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Foster Care Licensing Agencies

Safe Children Coalition

One More Child

Covenant Kids Manor

Camelot Community Care

A Door of Hope

Becket Family Services

We Care Family Connections

DCF Foster Information Center

Adoption Resources

Safe Children Coalition Adoption Information

The Heart Gallery of Sarasota County

Family Match

Helpful Information for Parents

Important Links & Documents

2020 Legislative Updates regarding Child Welfare

Legislative Resources

Bridge a Life

Early Learning Coalition- Manatee

ELC Family Portal

Florida Department of Children and Families

Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program

Foster Parent Links

Florida State Foster & Adoptive Parent Association

How to Speak Child Welfare (AKA Acronyms gone WILD!)

Heart Galleries (Adoption)

ICPC State Pages

Manatee County Schools Registration Form

Manatee County Schools Free & Reduced Lunch

The Twig Warehouse

2018 Florida Statutes regarding Child Welfare

Important Forms and Documents for Foster Parents

Safe Children Coalition's Tips of the Week

Caregiver Input Form for Judicial Reviews

CLS Case Distribution and Paralegal Assignments as of 2.1.2020

DCF Memo on Cost of Living Adjustment

DCF Memo on Child Restraint Seat Use for Transporting Children

Florida Statutes Chapter 39

Safe Children Coalition Documents

Safe Children Coalition Leaders

SCC Case Management & Adoptions Directory as of 6.9.20

LSF Manatee Case Management  Directory as of  06.01.20

Circuit 12 GAL Organizational Chart as of 3.22.19

Child Protection Summit Circuit 12 Presentation


Foster Parent Task Force

March 2019 Foster Parent Task Force Notes

August 2019 Foster Parent Task Force Notes

September 2019 Foster Parent Task Force Agenda 

February 2020 Foster Parent Task Force Notes

June 2020 Foster Parent Task Force Notes

July 2020 Foster Parent Task Force Agenda


Online Foster Parent Training Links

Quality Parenting Initiative Florida- Just In Time Training

National Children's Advocacy Center

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Documents from Monthly Training Sessions

July 2022- The Benefits of Music Therapy


April 2022- Children's Mental Health Matters


April 2021- Raising Children in our Diverse World


February 2021- Successfully Working with Birth Families

Presentation from Sunshine Health

July 2020- Child-Centered Transitions


May 2020- Grief and Loss in Foster Care


April 2020- Anxiety and Depression in Children & Adolescents

May 2019- Who's Who Panel Discussion Handouts

Kinship Brochure

CPI Caregiver Brochure

Family Impact Training Flyer

Family Initiative Brochure

April 2019- FND Manasota Training

Parenting Matters Brochure

Chosen Families

COVID-19 Resources and Helpful Information

Sunshine Health Telehealth Providers

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