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TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Florida once again was named as one of the best states in the nation for accuracy in processing food assistance for those in need, saving taxpayers' dollars while still quickly and correctly providing help to individuals, children and families.

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Florida's high-performing child welfare system is among the top five best in the country for children, according to the 2012 Right For Kids Rankings report released today.

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Tropical Storm Debby is dumping heavy rains all across the state this week, as another hurricane season makes landfall in Florida.

On Saturday, June 30, Miami Dolphins Cornerback Nolan Carroll, the Florida Department of Children and Families, Child and Family Connections, Inc. and a host of community partners will welcome 30 foster youth, ages 11-16, to the first-ever “Camp for Champions” in Palm Beach County!

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Paxton Zancker was 13 years old when she was removed from her home and placed in foster care. She admits there were a few rough spots as she learned how to live with more structure and rules in her new home, but she credits her foster

NAPLES, FLA. – Southwest Florida's World Refugee Day celebration is slated for June 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology in Naples.

There Are 15 Million Refugees Worldwide; Only 1 Percent Get Resettled, Many Are Unable To Return Home
Twenty People To Become U.S. Citizens During Jacksonville Event, Including Several Refugees
U.S. State Department Representative To Be Keynote Speaker At Jacksonville Event

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – On July 19, the DCF Office of Inspector General will undergo a rigorous on-site inspection by the Florida Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation . . .

State investigated more than 64,000 allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults last year

DCF Regional Director Mike Carroll to Discuss Available Services, Gaps


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