The primary goal of the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the safety net that protects young children from abuse, neglect, and abandonment, is straightforward: “Safely stabilizing and preserving families; safely reunifying families; and safely creating new families.” Most would agree that this is a worthwhile objective, but I, and many others who are [...]
18-year-old activist fights to bring mother back to US CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Associated Press
MIAMI – He remembers the moment so clearly, the last time he saw his mother on American soil.
Associated Press- Melba Soza greets her son Jose as he arrives in Spain. “I was afraid you would have lost [...]
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.
But nearly five years [...]
By Marian Scirrotto https://www.facebook.com/marian.scirrotto
We have a serious problem… We have 2 teenage girls that have ran away from DCF in Lee County, The mother is frantic.. They were calling her and letting her know they were safe until the Lee County Sheriff Office got involved today and the mother called and [...]