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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.

House Bill 701, sponsored by Rep. Jimmie Smith, which eliminates access to public assistance funds at liquor stores, adult entertainment establishments, internet cafes, and other gambling establishments.

Editorial submission from Tony Dungy and Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins on everyone's role in preventing child abuse.

To help kids cope with tragedy, stay calm and explain what’s going on in terms they can understand

The partners will be joined by children in foster care and Florida State University students to plant a pinwheel garden

Healthy Start's Boot Camp for New Dads and DCF Prepare for Friday's Panel Discussion Focusing on Fathers, Launch Social Media Campaign for Dads and Male Caregivers


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