Posts Tagged ‘department of children and families’

  • Former DCF worker charged with two counts of falsifying records

    Oct 9, 17 • 170 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 • 213 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 • 172 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....

  • The Department of Children and Families Celebrates National Foster Care Month

    May 23, 17 • 300 Views • DCFComments Off on The Department of Children and Families Celebrates National Foster Care Month

    The Florida Department of Children and Families, along with its community partners, have joined together to honor foster families during National Foster Care Month. This annual celebration recognizes all foster parents, foster family members, volunteers,...

  • DCF’s Implementation of State Targeted Response Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic Underway

    May 17, 17 • 247 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF’s Implementation of State Targeted Response Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic Underway

    The Florida Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health today announced an update to the implementation of the $27 million federal State Targeted Response the Opioid Crisis Grant. This follows Governor Rick Scott...

  • DCF Prepares for 2017 Hurricane Season with Food for Florida Exercise

    May 17, 17 • 348 Views • DCF, Homepage Slider, Hurricane PreparednessComments Off on DCF Prepares for 2017 Hurricane Season with Food for Florida Exercise

    The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) will begin a two-day disaster exercise of the Food for Florida program today in Deerfield Beach. More than 150 employees will participate in the exercise to test equipment and ensure the department is...

  • FDLE Agents arrest caseworker on official misconduct, falsifying records

    Mar 20, 17 • 567 Views • Crime & Law EnforcementComments Off on FDLE Agents arrest caseworker on official misconduct, falsifying records

    Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Vanessa Arias, 33, of 1355 Springfield Street, Kissimmee, on charges of official misconduct and falsification of records. Arias is a former employee with Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community...

  • Gov. Scott’s “Fighting for Florida’s Future” budget invests more than $3 billion to protect families

    Jan 31, 17 • 401 Views • Budget, DCF, GovernmentComments Off on Gov. Scott’s “Fighting for Florida’s Future” budget invests more than $3 billion to protect families

    Governor Rick Scott’s “Fighting for Florida’s Future” Budget proposes $3.1 billion for the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to continue to keep vulnerable families safe and expand community behavioral health services. This funding will also...

  • DCF Joins with Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence to Recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Sep 29, 16 • 371 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF Joins with Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence to Recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is joining with the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence and community partners throughout Florida to recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and educate families about resources...

  • DCF Appoints Children’s Ombudsman

    Sep 1, 16 • 538 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...