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Florida lawmakers today approved monumental legislation that redesigns the foster care independent living program.

High school students collect clothing items for donation to infants and toddlers through Palm Beach County Foster Parent Association in support of National Foster Care Month

Collaborative effort of state agencies, local law enforcement will continue to combat public assistance fraud

Partnership aims to promote well-being, good health and provide fresh, nutritious food to families and individuals in need

The Florida Senate on Friday approved Senate Bill 1048, sponsored by Sen. Andy Gardiner, which eliminates access to public assistance funds at liquor stores, adult entertainment establishments, internet cafes, and other gaming establishments.

Medical and social services professionals convene to develop plans to address growing crisis

Shaken baby syndrome, child calming and abuse prevention tips will be highlighted at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital event

The Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition, led by Marlene Jehs, will host a press conference to recognize the 11th Annual Suicide Prevention Day at the Capitol on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Waller Park.

Attorney General Pam Bondi, Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins, and Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong today announced the launch of an educational website and a helpline as part of a statewide initiative to raise awareness about babies being born exposed to... Read More

The Florida Department of Children and Families Thursday received two Image Awards from the Florida Public Relations Association Capital Chapter.


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