Posts Tagged ‘DCF’

  • Former DCF worker charged with two counts of falsifying records

    Oct 9, 17 • 161 Views • FDLEComments Off on Former DCF worker charged with two counts of falsifying records

    Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have arrested Doreece J. Hines, 31, of 1333 Sunset Blvd., Daytona Beach, on two counts of falsifying records. Hines was employed as a child protective investigator for the Department of Children and...

  • DCF PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR DISASTER SNAP

    Sep 26, 17 • 204 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 • 168 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 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...

  • Gov. Scott directs DCF, DOH and FDLE to hold workshops on rising opioid usage

    Apr 11, 17 • 426 Views • Crime & Law Enforcement, DCF, Government, HealthcareComments Off on Gov. Scott directs DCF, DOH and FDLE to hold workshops on rising opioid usage

    Governor Rick Scott today directed the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Health (DOH) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to meet with communities to identify additional strategies to fight the rising opioid usage...

  • DCF and Partners Recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    Jan 13, 17 • 536 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF and Partners Recognize Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and its community-based care providers recognize January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Florida received 1,892 reports of human trafficking – a 54 percent increase from the previous year. The...

  • DCF Announces Receipt of $8 Million 2016 STOP Grant

    Nov 14, 16 • 381 Views • DCF, Homepage SliderComments Off on DCF Announces Receipt of $8 Million 2016 STOP Grant

    Award from U.S. Department of Justice funds community-based projects The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) today announces it has received a 2016 Services, Training, Officers and Prosecutors (STOP) federal grant for more than $8 million that...

  • DCF Appoints Children’s Ombudsman

    Sep 1, 16 • 534 Views • GovernmentComments Off on DCF Appoints Children’s Ombudsman

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Children and Families today announced the appointment of Heather Cox Rosenberg as the children’s ombudsman. Effective immediately, Rosenberg will serve as a liaison between children involved in the child welfare...

  • DCF’s Adult Protective Services Director to Serve as NAPSA President

    Aug 31, 16 • 591 Views • GovernmentComments Off on DCF’s Adult Protective Services Director to Serve as NAPSA President

    TALLAHASSEE—Robert Anderson, the Florida Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) Director of Adult Protective Services (APS), was installed today as president of the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), whose mission is to recognize,...