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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

KISSIMMEE - The Florida Department of Children and Families and the Florida Dental Association have reinforced their partnership in an effort to help improve dental care for all children who are in foster care.

DCF Regional Director Mike Carroll to Discuss Available Services, Gaps

About 100 children die each year in Florida from preventable, accidental drownings

Editorial Submission by DCF Secretary David Wilkins

NORTHWEST FLORIDA - The Department of Children and Families is helping to raise awareness about adult abuse and neglect in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, celebrated annually on June 15, through two local events.

TAMPA, FLORIDA - World Refugee Day celebration is slated for June 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jefferson High School in Tampa. This year's theme is "It takes the WHOLE Community: Wealth, Health, Opportunity, Literacy and Education."

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


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