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Changes have been made to leadership positions in Economic Self-Sufficiency, Substance Abuse and Mental Health and Child Welfare.

This is the highest bonus awarded by the USDA this year.

Memo from DCF Interim Secretary Mike Carroll

Response from DCF

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) Venice office will relocate to North Port, effective July 1.

Over 40 local foster teens to participate in 3-day summer camp throughout the Sarasota area

New website displays interactive data on all child fatalities alleged to be a result of abuse or neglect

Campaign urges parents and caregivers to learn CPR in case of an emergency

Leading up to the end of the state fiscal year, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and its Community-Based Care (CBC) partners are pleased to announce that 343 children found forever families last month, a new record high for the number of adoptions in the month of May.

Campaign continues in Jacksonville in partnership with DOH, YMCA, Red Cross and AHA


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