lifelong journey, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) offers Florida’s Adoption Reunion Registry to provide birth relatives and adopted children the opportunity to reunite.


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