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Jeanette Nuñez Highlights Efforts Against Human Trafficking in Central Florida

This week, Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez hosted a roundtable discussion aimed at combating human trafficking and highlighting strong community partnerships in the Polk County area. The roundtable brought together experts from the Department of...

Casey DeSantis: Hope Florida Family-Centered Assistance Program Helped More than 25,000 Across State

This week, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis announced “Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity” has now provided family-centered assistance to more than 25,000 Floridians to help them achieve economic sufficiency. The program, spearheaded by...

Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Resources for Floridians Impacted by Wildfires

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced additional state resources through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to support families impacted by the wildfires in Northwest...

DCF Distributes Almost $1 Billion in Rental and Utility Assistance to 185,000 Households Across...

This week, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) announced that more than $1 billion in rental and utility assistance has been distributed through the OUR Florida program, helping nearly 185,000 households. In the past...
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DCF: Florida Has Another $740.4 Million to Help With Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The state Department of Children and Families (DCF) announced last week that Florida has received an additional $740.4 million to continue to operate the emergency rental assistance program. “DCF is on a mission to support...

Casey DeSantis Holds Event to Show How Community and Faith-Based Organizations Helping Families

Last week, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders highlighting “Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity,” and the work community partners and faith-based organizations are doing...

Casey DeSantis Announces $12 Million to Expand Mental Health Services for First Responders

At the end of last week, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced $12 million in funding to expand peer-to-peer mental health services available for first responders through the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to...

Ashley Moody Kicks Off Virtual Human Trafficking Summit

On Tuesday, state Attorney General Ashley Moody kicked off the virtual 2021 Human Trafficking Summit with a welcome address. The 2021 Human Trafficking Summit is being offered virtually for the second year in a row...

Ron DeSantis, Ashley Moody Announce Settlement with Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Office of Attorney General settled pending civil actions with the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Inc. (FCADV), its...
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Casey DeSantis Leads Children and Youth Cabinet Meeting on Mental Health, Student Resiliency

On Tuesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, the chairwoman of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, convened a meeting to hear Cabinet members’ priorities, discuss the social stigma of mental health and provide updates on building resiliency in Florida’s students.
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Shevaun Harris Takes Over as Acting Secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration

With Mary Mayhew leaving after less than two years to take over as president and CEO of the Florida Hospital Association, on Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis tapped Shevaun Harris to serve as acting secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
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