Florida DCF Caregiver: ‘I will keep speaking’

By JACQUELINE BOSTICK | The New Herald Published: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 18:37 PM.

PANAMA CITY — Worry set in when the boys were 10 minutes late.

Jeanette Best hugs the two boys she is caregiver for at her Panama City home.

“I looked at the clock: ‘Where are the kids,’ […]

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Local Lawmakers Grapple With Changing The Culture At DCF

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Both chambers of the Legislature took up child-welfare reform Tuesday, hearing from a wide range of experts with research about staff turnover and caseloads.

But one number stood out: 432, the number of Florida children who died of abuse and neglect in 2012, according to Pam Graham, a social work […]

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Five Years After Boy’s Suicide, Findings Could Resurface

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The suicide of 7-year-old Gabriel Myers in foster care shocked the child-welfare system in 2009. It led to a series of recommendations about Florida’s use of psychotropic medications on foster kids and how to protect already-traumatized children from sexual abuse by other abused children.

Gabriel Myers

But nearly five years […]

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Lawsuits Allege Private Prison Company Covered Up Youth Sex Abuse

 

A pair of recent lawsuits against a private youth prison operator in Florida amplify claims that the company, Youth Services International, has frequently covered up reports that staff sexually abused young people held inside its facilities.

According to a suit filed in October in federal court, the top administrator at one YSI […]

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Scott Seeks $31 Million Bump In DCF Funding For Child Protection

Gov. Scott to propose increased funds for child protection By Mary Ellen Klas Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau

“Editor’s Note: We believe the constant flow of federal funding is the very reason that CPS is so corrupt. They are ALREADY taking/stealing children for baseless reasons and destroying families each and every day. A pay increase and […]

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DCF Wins 5 Million Dollar Adoption Award

By: Department of Children and Families (DCF) Email

Press Release: Department of Children and Families

Tallahassee, Fla.— For the fifth straight year, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has received an award for going above and beyond to find permanent homes for children. As part of the Federal Adoption […]

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Florida Senator Pushes For Abusive Youth Prison Company To Face Hearing

A top lawmaker in Florida is calling for a legislative hearing on abuses at the state’s juvenile prisons run by the troubled for-profit contractor Youth Services International.

Darren Soto, one of the leading Democrats in the Florida Senate, sent letters Tuesday to fellow lawmakers and the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, which oversees […]

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The State Of Florida Is Kidnapping Children

By 12-10-13 By Raquel Okyay

The state of Florida has a Republican governor, Republican AG, Republican controlled legislature, what good has it done? Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Zero.

The Florida GOP are hypocrites. They have grown government dramatically, added intrusive, communist-type (without expiration date) laws to the rolls.

AG Bondi has simply forgotten what […]

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Petitioning Esther Jacobo For Full Investigation Into DCF Florida

Dear Esther Jacobo:

Robin K. Jensen

 

Thank you for your time and consideration into this matter. I am sure after your review of this case, you will see a pattern of lies and manipulation on the part of Ms.Robin K. Jensen Lawyer for DCF in Sarasota Florida.

I also ask that […]

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DCF-The Frightening Reality Of The Florida State Mob Punishing Parents And Pulling Favors

Posted on November 16, 2013 by imaconstitutionalist

I’ve never seen DCF move so quickly….and without probable cause. This case was a terrifying jolt of reality.

This week, a family was ambushed by the Florida Dept. Of Children and Families (DCF). The DCF mafia, under investigation and responsible for several deaths due to […]

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