Department of Children and Families
New surveillance tape shows some disturbing images of a disoriented mother wandering aimlessly through a Dunkin Donuts parking lot in Boynton Beach after police say she abandoned her baby girl nearby. They said she had admitted to taking the synthetic drug “flakka” the night before.
The department of children and families calls the death of
3 year old Ahziya Osceola
Heartbreaking and inexcusable
Two reports presented to lawmakers last week criticized the Florida Department of Children and Families for poor oversight of the privatized agencies that deliver child-welfare, substance-abuse and mental-health services statewide.
A bill, ready for a House vote, would allow private adoption agencies to use religious and/or moral reasons to deny gay couples wanting to adopt children.
There’s not much time before the state’s food stamp debit cards expire—28 days to be exact.
The siblings of a 3-year old boy found dead inside his family’s Hollywood home have been placed with relatives.
A former child protective investigator, arrested on charges of official misconduct, was released from jail on Thursday evening.
A former child protective investigator is under arrest on charges of official misconduct related to a case where a child died after he was left in a hot car.
As lawmakers continue efforts to shore up the front lines of Florida’s child-protection system, they are also eyeing the back end — that is, what happens to children who have been removed from family homes due to abuse and neglect.
A pregnant Florida woman was charged with drunk driving in her SUV with her two 18-month old children inside.