Opioid addiction is increasing drastically in North Florida — so what can we do?

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?

FSS shares emergency preparedness plan for Hurricane Irma

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

New CEO for Northeast Florida’s leading agency in child well-being

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