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More than 1,600 children visit relatives or are adopted in time for Christmas

Patricia Medlock brings nearly 20 years of child welfare experience to the Region

Northeast Florida State Hospital is the second hospital operated by DCF to be awarded the CARF accreditation this year.

Nearly 1,400 children visit relatives or are adopted in time for Thanksgiving

The multidisciplinary team assessed all of the community interactions and interventions with the Thomas family.

DCF’s total funding in the Florida First budget is $3 billion.

Steering Committee Named to Pilot the Project

Urging Floridians to grow their family through adoption.

Free family-friendly event in Bradenton on Saturday, Nov. 7

Currently, 800 foster children are available for adoption in Florida.


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