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Foster Florida

fosterflorida@gmail.com https://fosterflorida.org/ 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

Santa Rosa County Kinship Care Foster Adoptive Parent Association Support Group (KC-FAPA)

Gerald L. Waters, Sr., President P O Box 5874 Navarre, Florida 32566-0874 (850) 686-9133 gerald.waters@mchsi.com Supporting Kinship, Foster and Adoptive Families in Circuit One

Guardian Ad Litem – Circuit 1

Bryan Carter, Circuit Director First Judicial Circuit 1800 West St. Mary Ave. Box 3 Pensacola, FL 32501 Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton 850-595-3728

Children’s Legal Services – Circuit 1 (DCF)

Elizabeth (Betsy) Miller, Managing Attorney 160 Governmental Center, Suite 711 Pensacola, FL 32502 Office: (850) 626-3053/(850) 595-8230 Cell: (850) 390-1678 E-mail: Elizabeth_Miller@dcf.state.fl.us

Lakeview Center/Families First Network

Community Based Care Lead Agency for Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties. (All of Judicial Circuit 1) Contact: Mark Jones, President, Mark.Jones@bhcpns.org 1221 West Lakeview Ave., Pensacola, FL 32501-1836, (850) 453-7745 http://www.elakeviewcenter.org/

Panhandle Region RVP

 Kara Jordon (Crestview), contact Kara . . .

Santa Rosa County Kinship Care, Foster Adoptive Parent Association, Inc.

Gerald L. Waters, Sr., President P O Box 5874, Navarre, Florida 32566-0874 Number (850) 686-9133 Email: kcfapasantarosa@gmail.com Serving North and South Counties Currently the Santa Rosa County Kinship Care, Foster Adoptive Parent Association Support Group (KC-FAPA) meets as follows: 2nd Monday

South Okaloosa/Walton Foster & Adoptive Parent Association

Bree Markle President SOWFAPA@gmail.com

North Okaloosa-Walton County Foster & Adoptive Parent Association

Kara Elliott-Jordan, President Contact Cara:

Emerald Coast Foster/Adoptive Parent Association (Escambia County)

Julie Hermann-Secchiari, President, ajsecchiari@aol.com 850-377-2055