Jacksonville young lawyers brighten holidays for children in foster care

One of our many generous community partners, the Young Lawyer's Section (YLS) of the Jacksonville Bar Association, was in the news this week. This organization of Jacksonville attorney, 35 years old or younger or attorneys who have been in practice fewer than five years, does great things for this community, and especially through its partnership with … Continue reading Jacksonville young lawyers brighten holidays for children in foster care

Who are our partners?

Family Support Services is proud to provide many services to our community including licensing and monitoring foster homes, finding adoptive families for children in care, working with teens to prepare them for adulthood and assisting with preventative services and counseling that help keep children in their homes with their families. Because we follow a community-based … Continue reading Who are our partners?

What is FSS?

Family Support Services of North Florida (FSS) is the lead non–profit agency for foster care, adoption and family preservation in Duval and Nassau counties. Through community-based care, FSS provides services and programs to help prevent child abuse and neglect, to promote a healthy family environment and to care for our community’s children in foster care. … Continue reading What is FSS?

Keep your children and families safe on Halloween with these tips

Halloween can serve up plenty of frights, but there are ways to minimize scares and maximize fun, according to Loyola Medicine pediatrician Teresa Jensen, MD. "Halloween is always a fun holiday for kids, but there are some things parents need to be aware of to make sure it stays enjoyable for everyone," said Dr. Jensen, a … Continue reading Keep your children and families safe on Halloween with these tips