Archive for the ‘DCF’ Category

  • DCF Issues Updates on Federal Disaster Food Assistance Program

    Oct 18, 17 • 112 Views • DCF, Homepage Slider, Impact, WeatherComments Off on DCF Issues Updates on Federal Disaster Food Assistance Program

    The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) today issued updates on the federal Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) operations in Florida. DCF continues to operate federal DSNAP and since September 27, has served individuals...

  • Florida Recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Oct 12, 17 • 115 Views • DCFComments Off on Florida Recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Governor Rick Scott proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Florida. Throughout October, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is raising awareness to help recognize and stop domestic violence. This month, DCF also received...

  • DCF PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR DISASTER SNAP

    Sep 26, 17 • 208 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR DISASTER SNAP

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) will open the first Disaster SNAP (or Food for Florida) sites this week and reminds Floridians seeking disaster food assistance of important details prior to visiting a Food for...

  • DCF TO INITIATE DISASTER SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN 48 COUNTIES

    Sep 22, 17 • 169 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF TO INITIATE DISASTER SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN 48 COUNTIES

    DCF TO INITIATE DISASTER SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN 48 COUNTIES ~Food for Florida sites will assist individuals and families recovering from Hurricane Irma~ TALLAHASSEE – The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the U.S....

  • DCF, USDA PROVIDES $133 MILLION IN FOOD ASSISTANCE TO REPLACE FOOD DESTROYED BY HURRICANE IRMA IMPACTS

    Sep 20, 17 • 131 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF, USDA PROVIDES $133 MILLION IN FOOD ASSISTANCE TO REPLACE FOOD DESTROYED BY HURRICANE IRMA IMPACTS

    TALLAHASSEE – The State of Florida, in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), this week provided $133 million in Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for current food assistance recipients in areas most severely...

  • DCF Applies for $6 Million in Additional Federal Funds to Fight Opioid Epidemic

    Aug 7, 17 • 179 Views • DCF, Homepage SliderComments Off on DCF Applies for $6 Million in Additional Federal Funds to Fight Opioid Epidemic

    Last week, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) submitted an application to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for the Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction grant. This grant is designed to address...

  • DCF Reminds Families to Stay Safe While Celebrating Independence Day

    Jun 30, 17 • 298 Views • DCF, HolidayComments Off on DCF Reminds Families to Stay Safe While Celebrating Independence Day

    The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) reminds parents and caregivers to take extra precautions to keep their children safe during the busy holiday weekend. Independence Day is an important time to reflect on the nation’s history and...

  • DCF Partners with Barry University to Host a Two-Week Life and Job Skills Training for Former Foster Youth

    Jun 30, 17 • 543 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF Partners with Barry University to Host a Two-Week Life and Job Skills Training for Former Foster Youth

    The Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) Fostering Success Program, in collaboration with the Barry University School of Social Work in Miami, recently held a commencement ceremony marking the completion of two-week professional life skills and...

  • DCF Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    Jun 15, 17 • 229 Views • DCF, Elder AffairsComments Off on DCF Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    Help to be part of the solution Governor Rick Scott proclaimed today as Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Florida and Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) recognizes this day as an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better...