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TALLAHASSEE – On August 26, the Tallahassee Area Foster and Adoptive Parent Association (TAFAPA) Heartland House Resource Center for foster and adoptive parents was completely destroyed by a fire. The association is reaching out to the community for volunteers and donations as the rebuilding... Read More

TALLAHASSEE - Hurricane Isaac continues to impact portions of Northwest Florida. Residents should heed all instructions from local officials and contact your local emergency management agency for details about your area.

DCF Northwest Region Announces Office Closures in Advance of Tropical Storm Isaac

Make sure your children know your family’s emergency plan, let them help prepare emergency food and supply kit

Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to continue to impact Southwest Florida today before continuing into the Gulf of Mexico. Florida’s residents, businesses and visitors should actively monitor the storm and finalize emergency preparations.

New technology implemented to respond more quickly after hurricanes, other disasters

Donation gives children better chance to succeed in school, supports foster parents

ChildNet, Inc. will replace Child and Family Connections, Inc.

Centennial Bank to be recognized as ‘Partner for Promise’ for contribution to support foster families and children

State, community partners focused on finding permanent homes for teens, sibling groups and children with special needs


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