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Meet The Pattersons, Foster “Angels” in Clay County

By February 14, 2020 0 Comments

Lynda and Bob Patterson are one of our veteran homes that we refer to as “Angels of Clay County”. Lynda and Bob have a special niche in the world of Foster Care as they take infants into their home. As you can imagine infants come with tireless nights, sometimes withdrawals from an array of substance…

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How You Can Support Foster Parents

By February 14, 2020 0 Comments

Not everyone can become a foster parent, but everyone can do things to help support the families in our community that are fostering children. Local families, individuals and businesses can all do their part to help out these children and the generous families that are caring for them in foster care. Here are a few…

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Meet The Marshall Family

By February 13, 2020 0 Comments

Introducing Our Local Foster Families During Foster Family Appreciation Week The Marshalls were licensed recently but have jumped right into the role as a Foster Parent! Each child in their home is welcomed with open arms and their well-being is top priority. The Marshalls do whatever it takes to create a sense of normalcy for…

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Introducing the Watford Family

By February 12, 2020 0 Comments

Veteran Foster Parents Celebrated During Foster Family Appreciation Week Tracy and Craig Watford are among our veteran Foster Parents, who is also provide a medical foster home. They have been caring for children for over 20 years! Tracy serves as an unofficial support to our other foster homes and offers a plethora of information.  Tracy…

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Introducing the Mosby Family

By February 11, 2020 0 Comments

Celebrating Kids First Foster Families All Week Long Heidi and James Mosby have done an amazing job co-parenting with the biological parents to a child who recently went through reunification. They worked so well with the parents that Heidi was deemed as a safety monitor so the child could go back in the home. Neither…

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Meet The Supinsky Family

By February 10, 2020 0 Comments

Clay County Foster Family Celebrated During Foster Family Appreciation Week The Supinskys were licensed in November 2019, and it didn’t take any time for them to be at full capacity! They have welcomed a large sibling group and pre-teen into their home, which most would have turned away. Even with the challenges placed in front…

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Kids First Benefits From Community Bag Purchases

By January 2, 2020 0 Comments

We are excited to share that Kids First of Florida has been selected to be a part of the Community Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for shoppers to contribute to their local community while supporting the environment. For the month of January, each time a $2.50 reusable Community Bag is purchased at…

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5 Ways to Relax and Reduce the Stress of the Day

By December 11, 2019 0 Comments

Are you often on the go? Rushing to-and-fro can make it hard to relax when work and chores are out the way and you need to unwind. Your mind buzzes, and you don’t let go of stress. Here are five ways to release the strain of the day and gain much-needed rest. Take calming breaths…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Teen From Sexual Predators

By October 18, 2019 0 Comments

Sadly, the statistics on sexual abuse of children and teenagers continue to grow.  It is every parent’s worst nightmare.  In light of this danger, are there steps you can take to keep your teen safe?  Absolutely.  And the time to do so is now.  Here are 5 tips to begin a dialogue with your child…

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