Foster children

More Families Needed For State's Foster YouthA new study found of the 18,000 children in foster care in Florida, 13-percent live in group homes instead of with a family.
Fmr. Foster Child Sues Agencies Over Alleged MolestationA former foster child in Broward county is suing the agencies charged with protecting him over allegations that a foster parent sexually abused him.
Lawmakers Look To Increase Adoptions Of Foster KidsA new bill meant to increase adoptions of foster kids in Florida unanimously passed its first panel on Thursday.
Legislative Fix Coming For Disabled Foster KidsThe director of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities said her agency will be able to provide services for severely disabled young adults in extended foster care under a legislative fix now in the works.
Gov. Scott In Miami To Kick Off Caring For Kids Campaign Governor Rick Scott will kick off his "Caring for Florida's Families" tour in Miami. The tour will highlight new proposals and recent efforts to give the state's children opportunities to succeed. In addition to the early learning and foster care elements, Scott also wants to expand a program that helps parents pay for education services for disabled children.
Local Foster Children Pose For A Permanent Home Local foster children got dolled up and stepped out in front of flashing cameras on Wednesday for their chance to find a home.
Foster & Adoptive Children Receive Free Park PassesMore than 15,000 foster and adoptive children and their families are getting free passes to Florida's state parks.
Foster Kids Given Free Pass To State Parks The state’s Department of Environmental Protection is making it easier for Florida’s foster kids to enjoy the great outdoors.
Great Grandma's North Pole Provides Toys For Foster KidsWould you put aside your social life and needs to give foster care children a Christmas morning they'd never forget? Bunchy Gertner does.
DCF Worker Accused Of Having Sex With Foster Child Denied BondAn investigator with the Department of Children and Families accused of sexual misconduct with a foster child made his first appearance in bond court Friday afternoon.
DCF Worker Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Returns To MIA To Face ChargesAn investigator with the Department of Child and Families accused of sexual misconduct with a foster child returned to Miami after being arrested in New York.
4 Charged In S. Fla. Foster Child Prostitution RingAn investigation into human trafficking led police to arrest four South Florida man accused of running a prostitution ring that preyed on children in foster care.
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