Posts Tagged ‘Florida Department of Children and Families’

  • DCF Reminds Families to Stay Safe While Celebrating Independence Day

    Jun 30, 17 • 166 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 • 431 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 • 128 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...

  • DCF Celebrates Florida Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day

    May 9, 17 • 218 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF Celebrates Florida Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day

    As Governor Scott proclaimed May 7-13 Public Service Recognition Week, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) encourages Floridians to reflect on the important role of Florida’s dedicated child welfare professionals who devote their careers...

  • Gov. Scott Directs DCF to Immediately Draw Down $27 Million Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic

    May 3, 17 • 222 Views • DCF, Government, HealthcareComments Off on Gov. Scott Directs DCF to Immediately Draw Down $27 Million Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic

    Governor Rick Scott signed executive order 17-146 directing the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to immediately begin drawing down federal grant funds totaling more than $27 million to fund opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery support...

  • What Parents Should Know When Considering Summer Camp Programs

    May 3, 17 • 279 Views • DCFComments Off on What Parents Should Know When Considering Summer Camp Programs

    Parents, it is Your Turn to do Your Homework The school year is almost over and summer time is quickly approaching. As their children finish the school year, parents across Florida are beginning to research summer camp offerings. The Florida Department of...

  • DCF’s Fraud Prevention Initiatives Result in Extraordinary Recoveries

    Apr 20, 17 • 203 Views • DCFComments Off on DCF’s Fraud Prevention Initiatives Result in Extraordinary Recoveries

    TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Children and Families’ Office of Public Benefits Integrity (OPBI) recovered more than $15 million dollars in public benefit overpayments in just the first three months of 2017, a record quarter for benefit recovery....

  • DCF, DOH, FDLE to hold workshops on opioid use

    Apr 14, 17 • 370 Views • DCF, Government, Healthcare, Homepage SliderComments Off on DCF, DOH, FDLE to hold workshops on opioid use

    At the direction of Governor Scott, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will host community workshops in Palm Beach, Manatee, Orange, and Duval counties to discuss the ongoing issue...

  • DCF Announces Receipt of $8 Million 2016 STOP Grant

    Nov 14, 16 • 315 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, Partners to Host Seventh Annual Florida Faith Symposium

    Oct 12, 16 • 275 Views • DCF, EventsComments Off on DCF, Partners to Host Seventh Annual Florida Faith Symposium

    “Our Children, Our Future: Strengthening Families and Communities through Faith” The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), in partnership with the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based...