Foster care

Florida Senate Passes Child Welfare OverhaulSweeping bill adds $47 million for new services, including the hiring of 200 investigators, and emphasizes child safety.
Florida Celebrates National Adoption MonthMIAMI (AP) — Families around the state are holding adoption ceremonies for foster kids during National Adoption Month.
Police: Couple Leaves 3 Young Kids At Home Alone To Get MarriedA Florida couple spent their honeymoon behind bars after police say they left their young children at home alone to get married.
Florida State Helping Out Foster Youth After They Leave The SystemState child welfare officials are overhauling a program that helps teens as they age out of foster care.
Fla. Seeking 10,000 New Advocates for Foster KidsTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The state is looking to recruit 10,000 child advocates in a new initiative.
DCF secretary to host adoption webcastTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins will be hosting a live webcast on adoption.

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