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Have you heard about the "Davion Effect"?

11/01/2013 - Learn more about Davion and other Florida children available for adoption Read more >>

DCF Launches '30 Days of Amazing Children: Explore Adoption'

11/01/2013 - Floridians Urged to Learn About Adoption During National Adoption Month Read more >>

DCF Wins $5 Million National Adoption Award

09/17/2013 - Spends Winnings on Special Needs Children Read more >>
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The Florida Department of Children and Families and CBC Partners Help Find Permanent Homes for 3,353 Children

08/13/2013 - Adoptions on the Rise in Florida. Read more >>

Governor Scott - A Great Opportunity to Consider Adoption.

06/15/2012 - Among the many blessings I’ve enjoyed in my life, none has been greater than the joy of being a father. Read more >>

Governor Scott and Lt. Governor Carroll Discuss the Importance of Adoption in Florida

05/13/2012 - Video from YouTube on right.

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The First Lady's Mother's Day Wish.

04/07/2012 - There is always room in a mother's heart to love a child. Being a mother and new grandmother are the two greatest joys of my life. Read more >>

Governor, First Lady Host Easter Event with Egg Hunt, Easter Bunny and Other Fun Activities.

02/17/2012 - Children from foster care and National Guard families attend festivities. Read more >>

More Than 100 People Join DCF to Commemorate Black History Month, Recognize 15 Local Leaders.

02/10/2012 - Actor Ken Bevel speaks about importance of maintaining African American families'. Read more >>

CLEARWATER - When Deborah Polston first considered adoption, she wasn't bargaining on her family doubling in size.

02/07/2012 - The Tallahassee woman and her husband, Florida Supreme Court Justice Ricky Polston, had discussed adopting one — maybe, two — children. Read more >>

DCF Highlights "29 Days of Amazing African American Children" Available for Adoption During Black History Month

Website showcases stories, photos and videos of these children along with family stories of inspirational African-American foster and adoptive parents. Read more >>

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