Department of Children and Families
There’s a scathing new report out regarding the state’s efforts to prevent child abuse deaths across Florida.
Florida’s schools and state government could be the next victims of the federal government shutdown.
Tamiyah Audain, autistic and disabled, lost a large amount of weight in the months leading up to her death at the end of September while living with a caregiver — her cousin — in a Lauderhill apartment with a rotting smell and cockroaches all over the kitchen, state records obtained by CBS4′s news partner The Miami Herald show.
Florida’s Department of Children and Families, with at least 20 child deaths reported since April, is working on implementing a new approach to child safety—aiming at a more proactive method of ensuring children in harms way are protected–before it’s too late.
A 12-year-old autistic girl died in Lauderhill on Wednesday night and state child welfare workers who were overseeing her care are facing serious questions.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced a new state initiative in an effort to end human trafficking.
A two-year-old boy who fell from a second story window has died.
With the state Department of Children and Families switching to a new vendor, the program that provides food assistance, formerly known as food stamps, to low-income people will be temporarily offline Monday, Sept. 16.
A Miami mother has been charged again with leaving her children home alone and this time police say it could have been tragic.
A Pompano Beach woman arrested for child neglect had a few choice words for Broward County Judge John Hurley when he ordered her to not have any contact with her children.