Are You A Helicopter Parent?

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments

You hear about them all the time – parents who hover around their children and micromanage them so much that they’ve earned the nickname “helicopter parent.” But is being involved in your child’s life a bad thing? Experts say there is a line that some parents cross that takes them from being caring and concerned…

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Preparing for a Vacation with Young Adults

By July 18, 2017 0 Comments

Traveling With Teens & Young Adults Planning a trip with your young adult children? Traveling with older kids can be the most fun you’ll have, as long as you do a few things in advance. A vacation with young adult children can be one of the most pleasurable trips you take, now that the kids…

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Financial Assistance Available for Summer Camp

By April 28, 2017 0 Comments

It is getting near that time of the year to register your children for summer camp. We have limited funds available for children in out-of-care with KFF and children adopted through KFF who are in financial need and/or meet certain other criteria/ requirements. If you are interested in summer camp, please contact your assigned Family Services Counselor for children…

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Child Abuse & Prevention Resources

By March 31, 2017 0 Comments

Kids First Focuses on Child Abuse and Prevention Awareness in April Child abuse and neglect is a growing problem in the U.S. During the month of April, organizations like Kids First of Florida focus on the problem. April has been designated National Child Abuse and Prevention Awareness Month and Kids First has devoted a special…

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Keeping Your Family Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

By February 15, 2017 0 Comments

5 Tips For Preventing Illness The busy cold and flu season is upon us and even though we don’t get much cold weather here in Northeast Florida, we are still subject to winter illnesses. We all get exposed to colds, viruses and other bugs all year round, but during the colder months we spend a…

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Unique Fundraiser To Benefit Kids First & Clay Behavioral

By February 7, 2017 0 Comments

Reverse Raffle: A Community Event Unlike Any Other Friday, April 7, 2017 • 7 pm Clay Behavioral Health Center and Kids First of Florida cordially invite you to the Second Annual Reverse Raffle, “A Community Event Unlike Any Other,” sponsored by WJW Associates. All proceeds of this unique fundraiser will directly benefit the children, adults and families served by…

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Learn About National Child Abuse Prevention Month

By April 5, 2016 0 Comments

Click Photo For More Information  April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, Kids First of Florida encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Clay County a better place for children and families. By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to care for their…

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A Community Event Unlike Any Other

By February 4, 2016 0 Comments

You’re Invited to Our Fundraiser! April 15, 2016 7 pm until 11 pm Clay Behavioral Health Center and Kids First of Florida cordially invite you to “A Community Event Unlike Any Other.” Dex Imaging proudly presents a reverse drawing where all the proceeds directly benefit the children, adults and families served by Clay Behavioral Health Center…

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Celebrate Clay County Non Profits at Oct. 22 Event

By September 18, 2015 0 Comments

Kids First of Florida and other non-profit agencies in Clay County will be celebrated at the Oct. 22 Non-Profit Appreciation event at the Hilltop Restaurant. The event is being offered by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and presented by Northeast Florida Community Hospice. Mercy Support Services is also a sponsor for the event. To…

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