Tag Archives: Florida Department of Children and Families

Department of Children and Families Releases Findings On Bell Case

By 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 […]

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Government Aid Loophole Raises Questions About Efficiency

By 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.

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Cuts In Food Stamp Benefits May Put Pressure On Food Banks

By and 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.

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Chiefland Department Of Children And Families Will Close And Be Replaced By Website

By and on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 22, 2013 at 4:54 pm

The Department of Children and Families in Chiefland will close its doors on March 31, 2014.

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Rising Death Toll From Child Abuse Puts DCF Under Fire

By 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.

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Florida department modifies hotline system, investigative process

By 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.”

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