Minding Your Child’s Mental Health As a parent, you do your best to take care of your child. You make sure your child’s physical needs are met – nutritious food, a safe home, a proper education. But meeting your child’s mental, and emotional needs may not be as obvious. Good mental health helps children to…

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  During the month of April, Kids First of Florida joins with child advocates around the US to bring awareness to the problem of child abuse and neglect. We know that childhood trauma can cause lifelong physical and mental health problems. Together, we can help prevent child abuse and neglect. Recently, the Board of Commissioners…

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Foster Care Services Foster care is designed to provide a temporary home and parenting to children who have been removed from their families due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. Right from the start, foster parents understand that their unique role is to care for children, knowing that the goal is likely to return the child…

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