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A new bill in the Florida State Senate would reduce the amount of time foster kids can stay at group homes. Some local foster care advocates believe there may be unintended consequences of removing the option for group home care.
The Department of Children and Families is calling for 30 new foster homes in Florida this year. The Partnership for Strong Families along with current foster parents are using stories from individuals who have experience with fostering to promote the cause.
A recent pilot program is making it easier for young people in foster care to earn a driver’s license and insurance for them to achieve a more normal life.
A permanent home can mean the world to foster children bouncing from one foster home to the next. Permanence gives these children stability and security they may have lacked in previous households. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, there’s […]