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By Jay Martin on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 6, 2014 at 10:50 am
The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has released the preliminary findings of a Critical Incident Rapid Response Team following the Don Spirit shooting in Bell, Fla. Interim Secretary Mike Carroll announced the findings on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The [...]
By Nicole Acevedo on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 1:34 pm
A loophole in Florida’s Electronic Benefit Transfer card program allows eligible cardholders to buy restricted items through the cash-back option at many ATMs and stores.
By Angelina Perez and Brittany Bokzam on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 10:51 am
Effective Nov. 1, food stamp benefits will be cut for Floridians, which may make the people who depend on those food benefits turn to food banks.
The Department of Children and Families in Chiefland will close its doors on March 31, 2014.
By Brianna Donet on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:04 pm
Death tolls for child abuse victims have increased, leaving the Florida Department of Children and Families under scrutiny for not intervening in time. North Central Florida agencies are working to combat the amount of child abuse in the area.
By Rochelle Alleyne on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:45 pm
A new standard investigative process across the state of Florida will allow the Department of Children and Families to have better analytical data, and any citizen in Florida can now report abuse and neglect due to the new “Penn State Law.”