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Mike Carroll (Source: DCF)

DCF Works With Agency To Relieve Miami Foster-Care Overflow

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.

08/08/2014

(Source: amazingkidsclothes2.com)

Business Supplies Free Uniforms To Miami-Dade Students

A local non-profit and a uniform store teamed up Friday to supply Miami adoptive and foster kids with free school uniforms.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

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Audit Found Dade Foster Care Agency Misspent State Funds

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.

CBS4–05/19/2011

Artist rendering of the Emmaus Place.  (Source:  CamillusHouse.org)

Miami Apartment Gives Foster Teens Safe Place To Stay

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.

04/12/2011

Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

Foster Agencies In Spotlight In Wake Of Barahona Murder

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.

CBS4–03/29/2011

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