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DCF - Community-Based Care

DCF partners with local lead agencies to provide social services to children. Services include foster care, medical and educational services. The goal is to provide safety, wellbeing and a sense of permanency for the children in their care. Please see the website for more information.

DCF - Explore Adoption

DCF works with local agencies to help people who want to adopt a child. They have many resources for adoptive parents. There are support groups for the adoptive families. The website has pictures and background stories of children looking for a "forever" home. Please see the website for more information.

DCF - Foster Care

DCF has foster care services for children in need. They stay in a safe home when they have been abused or neglected. Sometimes they are placed with a relative. Adults who wish to become foster parents can get training through their local community based care agency. Please see the website for more information.

Episcopal Children's Services - Early Learning Program and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten

This agency works with children from birth to age five and their families to build a strong educational foundation. The purpose of early education is to prepare children to be ready to succeed in school and in life. Children grow intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially. ECS offers programs that help raise the standard of care and education. Children are able to learn in a safe and fun filled environment. Counties covered: Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns and Union.

Please see the website for all services.

Early Learning Programs Include:
Infant Learning - 6 weeks to 11 months
Toddler Program - 12 to 23 months
Early Preschool Program - 24 to 36 months
Preschool Programs - 3 to 5 years
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten - 4 years

Explore Adoption Services - Florida Department of Children and Families

Explore Adoption is a statewide adoption program. It promotes the benefits of public adoption. It urges families to consider creating or expanding their families by adopting a "special needs" child. This means a child who is older, has a medical condition, or is a part of a sibling group. Explore Adoption invites Floridians to find out more about the children available for adoption in their home state.

Visit the website to see answers to all of your questions. You can also view profiles of the children who are ready to be adopted. There are post adoption services as well many other support services.

Florida Department of Children and Families - Services

This agency can help clients get services such as Food Stamps and Temporary Cash Assistance.

Programs Include:

  • ACCESS Florida (Food Stamps, Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance)
  • Abuse Hotline
  • Adoption information
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Domestic Violence resources
  • Foster Care
  • Homelessness resources
  • Human Trafficking information
  • Mental Health services
  • Refugee Services
  • Substance Abuse information
  • Please see the website for all services.

Florida Department of Education - McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

The McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities gives students with special needs the chance to attend a private school. The program is for students in grades K-12. Please see the website for more information.

Please go to this website: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/mc…