A new law giving young adults in foster care the option of staying until age 21 is slated to go into effect January 1, 2014.
With over 2,000 people expected to attend, Florida’s Department of Children and Families is set to hold its annual summit Wednesday in Orlando.
A bill that would grant young adults living in foster care to stay longer than 18 has passed the House and is headed to Gov. Rick Scott for approval.
Would you put aside your social life and needs to give foster care children a Christmas morning they’d never forget? Bunchy Gertner does.
It was a day foster children Tyler and Kyle had been dreaming about: being part of a real family.
Nearly 100 students in foster care in Miami-Dade were honored Saturday at a special graduation ceremony.
Hundreds of kids across the state in foster care have received an early Christmas present – a trip to spend the holiday with relatives or family friends.
The 13th Annual A Home For The Holidays With Martina McBride, an entertainment special featuring stories about adoption from foster care, will be broadcasted Wednesday night on CBS Television Network.
There have been a number of changes to Florida’s child welfare program. A decade ago, the state began turning over it’s program to private contractors instead of state workers. Almost everyone involved feels that the change has been for the best, but that’s all it is — a feeling.
Kids In Distress serves those described in it’s name. It’s a safe haven for foster kids and promotes healthy families in the community.