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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

Joe Follick will be leaving DCF to take the top communications position at the Florida Department of Education effective Monday

Signs HB 215, reducing rules and regulations on foster youth

‘Intimate Crimes’ will air in markets throughout Florida in April

"Pinwheels for Prevention" encourages healthy child development

HB 701, sponsored by Representative Jimmie Smith, has been approved by three House committees and is ready for a vote by the full House.

Partnering with University of South Florida's Health Service Corps, there will be health screenings and health information tables for adults and fun fitness and safety activities for children.

"Focus on the Fathers" Fosters Online Forum to Dads, by Dads

Lots of teens in Central Florida might have already enjoyed their prom, why not give that dress or suit another dance by gifting it to a teen in foster care

Preventing child abuse requires the diligence of every Floridian every day of the year. April marks Child Abuse Prevention Month nationally and the launch of Florida's annual Pinwheels for Prevention campaign.


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