A new study found that 57,000 of Florida’s 400,000 foster children, or roughly 13-percent, live in group placements instead of with a family.
A former foster child in Broward county is suing the agencies charged with protecting him over allegations that a foster parent sexually abused him.
A new bill meant to increase adoptions of foster kids in Florida unanimously passed its first panel on Thursday.
The 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.
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 got dolled up and stepped out in front of flashing cameras on Wednesday for their chance to find a home.
More than 15,000 foster and adoptive children and their families are getting free passes to Florida’s state parks.
The state’s Department of Environmental Protection is making it easier for Florida’s foster kids to enjoy the great outdoors.
Would you put aside your social life and needs to give foster care children a Christmas morning they’d never forget? Bunchy Gertner does.
An 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.