Senate Group Home Proposal Spurs DebateA debate is brewing about a Senate proposal that could lead to some children in state care being placed in group homes instead of with foster families.
Senate Panel Approves Major Changes To Child-Welfare System A Senate panel on Tuesday unanimously approved three measures that would make wide-ranging changes to Florida's child-welfare system after a series of highly publicized deaths last year that involved child abuse and neglect.
Senate Bill Could Help Hand Car Keys To Kids In Foster Care A bill that would give teens and young adults in foster care greater access to driver's licenses unanimously passed its first Senate panel on Tuesday.
House Clears Bill For Extended Foster CareA 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.