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A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to examine all aspects of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Section.

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2018

DCF Celebrates National Foster Care Month

TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and its community partners have joined together to... Read More

Today, Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Mike Carroll took action to establish specialized oversight of Eckerd Connects, the community-based care, lead agency in Hillsborough County.

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) today convened the first meeting of the Executive Steering Committee on Executive Order 18-81 in Tallahassee.

This week, Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Mike Carroll directed a review to enhance suicide prevention practices at the three state-operated mental health treatment facilities to ensure every individual in the state’s care has the safest and most appropriate setting... Read More

After petitioning a court to allow the state to release all records regarding the Florida Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) involvement with Nikolas Cruz, a judge ruled today in DCF’s favor that the records can now be made publically available.

February 12-18, 2018

This annual event exemplifies how the collaboration of local and statewide organizations come together under “One Voice.”

The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) applied for and received approval for a waiver from the USDA to administer telephone interviews for individuals with disabilities and the elderly who preregistered online by November 9

Additional details, including the number to call and hours of operation, will be released in the coming weeks.

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