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Op-Ed Florida Children Receive Hope for a Better, Safer Future

The Capital Outlook Florida Children Receive Hope for a Better, Safer Future By Secretary George H. Sheldon, Florida Department of Children and Families Florida is celebrating Family Reunification Week from May 2 to 8 with events across the state. We are honoring the Moms and Dads who worked successfully to complete a case plan under […]

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DCF Moves Cocoa Office

The Florida Department of Children & Families ACCESS Application Center located at 705 Blake Avenue, Bldg E, Room ES8 in Cocoa will relocate to Byrd Plaza, 801 Dixon Blvd, Suite 1103 in Cocoa.  The current Center will close at 3 p.m. on January 5, 2010, and the new Center will be open for business on January 7, […]

Governor Crist Announces November as National Adoption Month

Governor Crist Announces November as National Adoption Month ~Calls on Floridians to consider adopting teenagers from state foster care ~ TALLAHASSEE – In recognition of National Adoption Month, Governor Charlie Crist today encouraged renewed focus on adopting teenagers from state foster care. Teenagers are one of the hardest-to-place groups of children in foster care. Last […]

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CBC of Brevard named one of America’s best adoption-friendly workplaces

MELBOURNE, FL – May 11, 2009 – Community Based Care of Brevard, Brevard County’s lead child welfare agency announced it ranked sixth nationally, in the top 100 small employee group businesses (1-100 employees) on the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America list, recently released by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. “We continue to see increases in […]

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