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Foster Florida Foster Florida began in November of 2015 on Orphan Sunday fueled by a passion to bring awareness to our community about the need for strong families to step into foster care, and the need for them to be

Columbia County FAPA

Meet Second Tuesday every other month Jerrod Pfeffer –

Guardian Ad Litem – Circuit 8

Angela Armstrong, Circuit Director Eighth Judicial Circuit 14 S. Main Street, Suite A Gainesville, Florida 32601 Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, Union 352-374-3656

Guardian Ad Litem – Circuit 3

Linda Dedge, Circuit Director Third Judicial Circuit 213 E Howard St. East Live Oak, Florida 32064 Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor 386-364-7720 / 386-758-1170 (alternate)

Children’s Legal Services – Circuit 3 (DCF)

Kelsey Burnette Managing Attorney 1000 NE 16th Avenue, Building G, Gainesville, Florida 32601 Mailing Address: 1000 NE 16th Avenue, Building J, MS 13/04, Gainesville, Florida 32601 Phone: 352-415-6158 FAX: (352) 955-6298 E-mail:   (Also covers Circuit 8)

Partnership for Strong Families (C3)

Community Based Care Lead Agency for: Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union counties. (All of Judicial Circuits 3 & 8.) Contact: Stephen Pennypacker, CEO/President,, 5950 NW1st Place, Suite 300, Gainesville FL 32607 (352) 359-0157,

Kids First of Levy County FAPA

Joyce Barber, President 352.528.6761

Christian Parenting Alliance – Hernando County

Gloria West-Lawson 727.688.5328

Hernando County Foster Parent Association

Linda Hoins, President 352-650-3914

Tri-County Foster Adoptive Parent Association – Dixie, Gilchrist & Levy Counties

Simon Flatt, Committee Chair 352.562.9020