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CANCELLED: 2020 FloridaFAPA Conference

A NOTE FROM OUR PRESIDENT After much discussion and careful consideration we have decided to cancel the 2020 Florida FAPA conference as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses.  We are working on holding a virtual conference around the same time and we will

Conference Presenter Application

FloridaFAPA is pleased to announce the call for Workshop Proposals for our 2020 Annual Education Conference June 12-14 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.The Annual conference will host over 300 foster, adoptive, kinship caregivers and child welfare professionals. Do you have

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Martie Gillen (Gainesville), contact Martie . . .

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Melanie Stimmel (Orlando), contact Melanie . . .

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Lillie Blackshear (Jacksonville), contact Lillie . . .

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Dorothy Alvarez (West Palm Beach), contact Dorothy . . .

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Kylie McCracken, contact Kylie . . .

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Travis Davis (Miami), contact Travis. . .

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Saralyn Grass (Jacksonville), contact Saralyn . . .

Governor Ron DeSantis Declares November 2019 National Adoption Month

November 23 is National Adoption DayAt a recent meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor DeSantis presented a resolution declaring November 2019 as National Adoption Month in Florida. Throughout the month, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) will participate in the “30