About 70 percent of children removed from their homes in Northeast Florida are removed because of a substance abuse issue. Opioids specifically are becoming a larger and more prevalent problem for First Coast families, resulting in more children being removed from their homes and coming into foster care. And the community is taking notice. In … Continue reading Opioid addiction is increasing drastically in North Florida — so what can we do?
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FSS clients, families and staff may be eligible for assistance from FEMA and other agencies in the wake of Hurricane Irma which ripped through the First Coast earlier this month. View this flyer for specific instructions on how to get help with housing repairs, benefit reimbursements, medical needs and more. As always, FSS is here to … Continue reading Hurricane Irma support information
The Breakfast Learning Series (BLS) presented by Family Support Services of North Florida is an excellent opportunity for community members and child well-being stakeholders to gather each month and learn about a relevant topic. These events are free of charge and include a continental breakfast. To register for events or get more information, please email … Continue reading Breakfast Learning Series
In the wake of natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, some bad guys are exploiting the generosity of strangers and catching them in online scams. Family Support Services' IT Department has put together some tips to help all our families and employees remain secure online. Facebook pages dedicated to victim relief may contain links … Continue reading Beware of hurricane scammers
FSS has a detailed emergency preparedness plan in place to ensure the safety of our children during a hurricane. We would like for all of our families, partners and employees to be safe with Hurricane Irma heading into Florida. Here are some tips that you might want to consider in case of power outages, flooding … Continue reading FSS shares emergency preparedness plan for Hurricane Irma
Lee Kaywork, CEO of Family Support Services of North Florida (FSSNF), has announced his plans to retire on Jan. 15, 2018. Kaywork has been a part of the agency since 2007 and has led its efforts in Duval and Nassau counties as CEO since 2012. The company’s Board of Directors announced it has appointed Robert … Continue reading New CEO for Northeast Florida’s leading agency in child well-being
Join Family Support Services of North Florida for our monthly Dad All Day (DAD) event, 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. This is a great way to develop stronger relationships with your family and get more involved in your child's life. Check out the flyer below for more details, including future DAD dates. … Continue reading Dad All Day
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