The Florida Department of Children and Families is working with the agency that oversees child welfare in Miami to resolve issues that have included an overflow of kids in the area’s foster-care system.
A local non-profit and a uniform store teamed up Friday to supply Miami adoptive and foster kids with free school uniforms.
An investigation by the state’s Inspector General’s Office has found that a foster care agency which contracted with the Department of Children and Families unintentionally misspent more than $400,000 in state funds.
A recently renovated apartment building in downtown Miami will give teen boys who age out of foster care a safe place to stay until they learn to take care of themselves.
Non-profit agencies that provide children’s services are facing new legislative scrutiny in the wake of the torturous death of ten-year-old Nubia Barahona last month.