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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.

Web application will not be available through the weekend—Nov.7 to Nov. 10

In recognition of November as National Adoption Month , the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) today is launching “30 Days of Amazing Children: Explore Adoption,” an online campaign to highlight children available for adoption and let stories of adoption help find forever... Read More

Babies are safest alone, on their backs, in a crib

Money will be spent on improving the prevention, detection, and prosecution of SNAP abuse


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